Speaker: Yao Yue

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Platform Engineer, Distributed System Aficionado, Cache Expert, and the Founder of IOP Systems

Yao Yue is a platform engineer with specialties in caching, distributed systems, and performance engineering. She worked at Twitter for 12 years, first led the Cache Team and later created the Performance Team. After November 2022, she co-founded IOP Systems, a company that is working to improve software efficiency and reliability via smart performance engineering, with her teammates from Twitter.

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Effective Performance Engineering at Twitter-Scale

Is performance engineering more craft than machinery? How do you scale something that seems to require both domain-specific context and comprehensive knowledge across multiple levels of the software and hardware stack?

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Tuesday Oct 3 / 03:55PM PDT ( 50 minutes )


Ballroom A


Platform Engineering Performance Distributed Systems Staff Plus Engineering Microservices


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