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Thursday, October 17 • 1:00pm - 1:40pm
[breakout B] Benchmarking the Cloud

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Benchmarking cloud providers is difficult and time-consuming. In 2017 our cloud provider decisions were based on tests and informed assumptions. Then, while developing new features, we began to see results that contradicted our assumptions. 
This is what led to the 2018 Cloud Report, in which we compare Amazon Web Services (AWS) with Google Cloud Platform (GCP). While revisiting our 2017 decisions we realized that cloud providers improve behind the scenes and that a cadence of benchmarking is important for staying on the cutting edge.
In this talk, Andy Woods, Product Manager at Cockroach Labs, will speak about
  • Why we decided to benchmark
  • Gotchas we encountered along the way
  • What we learned from the exercise
  • What’s coming in the 2019 Cloud Report 

Speakers
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Andy Woods

Product Manager, Cockroach Labs
Andy is a product manager at Cockroach Labs focused on distributed SQL execution and cost-based query optimization. He has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and more than ten years of experience transforming leading technology companies.


Thursday October 17, 2019 1:00pm - 1:40pm
West Ballroom