Lisa van Gelder

Lisa van Gelder
Lead Software Developer, Guardian US, Guardian News and Media

Website | @techbint

Lisa van Gelder is one of the Guardian’s senior web developers. Lisa has been developing software for 12 years and has been involved in building and scaling the Guardian’s main website as well as the comments system. Lisa has worked closely with Operations to diagnose and debug apps in production and is experienced in supporting the cleanup and diagnosis of major performance issues.


Operations and Culture
Location: Hall 1 B/C Level:
Michael Brunton-Spall (Guardian News and Media), Lisa van Gelder (Guardian News and Media)
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(3.89, 35 ratings)
What to do when something goes horribly wrong in production? Well of course we hope that it never happens, but there are occasions when mistakes occur or soething unexpected comes up and your servers start chewing memory and not completing connection, everything is going to hell. Read more.


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  • Dyn Inc.
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