Python at Facebook

A session at PyCon Ireland 2014

Saturday 11th October, 2014

11:00am to 12:00pm (DMT)

Facebook is a company that operates at massive scale. In this talk we’ll talk about how we use Python at Facebook.
Be it building back-end services, fast prototyping, automation, scaling operations, or simply gluing together various pieces of our infrastructure, Python is at the heart of it and allows our engineers to quickly deliver working solutions.
We’ll talk about our review process, unit testing, deployment workflow and various open-source framework we use.

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Angelo (pallotron) Failla

Production Engineer at Facebook

He joined the company in early 2011 as a Site Reliability Engineer and recently moved to the Cluster Operations Team.

In this period he has contributed to various (Python) projects, like Kobold and F.B.A.R. (which were already presented at previous PyCon Ireland events).

He is interested in automation tools and large-scale distributed systems. Previous to Facebook he worked as a Deployment Engineer in Newbay Software, in Dublin. Prior to that he was a consultant in Italy.

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15 attendees

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  • Maciej Bliziński
  • Brian Ward
  • Fabrizio Fortino
  • Jérémie Jost
  • João Paulo Ribeiro
  • Brendan Maguire
  • Sigmund Vestergaard
  • Conor McGee
  • Mark McDonagh
  • Nadja Deininger
  • Angelo (pallotron) Failla
  • Philip Roche
  • John Moylan

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PyCon Ireland 2014

Ireland Ireland, Dublin

11th14th October 2014

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Time 11:00am12:00pm DMT

Date Sat 11th October 2014


Ballroom, Ballsbridge Hotel

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