September 19–20, 2016: Training
September 20–22, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Tammy Butow

Tammy Butow
Principal Site Reliability Engineering, Gremlin

@tammybutow

Tammy Butow is a principal SRE at Gremlin, where she works on chaos engineering—the facilitation of controlled experiments to identify systemic weaknesses. Previously, Tammy led SRE teams at Dropbox responsible for the databases and storage systems used by over 500 million customers and was an incident manager on call (IMOC), where she was responsible for managing and resolving high-severity incidents across the company. She’s also worked in infrastructure engineering, security engineering, and product engineering. Tammy is the cofounder of Girl Geek Academy, a global movement to teach one million women technical skills by 2025. Tammy is an Australian and enjoys riding bikes, skateboarding, snowboarding, and surfing. She also loves mosh pits, crowd surfing, metal, and hardcore punk.

Sessions

2:25pm–3:05pm Thursday, 09/22/2016
Infrastructure reimagined Automation, Databases Gramercy Audience level: Beginner
Tammy Butow (Gremlin)
Average rating: ****.
(4.29, 7 ratings)
Dropbox has grown enormously since launching in 2008, surpassing 500 million sign-ups and 500 petabytes of user data. Its Databases team of SREs manage thousands of MySQL servers, which requires a deep understanding of MySQL, automation, Linux, Python, hardware, performance tuning, monitoring, and reliability. Tammy Butow offers an overview of how Dropbox database infrastructure has scaled. Read more.