Engineer for the future of Cloud
June 10-13, 2019
San Jose, CA
Osman Sarood

Osman Sarood
Infrastructure Team Lead, Mist Systems


Osman Sarood leads the infrastructure team at Mist Systems, where he helps Mist scale the Mist Cloud in a cost-effective and reliable manner. Osman has published more than 20 research papers in highly rated journals, conferences, and workshops and has presented his research at several academic conferences. He has over 400 citations along with an i10-index and h-index of 12. Previously, he was a software engineer at Yelp, where he prototyped, architected, and implemented several key production systems and architected and authored Yelp’s autoscaled spot infrastructure, fleet_miser. Osman holds a PhD in high-performance computing from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he focused on load balancing and fault tolerance.


1:25pm2:05pm Thursday, June 13, 2019
Building Cloud Native Systems
Location: LL21 A/B
Osman Sarood (Mist Systems)
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Server faults are a reality. While public cloud vendors try to improve hardware reliability, software should play its part by being resilient to server failures. Mist consumes TBs of telemetry data daily to do machine learning. Osman Sarood explains how the company is running 80% of its production infrastructure, reliably, on AWS Spot Instances while keeping annual costs to $2 million. Read more.