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Architectures You've Always Wondered About

Hard-earned lessons from the names you know on scalability, reliability, security, and performance.


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Tesla Virtual Power Plant

A Virtual Power Plant (VPP) is a network of distributed energy-resources (often solar, wind, and batteries) that are aggregated to provide smarter and more flexible power generation, distribution, and availability. A VPP leverages assets for more than one purpose, and, in doing so, decentralizes...

Colin Breck

Sr. Staff Software Engineer @Tesla

Percy Link

Staff Software Engineer @Tesla

SESSION + Live Q&A Architecture

eBPF - Rethinking the Linux Kernel

The Linux kernel is undergoing the most fundamental architecture evolution in history and is becoming a microkernel. Why is the Linux kernel evolving into a microkernel? The potentially biggest fundamental change ever happening to the Linux kernel. This talk covers how companies like Facebook and...

Thomas Graf

Founding Member @CiliumProject

SESSION + Live Q&A London

Evolution of Financial Exchange Architectures

The Disruptor was announced 10 years ago. A concurrent library for the Java programming language which provided a low-latency, high-throughput means to do asynchronous event processing as a central component to the LMAX's architecture.In the 10 years since Disruptor, Financial Exchange...

Martin Thompson

High Performance & Low Latency Specialist

SESSION + Live Q&A London

Lessons From DAZN: Scaling Your Project with Micro-Frontends

Micro-frontends are a new architectural trend in the development of frontend applications. This architectural style can provide several benefits to your projects and organization, offering a level of decoupling never seen before in single-page applications or universal architectures. That said,...

Luca Mezzalira

Principal Solutions Architect @AWS

SESSION + Live Q&A Architecture

Managing Systems in an Age of Dynamic Complexity

Why is it that a single server can often have better uptime than a public cloud service?We used to manage systems. Instead, many of us now write and run dynamic control planes: the systems that run our user-facing systems. We find the dynamic control plane pattern in software-defined networking,...

Laura Nolan

Site Reliability Engineer @Slack, Contributor to Seeking SRE, & SRECon Steering Committee

SESSION + Live Q&A London

Designing a Real-Time Global Sportsbook (From Scratch!)

Have you ever found yourself working on an established product and secretly wishing you could start it all again from scratch? Given the chance to pick from modern languages, platforms and technologies, how would you design your dream architecture?    12 months ago we were given this...

Ian Thomas

Senior Principal Engineer @thestarsgroup


Speakers from this track

Colin Breck

Sr. Staff Software Engineer @Tesla

Colin Breck has experience developing software infrastructures for the near real-time monitoring and control of industrial applications. At Tesla, he works on distributed systems for the monitoring, aggregation, optimization, and control of distributed-energy assets, including solar generation,...

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Percy Link

Staff Software Engineer @Tesla

Percy Link is a staff software engineer on the Energy Optimization team at Tesla, working on the Autobidder platform. Percy earned a Ph.D. in climate science and entered industry as a data scientist in smart grid applications. She has evolved into a software engineer, focusing especially on the...

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Thomas Graf

Founding Member @CiliumProject

Thomas Graf is Co-Founder & CTO at Isovalent and creator of the Cilium project. Before this, Thomas has been a Linux kernel developer at Red Hat for many years. Over the more than 15 years working on the Linux kernel, Thomas was involved in a variety of networking and security subsystems. For...

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Martin Thompson

High Performance & Low Latency Specialist

Martin is a Java Champion with over 2 decades of experience building complex and high-performance computing systems. He is most recently known for his work on Aeron and SBE. Previously at LMAX he was the co-founder and CTO when he created the Disruptor. Prior to LMAX Martin worked for Betfair,...

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Luca Mezzalira

Principal Solutions Architect @AWS

Luca is a Principal Solutions Architect at AWS, an international speaker and an author. Over the past 18 years, he’s mastered software architectures from frontend to the cloud, providing the right solution for the context.

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Laura Nolan

Site Reliability Engineer @Slack, Contributor to Seeking SRE, & SRECon Steering Committee

Laura Nolan's background is in Site Reliability Engineering, software engineering, distributed systems, and computer science. She wrote the 'Managing Critical State' chapter in the O'Reilly 'Site Reliability Engineering' book, as well as contributing to the more recent...

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Ian Thomas

Senior Principal Engineer @thestarsgroup

After The Stars Group purchased Sky Betting & Gaming in 2018, Ian was one of the first technical members to join the newly founded Group Sports & Trading Platforms (GSTP) tribe and has been instrumental in designing the architecture and software that will power Sky Bet international, Fox...

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Track Host

Wes Reisz

Technical Principal @thoughtworks & Creator/Co-host of #TheInfoQPodcast, previously Platform Architect @VMware

Wes is a Technical Principal with Thoughtworks where his focus is on working with customers on app modernization, with a particular focus on the cloud native ecosystem. Prior to Thoughtworks, he was one of the Platform Architects at VMware focused on Tanzu. Wes also chairs the San Francisco...

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