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Monday, March 25 • 11:05am - 11:35am
Aperture: A Non-Cooperative, Client-Side Load Balancing Algorithm

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Twitter's RPC framework, Finagle, employs non-cooperative, client-side load balancing. That is, clients make load balancing decisions independently. Although this architecture continues to serve Twitter well, it also comes with some unique trade-offs and challenges. In particular, it scales poorly as service clusters grow to thousands of instances. In this talk, we will dive deeper into the problem space and how we addressed it via an algorithm we call "Aperture."

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Ruben Oanta

Twitter
Ruben has been working on Twitter’s RPC stack for the past five years. In that time, he has made substantial contributions to both the design and implementation of Finagle which have markedly improved the resiliency and operability of Twitter services... Read More →


Monday March 25, 2019 11:05am - 11:35am
TBD - Track 2

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