Engineering the Future of Software
16–18 October 2017: Conference & Tutorials
18–19 October 2017: Training
London, UK
Rick Fast

Rick Fast
Distinguished Software Engineer, Expedia

Website | @tortiepoint

Rick Fast is a distinguished software engineer at Expedia. Previously, Rick was an engineer at CDK Global/Cobalt in Portland, an industry leader in automotive retail software, and served as lead engineer at Nokia HERE (formerly Navteq), a provider of digital map data.


15:5016:40 Monday, 16 October 2017
Distributed systems
Location: Buckingham Room - Palace Suite Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Case Study
Rick Fast (Expedia)
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As Expedia refactors its backend services into a finer-grained microservice architecture, frontend applications have begun to be split into smaller applications serving a small number of pages or content on the website. Rick Fast details how Expedia is creating an extremely configurable, self-service edge architecture for routing between frontend applications and managing bot traffic. Read more.