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The Slack Stack – Building Slack in the cloud using open source software

Christopher Gwilliams, Solutions Architect @ Aiven

How does a service like Slack handle billions of messages, users, and calls without slowing down (much)? What the hell is an Event-Driven Architecture? How can it scale? These are questions we would like to answer in this Pantalk.


About: Chris is a quantified self-maniac that turned his love of optimizing data pipelines and open source into a job, somehow.

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