Build & maintain complex distributed systems
October 1–2, 2017: Training
October 2–4, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Baron Schwartz

Baron Schwartz
Founder / CTO, VividCortex

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Baron Schwartz is the founder and CTO of VividCortex, the best way to see what your production database servers are doing. Baron has written a lot of open source software and several books, including High Performance MySQL. He’s focused his career on learning and teaching about performance and observability of systems generally, including the view that teams are systems and culture influences their performance, and databases specifically.


2:25pm3:05pm Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
Observability (or lack thereof), like testability and maintainability, is a fundamental property of systems. But what does observable code look like? What instrumentation creates systems that are observable later in arbitrary ways, in circumstances you can't foresee? Baron Schwartz outlines the most useful things to know about observability in systems in production. Read more.