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

Lee Atchison
Principal Cloud Architect and Advocate, New Relic

Website | @leeatchison

Lee Atchison is the principal cloud architect and advocate at New Relic, where he designs and leads the building of the New Relic infrastructure products and helps New Relic architect a solid service-based system architecture that scales as they have grown from a simple SaaS startup to a high-traffic public enterprise. Lee has a specific expertise in building highly available systems and has 28 years of industry experience. He learned cloud-based, scalable systems during his seven years as a senior manager at Amazon, where he led the creation of the company’s first software download store, created AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and led the team that managed the migration of Amazon’s retail platform from a monolith to a service-based architecture. Lee is the author of the book Architecting for Scale, published in 2016 by O’Reilly Media.


11:20am–12:00pm Wednesday, 06/22/2016
Location: Ballroom E Level: Intermediate
Lee Atchison (New Relic)
As our applications grow, keeping them operational is challenging. High growth means more data, more computation, and more opportunities for problems. The cloud offers the ability to improve scalability while maintaining availability. Lee Atchison explains the “keep two mistakes high” principal and how to use the cloud to keep applications healthy and growing while keeping costs inline. Read more.
3:00pm–3:30pm Thursday, 06/23/2016
Office Hours
Location: ORM booth table 3
Lee Atchison (New Relic)
Join Lee at Table 3 in the O'Reilly booth during the Thursday afternoon break to discuss improving availability and scalability in your applications, migrating to the cloud, and using the dynamic cloud. Read more.