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Introduction to Mesos, Marathon and Chronos + Demos

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Abstract: How is it possible for Twitter to have only three full-time SREs to manage 10s of thousands of nodes running in their datacenters. It's because they run a highly-automated IT infrastructure based on Apache Mesos. Mesosphere, the startup behind Apache Mesos, has built tools and services that augment the open source Mesos and make it easy for developers and operators to automate common datacenter operations like container orchestration and deployment of applications. In this presentation, Mesosphere engineers Ben Whitehead and Sunil Shah will cover a brief introduction to the open source Apache Mesos, Marathon and Chronos projects followed by a demonstration. We'll show how continuous deployment can be easily accomplished, as well as highlighting useful features like rolling deploys, artifact staging and service discovery.

Ben Whitehead (, Distributed Applications Engineer at Mesosphere, Inc.

Ben Whitehead is a Distributed Applications Engineer working on the Cassandra Mesos Framework and DCOS at Mesosphere where he works on the backend for tools Mesosphere is building around Apache Mesos. Prior to Mesosphere, Ben was evangelizing the move to distributed systems and service oriented architectures as well as building a system to run JUnit tests in a distributed compute grid while working at Goldman Sachs.

For fun Ben likes to tinker with and learn about new technology, software development patterns and architecture, play video games, and visit new places.

Sunil Shah (, Distributed Applications Engineer at Mesosphere, Inc.

Sunil Shah is a Distributed Applications Engineer at Mesosphere, working on the applications and frameworks team to build tools and services around the Apache Mesos project.

Before joining Mesosphere, Sunil completed a Master's program at UC Berkeley in EECS, working on real-time processing of images collected from drones. When he's not flying drones around, Sunil likes to cycle, camp, hike, ski and play a large drum.