Michael Brunton-Spall talks about various types of system failure that can happen, sharing the lessons learned at the Guardian and measures taken to prevent and mitigate failure.
Michael Brunton-Spall is the Developer Advocate for the Guardian, helping to build and scale the website. He has helped setup and run the platform team that managed internal, behind the scenes, performance and scalability issues. Michael is now the Tech Lead for the Guardian Open Platform. He also speaks at conferences, organizes conferences, supports users of the APIs.
Software is changing the world; QCon aims to empower software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the enterprise software development community; to achieve this, QCon is organized as a practitioner-driven conference designed for people influencing innovation in their teams: team leads, architects, project managers, engineering directors.