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Load Balancing is Impossible
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| by Tyler McMullen Follow 0 Followers on Dec 31, 2016 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 13-17, 2017. Join us!
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Summary
Tyler McMullen discusses load balancing techniques and algorithms such as Randomized Least-conns, Join-Idle-Queue, and Load Interpretation. Load balancing perfectly may be impossible in the real world, but we can do better than “random,” “round-robin,” and naive “least-conns”.

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Bio

Tyler McMullen is CTO at Fastly, where he’s responsible for the system architecture and leads the company’s technology vision. As part of the founding team, Tyler built the first versions of Fastly’s Instant Purging system, API, and Real-time Analytics. He has experience in everything from web design to kernel development, and loathes all of it. Especially distributed systems.

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