Scaling Cloud Operations in China | Alibaba + AppsFlyer

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AppsFlyer is excited to host Alibaba Cloud at our offices where we will be presenting two sessions on cloud operations in China.

If you are looking to learn how to get started with cloud operations in China, or to improve performance & latency - join us!

18:00 - Gathering
18:15 - Enter the dragon: What I have learned by trying to reduce latency from China | Ariel Moskovich

AppsFlyer holds a significant market share for mobile attribution at China.
One of my major tasks at 2018, was to improve availability & reduce latency for our customers and partners.
This is my journey tail for walking this path.
At this talk i will cover:
- Hurdles for China traffic
- Designing a POC to define what is the major pain point
- Analyzing requests and understanding what happens under the hood
- Domains, registrar's and DNS providers in China
- ICP licensing
- Alicloud best practices for shipping traffic outside

19:00 - 11.11 Case Study, Building Alibaba Cloud for Scale, Antoine Vaissié

11.11 (Bachelor's Day) is the Chinese equivalent of Black Friday, just at XScale - with an exponentially larger buying audience in China. This talk will dive into the technology that powers this complex operations - including Alibaba Cloud's solution to enable cross-border support, built on secure and scalable infrastructure. This will dive into the different use cases, and how the Alibaba Cloud has had to evolve to be able to support the diversity of scenarios the cloud is being leveraged for across China and across borders.


Ariel Moskovich
Ariel is a dedicated operations engineer with more than 20 years of experience in high scale and live production environments. He is currently the Chief Infrastructure Architect at AppsFlyer, the world's leading mobile attribution & marketing analytics platform.

At AppsFlyer, Ariel has built a team that is running high scale multi-cloud operation, which serves over 70 billion events per day. Previously, he worked as a Senior Operation Engineer at the most challenging environments of Outbrain and Orbitz. Ariel is married to a wonderful wife, and a survivor of three demanding yet sweet kids.

Antoine Vaissié
Antoine is a cloud computing executive who started his career with Google Cloud (3 years), to Amazon Web Services (3 years) to Alibaba Cloud where he currently works. He is part of a small ‘seed’ team (5 sales makers) based in Paris but covering the whole of southern Europe and is often in Israel. His experience gives him great perspective on multi-cloud strategies for enterprises.