Gel is the Reporting and Data Team Lead at Unruly, an agile Ad Tech company. She works magic on the various pipelines and databases to enable them to handle even more high frequency, low latency data. She fervently believes that solid monitoring and alerting can help improve developer mental health and happiness.
Gel is a big advocate of all things agile and XP and loves the sociable, sharing and caring atmosphere that comes with Pair Programming. When explaining it to her non tech friends she describes it as "Hippy Programming".
Talks I've Given
Testing in Production - The Good, The Bad and the Less Pretty
Featuring Gel Goldsby
A lot of blogspace is given to testing during coding (or TDD), but as you know an equal amount of time is spent discussing how to speed up said tests. What about just testing directly in production instead? During this talk, you will discover lessons Gel and her team have learned whilst testing...prognet dotnet monitoring tdd testing test