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

Distributed Data sessions

Track host

Silvia BotrosSilvia Botros (SendGrid) is a principal database engineer at SendGrid, a cloud email provider for household names like Spotify, Pandora, Airbnb, and eBay. In her spare time, she is busy with three Jr. DBAs at home (start them early!).


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11:35am12:15pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: 230 B
Mehant Baid (Dropbox)
This talk will cover the challenges we faced while running Edgestore - a low latency, distributed data store at Dropbox that serves 10 million requests per second. We will share the technical and cultural changes we adopted that enabled us to consistently hit our service level objectives. Read more.
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1:25pm2:05pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: 230 B
Sean Allen (Wallaroo Labs)
We can't seem to get single-process shared data access right, what chance do we have when we use distributed state? Read more.
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2:20pm3:00pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: 230 B
Amanda Moran (DataStax)
This talk will focus on Apache Cassandra data modeling, how to do it right, and how to be successful with cloud-native distributed databases by avoiding common mistakes. Read more.
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3:50pm4:30pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: 230 B
Gwen Shapira (Confluent)
An overview of the most common ways Apache Kafka users manage to cause downtime and lose data. And how to avoid them. Read more.
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4:45pm5:25pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: 230 B
Alex Rasmussen (Bits on Disk)
In this talk, we'll explore different categorical solutions to the problem of schema evolution - what happens when the structure of your structured data or API payload changes - and the tradeoffs associated with each solution. Read more.