Building an effective distributed fallback can be tricky: hard to simulate and test; can itself have latent bugs; or can make the outage worse. In this talk, we’ll discuss how we addressed these challenges to build a best-effort fallback and reduce business impact during sustained outages.
Sushant is a Staff Software Engineer at Lyft, with over 10 years of experience building web, mobile and desktop apps. In his current role, he is responsible for building and operating distributed backend services that power core experiences in the Lyft passenger apps. He also has over 4 years of experience building application platforms using Kubernetes and other cloud native technologies.