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Friday, August 31 • 09:00 - 12:40
Building Blocks of Distributed Systems FULL

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All distributed systems make tradeoffs and compromises. Different designs behave very differently with respect to cost, performance, and how they behave under failure conditions.


It's important to understand the tradeoffs that the building blocks in your systems make, and the implications this has for your system as a whole. In this workshop we'll look at several examples of different real-world distributed systems and discuss their strengths and shortcomings.


This workshop will include some practical elements. You will be given some system designs to read and to evaluate, and then we'll discuss the implications of each design together as a group.

Speakers
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John Looney

Systems Engineering Manager, Facebook
John Looney has been an SRE since 2005, working with large distributed systems for Google and Facebook. He enjoys teaching SRE concepts with concrete examples. His day job is supporting teams that manage and deploy operating systems and firmware for Facebook.


Friday August 31, 2018 09:00 - 12:40
4 - Leibniz Room

Attendees (120)