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Rootconf is HasGeek’s first annual conference for sysadmins and devops to share experience and knowledge, to teach and learn, and to meet colleagues and friends.

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Pranil Dasika


Stay in sync with Apache Zookeeper

Submitted May 15, 2012

Understand the application of apache zookeeper in a distributed environment. Use-case: Keeping metadata, config files in sync in a large geographically distributed environment


ZooKeeper is a centralized service for maintaining configuration information, naming, providing distributed synchronization, and providing group services. Will discuss the typical use-cases and some real-life applications which are using ZooKeeper. A small demo to end the talk.


Basic understanding of challenges in distributed systems will help.

Speaker bio

Developer at, Global Mobile Optimization Platform.
Built a service using Apache ZooKeeper and CuratorFramework to coordinate across data centers.



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Nginx - Tips and Tricks.

Nginx is the second most popular webserver after apache. Its known for its light memory footprint and nimble proxy/loadbalancing features. The objective is to discuss some useful and interesting features of nginx which can be used very effectively in a high volume production environment. more

18 May 2012