Speaker: Alex Strachan

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Staff Software Engineer, Performance & Architecture @Rippling

Alex is a Staff Software Engineer working on Rippling’s regional cell-based architecture and next generation identity framework.

Prior to joining Rippling he’s tackled a number of problems from scaling Lob’s print and mail API to handle the volume from Fortune 100 customers to helping Minted re-model their products to 1000x reduce the client data  requirements.  His expertise lies in building engineering solutions to unlock business scale; both in the human and technical domains.

Outside work, Alex is the Principal Horn of the Oakland Civic Orchestra and is an avid photographer. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, large dog and larger still collection of musical instruments.


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Understanding Architectures for Multi-Region Data Residency

Making your app multi-cell/multi-region can have a number of benefits in compliance, scaling and even marketability. There are a number of challenges, from cross-region access and trust to defining sources of truth across the globe.

We’ll focus on:

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Wednesday Oct 4 / 02:45PM PDT ( 50 minutes )


Ballroom BC


Architecture GDPR Data Residency Resiliency Staff Plus Engineering