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

Sarah Wells
Technical Director, Operations and Reliability, Financial Times

Website | @sarahjwells

Sarah Wells is technical director for operations and reliability at the Financial Times. A developer with 15 years of experience, Sarah has led delivery teams across consultancy, financial services, and media. Over the last few years, she has developed a deep interest in operability, observability, and DevOps. Previously, she led work on FT’s semantic publishing platform, which makes it easy to discover and access all the FT’s published content via APIs in a common and flexible format. That project focused on Go, microservices, containerization, Kubernetes, and how to influence teams to do the right things.

Sessions

13:45–14:25 Thursday, 29/10/2015
Location: Emerald Room
Sarah Wells (Financial Times)
Average rating: ****.
(4.44, 39 ratings)
You've heard all about what microservices can do for you. You're convinced. So you build some. Reasoning about your functionality is way easier: these services are so simple! Then you get to the point where you have 35 microservices, and all the monitoring and alerting tactics you used for your monoliths are a complete disaster. Something needs to change and this talk will explain what and how. Read more.