Past Meetup

Armon Dadgar on Vivaldi: Decentralized Network Coordinate System

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Tom Faulhaber ( on "Chord: A Scalable Peer-to-peer Lookup Service for Internet Applications" ( ) which is a foundational paper in the use of distributed hash tables.

Tom's Bio

Tom Faulhaber ( is principal of Infolace ( (, a San Francisco-based consultancy that helps clients from startups to global brands turn raw data into information and information into action. Throughout his career, Tom has developed systems for high-performance TCP/IP, large-scale scientific visualization, energy trading, and many more.

In addition, Tom is a contributor to the Clojure language and is active in that community.

Main Talk

Armon Dadgar ( on Vivaldi: Decentralized Network Coordinate System ( )

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 food.

After the paper is presented, we will open up the floor for discussion and questions then we will head over to the bar!


PWL SF strictly adheres to the Code of Conduct ( set forth by all PWL charters.