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Architectures You've Always Wondered About

Ever wondered how they do it? Next-gen architectures from the most admired companies in software, such as Netflix, Google, BBC, Twitter, & more.


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SESSION + Live Q&A Serverless

Real World Examples of FaaS

Cloudflare launched Cloudflare Workers over a year ago bringing the ability to run JavaScript and then any WASM-targetting language on our 165+ locations around the world. Since then many companies have built functions and applications using Cloudflare Workers. This talk will look at real world...

John Graham-Cumming

CTO @Cloudflare

SESSION + Live Q&A Architecture

Airbnb’s Great Migration: Building Services at Scale

So you’ve decided to migrate from monolith to microservices, what next? Such a redesign to service-oriented architecture (SOA) is a long, arduous journey that benefits from an incremental, iterative approach. Yet, such a migration often must be done while still shipping new features,...

Jessica Tai

Software Engineer @Airbnb

SESSION + Live Q&A Microservices

What We Got Wrong: Lessons from the Birth of Microservices

Google deserves a lot of credit for imagining (and popularizing) what we now call "microservice architectures." That said, hindsight is 20/20, and many of the mistakes we made at Google are being recreated by the rest of the industry today. What did we get wrong about microservices at Google, and...

Ben Sigelman

Co-Founder @LightStepHQ & Co-Creator Dapper & @OpenTracing API Standard

SESSION + Live Q&A Architecture

BBC iPlayer: Architecting for TV

TV apps have seen an explosion in usage over the last few years as audiences start the slow migration away from traditional broadcast viewing. For iPlayer, TV has become the dominant platform, with over half of iPlayer consumption coming from the biggest screen in the house via thousands of...

David Buckhurst

Engineering Manager @BBC

SESSION + Live Q&A

Life of a Packet Through Istio

Istio is a service mesh for Kubernetes that offers advanced networking features. It provides intelligent routing, resiliency, and security features, so that service authors don’t have to keep re-implementing them. Istio is rapidly taking off and there are great introductory talks everywhere....

Matt Turner

Site Reliability Engineer @MarshallWace

UNCONFERENCE + Live Q&A Open Space

Architectures Open Space

Shane Hastie

Director of Agile Learning Programs @ICAgile


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John Graham-Cumming

CTO @Cloudflare

John Graham-Cumming is CTO of Cloudflare and is a computer programmer and author. He studied mathematics and computation at Oxford and stayed for a doctorate in computer security. As a programmer, he has worked in Silicon Valley and New York, the UK, Germany, and France. His open source POPFile...

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Jessica Tai

Software Engineer @Airbnb

Jessica has worked at Airbnb for 4 years, starting as a full-stack product engineer for the guest and host booking flow and is now an infrastructure engineer on the Core Services team. She leads the user data service, which is one of Airbnb’s highest QPS services and integrates with all...

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Ben Sigelman

Co-Founder @LightStepHQ & Co-Creator Dapper & @OpenTracing API Standard

Ben Sigelman is the CEO and co-founder of LightStep, co-creator of Dapper (Google’s distributed tracing tool that helps developers make sense of their large-scale distributed systems), and co-creator of the open-source OpenTracing API standard (a project within the CNCF).

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David Buckhurst

Engineering Manager @BBC

David Buckhurst is an engineering manager at the BBC, where he looks after the teams who develop interactive TV applications such as iPlayer and Red Button. David has a long history of working with complex device-based challenges. He has been a vocal advocate of automated testing for years,...

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Matt Turner

Site Reliability Engineer @MarshallWace

Matt is an SRE at Marshall Wace, a London asset manager. Matt's team is responsible for infrastructure, on-prem and public-cloud, security, and developer experience. Marshall Wace's platform has it all - old and new, Kubernetes and Kerberos. Matt has done Dev, sometimes with added Ops,...

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Shane Hastie

Director of Agile Learning Programs @ICAgile

Shane leads the Culture and Methods editorial team for InfoQ.com where he hosts the weekly InfoQ Culture Podcast. He is the Director of Agile Learning Programs for ICAgile. He has oversight in the strategic direction and expansion of ICAgile’s learning programs, including maintaining and...

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Track Host

Charles Humble

Head of Editorial @InfoQ.com

Charles Humble took over as head of the editorial team at InfoQ.com in March 2014, guiding the content creation including news, articles, books, video presentations and interviews. Prior to taking on the full-time role at InfoQ, Charles led our Java coverage, and was CTO for PRPi Consulting, a...

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