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Saturday, November 12 • 11:40am - 12:20pm
Building High Performance Microservices with Colossus

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Colossus is a Scala I/O and microservice framework that has been built from the ground up with a strong focus on performance and simplicity. While primarily aimed at building low-latency services, it can serve as a fully generalized I/O layer for virtually any application. Whether you're doing low-level bit-pushing or making high-level distributed services, Colossus is here to help. In this talk I'll cover the basics of what Colossus can do, how we made it fast, and how we use it at Tumblr to power some of our platform's most popular features.

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Dan Simon

Staff Engineer, Tumblr
Dan Simon is a Staff Engineer at Tumblr, specializing in distributed systems and platform services. Over the last 5 years Dan has worked on a wide variety of projects across Tumblr's infrastructure and is the lead developer of Colossus, a lightweight service framework that powers all of Tumblr's Scala services.


Saturday November 12, 2016 11:40am - 12:20pm
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