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

Aish Raj Dahal
Engineer, PagerDuty


Aish Raj Dahal is a San Francisco-based engineer at PagerDuty, where he is building PagerDuty’s event intelligence platform—and often deals with fallacies of distributed computing. His recent focus has been on Elixir/OTP and building event-driven microservices using Kafka and Elixir. Previously, he was an early employee at HackerRank and a programmer at Goldman Sachs.


1:30pm–2:10pm Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Systems Engineering and Architecture
Location: Gramercy Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Systems Architecture & Infrastructure
Aish Raj Dahal (PagerDuty)
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Finding the right balance between writing custom in-house software and using an off-the-shelf solution is difficult. Aish Raj Dahal sheds light on the age old build versus buy problem and "not invented here syndrome" by explaining how PagerDuty built a distributed task scheduler and later moved off it to use an off-the-shelf open source solution. Read more.