4–7 Nov 2019
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Infinite parallel universes: Modeling state at the edge

Peter Bourgon (Fastly)
15:5016:30 Wednesday, 6 November 2019
Location: Hall A4
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Peter Bourgon explores some of the increasingly leaky abstractions commonly in use when building data systems and suggests several alternative approaches for more effectively managing data in geographically large networks. And he dives into how Fastly is thinking about the state at the edge and provides the first public look into the architecture and communication model of a global-scale data system that he’s currently prototyping.

What you'll learn

  • Learn how to effectively manage data in geographically large networks
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Peter Bourgon


Peter Bourgon is a principal engineer at Fastly. He’s also a distributed systems engineer and open source aficionado.

  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
  • Cloudflare
  • JFrog
  • Akamas
  • Aqua Security Software
  • Fastly
  • Google
  • Instana
  • JetBrains
  • LaunchDarkly
  • LightStep
  • OVHcloud
  • SignalFx
  • VictorOps
  • Wayfair
  • Blameless
  • Chronosphere
  • FusionReactor
  • humanitec
  • replex GmbH
  • StackState
  • Datadog
  • GitLab
  • Gremlin
  • StormForger
  • SysEleven GmgH
  • Vamp.io

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