Jacob Gabrielson, Senior Principal Engineer
Jacob Gabrielson is a Senior Principal Engineer at Amazon Web Services. He has worked at Amazon for 17 years, primarily on internal microservices platforms. For the past 8 years he has been working on EC2 and ECS, including software deployment systems, control plane services, the Spot market, Lightsail, and most recently, containers. Jacob’s passions are for systems programming, programming languages, and distributed computing. His biggest dislike is bimodal system behavior, especially under failure conditions. He holds a bachelors degree in Computer Science from the University of Washington in Seattle.