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Cloud Native Go

This session will provide patterns, practices, and sample code for building microservices in Go. We’re often tempted to add framework after framework to solve all of our problems, but this talk emphasizes the elegance of Go’s simplicity and illustrates how few dependencies you need to create...

Kevin Hoffman Lead Software Engineer @CapitalOne
Forced Evolution: Shopify's Journey to Kubernetes

Shopify, in 2014, was one of the first large scale users of Docker in production. We ran 100% of our production web workers in hundreds of containers. We saw the value of containerization and aspired to also introduce a real orchestration layer. Fast forward two years to 2016, when instead we...

Niko Kurtti Production Engineer @Shopify
Digital Publishing for Scale: The Economist and Go

The Economist newspaper was first printed in 1843. Since then, readers consume news in rapidly evolving ways and technology has taken the forefront in delivering content and enabling the severe contest between intelligence, which presses forward, and an unworthy, timid ignorance obstructing our...

Kathryn Jonas Lead Engineer
Programming for Hostile Environments

In this presentation, we'll talk about some of the challenges that we've faced at Packet while attempting to program against the worst kind of adversary: physical, bare metal infrastructure. We'll describe a few real-world problems we've faced, general strategies to deal with environments that...

Nathan Goulding SVP, Engineering @packethost
Scaling DB Access for Billions of Queries Per Day @PayPal

As microservices scale and proliferate, they add increasing load on databases in terms of connections and resource usage. Open sourced in the Go programming language, Hera (High Efficiency Reliable Access to data stores) scales thousands of PayPal’s applications with connection...

Petrica Voicu Software Engineer @PayPal
Kenneth Kang Software Engineer @PayPal

Interviews

Niko Kurtti Production Engineer @Shopify

Forced Evolution: Shopify's Journey to Kubernetes

What’s the focus of your work today?

I'm on the cloud platform team. Mostly I'm working with Kubernetes. The main goal is to make sure our platform for developers is working. That may mean that I'm debugging some issues with Docker or Kubernetes, or I’m writing Golang to automate the platform. Today, I'm actually working on improving our cluster life cycle, we are...

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Kathryn Jonas Lead Engineer

Digital Publishing for Scale: The Economist and Go

Would you describe your work at The Economist?

I am the lead engineer for the content platform team at The Economist. We deliver content to different products within The Economist (as well as to our external consumers). Our team is responsible for adding new features to the content platform thereby helping the business build new products.

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Nathan Goulding SVP, Engineering @packethost

Programming for Hostile Environments

Your title is Programming in Hostile Environments. What does that mean?

At Packet, we deploy bare metal infrastructure. We deploy it globally across 16 locations.

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Petrica Voicu Software Engineer @PayPal Kenneth Kang Software Engineer @PayPal

Scaling DB Access for Billions of Queries Per Day @PayPal

What is the focus of your work today?

Petrica: I am working on developing Hera, which is High Efficiency Reliable Access to data sources, basically a proxy to databases. We support Oracle and MySQL. Hera helps PayPal scale.

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