Brandon Philips

Brandon Philips
Engineer of Developer Happiness, Rackspace, Inc

Website | @BrandonPhilips

At Rackspace I work on a variety of tools and systems under the fun multi-purpose title of Engineer of Developer Happiness. Previously I was at SuSE where I hacked on the Linux Kernel.

I love technology and systems software gets me most excited.

I am a full time OSU Beaver, Go Beavs.


Sponsored Sessions
Location: E143
Brandon Philips (Rackspace, Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 9 ratings)
Logging infrastructures have traditionally been centered around building human readable logging, but as systems have grown, the volume of log data is impractical for a human to consume. Read more.
Location: D139-140 Level: Intermediate
Brandon Philips (Rackspace, Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
Finding on host monitoring that works for OSX, Linux and Windows is tough. It is even tougher to do it without CPU and Memory intensive languages. But, we are doing it with virgo. Virgo is a Rackspace project that is creating a tiny daemon using lua, luvit and C to do monitoring across all major OSes fast and securely. Learn how it is built, how you can hack on it, and what it can do. Read more.


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