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Vamsi Chitters

Entrepreneur interested in building large scale systems

Vamsi is a software engineer building core systems at Brex. Previously, he was a co-founder at Elph (a Y-Combinator company that was acquired by Brex) and prior to that, worked on the Knowledge Graph Infrastructure team at Google. Vamsi pursued an M.S. in CS with a specialisation in AI & ML at Stanford and a B.S. in EE & CS at UC Berkeley.

Upcoming Activities

Vamsi Chitters / Mairbek Khadikov
Code BEAM Lite NYC
01 Oct 2019
11.35 - 12.20

Microservices at Brex

This talk provides a high-level overview of Brex and the business domain constraints of the fintech ecosystem that shaped our decision to build out the microservice architecture in Elixir. In particular, it details how we use Elixir in conjunction with our choice of gRPC and Events as core primitives to scale our communication infrastructure.

OBJECTIVES

The objective of the talk is to provide an overview of Brex and illustrate the benefits of Elixir in facilitating resilient synchronous and asynchronous communication between microservices.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Elixir Enthusiasts, Systems / Backend Engineers