How does your system perform under load? What are the bottlenecks, and how does it fail at its limits? How do you stay ahead as your system evolves and its workload grows? Performance theory offers a rigorous and practical approach to performance tuning and capacity planning.
Kavya Joshi dives into elegant results like Little’s law and the Universal Scalability Law. You’ll also discover how performance theory is used in real systems at companies like Facebook and learn how to leverage it to prepare your systems for flux and scale.
Kavya Joshi is a backend and systems developer at Samsara. Her favorite aspects of being a programmer are reasoning about systems at scale and delving into the inner workings of sophisticated software. When not programming, Kavya tends to spend her time on rock walls and mountaintops.
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