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Cybersecurity Lead, PwC
Nikos is a Software Engineer at Hotels.com (part of Expedia Group). He's working for a team that's exploring new technologies and methodologies that can improve the Hotels.com and Expedia Group platforms. Recently his team started exploring Resilience and Chaos Engineering, mainly from an application's perspective. He's been giving internal and external presentations on this topic and also co-organises the London Chaos and Resilience Engineering Community meetup. Nikos has a keen interest in Open-Source, InnerSource, and in improving developers' productivity.
At Hotels.com (part of Expedia Group) we run microservices and infrastructure in production at a large scale. Where applications previously ran on fixed hosts for their lifetime, moving our services to AWS and on Kubernetes presented us with a whole new set of challenges that we must be prepared for.
Every production incident not only impacts our revenue but also our customers' trust. In an effort to build resilience into our highly performant and highly scalable services, we at Expedia Group explored processes and tools to stress and 'break' our systems on purpose and without impacting production.
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Cybersecurity Lead, PwC
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