Build Systems that Drive Business
June 11–12, 2018: Training
June 12–14, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Sean T. Allen

Sean T. Allen
Vice President, Engineering, Wallaroo Labs

Website | @SeanTAllen

Sean T. Allen is vice president of engineering at Wallaroo Labs and a member of the Pony core team. His turn-ons include programming languages, distributed computing, Hiwatt amplifiers, and Fender Telecasters. His turn-offs include mayonnaise, stirring yogurt, and sloppy code. He is one of the authors of Storm Applied.

Sessions

11:25am–12:05pm Thursday, June 14, 2018
Distributed Systems
Location: LL21 A/B Level: Beginner
Secondary topics: Distributed State
Sean T. Allen (Wallaroo Labs)
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In 2007, Pat Helland published "Life Beyond Distributed Transactions: An Apostate’s Opinion," in which he conducts a thought experiment on how to design a distributed database that can scale almost infinitely. While the paper explicitly addresses distributed database design, Sean Allen shows that the ideas are far more widely applicable, particularly in scaling stateful applications. Read more.