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Scala, ECS, and Docker: Delayed Execution @Coursera
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| by Brennan Saeta Follow 0 Followers on Jun 05, 2016 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 5 - 9, 2018. Save an extra $100 with INFOQSF18!

Brennan Saeta covers aspects of Coursera’s architecture that enables them to rapidly build sophisticated features for their learning platform. Saeta also discusses their experience running containers in production, what works, what doesn’t, and why. He briefly touches upon container threat models, and how to architect a defense-in-depth strategy to mitigate both known and unknown vulnerabilities.


Brennan Saeta is a Lead Infrastructure Engineer, leading the ‘Cour’ (core) group responsible for the development environment, core libraries, and the common infrastructure powering Coursera.

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