Demystifying Observability for Startups [SignalFx]
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When Felix Gray’s website started growing from hundreds to millions of requests per day, they knew that slow load times and service failures could cost the company thousands of dollars in revenue every minute.
Learn how Houtan Fanisalek, Chief Technology Officer of Felix Gray – an ecommerce startup, scaled their infrastructure and planned for massive traffic spikes using Amazon Aurora and Elasticache. He discusses best practices on how to scale your database with minimal downtime, find performance bottlenecks in your database driven application, and how to handle service failures gracefully.
Houtan also provides real world examples of the challenges his team faced while scaling Felix Gray, and speaks to the common growing pains any tech startup will face as they scale in the cloud.
Speaker: Houtan Fanisalek, Chief Technology Officer, Felix Gray