John Allspaw

John Allspaw
SVP, Technical Operations, Etsy

Website | @allspaw

John has worked in systems operations for over fourteen years in biotech, government and online media. He started out tuning parallel clusters running vehicle crash simulations for the U.S. government, and then moved on to the Internet in 1997. He built the backing infrastructures at Salon, InfoWorld, Friendster, and Flickr.

He is now VP of Tech Operations at Etsy, and is the author of The Art of Capacity Planning published by O’Reilly.

Sessions

Velocity Culture Ballroom EFGH
John Allspaw (Etsy)
Average rating: ****.
(4.71, 45 ratings)
Getting tight operationally means strengthening the resiliency of both your stack _and_ your organization's response to issues that arise. Outage postmortem meetings done wrong can be stress-filled blamefests, and done right can be collaborative illustrations of Resilience Engineering. I'll use Etsy.com examples to illustrate sticky topics such as Root Cause Analysis and Human Error. Read more.
Mission City Ballroom
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Steve Souders (Fastly), Jesse Robbins (OnBeep, Inc.), John Allspaw (Etsy)
Average rating: ***..
(3.81, 16 ratings)
Mission City Ballroom
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Jesse Robbins (OnBeep, Inc.), Steve Souders (Fastly), John Allspaw (Etsy)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 8 ratings)
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