TOPIC: Data, Systems and Networking

Networking @Scale 2018

MAY 22, 2018 @ 8:30 AM PDT - 6:00 PM PDT
Designed for engineers that build and manage large-scale networks. Networking solutions are critical for building applications and services that serve billions of people around the world. Building and operating such large-scale networks often present complex engineering challenges to solve.
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Networking @Scale is an invitation-only technical conference for engineers working on all facets of large-scale networks. Networking solutions are critical for building applications and services that serve millions, and sometimes billions, of people around the world. At this scale, there are always complex engineering challenges to solve. As with our 2016 and 2017 Networking @Scale events, this year’s conference featured technical speakers from leading network operators. The one-day event covered the latest in network engineering, network services, security, and innovations in networking hardware.

EVENT AGENDA

Event times below are displayed in PT.

May 22

08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Breakfast and Registration
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM
Welcome Remarks
Speaker Omar Baldonado,Meta
10:05 AM - 10:40 AM
Networking Across 3 Decades of IBM Supercomputers
Speaker Alan Benner,IBM Corp.
10:40 AM - 11:15 AM
Scaling The Facebook Backbone Through Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP)
Speaker David Swafford,Facebook
11:15 AM - 11:50 AM
A Learning Platform For Network Intent Modeling
Speaker Elnaz Jalilipour Alishah,Microsoft
11:50 AM - 12:25 PM
Optics Scaling Challenges
Speaker Katharine Schmidtke,Facebook
Speaker Mark McKillop,Facebook
12:25 PM - 02:00 PM
Lunch
02:00 PM - 02:15 PM
IPV6 Measurements @ Facebook
Speaker Sarah Chen,Facebook
Speaker Paul Saab,Facebook
02:15 PM - 02:50 PM
Load-Balancing At Hyperscale
Speaker Alan Halachmi,Amazon
Speaker Colm MacCarthaigh,Amazon
02:50 PM - 03:25 PM
Edge Fabric: Steering Oceans Of Content To The World
Speaker Niky Riga,Facebook
03:25 PM - 03:40 PM
Break
03:40 PM - 04:15 PM
Layer 4 Load Balancing @ Facebook
Speaker Nikita Shirokov,Facebook
04:15 PM - 04:55 PM
Networking Challenges In Gaming
Speaker Philip Orwig,Blizzard
Speaker Malachi Middlebrook,Blizzard
04:55 PM - 05:00 PM
Closing Remarks
Speaker Omar Baldonado,Meta
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Social Hour

SPEAKERS AND MODERATORS

Omar supports the teams developing, deploying, and operating Meta's global data center networks. This... read more

Omar Baldonado

Meta

Alan Benner

IBM Corp.

David Swafford

Facebook

Elnaz Jalilipour Alishah

Microsoft

Katharine Schmidtke

Facebook

Mark McKillop

Facebook

Sarah Chen

Facebook

Paul Saab

Facebook

Alan Halachmi

Amazon

Colm MacCarthaigh

Amazon

Niky Riga

Facebook

Nikita Shirokov

Facebook

Philip Orwig

Blizzard

Malachi Middlebrook

Blizzard
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