Build Systems that Drive Business
Sep 30–Oct 1, 2018: Training
Oct 1–3, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Ameet Kotian

Ameet Kotian
Storage Operations Engineer, Slack


Ameet Kotian is a senior storage operations engineer at Slack, where he is responsible for operating the infrastructure used to store all of Slack’s data. Previously, he was one of the first site reliability engineers at Twitter, where he spent close to five years working on the graph storage service and Twitter’s internal distributed database, Manhattan. His work related to large-scale automated deployments was featured on Twitter’s engineering blog.


11:35am–12:15pm Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Distributed Data
Location: Nassau Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Resilient, Performant & Secure Distributed Systems
Ameet Kotian (Slack)
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Slack’s rapid growth over the last few years outpaced the original database’s scaling capacity, which negatively impacted the company's customers and engineers. Ameet Kotian explains how a small team of engineers embarked on a journey for the right database solution, which eventually led them to Vitess, an open source cluster database. Read more.