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Optimized for Change: Architecture @ Etsy
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by Kellan Elliott-McCrea on Nov 06, 2012 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London, March 6-10, 2017. Join us!

Kellan Elliott-McCrea discusses the technological and process changes Etsy has been going through the last two years in order to make the website more resilient.


Kellan Elliott-McCrea is Etsy's CTO, joined two years to replace the rapidly growing site's failing architecture, introduce high velocity development, and build a world class engineering team. Previously at Flickr for 4 years as the architect. Helped build Odeo which later became Twitter. He is one of the original authors of OAuth, he is passionate about the importance and power of the Open Web.

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.

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