Google and eBay operate some of the largest Internet sites on the planet, and each maintains its leadership through continuous innovation in infrastructure and products. While substantially different in their detailed approaches, both organizations have lessons to teach. This keynote tells several war stories from Google and eBay focusing on performance, consistency, resilience, and autoscaling. It details hard-won lessons learned in scaling those companies' infrastructures, organizations, and technology stacks. It finally describes how we put those lessons into practice in the context of real-time games at KIXEYE, and offers concrete suggestions you can apply to your own organization.
The Importance of Culture: Building and Sustaining Effective Engineering Organizations
[presentation]Localização:14:50 - 15:40Abstract:
Through the lens of his personal experience from hands-on engineer to Architect to CTO, at organizations ranging from tiny startups to global giants including eBay, Google and Oracle, Randy will discuss several important aspects of engineering cultures, which both support and hinder the ability to innovate: hiring and retention, ownership and collaboration, quality and discipline, and learning and experimentation.
Randy will suggest some learnings about what has worked well – and what has not – in creating and sustaining an effective engineering culture. He will further offer some concrete suggestions on how other organizations – both large and small – can evolve their cultures as well.