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Building and Trusting a Cloud Bank

Posted by Greg Hawkins  on  Apr 19, 2017 Posted by Greg Hawkins  on  Apr 19, 2017

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.

43:24

Freeing the Whale: How to Fail at Scale

Posted by Oliver Gould  on  Mar 25, 2017 Posted by Oliver Gould  on  Mar 25, 2017

Oliver Gould discusses Finagle, a library providing a uniform model for handling failure at the communications layer, enabling Twitter to fail, safely and often.

45:21

Framing Our Potential for Failure

Posted by Michelle Brush  on  Mar 18, 2017 Posted by Michelle Brush  on  Mar 18, 2017

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.

48:04

Applying Failure Testing Research @Netflix

Posted by Kolton Andrus  on  Mar 07, 2017 Posted by Kolton Andrus Peter Alvaro  on  Mar 07, 2017

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.

49:48

Architecting for Failure in a Containerized World

Posted by Tom Faulhaber  on  Feb 16, 2017 Posted by Tom Faulhaber  on  Feb 16, 2017

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.

40:36

Stranger Things: The Forces that Disrupt Netflix

Posted by Haley Tucker  on  Dec 15, 2016 Posted by Haley Tucker  on  Dec 15, 2016

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.

45:11

0 to 100 days - Running DRTs at Dropbox

Posted by Thomissa Comellas  on  Sep 24, 2016 Posted by Thomissa Comellas Tammy Butow  on  Sep 24, 2016

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.

47:41

Move Faster and Break Even More Things

Posted by Marcus Frodin  on  Sep 06, 2016 Posted by Marcus Frodin  on  Sep 06, 2016

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.

01:00:34

Solving Business Problems with Data Science

Posted by Krishna Sankar  on  Jul 08, 2016 Posted by Krishna Sankar Robert Bernard Mohamed Elmallah Shankar Vedaraman  on  Jul 08, 2016

The panelists discuss some of the unique problems that only data science can solve, the pitfalls and the success rate of data science projects.

50:48

Microservices: State of the Union

Posted by Adrian Cockcroft  on  Jul 07, 2016 Posted by Adrian Cockcroft  on  Jul 07, 2016

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.

32:23

A Darwinian Approach to APIs in Government Health

Posted by Bruce Haefele  on  Jul 06, 2016 Posted by Bruce Haefele  on  Jul 06, 2016

Bruce Haefele shares from the successes and failures implementing an API strategy at Healthdirect Australia.

47:39

What We Talk about When We Talk about Distributed Systems

Posted by Alvaro Videla  on  Jun 08, 2016 Posted by Alvaro Videla  on  Jun 08, 2016

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.

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