Engineer for the future of Cloud
June 10-13, 2019
San Jose, CA
Mehant Baid

Mehant Baid
Software Engineer, Dropbox

Mehant Baid is a software engineer at Dropbox. For the past few years, he’s been working on Edgestore, the distributed data store that handles all of Dropbox’s metadata needs. Previously, he worked on the database kernel at Oracle, where he focused on scaling inserts into the database. He’s a committer and project management committee member with the Apache Software Foundation and worked with the open source community to develop Apache Drill—an SQL engine for Hadoop, NoSQL, and cloud storage. His primary interests are the fields of distributed systems and databases.


11:35am12:15pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Distributed Data
Location: 230 A
Mehant Baid (Dropbox)
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Mehant Baid covers the challenges Dropbox faced while running Edgestore—a low-latency, distributed data store that serves 10 million requests per second. He shares the technical and cultural changes Dropbox adopted that enabled the company to consistently hit its service level objectives. Read more.