Using Linux containers in development is very different from using them in large-scale multi-tenant production environments. Bowery co-founder Steve Kaliski will discuss issues the team ran into and how they solved them, the advantages and disadvantages of creating your own container solution, and then show how Bowery simplifies the process of managing and orchestrating these containers in development.
Formerly at NYU studying mathematics and economic theory, Steve Kaliski worked at Poptip, beginning during their stay at TechStars NYC. He built out their front-end for various products, as well as the first version of their API. He is now co-founder of Bowery.io, an easy way to set up development environments.
Growing in five years to a site of over 130 million monthly users, Imgur is now a massive community creating and exporting memes throughout the four corners of the internets. This talk discusses the continuing evolution of the site, the emergence of the Imgurian community, and our most recent experience designing and launching a massive overhaul of the site experience. Presented by Tim Hwang, Tony Guglielmi, and Michal Kaczmarek.
Tough Mudder technologist, Ori Neidich, discusses hard-won lessons in bringing high-availability portable network operations to physical events in remote locations.
David Varvel, currently working on CloudFoundry, discusses his experiences with rewriting the elastic runtime of CloudFoundry and more generally, how to grow software architectures.
Igor Lebovic from AirPair discusses the “viral content coefficient” and strategies as to how companies can grow through their content.
Nina Mehta, a designer at Pivotal Labs, discusses tips in tricks for collaborating between developers and designers while continuing with Agile methodologies.
Nina Mehta, a designer at Pivotal Labs, discusses strategies to get design work prioritized amongst other product priorities.
Mike Grafton talks about the Android unit-testing framework Robolectric in this talk titled “Everything you always wanted to know about Robolectric (but were afraid to ask)”.
Nick Quinlan from SendGrid discusses some of the advantages of SendGrid as well as many tips around improving sending of email in general (such as surviving spam detection).
Simon Leung, Jonathan Berkhahn, and Danial Lavine discuss a framework they’ve created to run performance acceptance tests against a CloudFoundry deployment. These tests can help operators tune their deployments as well as help prevent regressions in developing for CloudFoundry.
Colin Nederkoorn from Customer.io discusses disaster management.
We’re a mission critical app for people. When things go wrong or we have an outage, we often respond in a way that helps people trust us more. I’ll walk through a few times the $#%@ hit the fan and how we handled it (and got better at it).
Ian Baker, co-founder of Threadable, discusses his experiences with creating a startup and how Threadable has adapted the Pivotal Lab’s process for a startup environment.