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Hardware & Provisioning Engineering @Twitter



Matt Singer and Nik Johnson talk about the Provisioning Engineering system at Twitter, called Wilson, which is designed to handle every part of a server's lifecycle that does not require a person with a screwdriver. Combined with their machine metadata service Audubon, Provisioning Engineering provides the one interface for service owners needing to interact with hardware.


Matt Singer is a Staff Hardware Engineer at Twitter, where he has contributed to the design of Twitter's server fleet by optimizing performance, costs and efficiency to constantly improve the user experience. Nik Johnson is a Software Engineer at Twitter and a member of the Provisioning Engineering team. He has worked on minimizing maintenance costs and improving performance at Twitter.

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Sep 26, 2017