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Simon Unge

Simon Unge

Erlang software engineer who will start learning Elixir any day now

Simon has been working with Erlang since 2012, when he first joined the Swedish company Tail-F. Simon took a short break from Tail-f in 2013 to work at Ericsson, but returned the same year. Since the acquisition of Tail-F by Cisco in 2014, Simon has relocated to California where he now lives, and continues to build applications on top of the Tail-F products using Erlang, Python and C.

Upcoming Activities

Simon Unge
Code BEAM SF

How Cisco is using Erlang for intent-based networking

Cisco is shipping 2 million devices per year with Erlang in them, thanks to its use of ConfD and NSO, products acquired by Cisco when they acquired the Swedish company Tail-F in 2014. This walk would introduce what NSO and CONFD are, how Erlang is used within them, as well as new products Cisco is building using Erlang ontop of NSO and ConfD

THIS TALK IN THREE WORDS

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BEAM

OBJECTIVES

Raise awareness that Cisco is using Erlang in key products in its portfolio, and new development and products are constantly being build using Erlang.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Anyone curios in how/why/if the big dinosaur companies in the Bay are are using Erlang.