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Expedia’s Journey toward Site Resiliency



Sahar Samiei and Willie Wheeler share Expedia’s resiliency journey, starting with resiliency as an afterthought and progressing toward resiliency as a first-class concern. They talk about the importance of partnering with the teams experiencing operational struggles, and equipping them with the data to make the right investments at the right time.


Sahar Samiei is a Senior Product Manager leading the Site Reliability Program at Expedia. She has been with Expedia for eight years, working across different teams, focusing on operations. Willie Wheeler is a Principal Application Engineer at Expedia, with 20 years of professional software development experience. At Expedia he serves as a resiliency champion within the engineering organization.

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Software is changing the world. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Feb 20, 2018