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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.

49:06

Building a Data Science Capability from Scratch

Posted by Victor Hu  on  Mar 23, 2017 Posted by Victor Hu  on  Mar 23, 2017

Victor Hu covers the challenges, both technical and cultural, of building a data science team and capability in a large, global company.

49:31

Data Cleansing and Understanding Best Practices

Posted by Casey Stella  on  Mar 23, 2017 Posted by Casey Stella  on  Mar 23, 2017

Casey Stella talks about discovering missing values, values with skewed distributions and likely errors within data, as well as a novel approach to finding data interconnectedness.

48:32

Predictability in ML Applications

Posted by Claudia Perlich  on  Mar 23, 2017 Posted by Claudia Perlich  on  Mar 23, 2017

Claudia Perlich presents scenarios in which the combination of different and highly informative features can have significantly negative overall impact on the usefulness of predictive modeling.

44:45

SQL Server on Linux: Will it Perform or Not?

Posted by Slava Oks  on  Mar 22, 2017 Posted by Slava Oks  on  Mar 22, 2017

Slava Oks talks about SQL Server’s history, high-level architecture and dives into core of I/O Manager, Memory Manager, and Scheduler. Topics include lessons learned and experiences behind the scenes.

44:34

Security War Stories: The Battle for the Internet of Things

Posted by Alasdair Allan  on  Mar 22, 2017 Posted by Alasdair Allan  on  Mar 22, 2017

Alasdair Allan discusses the security problems when building Internet of Things devices, and the underlying differences between the IoT and the digital Internet that drive those security issues.

19:41

Structuring Your Business for Agility

Posted by Phil Abernathy  on  Mar 21, 2017 1 Posted by Phil Abernathy  on  Mar 21, 2017 1

Phil Abernathy discusses why Agile practices are not enough, detailing why and how to restructure an organization to make it successful.

49:25

From Data Science to Production–Deploy, Scale, Enjoy

Posted by Sergii Khomenko  on  Mar 19, 2017 Posted by Sergii Khomenko  on  Mar 19, 2017

Sergii Khomenko introduces best practices in development, covers production deployments to the AWS stack, and using the serverless architecture for data applications.

43:08

The Most Important Things I Have Learnt This Year

Posted by Simon Powers  on  Mar 18, 2017 Posted by Simon Powers  on  Mar 18, 2017

Simon Powers shares what he learned from various Agile speakers teaching, coaching and coaching at Adventures with Agile.

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.

37:44

Distributed Workflows with Hypermedia Clients

Posted by Glenn Block  on  Mar 17, 2017 Posted by Glenn Block  on  Mar 17, 2017

Glenn Block introduces Hypergoal, a way of creating distributed workflows with hypermedia clients.

47:47

Automating Chaos Experiments in Production

Posted by Ali Basiri  on  Mar 15, 2017 Posted by Ali Basiri  on  Mar 15, 2017

Ali Basiri discusses the motivation behind ChAP (Chaos Automation Platform), how they implemented it, and how Netflix service teams are using it to identify systemic weaknesses.

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