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Architecting for Failure: Chaos, Complexity, and Resilience

Making systems resilient involves people and tech. Learn about strategies being used from chaos testing to distributed system clustering.


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SESSION + Live Q&A Serverless

Building Resilient Serverless Systems

In this brave new world of serverless, we entrust our vendors with keeping the infrastructure up and running. However, when even cloud behemoths like Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud have outages and failures, how can we build resilient systems?   John Chapin explains how to use...

Johnathan Chapin

Cloud Technology Consultant with an expertise in Serverless Computing

SESSION + Live Q&A Site Reliability Engineering

An Engineer's Guide to a Good Night's Sleep

As organisations look to empower engineers more, and embrace devops practices, we have seen the support role change quite a bit too. Developers are moving from being purely third line support, to working more collaboratively with engineers and operational staff. Also as we move to cloud native...

Nicky Wrightson

Ventures CTO @blenheimchalcot

SESSION + Live Q&A Interview Available

Learning From Chaos: Architecting for Resilience

In this talk Russ Miles, CEO of ChaosIQ, will share how leading organisations are successfully adopting chaos engineering to encourage a mindset of "architecting for resilience". Through chaos engineering, architects are able to establish a true "learning system" where everyone is involved in...

Russell Miles

CEO of @chaosiqio

SESSION + Live Q&A Chaos Engineering

How Condé Nast Succeeds by a Culture That Embraces Failure

Systems architectures are increasingly diverse to serve the growing demands for scalability, fault tolerance, isolation, and extensibility. But the compromise is ever complex software to operate and maintain often with no single shared view of entire design. This is especially true with the...

Crystal Hirschorn

VP Engineering, Global Strategy & Operations @CondeNast

SESSION + Live Q&A Site Reliability Engineering

Amplifying Sources of Resilience: What Research Says

Building robust software systems means anticipating how failures may occur with components and subsystems and developing answers to the question:    “What is needed for the design of systems that prevents or limits catastrophic failure?”   Investing in, developing, and...

John Allspaw

DevOps/Resilience Engineering Thought Leader, Previously CTO @Etsy & Co-founder of @AdaptiveCLabs


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Johnathan Chapin

Cloud Technology Consultant with an expertise in Serverless Computing

John Chapin is a co-founder of Symphonia, an expert Serverless and Cloud Technology Consultancy based in NYC. He has over 15 years of experience as a technical executive and senior engineer. John was previously VP Engineering, Core Services & Data Science at Intent Media, where he helped...

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Nicky Wrightson

Ventures CTO @blenheimchalcot

Nicky has worked as an engineer for over 20 years over many industries. She is currently working as Ventures CTO for Blenheim Chalcot, a venture builder which believes in investing more than just funds but investing knowledge and experience, ideas and infrastructure to build new sustainable...

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Russell Miles

CEO of @chaosiqio

Russ Miles is CEO of ChaosIQ.io where he and his team build commercial and open source (ChaosToolkit.org) products and provide services to companies applying Chaos Engineering to build confidence in the resilience of their production systems.  Russ is an international speaker, trainer and...

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Crystal Hirschorn

VP Engineering, Global Strategy & Operations @CondeNast

Crystal Hirschorn is currently VP Engineering, Global Strategy & Operations at Condé Nast which is best known for its portfolio of global brands Vogue, Wired, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker and many more. She oversees a globally distributed engineering organisation and leading the technical...

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John Allspaw

DevOps/Resilience Engineering Thought Leader, Previously CTO @Etsy & Co-founder of @AdaptiveCLabs

John Allspaw has worked in software systems engineering and operations for over twenty years in many different environments. John’s publications include the books The Art of Capacity Planning (2009) and Web Operations (2010) as well as the forward to “The DevOps Handbook.”  His 2009...

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