Nicholas Silva

Nicholas Silva
Senior Software Engineer, IFTTT

Website | @conickal

Nick is a software engineer at Box developing distributed systems in Ruby, Erlang, PHP, and ActionScript. He has spent most of his life
developing web applications, and could type LOAD “*”,8,1 before he could read. He has presented at RubyConf, BarCamp, and numerous user groups in Boston
and California. He enjoys fine cheeses.


Location: D139-140 Level: Intermediate
Nicholas Silva (IFTTT)
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While there are many ways to design compute clusters, leveraging fast message queueing for all facets of system operation may be among the most elegant. Topics will include job collection, automatic load balancing, analytics, monitoring, and scaling. Learn real-world best practices and gotchas discovered while scaling an AMQP-based document processing backend to support over 8 million users. Read more.


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