About Rootconf 2018 and who should attend:
Rootconf is India’s best conference on DevOps, SRE and IT infrastructure. Rootconf attracts systems and operations engineers to share real-world knowledge about building reliable systems.
The 2018 edition is a single track conference. Day 1 – 10 May – features talks on security. Colin Charles (chief evangelist at Percona Foundation), Pukhraj Singh (former national cybersecurity manager at UIDAI), Shamim Reza (open source enthusiast), Alisha Gurung (network engineer at Bhutan Telecom) and Derick Thomas (former network engineer at VSNL and Airtel Bharti) will touch on important aspects of infrastructure, database, network and enterprise security.
Day 2 – 11 May – is filled with case studies and stories about legacy code, immutable infrastructure, root-cause analysis, handling dependencies and monitoring. Talks from Exotel, Kayako, Intuit, Helpshift, Digital Ocean, among others, will help you evaluate DevOps tools and architecture patterns.
If you are a:
- DevOps programmer
- Systems engineer
- VP of engineering
- IT manager
you should attend Rootconf.
Birds Of Feather (BOF) sessions at Rootconf 2018 will cover the following topics:
- DevSec Ops
- Microservices - tooling, architecture, costs and culture
- Mistakes that startups make when planning infrastructure
- Handling technical debt
- How to plan a container strategy for your organization
- Evaluating AWS for scale
- Future of DevOps
Rootconf is a conference for practitioners, by practitioners.
The call for proposals is closed. If you are interested in speaking at Rootconf events in 2018, submit a proposal here: rootconf.talkfunnel.com/rootconf-round-the-year-2018/
NIMHANS Convention Centre, Lakkasandra, Hombegowda Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560029.
Schedule, event details and tickets: https://rootconf.in/2018
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Herald: HAProxy agent for load feedback
Herald (https://github.com/helpshift/herald) is a haproxy agent we built to implement load feedback. This talk will explain the Haproxy load balancing problem we faced, why load feedback was required and how Herald solved the problem.
This should be interesting to folks familiar with load balancers, especially Haproxy.
- Brief introduction to Haproxy
- Explain the problem with load balancing when response times are uneven
- Explain Load Feedback as the solution to the above problem
- Explain the haproxy agent check feature and how that provides a load feedback mechanism
- Introduce Herald as the haproxy agent check service
I lead the Production Engineering Team at Helpshift, which is responsible for Helpshifts Infrastructure, Automations and Operations, Systems Architecture, Performance Engineering and so on. Spent almost a decade understanding, solving and setting up software solutions for small and large scale companies - from a SysAdmin to Tech Support, and now a Software Engineer - https://www.linkedin.com/in/raghusiddarth/
- Previous talk given at Mumbai Miniconf: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aWclomg4d0