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

Julien Simon
Technical Evangelist, AWS

Website | @julsimon

Julien Simon is a global evangelist for artificial intelligence and machine learning at AWS, where he focuses on helping developers and enterprises bring their ideas to life. He frequently speaks at conferences and he also actively blogs. Previously, Julien served for 10 years as CTO/vice president of engineering in top-tier web startups where he led large software and ops teams in charge of thousands of servers worldwide. In the process, he fought his way through a wide range of technical, business, and procurement issues, which helped him gain a deep understanding of physical infrastructure, its limitations, and how cloud computing can help. Last but not least, Julien holds eight AWS certifications.


17:05–17:45 Friday, 30/10/2015
Location: G104/105
Julien Simon (AWS), Antoine Guy (Viadeo)
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Viadeo is the #1 professional social network in France with over 9 million members. In early 2015, we decided to migrate 100% of our physical infrastructure (about 250 servers with a strong backend flavor) to Amazon Web Services. Covering both technical and non-technical topics, this presentation is a real-life account of everything that went right or wrong. Read more.