March 8-10, 2017
Montreal, Canada

Intro to highly available web apps

At 3 AM, when a backhoe cuts the fiber line that connects your server to the Internet, who wants to be awoken by a phone alert from their monitoring system freaking out? Not me.

This talk provides an app-platform-agnostic overview of building applications that can withstand whole data center failures without going down, with a focus on Amazon Web Services EC2 and related infrastructure.

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Sean Coates

Fictive Kin

Sean Coates has worked on the Web for almost two decades. He has managed teams of developers, developed payment code that processed over $1M per day, and works with Fictive Kin ( on web products.

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