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

Ana Medina
Chaos Engineer, Gremlin

Website | @ana_m_medina

Ana Medina is a San Francisco-based software engineer at Gremlin, where she focuses on chaos engineering. Originally from a Nicaraguan family, Ana was born in Costa Rica and later moved to the United States, where her tech development took off in Miami. She started her coding career as a middle schooler doing freelance work, went on to land paid engineering internships throughout high school and college, and eventually dropped out to work full time in Silicon Valley. Previously, she was an engineer on the SRE and infrastructure teams at Uber, focusing on chaos engineering and cloud computing. Her achievements have been a result of her persistence in not taking no for an answer and always finding a solution. As a Latina, she is breaking the glass ceiling within Silicon Valley and using her voice to encourage women in Hispanic/Latinx communities to learn how to code.


1:30pm–5:00pm Monday, October 1, 2018
DevOps and SRE
Location: Sutton South/Regent Parlor Level: Beginner
Secondary topics:  Resilient, Performant & Secure Distributed Systems
Tammy Butow (Gremlin), Ana Medina (Gremlin), Patrick Higgins (Gremlin)
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Chaos engineering is the discipline of experimenting on a distributed system in order to build confidence in the system’s capability to withstand turbulent conditions in production. Tammy Butow, Ana Medina, and Patrick Higgins lead a hands-on deep dive into chaos engineering, covering the tools and practices you need to implement it in your organization. Read more.