Peter Bourgon on CASPaxos: Replicated State Machines without logs
Peter Bourgon is a distributed systems engineer who has seen things. He's the author of Go kit, a toolkit for microservices; and OK Log, a distributed logging system. He's currently driving the engineering observability initiative within Fastly.
Kolton Andrus On Designing and Deploying Internet Scale services https://www.usenix.org/legacy/event/lisa07/tech/full_papers/hamilton/hamilton.pdf
Kolton (https://twitter.com/KoltonAndrus) is co-founder and CEO of Gremlin. Previously he was a Chaos Engineer at Netflix improving streaming reliability and operating the Edge services. He designed and built F.I.T., Netflix’s failure injection service. Prior he improved the performance and reliability of the Amazon Retail website. At both companies he has served as a ‘Call Leader’, managing the resolution of company-wide incidents. Kolton is passionate about building resilient systems, primarily as it lets him break things for fun and profit.