Microscaling - Autoscaling for the Container Age

19th November 2015 in London at CodeNode

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In the age of VMs, you scale by increasing capacity - firing up new VMs or machines. This is fast - minutes - but not real time, which results in idle resources.

In the age of Containers you can take a radically new approach. Containers instantiate in seconds or sub seconds, which means that you can potentially scale in real time by re-purposing your existing capacity.

In this talk Liz will present the learnings from the project on what you need to make microscaling work and how this approach performs in a range of container frameworks.


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Microscaling - Autoscaling for the Container Age

Liz Rice

Liz Rice started her career developing network protocol stacks and scalable systems for some of the world's largest companies, and has over 20 years experience in engineering and product management at companies like Skype, and Metaswitch Networks. She is now CEO at