In 2012, Derek Collison (Founder and CEO, Apcera) predicted that “Go will become the dominant language for systems work in IaaS Orchestration, and PaaS in 24 months.” Today, he feels his prediction wasn’t too far off.

In this 20 minute lightning talk from Gopher Summerfest, Derek talks about why his team chose Go and how they’ve implemented it.

This talk was hosted by Google and given at GoSF: Gopher Summerfest.

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Derek Collison is a Founder & CEO at Apcera

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