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

Building Resilient Systems sessions

Track host

David CalaveraDavid Calavera (Netlify) is the CTO of Netlify where he and his team are building the best platform for deploying and automating modern web projects. Before that, he was a core member of the Docker Engine project, where he helped developers build the container engine that started the container revolution. David also built enterprise tools for GitHub and has contributed to numerous open source projects, such us Go, JRuby and many others.


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11:35am12:15pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: LL21 C/D
Nora Jones (Slack)
Beyond building platforms for testing resilience and running “gamedays”, there are key components that building code to inject failure and latency cannot detect for us: understanding the concerns, ideas, and mental models of how the system is structured for each individual, and learning about what our organizations are “good” at along the way in terms of both technical and human resilience. Read more.
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1:25pm2:05pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: LL21 C/D
Will Larson (Stripe)
Learn how Stripe has evolved their approach to prioritizing technical infrastructure as they grew from two founders to millions of users and 1,300+ employees. Read more.
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2:20pm3:00pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: LL21 C/D
Andre Henry (Venmo)
What are the sources of latency on the network and how can they be mitigated. Read more.
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3:50pm4:30pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: LL21 C/D
Patrick Higgins (Gremlin)
Chaos engineering provides a mechanism for us to discover vulnerabilities in our infrastructure and applications by proactively seeking it out. While this is a great starting point, its practices can also be applied broadly to holistically enhance the resilience of your organizations and products. Read more.
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4:45pm5:25pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: LL21 C/D
Heidi Waterhouse (LaunchDarkly)
We handle uncertainty by adding in error budgets, layered access, and other accommodations for failure and for designing our systems for function over form or purity. Read more.