Load-Shedding: Overview of Different Methodologies

Wednesday, 2017, August 30 - 11:0012:00

Acacio Cruz, Google


This talk gives an inventory and overview of the different methods for dealing with load-shedding and overload in production stacks, including an overview of the methods developed at Google and the open-source solutions.

We'll review the pros and cons, scope and effort levels of each method, and compare with existing approaches, including circuit-breakers.

@conference {205460,
author = {Acacio Cruz},
title = {Load-Shedding: Overview of Different Methodologies},
year = {2017},
address = {Dublin},
publisher = {{USENIX} Association},