Rust is the new kid on the block. It's a system programming language that is blazingly fast and offers powerful high-level abstractions better known from dynamic languages like Ruby or Python. Rust offers memory safety without a Garbage Collector and makes low-level programming easier and more secure. I will give an introductory talk about Rust and show some of its nicest features.
At trivago, everything we do needs to scale to millions of monthly users. To achieve our goals, we need to come up with creative ideas for tricky problems. As a Backend Engineer working on Website Performance, I'm always looking for new ways to improve our core infrastructure. At the moment I containerize our web stack, extend our realtime monitoring and use Golang and Rust for internal tools. I like to ride my motorcycle, play guitar in Rock bands and drink hot chocolate.