Past Meetup

PWL#7 => Armon Dadgar on SWIM

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Armon Dadgar ( from HashiCorp presents the SWIM: Scalable Weakly-consistent Infection-style Process Group Membership Protocol ( paper by Abhinandan Das, Indranil Gupta, and Ashish Motivala.

If you have any questions, thoughts, or related information, please visit our *github-thread* on the matter:

Armon's Bio

Armon has a passion for distributed systems and their application to real world problems. He is currently the CTO of HashiCorp, where he brings distributed systems into the world of DevOps tooling. He has worked on Terraform, Consul, and Serf at HashiCorp, and maintains the Statsite and Bloomd OSS projects as well.

Meeting mechanics

Doors open at 6:30 pm; the presentation will begin at 7:00 pm; and, yes, there will be beer and pizza.

After the paper is presented, we will open up the floor for discussion and questions.

We have selected a post meetup bar! After the meetup we'll head to Mars bar ( (798 Brannan St) to have some drinks.

Some changes in format!

Note this time we'll try our hand at a moderated discussion. Use the github thread ( to submit any topics you want discussed.