Build Systems that Drive Business
June 11–12, 2018: Training
June 12–14, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Bing Wei

Bing Wei
Senior Software Enigneer, Slack

Bing Wei is a software engineer on the infrastructure team at Slack, working on its edge cache service. Previously, she was at Twitter, where she contributed to the open source RPC library Finagle, worked on core services for tweets and timelines, and led the migration of tweet writes from a monolithic Rails application to JVM-based microservices.


3:40pm–4:20pm Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Systems Engineering & Architecture
Location: LL21 C/D Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics: Systems Architecture & Infrastructure
Bing Wei (Slack)
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In 2016, Slack faced a problem: the load on its backend servers had increased by 1,000x. Bing Wei explains how rearchitecting the system with lazy loading, a publish/subscribe model, and an edge cache service overcame the problem with zero downtime, improved latency, and led to gains in reliability and availability. Read more.