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Using real-world examples, learn from the founder and chief engineer of a modern cloud-based platform about what works well in the cloud, what doesn’t work so well, and what will almost certainly surprise you as you scale.
Topics covered will include:
Throughout this session the audience will see real-world code examples covering things like launching Rackspace and EC2 instances (using popular open source packages such as Typica, for example) and algorithms on how to deal with the nuances of the cloud (such as detecting hung instances and gracefully recovering).
Patrick runs product management for New Relic, the leader in software analytics. Prior to that, Patrick started two startups in the website monitoring and load testing space, which were acquired by Gomez and Neustar, respectively.
Patrick is an avid open source contributor, having founded OpenQA, created Selenium Remote Control, and co-created Struts 2.
Patrick has held management and software engineering positions with Jive Software, Spoke Software, and Cisco Systems.