Build & maintain complex distributed systems
17–18 October 2017: Training
18–20 October 2017: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK

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Four days focused on systems engineering, operations, and performance.

The systems you're building are complex and distributed, made up of numerous applications and services. They're hard to build and harder to manage with no one right way to build to meet your customer's needs. Creating them is a collaborative effort full of interdependencies between teams and technologies. With so many moving pieces, it's nearly impossible to predict the potential impact one part will have on other parts of the system under various conditions—until one fails, that is.

Join us at the O’Reilly Velocity Conference as we step back for a full-stack, holistic view of our applications and services and explore how to improve end-to-end performance. Together, we'll learn from failure—which we see as inevitable given the complexity of our systems—and see how resilience engineering can help you and your team build the fastest and most durable systems possible.

You'll find your peers at Velocity: systems engineers, operations and site reliability engineers, systems architects, application developers, and performance engineers—a community of talented and diverse people who are doing amazing things in engineering, performance, and DevOps. If you'd like to learn from some of the most successful and innovative minds in the field that will help you and your team build the best possible products and systems, make plans to join us at Velocity, 17-20 October at the Hilton London Metropole.

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Immerse yourself in two days of in-depth education on critical topics. Each training course takes place 17-18 October and is limited in size to maintain a high level of learning and instructor interaction

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