October 25-27, 2017 - Prague, Czech Republic
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Friday, October 27 • 09:45 - 10:35
How Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Went from Months to Minutes for Infrastructure Delivery - Robert Allen, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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At the beginning of 2016 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt was facing months to get infrastructure in place to develop new application for the educational needs of the world. With back to school closing in a platform was needed to allow engineering to pivot, innovate and embrace a more agile approach to solving the needs of the industry. By leveraging Apache Mesos and Apache Aurora they were able to deliver those applications while cutting annual costs by six figures and begin the process of empowering engineers to focus on innovative products and not the infrastructure.

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Robert Allen

Director of Engineering, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Spending more than 20 years in the technology sector as developer, architect and leader within the communications and e-commerce sectors; today much of his passion revolves around building strong teams, DevOps, Mesos, Aurora and Spark with a collective goal of bringing modern techniques... Read More →

Friday October 27, 2017 09:45 - 10:35 CEST
Congress Hall 3