theguardian.com is one of the world's most popular news websites, recently passing 100 million unique browsers in a month.
Phil will describe the technologies they've used — including Scala, Elasticsearch and the Fastly CDN — to scale their operations to meet demand.
Phil Wills is senior software architect for Guardian News and Media. He doesn't believe it's possible to do this well without writing production code. Phil has helped rebuild and scale theguardian.com, integrate the editorial process for print and web and in recent years has driven the adoption of Scala, continuous delivery and data driven decision making.