Deniz Altinbuken
Hello, I'm Deniz Altınbüken.

I'm a Software Engineer in the Technical Infrastructure team at Google. I completed my Ph.D. at Cornell University Department of Computer Science in 2017. My work is focused on building very large-scale distributed systems. In my work, I first focus on understanding and defining the bits and pieces of what makes complicated systems work. Once a strong theoretical basis is established, I love designing and implementing large and complicated distributed systems that balance simplicity, maintainability, scalability, reliability, performance, and strong features.

In addition to my technical work, I serve as PC member in Distributed Systems Conferences, mentor students and junior engineers, and generally volunteer to spread the idea that there are many different ways to excel at what you do, and one does not necessarily have to follow the currently accepted recipe for success.

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