Greg Hawkins discusses how Starling Bank, part of the new movement in FinTech challenger banks, is innovating while addressing the need for resilience in a world where failure is everywhere.
Oliver Gould discusses Finagle, a library providing a uniform model for handling failure at the communications layer, enabling Twitter to fail, safely and often.
Michelle Brush discusses modeling complex systems and architectural changes that could introduce new modes of failure, using examples from embedded systems to large stream processing pipelines.
Kolton Andrus and Peter Alvaro present how a “big idea” -- lineage-driven fault injection -- evolved from a theoretical model into an automated failure testing service at Netflix.
Tom Faulhaber discusses the new container-based toolbox for building systems that are robust in the face of failures, how to recover from failure and how the tools can be used to best effect.
Haley Tucker discusses how other systems may affect Netflix' services, strategies to protect their systems and make sure they won't fail even if things go wrong.
Thomissa Comellas shares her experiences developing and rolling out new Disaster Recovery Testing techniques at Dropbox. Tammy Butow shares how her team runs DRTs and has implemented the techniques.
Marcus Frodin discusses a few failures he has overseen at Spotify, deriving a framework of how to think about and evaluate what worked and what didn’t, and how to get more of the things that did.
The panelists discuss some of the unique problems that only data science can solve, the pitfalls and the success rate of data science projects.
Adrian Cockcroft discusses success/failure stories of adopting microservices, overviews what’s next with microservices and presents some of the techniques that have led to successful deployments.
Bruce Haefele shares from the successes and failures implementing an API strategy at Healthdirect Australia.
Alvaro Videla reviews distributed systems: async/sync, message passing, shared memory, failure detectors, leader election, consensus and different kinds of replication, and recommends related books.