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Custom, Complex Windows @Scale Using Apache Flink

100 Million members in over 190 countries leads to more than 1 Trillion events and 3 PB of data flowing through Netflix’s real-time data infrastructure each day. We’ve built a data pipeline in the cloud that reliably collects and routes these events to a variety of sinks. The data in...

Matt Zimmer Real-time Data Infrastructure Senior Engineer @Netflix
The Effective Remote Developer

Being on a distributed team, working from your home or coffee shop isn't easy, but it can be incredibly rewarding. Making it work requires constant attention, as well as support from your team and organization. It's more than just setting up Slack and buying a webcam. We'll learn what you can do...

Dave Copeland Director of Engineering & Senior Most Developer @Stitchfix
Building a Reliable Cloud Based Bank in Java

Consumer banking is a risk adverse industry when it comes to new technology. So how do you build a bank in the cloud with a rapid release cycle while still maintaining the reliability that consumers need?This talk will be about the experience of Starling Bank, a mobile-only, cloud-based bank that...

Jason Maude Lead Engineer @StarlingBank
CRDTs in Production

In search of scalability and availability improvements, many companies adopt eventual consistency as the consistency model underlying their stateful systems and persistent data stores. At the same time, software designers are focused on creating resilient systems ready to work in production with...

Dmitry Martyanov Software Engineer @PayPal
Make Your Electron App Feel at Home Everywhere

Electron gives you the power to write a single application for Windows, MacOS and Linux. But Electron apps can easily feel out of place among other applications, exactly because you have so much freedom in designing your UI. This feeling of something being "off" often comes down to the...

Kilian Valkhof Front-end Developer & User-experience Designer @Firstversionist
Abstractions to Help Developers Write Good Crypto

More developers are writing cryptographic code, especially in regulated sectors like health care and financial services, but the code suffers from a combination of poor programming interfaces and a lack of developer training. In one study, 83% of cryptographic flaws (CVEs) were due to programmer...

Isaac Potoczny-Jones Founder @Tozny & Authentication and Privacy Specialist

Interviews

Matt Zimmer Real-time Data Infrastructure Senior Engineer @Netflix

Custom, Complex Windows @Scale Using Apache Flink

What's the focus of your work?

Recently, I’ve primarily been building data platforms. That is, platforms to enable Data and Software Engineers to collect and process data.

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Natasha Rooney W3C Advisory Board, Stack Evolution Board IETA, & Engineering Director @GSMA

Solving HTTP Problems With Code and Protocols

What do you do day-to-day?

I run a team of developers that deploy a bunch of Web sites. I'm taking a lot of what I've learned from Internet and Web standards and applying a lot of those practices in this current team quite a bit as well which is good because when you're in a very informative role you tend to be a bit like a pop scientist. You understand how that...

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Jordan Sitkin Software Engineer @coinbase Luke Demi Software Engineer @coinbase

Capacity Planning for Crypto Mania

What's the focus of the work that you do today?

Jordan: We’re on the Reliability Team at Coinbase. It was formed in response to the crazy spike of scaling challenges around 2017 with Cryptocurrency. The work is focused on traditional SRE topics of monitoring and instrumentation. We act as consultants for other mostly feature-focused teams. For example, we embed in teams to make...

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Jean Yang Founder and CEO @AkitaSoftware

Mind the Software Gap: How We Can Operationalize Privacy & Compliance

You were assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon and now you're CEO of a company. What led to that transition?

For the last 10+ years, I'd been going after this problem of how can we build tools to help software teams better understand their software. I had decided that security and privacy was going to be one of the big application domains. The whole time I really tried to keep an eye on what was the best way to make impact building...

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Isaac Potoczny-Jones Founder @Tozny & Authentication and Privacy Specialist

Abstractions to Help Developers Write Good Crypto

Tell us about what you are doing.

Tozny is a cryptography company that builds software tools for computer programmers. Just as cryptography is difficult for end users, cryptography software tools for developers are quite challenging too. Our focus is to make those tools easier to use for developers.

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Rossen Stoyanchev Spring Framework Committer @Pivotal

Servlet vs Reactive: Choosing the Right Stack

What’s the motivation for this talk?

Spring Framework 5 provides two web stacks. One is a classic, Servlet stack with blocking I/O that most Java enterprise applications use today. The other is a Reactive stack that's built on an event-loop, non-blocking execution model and can handle high concurrency with less hardware resources. The motivation for this talk is to...

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