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

Monitoring, Observability, and Performance sessions

Track host

João Taveira AraújoJoão Taveira Araújo is a founding engineer at a startup working on observability. Prior to disappearing into stealth mode, he spent the first half of his career in academia studying network protocols, and the second half breaking them as a software engineer at Fastly.


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9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: 230 A
Isobel Redelmeier (LightStep)
Learn how to leverage observability to tackle distributed system problems. Read more.
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1:30pm5:00pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: LL21 A/B
Patrick Meenan (Cloudflare)
Learn how HTTP/2 prioritization is effectively broken in most deployments as well as how to detect, debug and fix the issues. Read more.
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11:35am12:15pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: LL21 A/B
Lorenzo Fontana (InfluxData)
Understanding the eBPF ecosystem is hard, this talk is here to help understanding it while applying eBPF programs to nodes and resources of a Kubernetes cluster. Read more.
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1:25pm2:05pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: LL21 A/B
Darren McCleary (The New York Times)
The mantra with git is "Commit early, commit often." With deep insight into your applications, you can deploy early and deploy often. See how the New York Times Games Team fearlessly pushes changes to production and monitors their impact for our 400,000+ crossword subscribers, and how we rapidly drill into issues when they occur. Read more.
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2:20pm3:00pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: LL21 A/B
Christine Yen (Honeycomb)
Observability may be the hot new thing, but for many devs, it's unclear how to gracefully get from where they are now (searching across logs or using canned APM tools) to debugging production with ease. This talk will make the case that observability can be *more* valuable to devs than ops, and will lay out a series of practical steps to uplevel a team's ability to ask questions of production. Read more.
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3:50pm4:30pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: LL21 A/B
Guilin Chen (Facebook), Shobhit Kanaujia (Facebook)
Instagram is widely used across the world and serves billions of users everyday, we will provide a behind the scenes peek at how we operate instagram efficiently at scale. Read more.
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4:45pm5:25pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: LL21 A/B
Many platforms - especially those with multiple points of global presence - require a deep understanding of client traffic. But efficiently divining the desired signal from the continuous stream of traffic in at-scale edge networks is an enormous challenge. We discuss strategy and technology for analysis and aggregation at the edge, plus centralized collection, all based on real world use cases. Read more.