Fueling innovative software
July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR
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Sean Kane

Sean Kane
Lead Site Reliability Engineer, New Relic


Sean Kane is the lead site reliability engineer at New Relic. A longtime system administrator and operations engineer, Sean has worked in a range of industry segments, including biotech, defense, entertainment, and hardware and software engineering in locations ranging from Alaska to Pakistan over his 20-year career. He’s the coauthor of Docker: Up and Running and provides Docker-related training with O’Reilly. In his spare time, Sean enjoys photography and sharing with his children the endless wonders of science, the great outdoors, and rappelling down skyscrapers. If you are looking for a conversation starter, Sean graduated from the Barnum & Bailey Clown College, completed two summer internships with the CIA, and built the first website in the state of Alaska, as well as the original USPS site.


11:00am11:40am Wednesday, July 17, 2019
The Next Architecture
Location: D135/136
Secondary topics:  Cloud Native
Sean Kane (New Relic)
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What happens when a company outgrows its very first data center or cloud region? Ideally, it uses its preexisting tools. Sean Kane outlines the challenges that New Relic faced while modernizing its infrastructure and demonstrates how it used processes and technology to successfully transform its monolithic data center into a repeatable system for stamping out new regions all around the world. Read more.