Track: Architectures You've Always Wondered About

Location: Ballroom A

Day of week: Monday

Behind every great site stands a great architecture...eventually! Find out how the construction behind some pretty sweet and well-scaled infrastructures has worked itself out with a combination of planning, expertise, dumb luck, and (the secret ingredient) the Tears of Engineers.

Track Host:
Chris Slowe
CTO & Founding Engineer @Reddit; former Chief Scientist at Hipmunk; PhD in Experimental Physics
10:35am - 11:25am

by Edward Wible
Founder & CTO @Nubank

-Presentation abstract will be available soon-

11:50am - 12:40pm

by Tyler McMullen
CTO @Fastly

Much has been written and said about distributed systems of many different sizes, scales, and complexities. Most of the time though, we either talk about algorithms and theoretical ideas or entirely concrete specific systems: Abstract or Concrete. Gossip, failure detection, and leader election are discussed as if they’re a magical salve that can be rubbed onto a project to make it distributed. But the practical realities of distributed systems are far from...

1:40pm - 2:30pm

by Neil Williams
Leads Infrastructure Team @Reddit

A stroll through the history of the systems that power reddit.com, looking at things that worked, things that didn't, and where we're going next.

2:55pm - 3:45pm

by Bing Wei
Software Engineer @Slack

-Abstract will be available soon-

4:10pm - 5:00pm

Open Space
5:25pm - 6:15pm

Abstract Coming Soon

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