Training: June 20–21, 2016
Tutorials: June 21, 2016
Keynotes & Sessions: June 22–23, 2016
Santa Clara, CA
Charity Majors

Charity Majors
CTO, Honeycomb


Charity Majors is the cofounder and CTO of Honeycomb, a new startup focused on mining machine data. Previously, Charity ran infrastructure at Parse and was an engineering manager at Facebook. She also worked with the RocksDB team to build and deploy the world’s first Mongo + Rocks in production. Charity likes single malt scotch.


9:40am–10:00am Thursday, 06/23/2016
DevOps, Infrastructure reimagined, Organizational optimization
Location: Mission City Ballroom Level: Intermediate
Charity Majors (Honeycomb)
Average rating: ****.
(4.85, 13 ratings)
Charity Majors discusses making better choices with software. Whether you're selecting a new polyglot persistence layer, launching a startup from scratch, or modernizing a mature environment, there have never been more opportunities for chaos. Charity explains when you should use boring technology, when to take a flyer on the bleeding edge, and best practices for making solid technical decisions. Read more.
2:10pm–2:50pm Thursday, 06/23/2016
Location: Mission City Ballroom M1 - 2 Level: Intermediate
Charity Majors (Honeycomb)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 6 ratings)
Charity Majors outlines DevOps/DBA best practices from the earliest seed stages (survival, selecting the right storage layer, etc.) to what you should expect from a mature, self-actualized database tier. Along the way, Charity explores how to ensure that your database is a first-class citizen of your engineering and operational processes and how your observability requirements may evolve. Read more.