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The Go programming language is fast like C and flexible like Python. Skynet takes advantage of Go's powerful features to create a highly scalable mesh of service processes. Skynet services self-announce and self-configure when they start so that they're immediately available to the rest of the mesh. Creating a Skynet service couldn't be simpler: just use the built-in generator, insert your business logic and compile. This presentation will demonstrate creating a service in Skynet, then deploying it to several servers. We will demonstrate Skynet's self-healing capabilities and built-in monitoring, and discuss the features of Go that make Skynet possible. With Skynet your company worry less about uptime and spend more time on your customers.
Brian Ketelsen is the Chief Operating Officer of Clarity Services, Inc., a credit bureau focusing on sub-prime consumers. Clarity uses a wide variety of cutting edge technologies to provide real-time credit information for lenders. Brian created RailsLiveCD, a popular Linux distribution that distributed a self-contained Rails development environment. Brian has authored or co-authored many open source libraries for Ruby and Go, and is the author of the Pragmatic Bookshelf Title: The Go Programming Language.