Conferences Articles

  • Kafka Ecosystem at LinkedIn

    April 19, 2016

    Apache Kafka is a highly scalable messaging system that plays a critical role as LinkedIn’s central data pipeline. Kafka was developed at LinkedIn back in 2010, and it currently handles more than 1.4 trillion messages per day across over 1400 brokers. Kafka’s strong durability and low latency have enabled us to use Kafka to power a number of newer...

  • My Experience Speaking At The Swift Summit

    February 5, 2016

    Almost a year ago now, I gave my first talk. It was last February at a Papers We Love meetup group in San Francisco. By November, I was speaking at the Swift Summit. It was two days long with 250 attendees and 24 great speakers from all over the world. It was an extremely rewarding experience. If you're thinking about taking the plunge into public speaking, it's...

  • LinkedIn at Velocity Santa Clara 2014

    July 16, 2014

    Every year in the early summer, O'Reilly hosts a conference called Velocity in Santa Clara, CA. LinkedIn sponsored Velocity this year, and over 50 of us attended from our Site Reliability, Engineering, and Performance teams. As a member of our SRE team, I love going to Velocity - mainly because it's a conference where all the content is going to be relevant to...