Jeremy Edberg discusses how Netflix designs their systems and deployment processes to help the service survive both catastrophic events like zone and regional outages and less catastrophic events like network latency and random instance death.
Software is changing the world
QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community.
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Monday, 13 June
Architectures You've Always Wondered About
Case studies from: Google, Linkedin, Alibaba, Twitter, and more...
DevOps - Operating What You Build
Real-world lessons and practices that enable the devops nirvana of operating what you build
Incredible Power of an Open-Sourced .NET
.NET is more than you may think. From Rx to C# 7 designed in the open, learn more about the power of open source .NET
Modern CS in the Real World
Real-world Industry adoption of modern CS ideas
Stream Processing @ Scale
Technologies and techniques to handle ever increasing data streams
Tuesday, 14 June
Better than Resilient: Antifragile
Failure is a constant in production systems, learn how to wield it to your advantage to build more robust systems.
Containers: From Dev to Prod
Beyond the buzz and into the how and why of running containers in production
Culture As Differentiator
Stories of companies and team for whom engineering culture is a differentiator - in delivering faster, in attracting better talent, and in making their businesses more successful.
Innovations in Java and the Java Ecosystem
Cutting Edge Java Innovations for the Real World
Security War Stories
Expert-level security track led by well known and respected leaders in the field
Wednesday, 15 June
API-First Architectures and Tools
API-based application development, and the tooling and techniques to support effectively working with APIs in the small or at scale. Using internal and external APIs
Commoditized Machine Learning
Barriers to entry for applied ML are lower than ever before, jumpstart your journey
Microservices and Monoliths
Practical lessons on services. Asks the question when and when to NOT go with Microservices?
Keeping life in balance is always a challenge. Learning lifehacks
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Key Driver of the Lean Software Development Movement
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New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
The hotel is situated just across the river from Manhattan in New York City's most celebrated neighborhood, Brooklyn Heights. The conference venue is at the same location as the hotel.
Brendan Eich surveys interesting developments in the Web platform, analysing emergent trends, and making some predictions.
Dianne Marsh presents the open source tools used by Netflix to keep the continuous delivery wheels spinning.
Gilad Bracha explains how to distinguish FP hype from reality and to apply key ideas of FP in non-FP languages, separating the good parts of FP from its unnecessary cultural baggage.
Rich Hickey presents the motivation, design and use of the Clojure core.async library, the reasons for choosing the CSP approach and how it helps to structure applications.
Martin Thompson discusses Java, concurrency, operating systems, and functional programming in the context of designing and testing high-performance systems.
Eric Evans discusses three DDD patterns helping embedding CAP tradeoffs inside the domain model: Aggregates, Domain Events and Bounded Contexts.
Michael Nygard explores some of the available loopholes in the CAP theorem helping architects to engineer distributed systems that meet their needs.
Rod Johnson shares some of the lessons he learned as an entrepreneur.
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