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Tuesday, June 11 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Deciding Dollars: It's Actually Actuarial

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In today's world, data is growing faster than ever. For online apps, two things matter more than anything else for the database: uptime and performance. The intersection between data growth and online requirements results in interesting technology choices. This panel will discuss the implications - and approaches - to maximize revenue via technology decisions.


Rick Branson

Infrastructure Engineer, Instagram
Rick is an Infrastructure Engineer at Instagram where he spends his days building scalable systems to deal with their meteoric growth rates. Rick is a totally impatient dude, so he’s spent the last 10 years obsessed with making complex production systems faster and more reliable. Previously he was a Solutions Architect at DataStax, and has held various engineering roles at Coroutine, Mosaik Solutions, and FedEx.

Adrian Cockcroft

Cloud Architect, Netflix
Adrian Cockcroft is the director of architecture for the Cloud Systems team at Netflix. He is focused on availability, resilience, performance, and measurement of the Netflix cloud platform, and has presented at many conferences, including the Cassandra Summit, QCon/GOTO, Cloud Connect, Velocity, Gluecon and Structure. Adrian is also well known as the author of several books while a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems: Sun Performance... Read More →

Tuesday June 11, 2013 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Marina Room Conference Center Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

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