GOLDMAN SACHS
DEVELOPER BLOG
Insights from the Goldman Sachs engineering team
April 20, 2022
Forecasting Capacity Outages Using Machine Learning to Bolster Application Resiliency
Aditya Arora, Associate, Production Runtime Experience
Discover how a novel forecasting pipeline which includes a patent pending change point detection algorithm is used to predict capacity outages ahead of time.
April 8, 2022
Providing 99.9% Availability and Sub-Second Response Times with Sybase IQ Multiplexes by Using HAProxy
Karan Ahluwalia, Vice President, Controllers Engineering and Jack Griffith, Vice President, Controllers Engineering
Learn how our Controllers Engineering team improved resource utilization, saved time during database failovers, and enhanced developer efficiency by using HAProxy.
April 2, 2022
Increased Velocity, Reduced Risk: Non-Disruptive Network Upgrades at Scale
Josh Ricklis, Vice President, Network Engineering
Networks are expected to be available 24/7, even when undergoing maintenance. Explore how we keep our network devices patched without causing noticeable client impact.
March 24, 2022
Applications Now Open for Black Codher Bootcamp
Lydia Whicher, Associate, EMEA Engineering
Goldman Sachs Engineering teams in Birmingham (UK) have partnered with Niyo Network and Coding Black Females to select 10 aspiring Black women coders based in the West Midlands, to take part in a bootcamp sponsored by Goldman Sachs.
March 16, 2022
Building Multi-Region Resiliency with Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora
John Gorry, Vice President, Transaction Banking Cloud Engineering; Naga Sai Aakarshit Batchu, Vice President, Transaction Banking Cloud Engineering; Ankit Kathuria, Vice President, Transaction Banking Security Engineering
Explore how Transaction Banking Engineering expanded native AWS-provided resiliency options by designing and building a mechanism for failing over their relational databases in a scalable and secure way between AWS regions, along with the database credentials which control application access.
March 11, 2022
Meet the Green Software Foundation Organizational Leads: Sarah Hsu of Goldman Sachs
Green Software Foundation
Sarah Hsu is an Associate at Goldman Sachs working on Site Reliability Engineering. She is also chairing the project on revising and extending the Principles of Green Software Engineering to reflect the evolution the field has seen since the original principles were created in 2019.
March 3, 2022
Startup Foundations: Exploring AWS Options for Serverless APIs
Mark Perkin, Vice President and Architect, GS Accelerate
X25 seeks to provide a digital-first, cloud-based solution to transform the financial product landscape. Explore how the X25 team laid the foundation of their startup by exploring an AWS serverless solution for their client-facing APIs.
February 23, 2022
Monorepos from a Risk Perspective
Karthik Ram, Vice President and Executive Director, Cloud Security and Architecture
The use of monorepos can help companies save time on management, testing, and debugging. Learn how to reap the benefits while still keeping your codebase secure.
February 16, 2022
Driving Developer Productivity via Automated Dependency Tracking
Ankhuri Dubey, Managing Director, CI/CD Engineering
With the proliferation of reusable libraries, one of the challenges that has come about is how to properly manage library dependencies. Learn how the Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) team launched support for dependency tracking.
February 9, 2022
Enabling Highly Available Trino Clusters at Goldman Sachs
Ramesh Bhanan, Vice President; Siddhant Chadha, Associate; Sumit Halder, Vice President; and Suman Baliganahalli Narayan Murthy, Vice President - Business Platform Engineering
Discover how the Business Platform Engineering team solved the challenge of making varied datasets from different sources available in a central location for analytics purposes.
January 31, 2022
The Importance of Software Craft and Quality to Goldman Sachs
Hoshil Sejpal, Vice President and Tech Fellow, Storage Engineering
The ability to release changes to software rapidly and reliably is critical to the function of software systems at Goldman Sachs. Learn how a focus on Software Craft ensures a high degree of quality, control, and assurance.
January 12, 2022
Infrastructure and the Command Chain Pattern
Eugeniu Zaharia, Vice President, Storage Engineering
Explore how the Storage Engineering team reduced the amount of time spent on support and eliminated the need for manual intervention in their production environment.
