Track Overview

Architectures You've Always Wondered About

Architectures You've Always Wondered About is a QCon staple. This edition will emphasize real-world case studies for modern cloud architectures. Learn from leaders in our industry as they share their hard-learned architectural lessons for scalability, reliability, throughput, and performance.


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Session Apache

A Distributed Systems Approach to Decarbonizing the Grid

Monday Nov 1 / 09:10AM PDT

The electrical grid is the cornerstone of all our plans to decarbonize our energy system and prevent the worst effects of climate change. What role can software play in how we manage it? Why is the grid like a distributed system, and what can we learn from the technologies we developed to manage...

Astrid Atkinson

CEO and co-founder @CamusEnergy

Session Architecture

Building AI to Diagnose Health Symptoms based on various data sources

Monday Nov 1 / 10:10AM PDT

Millions of people Google every day “why am I tired” and there is no clear answer to this question. Nutritional deficiencies or hormonal imbalances are more common every year in our society.In this talk, we are going to detail how we handled this diagnose AI using different types of...

Lola Priego

Founder & CEO of Base

Jose del Pozo

Senior Software Engineer at Base

Session Architecture

Federated GraphQL to Solve Service Sprawl at Major League Baseball

Monday Nov 1 / 11:10AM PDT

Major League Baseball serves billions of page views per year. Those page views take coordinating many internal and external services that traditionally have been disparate and opaque to the deveopers maintaining the web layer. In order to increase reliability, maintainability and scalability of...

Olessya Medvedeva

Software Engineer at Major League Baseball

Matt Oliver

Senior Engineering Manager at Major League Baseball

PANEL DISCUSSION Architecture

Event-Based Architectures: The Hard Parts

Monday Nov 1 / 12:10PM PDT

To build more responsive applications, we've seen a huge shift in the past decade to event-based architectures. While they are the right tool for the job, these architectures are not without their own unique challenges. Are parallel batch systems still necessary? What techniques do you use...


Speakers from this track

Astrid Atkinson

CEO and co-founder @CamusEnergy

Astrid is the CEO and co-founder of Camus Energy, a company dedicated to decarbonizing the grid using a software-centric approach and deep experience in distributed systems. She previously led software and systems teams at Google, where she was an early leader in the Site Reliability Engineering...

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Lola Priego

Founder & CEO of Base

Lola is the Founder and CEO of Base, the first health tracker that uses a data science app paired with at-home testing to help people feel better. Prior to founding Base, Lola was a software engineer at Amazon, Facebook and Instagram where she was focused on improving network performance. She...

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Jose del Pozo

Senior Software Engineer at Base

Jose is a Senior Software Engineer working at Base, the first health tracker that uses a data science app paired with at-home testing to help people feel better. Before Base, Jose worked at idealista, the real state company leader in the south of Europe, and Ontruck, a digital freight platform.

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Olessya Medvedeva

Software Engineer at Major League Baseball

Olessya Medvedeva is Software Engineer at Major League Baseball.  As a member of Web Architecture team, she took part in conceptualizing and building Federated GraphQL powering MLB’s personalization initiative. 

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Matt Oliver

Senior Engineering Manager at Major League Baseball

Matt Oliver is the Senior Engineering Manager for Major League Baseball’s Web Architecture team; responsible for implementing and monitoring MLB.com’s web footprint.

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Track Date

Monday Nov 1 / 08:00AM PDT

Topics

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Colin Breck

Sr. Staff Software Engineer @Tesla

Colin Breck leads the cloud platforms organization for Tesla Energy developing real-time services for power generation, battery storage, vehicle charging, and grid services. Colin detailed the Tesla Virtual Power Plant at QCon London in 2020. Colin is interested in the intersection of...

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