Dave Andrews explains how to wield the power of a global 50 Tbps application delivery network to ensure maximum availability during and after a change.
Dave “Bear” Andrews is chief architect at Verizon Digital Media Services, overseeing the evolution of the Edgecast content delivery network (CDN) and Uplynk video platform. He enjoys low-level security exploitation techniques and has an appreciation for the nuances and resulting surprised faces that accompany discovering failure modes in globally distributed systems. Previously, Dave brought several web security products to market at Verizon Digital Media Services and worked for startups in the Los Angeles area, building security products in the virtualization and CDN spaces. He holds a PhD in computer security from a small university in Australia.
Dave Andrews shares strategies for addressing cascading failures at various scales and environments.