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A Conversation With Snap, AWS & Armory on Reliable, Safe Deployments for Snap’s Thousand Engineers


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Sponsored by ARMORY

Thursday, July 1, 2021
11 a.m. ET

Snap is a born-in-the-cloud social technology company that employs over a thousand engineers who deploy their services hundreds of times per day. Snap is leveraging technologies from AWS and Armory to improve the reliability of their deployments and services that reach 500 million monthly users.

Jeff Barr, Chief Evangelist at AWS will join Cody Powell, Sr Engineering Manager at Snap, for a candid conversation around cloud-native deployments and what is required to enable safe deployments at Snap’s scale. This talk will be moderated by Thomas McGonagle, Cloud Partner Solution Architect at Armory.

Vice President & Chief Evangelist - AWS
Jeff Barr joined Amazon in 2002, became the company’s first web services evangelist in 2003, and founded the AWS News Blog in 2004. In his role as Chief Evangelist, Jeff strives to explain the benefits of cloud computing and web services to anyone who will listen. He has written over 3000 posts for the AWS Blog and another 1100 for his personal blog, records weekly AWS update videos, and maintains an active social media presence. Jeff earned his Bachelor’s degree in computer science from American University and his Master’s degree in Communication and Digital Media from the University of Washington. Before coming to Amazon, Jeff held development and management positions at Microsoft, KnowNow, eByz, and Akopia, and was a co-founder of Visix Software. Jeff has been a technical reviewer for 4 books on web services, wrote a chapter on advanced scripting for a book on Second Life, and is the author of Host Your Website in the Cloud, published by SitePoint in 2010.
Cloud Partner Solutions Architect - Armory
Since childhood, Thomas has prioritized and emphasized human service and has always had a genuine passion for technology. Thomas is adept at recognizing and personally investing in open source market-leading platforms. He uses his insight and genuine desire for service to help his customers with their most difficult continuous delivery problems.
Sr Engineering Manager, Compute Infrastructure - Snap
Cody Powell leads the Compute Infrastructure group at Snap, focusing on Snapchat's backend evolution from a monolith to hundreds of global, reliable microservices powered by Kubernetes, Envoy, Spinnaker, and custom orchestration layers. Prior to Snap, he was an engineering leader at Amazon Video.

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