December 16, 2021
Harnessing the Power of Machine Learning to Improve Data Lake Client Happiness
Jaimita Bansal, Vice President, Data Lake Engineering
The Data Lake platform scales to run hundreds of thousands of ingestions and more than a million exports per day.
December 16, 2021
Goldman Sachs Wins Two Awards at Banking Tech Awards 2021
Zach Stevens - Transaction Banking; Eric Esterkin and Sarah Jankowski - Data Engineering
Awards included Best Fintech Partnership and Best Use of Cloud.
December 15, 2021
Six Degrees of Symphony - A Conversation with Ffion Acland about Open Source in Financial Markets
Christopher Satch, Vice President, Developer Experience
Listen to Ffion Acland, Global Co-Manager of Data Models and Governance, as she describes why open source is vital for financial services innovation.
December 8, 2021
Delivering Dynamic and Engaging Machine Learning-Driven Investment Research Experiences Using Amazon SageMaker
Fan Liu, Pravallika Etoori, Henna Dialani, and Alex Woolley - GIR Engineering
Learn how our Global Investment Research team used machine learning to improve the client experience.
December 2, 2021
Mobile CICD with EC2 macOS
Rohan Deshpande - Open Source and Mobile Platform; Anand Biligiri - Mobile Platform
How a streamlined, centralized, and automated process was created.
December 2, 2021
Observability at Scale
Graeme Bennett, Managing Director, Site Reliability Engineering
In 2020, the Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team began a significant initiative to build a new generation of centralized observability platforms to further accelerate adoption of SRE practices across Goldman Sachs.
December 1, 2021
How to Think Like a Programmer (Part One)
Denis Olasehinde Akinmolasire, Vice President, Data Engineering
This series will aim to encourage readers to think about how to program applications that scale to industry standards, while learning helpful software engineering techniques along the way.
November 30, 2021
Open Source Strategy Forum NYC Recap
Rosalie Bartlett, Developer Advocacy Lead
The event brought together individuals from the financial services, technology, and open source communities. Several presentations were shared by Goldman Sachs.
November 27, 2021
Q and A with Pierre De Belen on our Open Source Platform, Legend
Pierre is the head architect of Goldman Sachs’ open source data management platform, Legend, which was recognized by the 2020 American Financial Technology Awards as Best Collaboration Initiative.
November 27, 2021
Case Study - Managing Page URLs in a Docs-as-Code Based Site Using a Rich UI
Neil Boddy, Vice President, Developer Relations
Learnings from creating a scalable solution for a Docs-as-Code site.
November 22, 2021
Our Open Source Program Office and the TODO Group
Rob Underwood, Bella Wiseman - Open Source Program Office
Why we created an Open Source Program Office (OSPO) and why we joined the TODO Group.
November 19, 2021
Engineering Principles of the GS Design System
Miriam Teitelbaum, Vice President, Developer Experience
The Design System defines the visual styles, interaction patterns, and user experience guidelines to build modern websites and products for desktop and mobile experiences.
November 19, 2021
Measuring Customer Happiness Across 1,000s of Independent Databases
Brett Carrington, Vice President, Middleware Engineering
How Goldman Sachs measures availability across thousands of databases.
November 19, 2021
Builds Today, Breaks Tomorrow: The Mystery of the Disappearing NPM Dependency
Bella Wiseman, Lead Engineer, Open Source Program Office
How a minor change in an open source library had unexpected impact to multiple apps.
November 19, 2021
Announcing CatchIT - Source Code Secret Scanner
Nima Darivandpour, Gunwant Singh, Aniruddha Bhattacharjee - Tech Risk Advisory
CatchIT was recently open sourced and contributed to FINOS (Fintech Open Source Foundation).
October 14, 2021
The Open Source Security Foundation
Atte Lahtiranta, CTO, Goldman Sachs
Announcing Goldman Sachs' commitment to the Open Source Security Foundation.
September 23, 2021
Hello World (from co-CIO Marco Argenti)
Marco Argenti, Co-CIO, Goldman Sachs
Announcing the new Goldman Sachs Developer Blog.
September 23, 2021
Building Platforms for Data Engineering
Neema Raphael, Pierre De Belen, Eric Esterkin, Sarah Jankowski, Beeke-Marie Nelke - Data Engineering
Legend is an open source data platform created by Goldman Sachs.