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Resilient Systems

Past Presentations

Rethinking How the Industry Approaches Chaos Engineering:

In order to determine and envision how to achieve reliability and resilience that drive our businesses forward, organizations must be able to look back at past blunders unobscured by hindsight bias. Resilient organizations don’t take past successes as a reason for confidence. Instead, they...

Nora Jones Senior Developer/ Engineer
Best Practices Building Resilient Systems

Architecting for Failure covers the challenges (both technical and organizational) of constantly improving service delivery of a growing global company with a 24x7x365 service redundancy requirement. The talk focuses on best practices and lessons learned in building resilient systems. Topics...

Pablo Jensen CTO @Sportradar
Consensus: Why Can't We All Just Agree?

Reaching agreement is never easy and distributed systems are no exception to this rule. In this talk, we take a journey though the history, to the current reality and look ahead to the future for distributed consensus. We start over three decades ago, when the field of distributed consensus began...

Heidi Howard Distributed Systems PhD Candidate @CambridgeComputerLab
Cluster Consensus: When Aeron Met Raft

Consensus protocols enable distributed systems to agree a common view of shared state. This common view allows a cluster to continue service while a majority of its members are available. Raft was designed to be understandable. Raft succeeded in this goal and became popular. Aeron was designed...

Martin Thompson High Performance & Low Latency Specialist
How Events Are Reshaping Modern Systems

Event-driven architecture and design have been getting a lot of attention in recent years. It’s an old concept that has been around for decades, so why this sudden peak of interest? In this talk, we will explore the nature of events, what it means to be event-driven, and how we can unleash the...

Jonas Bonér Founder & CTO @Lightbend / Creator of Akka

Interviews

Martin Thompson High Performance & Low Latency Specialist

Cluster Consensus: When Aeron Met Raft

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

Senior developers and architects who need highly resilient systems without compromising performance. Typically these developers will be from a finance, gaming, betting, or high-volume transactional system domains.

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Jonas Bonér Founder & CTO @Lightbend / Creator of Akka

How Events Are Reshaping Modern Systems

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

My talk is for programmers and architects (from beginners to experienced) that are interested in and intrigued by event-driven systems and event-driven architecture.

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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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