Build resilient systems at scale
May 27–29, 2015 • Santa Clara, CA
Colin Bendell

Colin Bendell
Director, CTO Office, Cloudinary

Website | @colinbendell

Colin Bendell
Director, CTO Office
Akamai

Colin is a multi-disciplined expert in software development, infrastructure and operations, and business strategy. With over 15 years experience, he has led the design of large-scale distributed web applications in real estate and heavy equipment. Over the last three years he has also managed datacenter and network infrastructure, and the operations team for a global uranium mining company. For several years Colin also owned and operated an automotive aluminum wheel repair shop where he applied his business knowledge and operational insight.

Colin is passionate about helping customers build high-performance web applications that reduce operational complexity and help increase profits. He has a deep technical base and can be found refactoring regular expressions while imagining three impossible things, all before breakfast. At least five sentences a day begin with the phrase ‘What if…’ His low-level technical expertise allows him to understand the big picture and create long term strategies and vision that are innovative yet pragmatic and attainable.

Sessions

3:30pm–5:00pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Tutorial
Location: Mission City M1-2
Colin Bendell (Cloudinary)
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You probably feel at times that it is more probable that a black hole will wander into your datacenter than for you to get funding to improve the performance of your application. This workshop will show you the tricks to financially model the impact of performance. Use these tools to convince the business that improving performance not only drives revenue, it also reduces operational costs. Read more.