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

Schedule: Resilience engineering sessions

1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, 09/20/2016
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 4 ratings)
Andrea Spadaccini presents a large-scale systems design problem, which you will work to solve in a group setting, helped by feedback from Andrea and group facilitators. You'll learn to analyze a problem and put together a solution from applicable building blocks. Read more.
1:30pm–2:10pm Wednesday, 09/21/2016
DevOps Networking, Resilience engineering Regent Audience level: Intermediate
Florian Weingarten (Shopify)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 6 ratings)
Florian Weingarten gives a brief history of how Shopify evolved from a single-database, single-data-center application to a multidatabase, multi-data-center setup and explains how Shopify performs fully scripted data-center failovers without considerable downtime. Read more.
1:30pm–2:10pm Wednesday, 09/21/2016
Infrastructure reimagined DevOps, Resilience engineering Beekman Audience level: Advanced
Susan Fowler (Stripe)
Average rating: ****.
(4.42, 12 ratings)
Drawing on her experience at Uber, Susan Fowler explains how to smash a monolithic API into many hundreds of containerized microservices for fun and profit—and how to create a posture of resiliency and reliability around an infrastructure that grows and changes daily with incredible velocity. Read more.
1:30pm–2:10pm Wednesday, 09/21/2016
Financial systems Cloud, Resilience engineering Gramercy Audience level: Beginner
Kevin McLaughlin (Capital One)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 4 ratings)
The cloud holds the promise of bottomless capacity, available instantly. Recently, Capital One has been shifting a significant portion of its workload to the public cloud. Kevin McLaughlin explores what capacity management looks like in the cloud, which old concepts still apply, which should be retired, and what new metrics become important in the process. Read more.
3:50pm–4:30pm Wednesday, 09/21/2016
Financial systems Automation, Resilience engineering Gramercy Audience level: Beginner
Average rating: ***..
(3.71, 7 ratings)
We all know about Netflix's Simian Army. But that's just for Internet-based companies, right? Bidisha Agarwal and Marco van Dam demonstrate how the Simian Army can also be used to make a traditional corporate IT environment more resilient and discuss the adaptations, pitfalls, and (organizational) difficulties ING had to overcome in order to succeed. Read more.
11:35am–12:15pm Thursday, 09/22/2016
DevOps DevOps, Resilience engineering Nassau Audience level: Intermediate
Billy Yuen (Intuit, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
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.