Building and maintaining complex distributed systems
June 19–20, 2017: Training
June 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Orchestrating multihomed cloud services for a fast and resilient edge

Samir Jafferali (Linkedin)
2:10pm–2:50pm Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Level: Intermediate
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)

Who is this presentation for?

  • SREs, service engineers, and production engineers

Prerequisite knowledge

  • An intermediate understanding of DNS, CDNs, and monitoring

What you'll learn

  • Understand automation strategies and best practices that edge teams of all sizes can benefit from
  • Gain performance insights and explore war stories from LinkedIn


With members in every corner of the world, LinkedIn has built services around six CDNs, numerous PoPs, and three DNS platforms. Samir Jafferali explains how LinkedIn uses big data to steer DNS intelligently, optimizes the CDNs for performance, mitigates DDoSes, and measures metrics using RUM and synthetic monitoring and shares best practices that edge teams of all sizes can benefit from.

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Samir Jafferali


Samir Jafferali is a staff SRE at LinkedIn. Samir is passionate about everything that makes the internet tick.