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Tuesday, May 4 • 10:10 - 10:30
Keynote: WASI - A new kind of system interface and what it means for cloud native - Lin Clark, Senior Principal Engineer, Fastly

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The system interfaces we use today were designed in the 70s and 80s to power the systems that were prevalent at that time. But increasingly what a "system" even is, is much more open-ended. They include distributed applications spanning the cloud and edge networks, tiny IoT devices scattered throughout our homes, or platforms that embed sandboxes to run untrusted code. 

With the WebAssembly System Interface, we’re building a new kind of system interface to better support these kinds of systems. And with this shift, new opportunities are opening up.

In this talk, I’ll explain what all of this means for Cloud Native and some of the opportunities that could be unlocked.

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Lin Clark

Senior Principal Engineer, Fastly
Lin Clark is a Senior Principal Engineer at Fastly, focusing on WebAssembly. She is a co-founder of the Bytecode Alliance, which is driving WebAssembly’s outside-the-browser ecosystem forward. Many people know her through her long-running series, Code Cartoons, which helps people... Read More →

Tuesday May 4, 2021 10:10 - 10:30 CEST