Jake Loomis

Jake Loomis
Sr. Director of Service Engineering, Yahoo!

Jake Loomis is currently a VP of Service Engineering at Yahoo!, where he pioneered Yahoo!‘s efforts to be consistently reliable in a fast growing, rapidly changing environment. He is contributor to O’Reilly’s Web Operations book leveraging his experience of owning operational responsibility for many widely varied Yahoo! applications including Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Messenger, Flickr, Yahoo! Finance, www.yahoo.com and numerous others.


Operations Mission City
Jake Loomis (Yahoo!)
Average rating: ****.
(4.23, 13 ratings)
This year the Yahoo! frontpage went dark. Tweets rang out, "What happened? Yahoo! is never down. I can't remember the last time this happened." What enabled www.yahoo.com's remarkable record of reliability? This session will cover the top 5 tricks that contributed to the stability of Yahoo!'s frontpage and a description of what caused the eventual downtime. Read more.
Operations, Velocity Culture Ballroom EFGH
Moderated by:
Rachel Walls (Opscode)
Mark Imbriaco (Pivotal), Matt Hackett (Tumblr), Teresa Dietrich (WebMD), Jake Loomis (Yahoo!)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 1 rating)
A panel discussion featuring folks from sites which have had large outages in the past months. Discussion topics would cover causes, resolutions, process changes after the outage, cultural changes after the outage, and lingering after affects with regards to how the userbase reacted. Read more.
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