The maths behind microscaling

8th June 2016 in London at CodeNode

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The fast instantiation speed of containers promises a sea change in the way you scale workloads within your infrastructure, through the concept of microscaling

In this talk we'll briefly make sure everyone is up to speed on the idea of microscaling, and then you'll explore some of the maths behind it, and look at the limits for what’s possible, both theoretically and experimentally.

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The maths behind microscaling

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