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99.99% Uptime at 175 TB of Data Per Day

In this talk we will cover how we design, build, and scale our platform to handle 5 million requests per second, 200 billion financial transactions a day and 175+ TBs of daily data processing distributed globally while handling unexpected unbounded growth. We will explain the rapid growth...

Ben John CTO @AppNexus
Matt Moresco Software Engineer @AppNexus
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
Canopy: Scalable Distributed Tracing & Analysis @Facebook

How do you understand the performance of a request that is executed in a large-scale system, potentially fanning out across thousands of machines and services? To answer this question at Facebook, we built a distributed tracing framework, Canopy, which has provided visibility into an otherwise...

Haozhe Gao Software Engineer @Facebook
Joe O’Neill Software Engineer @Facebook
Observability to Better Serverless Apps

Development teams use various formal solutions such as Lean and Agile to learn from users and apply these to building better software. We'll dive into how serverless development with observability tooling can help bridge the gap between operations and business intelligence to learn better and...

Erica Windisch CTO @IOpipes, former Maintainer Docker & OpenStack


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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Erica Windisch CTO @IOpipes, former Maintainer Docker & OpenStack

Observability to Better Serverless Apps

What's your talk about?

Serverless computing brings with it a lot of convenience, but it also presents a number of challenges for existing tools and an operational mindset.

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