This article was originally posted by DataArtisans, on June 12, 2017. Every once in awhile, Amazon Web Services experiences a service disruption, and millions of internet users around the globe panic as their favorite apps and websites cease to function. A short time later, the issue is resolved, and it’s back to business as usual. Most people move along with their day, eventually forgetting the micro-crisis altogether. But it’s not so simple for the software engineers whose companies are built on top of AWS and who are responsible for recovering from the disruption. Such was the case for MediaMath, a programmatic marketing company […]
Seth Wiesman is a Data Engineer on the reporting team at MediaMath, where he works on real-time distributed systems and ‘Big Data’ technologies to provide analytics and insights to the users of T1.