Build resilient systems at scale
May 27–29, 2015 • Santa Clara, CA
Rick Fast

Rick Fast
Distinguished Software Engineer, Expedia

Website | @tortiepoint

Rick Fast is principal engineer at Orbitz. Prior to Orbitz, Rick was an engineer at CDK Global/Cobalt in Portland, an industry leader in automotive retail software. Additionally, he served as lead engineer at Nokia HERE (formerly Navteq), a provider of digital map data.


11:50am–12:30pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom AB
Steve Hoffman (Journera), Rick Fast (Expedia)
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In this talk we will discuss how we enabled decomposition of one of our 250+ system components into a continously deployed microservice cluster using Docker, Consul, the ELK stack, and Graphite. We will discuss the architecture and supporting services as well as the continous delivery from source to production via Ansible and Jenkins. Read more.