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Building Highly-resilient Systems at Pinterest



Yongsheng Wu talks about how to build highly-resilient systems at scale. He covers 5 highly fault-tolerant, battle-tested systems: dynamic service discovery, real-time configuration management, caching, persistent storage, and event processing pipeline. Wu presents also failure cases that prompted engineers at Pinterest to build such systems, and how they actually test these systems.


Yongsheng Wu is an early engineer on infrastructure team at Pinterest, where he helped in making the system available, scalable, reliable, and performant. He is currently leading the storage & caching team; previously he led the effort in making it easy to use, build and run services at Pinterest.

About the conference

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 27, 2016