Computer Science


Let's talk locks!

Locks have a bad rap for “being slow” and yet, they’re used extensively in applications and under-the-hood. So, what gives? This talk resolves the dichotomy. We’ll explore when and why locks affect performance, delve into Go’s lock implementation as a case study, and...

Kavya Joshi Software Engineer @Samsara
Leaving the Ivory Tower: Research in the Real World

Academic research often has a reputation of being insular and seldom being used in the real world. At HashiCorp, we've had a long tradition of basing our tools and products on academic research. We look at research for the initial design of products, and for ongoing development of new...

Armon Dadgar Co-Founder and CTO of HashiCorp
EBtree - Design for a Scheduler and Use (Almost) Everywhere

As the demand on Internet infrastructures grows, so do the requirements on its components, like load balancers, to process ever more data. EBtree is a different take on the ubiquitous tree data structure, and is helping HAProxy, a high performance Open-Source software load balancer, to keep up...

Andjelko Iharos Director of Engineering at HAProxy Technologies
Tackling Computing Challenges @CERN

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN is the world's most powerful particle accelerator and is one of the largest and most complicated machines ever built. The LHC has been vital in helping physicists make new discoveries such as the Higgs boson in 2012. Today, the Worldwide LHC Computing...

Maria Girone CTO @CERNopenlab


Andjelko Iharos Director of Engineering at HAProxy Technologies

EBtree - Design for a Scheduler and Use (Almost) Everywhere

What is the focus of your work today?

Currently I work on making sure that HAProxy is and remains the fastest and most widely used software load balancer today. My team and I work on improving and extending HAProxy. We constantly try to find new ways to integrate it into existing and emerging platforms and environments. We know that HAProxy is often an indispensable piece...

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