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

Jon Tirsen
Software Engineer, Square


Jon Tirsen is a software engineer at Square, where he works on backend scalability issues for Square’s Cash app. Jon has been building software for more than two decades at companies such as Google and ThoughtWorks. He’s lived all over the world but has now returned to his home country, Sweden—at least for now.


4:35pm–5:15pm Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Distributed Data
Location: 230 B Level: Advanced
Secondary topics: Distributed State
Jon Tirsen (Square)
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Jon Tirsen explains how Square scaled out the backend for its Cash app using Vitess, a database middleware for MySQL built at YouTube. Read more.