Akamai runs a network of 150.000 servers distributed among 2.000 locations in 92 countries. It’s constantly outputting Terabits per second, accounting for between 15 and 30% of the Internet’s WWW traffic. Talk will cover the principles of operation of Akamai’s Inteligent Platform, aspects of monitoring and managing consistent configuration on such scale. Speaker will share interesting technical details and general ideas behind the scalability and performance of the Akamai network.
Paweł Kuśmierski - Pawel Kusmierski is a Senior Engineer and Lead of Akamai’s System Operations in Krakow, Poland. He’s responsible for operational oversight of Internet Mapping and Distributed Storage systems. In the past he interned at Google’s Mountain View office as a Software Engineer. He lives with his wife and three year old son in Krakow. Occasionally he finds time to fly sailplanes and build electronic devices.