Susan Potter

infrastructure

talks

Dynamically scaling a political news and activism hub (up to 5x the traffic in 20 minutes)

On any given day this news discussion site can receive traffic peaks up to five times our base traffic, sometimes requiring us to scale out to double our backend app server capacity within a 10-20 minutes window (sometimes at unpredictable times). In this talk, Susan Potter will …

talks

Functional Operations (Functional Programming at Comcast Labs Connect)

If we were starting greenfield development of a service or web application today we would likely employ a number of practices and design choices that are known to optimise application responsiveness, resiliency, elasticity, and/or composability. Delivering our reactive …