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Thursday, August 20 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Scaling Up Successfully: How To Grow And Maintain Availability

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This session will emphasize techniques that can apply to cloud services - “five nine” availability and how to take advantage of virtual networks. Whether you are a small online service or work for a large tech company, there are things you can do to ensure your service stays online and leverages the latest technology.

The Law of Nines: Designing your Service for High Availability
Sunitha Srivatsa
“Five Nines or 99.999%” has become the popular availability goal for services. Putting into perspective, that’s about 5 minutes or less of service downtime a year. Given the complex intertwined micro-services world we operate in today, how do you go about designing for high availability? In this session, we will discuss some best practices that can push your service towards maximizing its uptime.

Diving into the virtual world of software defined networks
Shefali Garg
Large-scale software defined networking systems are common platforms used for running a variety of applications and maintaining data like web apps, email services, search engine services, etc. This talk covers the concepts of software-defined virtual networks, as well as will dive into the journey of key features and design choices which led to one of the largest networks in the world.


Amber Plumb

Sr. Support Planner, Microsoft

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Sylvie Kadackal

Senior Supportability PM, Microsoft
Sylvie a Senior Supportability Program Manager for Modern Workplace at Microsoft. She is responsible for gathering, analyzing, categorizing and presenting trending customers pain points. She builds customer facing solutions leveraging key learnings and insights from Machine learning... Read More →
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Sunitha Srivatsa

Software Development Engineer, Amazon
Sunitha Srivatsa has over seven years of experience working at Amazon Web Services (AWS). She is currently a part of AWS' Alexa for Business that brings Amazon's intelligent assistant into the workplace. She has spent the last five years building and operating on services with high... Read More →
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Shefali Garg

Software Engineer, Microsoft
I am a software engineer at Microsoft Redmond in Azure Software-Defined Virtual Networks team. I have been working in this space for the last 3 years (out of around 5 years in Microsoft). In Azure, I am working on improving the underlying platform as well as building various customer-facing... Read More →
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Ying Wories

Principal Program Manager, Microsoft
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Genevieve Quintin

Senior Supportability Program Manager, Microsoft
I listen, appreciate and love peoples strengths and passions which genuinely builds lasting relationships. I bring people together to unlock collaboration opportunities and get things done.I am a Senior Supportability Program Manager for Modern Workplace at Microsoft. I am responsible... Read More →

Thursday August 20, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm PDT