Rootconf 2016

Rootconf is India's principal conference where systems and operations engineers share real world knowledge about building resilient and scalable systems.

Happiness through Crash Only software

Submitted by Antoine Grondin (@aybabtme) on Thursday, 25 February 2016

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Technical level

Intermediate

Section

Full talk

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Objective

teach the benefits of designing software in a crash only fashion, with examples from large scale deployments at DigitalOcean. how to design for graceful handling of failures.

Description

I will talk about what crash only software is, why you want it and how to implement it. we have real examples of crash only software saving our sanity in multiple large scale deployments at DigitalOcean.

Speaker bio

Antoine is a distributed system engineer at DigitalOcean working on an upcoming storage product. Previously he worked on a distributed caching layer for disk images, and before working at DO, on a distributed load testing service on the Performance team at Shopify.

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