Andy Gross (https://twitter.com/argv0) from Twitter will present The Akamai Network: A Platform for High-Performance Internet Applications (http://www.akamai.com/dl/technical_publications/network_overview_osr.pdf) paper by Erik Nygren, Ramesh K. Sitaraman, and Jennifer Sun.
Doors open at 6:30 pm; the presentation will begin at 7:00 pm; and, yes, there will be beer and pizza.
After Andy presents the paper, we will open up the floor to discussion and questions.
We hope that you'll read the paper before the Meetup (and if you don't, no worries). If you have any questions, thoughts, or related information, please visit our *github-thread* on the matter: https://github.com/papers-we-love/papers-we-love/issues/68
Andy is a Staff Software Engineer at Twitter on the Core Storage team, providing shared data services for the Twitter platform. Prior to Twitter, he was Chief Architect at Basho Technologies, where he was an initial author of Riak, Basho's distributed NoSQL database. Andy previously held various distributed systems engineering roles at Mochi Media, Apple, and Akamai