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Monitoring Serverless Architectures

Serverless architectures are attracting more and more interest from the IT professionals and companies hoping to lower the costs of creating and operating distributed systems without constant worrying about availability, scalability and capacity management. Despite all the attractive properties...

Rafal Gancarz Lead Consultant @OpenCredo
Products And Prototypes With Keras

In this talk Micha will show how to build a working product with Keras, a high level deep learning framework. He'll start by explaining deep learning at a conceptual level, before describing the product requirements. He'll then show code and discuss design decisions that demonstrate how to train...

Micha Gorelick Research Engineer @FastForwardLabs, Keras Contributor
Causal Consistency For Large Neo4j Clusters

In this talk we'll explore the new Causal clustering architecture for Neo4j. We'll see how Neo4j uses the Raft protocol for a robust underlay for intensive write operations, and how the asynchronous new scale-out mechanism provides enormous capacity for very demanding graph workloads. We'll...

Jim Webber Chief Scientist @Neo4j
Parallelizing Product Development with GraphQL

In this talk we will cover how to drive API development forward with the data model as the source of truth using the GraphQL Schema Definition Language. In typical REST approaches, UI development is often blocked on APIs and API development is hampered by not knowing how clients are using the...

Chris Biscardi Product Engineer @Honeycomb
Understanding Deep Learning

No matter what your role is, it is really important to have some understanding of the models you’re working with. In last year's keynote, Rob Harrop talked about the importance of intuition in machine learning. This is a step towards that. You might already be using neural networks. How can...

Jessica Yung Machine Learning blogger and entrepreneur, Self-Driving Car Engineer Scholar @nvidia
A Kubernetes Operator for etcd

Etcd is a distributed key-value store, best known for being the data store used by Kubernetes itself. But what if you use etcd directly in your application, and you need it inside a Kubernetes cluster? Stateful applications, databases in particular, have traditionally posed a challenge for...

James Laverack Solutions Engineer @JetstackHQ

Interviews

Danny Yuan Real-time Streaming Lead @Uber

Scaling Uber's Elasticsearch Clusters

How you you describe the persona and level of the target audience?

The target audience are software engineers or SREs who are interested in scaling out Elasticsearch for OLAP workload. The audience should have basic understanding of Elasticsearch and OLAP.

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Carlos Garcia Ocado Smart Platform Fraud Team Lead Przemyslaw Pastuszka ML Engineer @Ocado

Real-Time Decisions Using ML on the Google Cloud Platform

What is the focus of your work today?

Carlos: The team is currently building the new ML-powered fraud application, to be used by fraud agents at Ocado and also other retailers using our Ocado Smart Platform. The team is currently focused on building the pipelines that allow us to integrate the real-time production systems with the “big data” stored in Google Cloud and...

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Herman Schaaf Senior Software Engineer @Skyscanner

From Batch to Streaming to Both

What is the work you're doing today?

I am a Principal Software Engineer at Skyscanner working on the data platform. This is the central data platform that powers all the Skyscanners' events, metrics and logs. My primary role there is making sure that the 2 million or so events we receive every second arrives safely and securely in long term storage, which is in S3,...

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Maria Gutierrez Senior Director of Engineering @Intercom

How to Build an Engineering Culture That Focuses on Business Impact

What is the work you're doing today?

I am head of engineering and co-site lead for Intercom London. In collaboration with my product partner, I’m responsible for the programs of work and teams in London. We are one of the three global product and engineering offices at Intercom and closely collaborate with our peers in Dublin and San Francisco. Intercom’s...

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Theo Schlossnagle Founder and CEO @Circonus, Editorial board of ACM's ‘Queue’

A Young Profession Coping With Ethical Debt

What is the motivation for your talk?

If you look around our industry the vast majority of people that are working today in our industry, writing code, making decisions that impact users, haven't had an intense ethics course in their life, they haven't taken an ethics course in high school, they haven't taken an ethics course in college. It doesn't mean that they don't...

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Michael Maibaum Chief Architect @SkyBet

Pragmatic Resiliency: Super 6 & Sky Bet Evolution

What is your talk about?

You go to a lot of conferences and you hear people from Google or Netflix talking about reactive architectures or the Simian army or whatever, and it all feels quite unattainable for a lot of people. It's like this big complicated thing, there is not much like those systems. And Sky Bet has changed quite a lot over the last few years....

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