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Serverless Platform: Scientific Computation @Scale



Diptanu Choudhury talks about the platform they are developing at NASA for running computations as functions which would make it easier for researchers to program their applications & algorithms without any boilerplate details about the underlying infrastructure. He goes into the problems they are trying to solve and provides a high level overview of the platform.


Diptanu Choudhury is an infrastructure engineer, and works on large-scale distributed systems, cluster schedulers, service discovery and highly available and high throughput systems on the public cloud. He currently works at Facebook.

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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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Aug 24, 2017