Here’s How Chicago Trading Company’s Luke Rotta Engineers Resilient Systems

Just like any tech company, fintech is reliant on third-party cloud apps. However, if those apps malfunction, it puts high-stakes businesses at risk. Luke Rotta is the SRE & Observability Manager at Chicago Trading Company (CTC) and has worked in the Fintech industry for over 20 years. CTC is a privately held company with offices […]

Managing Risks from Third-Party Vendors with Erin McKeown of Zendesk

Many companies are using third-party vendors to increase their development speed and power. However, outages in these third-party apps can cause issues for companies’ apps depending on those vendors. Helping companies stay resilient in the face of these outages is the specialty of today’s guest. We were very excited to sit down with Erin McKeown, […]

Liabilities of Third-Party Cloud Dependencies with Linda Ypulong

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Today’s interview is with DevOps expert Linda Ypulong. As Director of Engineering at Credit Karma, she has a lot of experience working with third-party dependencies and making sure her customers have the most reliable platform possible. Linda took an unconventional path in her 30-year career, starting as a software trainer. After working with brands such […]

DevOps Expert Jeff Smith On Third-Party Reliability Data

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DevOps expert Jeff Smith explains how site reliability data from third parties can influence your app’s performance and how you can leverage that data. Today’s expert is Jeff Smith. He is the Director of Production Operations at ad tech company Basis Technologies (formerly Centro) and was previously Manager of Site Reliability Engineering at Grubhub.  Jeff […]