Yannick Gingras

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An Overview of the Facebook cache
PyCon CA 2013
Yannick Gingras
Recorded: Aug. 11, 2013Language: English

Facebook leverages in-memory data stores extensively. Even though caching is a conceptually simple service, several problems inherent to our scales make the deployment of our in-memory data store particularly interesting and challenging.

Montreal-Python -- Lessons Learned from Bootstraping a Python Community
PyCon US 2011
Yannick Gingras
Recorded: March 11, 2011Language: English

Montréal-Python is a user-group formed in 2007. It has since then grown into a thriving community with code sprint and regular meetings attracting over 50 attendees. This talk will present history of the group and will highlight the key factors behind its success with the hope to inspire others to replicate that accomplishment.