September 19–20, 2016: Training
September 20–22, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Billy Yuen

Billy Yuen
Principle Engineer, Intuit, Inc.


Billy Yuen is a principal engineer in the Intuit’s Platform team, focusing on AWS and Kubernetes adoption, system resiliency, and monitoring. Previously, Billy worked on Netflix’s Edge Services team to build the next generation of edge-service infrastructure to support millions of customers (more than 3 billion requests per day) with high scalability, resilience to failure, and rapid innovation. Billy was a speaker at Java One 2016 and Velocity NY 2016 on “Operational Excellence with Netflix Hystrix”, “CI/CD at lightspeed” at KubeCon 2018, and “Automated canary release” in Container World 2019. He is also a co-author of Manning’s GitOps and Kubernetes


11:35am–12:15pm Thursday, 09/22/2016
DevOps DevOps, Resilience engineering Nassau Audience level: Intermediate
Billy Yuen (Intuit, Inc.)
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Netflix Hystrix is a well-known OSS framework for Circuit Breaker in Java. It is lesser known for its application in operational monitoring and debugging production issues, which is one of the biggest usages of Hystrix inside Netflix. Billy Yuen explains how to apply Hystrix to existing applications with undocumented dependencies and implement DevOps monitoring with Hystrix Metrics. Read more.