Google Cloud Boston User Group January Meetup, Hosted by the Broad Institute

GDG Cloud Boston
Tue, Jan 23, 2018, 7:00 PM (EST)

About this event


Get together with fellow Boston area Google Cloud Platform practitioners to share cloud experiences and learn from others.

Topic 1:

Puppet and Terraform at Scale on GCP

Andrew Teixeira will explain how The Broad Institute harnesses Puppet and Terraform to control the hordes of machines that crunch genetic information at scale on GCP. Andrew works in DevOps at The Broad Institute

Topic 2:

Building Event Driven Serverless Microservices with Cloud Functions and PubSub

Joseph Lust, details the queue driven, decoupled microservice architecture which drives the highly scalable backend @ mabl. Processing nearly 200M events per month for the price of an MBTA pass. Learn the details of composing Node based Cloud Functions with events from Cloud Storage, PubSub, and HTTP endpoints into a coherent, serverless system that transparently scales.

Joseph (@lustcoder) is an engineer @ Boston based mabl


Broad Institute, 415 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02142

Use entrance near the corner of Main St and Galileo Galilei Way. Ask front desk for directions to the Monadnock room.


6:30-7:00 pm - Meet and greet over food
7:00-7:45 pm - Talk 1: Puppet/Terraform @ Broad
7:15-8:30 pm - Talk 2: Decoupled Serverless on GCP

Thanks to the Broad Institute for sponsorship and hosting.