Brian Biskeborn

Site Reliability Engineer, Google

Brian Biskeborn is a Site Reliability Engineer at Google. He has spent the last 2.5 years working on the F1/Spanner database system and is currently tech lead of the SRE team that runs F1 in production.


Many of Google's advertising services have historically been backed by MySQL. Over the last several years, we have migrated several of these systems to F1, a hybrid database that combines easy scaling with the strong consistency guarantees and usability of traditional SQL databases. F1 is built on the Spanner storage system, which provides synchronous wide-area replication and dynamic... [read more]