Speaker: Petrica Voicu

Software Engineer @PayPal
QCon

Petrica Voicu is a software developer at PayPal, where he develops Hera (High Efficiency Reliable Access to data stores), focusing on its scalability, resiliency, availability and performance. Before that, he worked on a high volume, zero-message loss, database-backed publish-subscribe messaging system. Prior to that, Petrica built the backend for the first version of PayPal Here, a PoS mobile-device accessory. In the more distant past, he developed embedded systems leveraging both C and assembly. He leveraged his assembly language experience more recently when he discovered and fixed a bug in the Go language runtime.

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Proposed Tracks

  • Trouble-Shooting in Production

  • Disrupting Technology on Wall Street

  • Resilience vs Failure in Architecture

  • The Weeds of Distributed File Systems

  • Organizational Agility

  • Product & Customer Focused Teams

  • Just Culture (Blameless Culture)

  • Modern CS in the Real World

  • Architectures You’ve Always Wondered About

  • Machine Learning and AI in the New Decade

  • Evolving Java - Including K8s/Containers, Kotlin and Impact on AOT

  • Ethical Considerations in Software

  • Microservices and Scalability

  • Container Slinging

  • Native Compilation Is Back (A Look at Non-Vm Compilation Targets)