At Splunk, Dave works with DevOps, developers and architects to realize the advantages of modern microservice architectures and orchestration in distributed systems, especially for today's fast-moving cycles.
Dave has been a champion for open systems and open source from the early days of Linux to today's world of clouds and containers. He speaks on topics such as the real-world issues associated with emerging software architectures and practices. Currently, his driving interests is RED monitoring, observability and service mesh. He covers topics such as observability, concepts associated with software architectures and practices, open-source software and creating new technology. A self-described open source geek and standards wonk, you can find his opinions on twitter @dwmcallister and https://medium.com/@dwmcallister