Speaker: Colm MacCárthaigh

Senior Principal Engineer @awscloud

Colm is an engineer at Amazon Web Services. For just over ten years Colm has been building some of the largest services at AWS, including Amazon EC2, S3, ELB, CloudFront, and Route53.  Colm is also an active Open Source contributor and is the main author of Amazon s2n, AWS's Open Source implementation of TLS/SSL, as well as a member of the Apache Software Foundation and a core contributor to Apache httpd and apr. In evenings and weekends, Colm is an Irish folk musician and singer and regular tours, produces and records albums, and enjoys teaching workshops. 

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Talk : PID Loops and the Art of Keeping Systems Stable

Talk : Panel: The Promises and Perils of Eschewing Distributed Coordination

Talk : Microservice Observability AMA w/ Shkuro, Kaiser & MacCárthaigh

Other talks from track Speaker AMAs (Ask Me Anything)

Site Reliability Engineer @Slack, Contributor to Seeking SRE, & SRECon Steering Committee
Building the Next Generation of Developer Tools @Github


Monday, 24 June

Tuesday, 25 June

Wednesday, 26 June