Build resilient systems at scale
28–30 October 2015 • Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Orchestrating all the things!

Tanay Nagjee (Electric Cloud), Anders Wallgren (Electric Cloud)
16:10–16:50 Friday, 30/10/2015
Location: Emerald Room
Average rating: ****.
(4.24, 17 ratings)
Slides:   1-PDF 

Prerequisite Knowledge

This session is ideal for developers and engineering managers who need to achieve centralized management and visibility into the end-to-end software application development process.


Software delivery pipelines are becoming more and more complex, and are integrating a myriad of open source tools, frameworks, and infrastructures. From project management and defect tracking (JIRA, Bugzilla, etc.), SCM and configuration management (GIT, Chef, Puppet), CI (Jenkins, Travis-CI), Testing (Selenium), to databases and infrastructure (Hadoop, MySQL, Docker), to cloud platforms (Open Stack) – modern application delivery today involves and depends on a wide range of open source tools.

To improve developer productivity and resource utilization – and to enable enterprise-scale, cross-project visibility and shorter time to market – many organizations are working to automate and orchestrate the entire tool chain across the end-to-end delivery pipeline. In this session, attendees will learn how a $40 billion company (Huawei) did just that. This case study will outline the prerequisites, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid when implementing an end-to-end orchestration strategy.

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Tanay Nagjee

Electric Cloud

As a software engineer for five years, Tanay Nagjee developed several core features of a highly scalable orchestration/automation platform. A generalist at heart, he assumed various responsibilities and especially enjoyed working with customers on real-world use cases. As a solutions architect and manager of the Solutions Engineering team, he tackles complex software delivery problems every day.

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Anders Wallgren

Electric Cloud

Anders Wallgren is chief technology officer at Electric Cloud. Anders brings with him over 25 years of in-depth experience designing and building commercial software. Prior to joining Electric Cloud, Anders held executive positions at Aceva, Archistra, and Impresse. Anders also held management positions at Macromedia (MACR), Common Ground Software, and Verity (VRTY), where he played critical technical leadership roles in delivering award-winning technologies such as Macromedia’s Director 7 and various Shockwave products. Anders holds a B.SC from MIT.