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July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR
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Wenbo Zhu

Wenbo Zhu
Software Engineer, Google


Wenbo Zhu is a software engineer at Google, where he is responsible for Google’s frontend networking frameworks. His current work involves building scalable and robust real-time messaging stacks for internet clients to interact with cloud services. He has also contributed to various web protocol-related standards and open source projects. Wenbo holds a PhD in computer engineering. He is the author of the so-called COLOR algorithm for managing performance and consistency trade-offs of geographically replicated cloud services.


4:15pm4:55pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Secondary topics:  Data Driven
Wenbo Zhu (Google)
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When designing APIs such as the new GCP Firestore real-time database and Google Assistant, how did Google decide which trade-offs to make? Wenbo Zhu dives deep into the challenges faced while deploying a real-time streaming API designed for clients from data centers to the internet and details the trade-offs API developers need be aware of when designing such an API. Read more.