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Wednesday, October 11 • 14:45 - 15:15
Burning Down the House: How to Plan for and Deal with Disaster Recovery in CF - Therese Stowell & Henry Stanley, Pivotal

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People make mistakes. Hardware fails. Hurricanes, volcanoes, acts of God. You’ve installed Cloud Foundry and are running 1000 mission-critical apps. You’re the operator and the health of CF is on your head, how do you sleep at night?

Backups? But.. is backup an outdated term in a cloud native world? What does it mean to back up Cloud Foundry? What components are involved? What about data services?

In this talk Therese and Henry will dig into CF internals to map out what’s required to make reliable backups of Cloud Foundry and app data. They will talk through the challenges of engineering a robust b+r solution that works across IaaSs. They will look at different tools and approaches in use now, and discuss issues like downtime and consistency across multiple components. Finally they will present their proposed BOSH-based framework for backup and recovery plus other potential solutions, from disk imaging to event streams, while considering potential modifications to CF to make it more backup-able.

Speakers
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Henry Stanley

Software Engineer, Backup & Restore, Pivotal
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Therese Stowell

Product Manager, Pivotal
Therese Stowell is Product Manager at Pivotal. She has worked in the software industry for 20+ years as programmer, interface designer, and product manager. She developed the command line environment in Windows, founded a successful social enterprise, and was part of a startup team... Read More →


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Wednesday October 11, 2017 14:45 - 15:15
Singapore, 2nd Floor

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