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Paasta: Application Delivery at Yelp

Posted by Evan Krall  on  Oct 04, 2015

Evan Krall talks about Paasta, which is Yelp's platform for running services, built on Docker, Mesos, Marathon, SmartStack, git, and Jenkins.


Akka Streams: Streaming Data Transformation à la Carte

Posted by Viktor Klang  on  Sep 27, 2015

Viktor Klang explores fast data streaming using Akka Streams - how to design robust transformation pipelines with built-in flow control able to take advantage of multicore and go over networks.


Managing Complexity, Functionally

Posted by Ryan Trinkle  on  Sep 26, 2015

Ryan Trinkle explores functional techniques for managing complexity, examines what makes them successful in pure functional programming, and proposes ways that they can be applied in any context.


Spectrum Testing - Unit to Browser before Deploy

Posted by Alan Blount  on  Sep 25, 2015 3

In this talk Alan Blount gives a quick overview of the main categories of testing and how they may apply to various web application projects.


Crafting an Effective Security Organization

Posted by Rich Smith  on  Sep 06, 2015

Rich Smith discusses the progressive approaches taken by the Etsy security team to provide security while not destroying the freedoms of the Etsy engineering culture that are loved so much.


Real Threat and Real Defenses – Case Study of the Unknown

Posted by Alex Holden  on  Sep 03, 2015

Alex Holden examines hackers’ techniques, skills, and shortfalls. He takes a snapshot of the current threat landscape and derives practical lessons by analyzing a number of high profile breaches.


How we Build Rock-solid Apps and Keep 100M+ Users Happy at Shazam

Posted by Iordanis Giannakakis, Savvas Dalkitsis  on  Aug 28, 2015

Giannakakis and Dalkitsis present how Shazam releases faster, more predictably and with more features by using BDD and automation testing, without slowing down or hindering the development process.


Breaking Bad at Netflix: Building Failure as a Service

Posted by Kolton Andrus  on  Aug 27, 2015

Kolton Andrus presents how Netflix, in order to harden their systems, designed “Failure as a Service” to allow anyone to test and validate how their systems handle failure.


Operating Microservices

Posted by Michael Brunton-Spall  on  Aug 13, 2015 1

Michael Brunton-Spall shows how DevOps-like patterns can be applied on microservices to give the development teams more responsibility for their choices, and much more.


No Free Lunch, Indeed: Three Years of Microservices at SoundCloud

Posted by Phil Calcado  on  Aug 13, 2015

Phil Calcado shares the toolkit and strategy SoundCloud uses to keep its microservices explosion manageable, dealing with operations overhead, DevOps, breaking changes and asynchronous behaviors.


Mini-talks: Machine Intelligence, Algorithms for Anti-Money Laundering, Blockchain

Posted by David Beyer, Olaf Carlson-Wee, Richard Minerich  on  Aug 02, 2015

Mini-talks: The Machine Intelligence Landscape: A Venture Capital Perspective. The future of global, trustless transactions on the largest graph: blockchain. Algorithms for Anti-Money Laundering


Distributed Scheduling with Apache Mesos in the Cloud

Posted by Diptanu Choudhury  on  Aug 02, 2015

Diptanu Choudhury discusses the design of Netflix’ distributed scheduler based on Mesos and Titan, focusing on bin packing algorithms, scaling in and out of clusters, fault tolerance, and redundancy.

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