John Allspaw

John Allspaw
Research and Former CTO, Adaptive Capacity Labs

Website | @allspaw

John Allspaw has worked in software systems engineering and operations for twenty years in many different environments: biotech, government, online media, social networking, and e-commerce. He started out tuning parallel clusters running vehicle crash simulations for the U.S. government, and then moved on to the Internet in 1997. He built the backing infrastructure at Salon.com, InfoWorld.com, Friendster, and Flickr, and Etsy. He served as SVP of Engineering and then Chief Technology Officer at Etsy, and holds an MSc in Human Factors and Systems Safety from Lund University.

Sessions

Keynote
Location: Hall 1 B/C Level:
Steve Souders (SpeedCurve), John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs)
Opening remarks from Steve Souders and John Allspaw Read more.
Keynote
Location: Hall 1 B/C Level:
John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs), Steve Souders (SpeedCurve)
Opening remarks with John Allspaw and Steve Souders Read more.
Keynote
Location: Hall 1 B/C Level:
John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs)
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(4.27, 37 ratings)
Putting in place contingency plans for when things might go wrong means first having an engineer's imagination for those possible failures and surprising outcomes. I'm going to talk about walking the fine line between immobilizing paranoia and a healthy but constant sense of unease in order to build your anticipation muscles. Read more.
Bulletin

Bulletin

  • ip-label
  • Compuware Corporation
  • dynaTrace
  • Keynote Systems
  • New Relic
  • Citrix Systems
  • Google
  • Apica
  • AppDynamics
  • CDNetworks
  • Cotendo
  • Dyn Inc.
  • ImmobilienScout24
  • Spil Games
  • Dyn Inc.

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