May Go Meetup

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Good news everyone! Not only will we be having another Go meetup within sight of the previous one (a rare event indeed), but our good friends at Optiver have offered to host us in their wonderful (and expansive) presentation space.


18:00 - Doors open

18:30 - Welcome

18:40 - Presentation

Scalable Iterable - Manish Jain

Abstract: Lot of startups follow the popular “cult” of Python, MySQL, and AWS. None of them are necessarily bad early on, but cause significant issues as your startups gains traction. I talk about the cons of this combination, present best practices learnt at Google working with the biggest database in the world, propose viable alternatives, and how I’ve used them in my own startups.

Bio: Manish is an ex-Google Tech Lead & Senior Software Engineer, ex-Quora, founder of ( and currently works at SupportX.

19:15 (ish) break

19:30 Presentation

Reproducible builds (part ii) - Dave Cheney

Abstract: Dependency management for Go programs is an unsolved problem. In this talk I'll discuss the problem space, the existing solutions, and throw my hat into the ring.

Bio: Dave used to be really good at Mario cart.

20:00 Lightning talks and/or closing remarks.

20:30 Close

Please contact me if you are interested in presenting or giving a lightning talk. RSVP's are limited and preference will be given to those who present.