Track: Sponsored Solutions Track I

Location: Shubert - Uris, 6th fl.

Day of week: Monday

Industry practitioners and technical product managers from leading vendors demonstrate solutions to some of today's toughest software development challenges in the areas of performance monitoring, Big Data, software delivery, scalability, and more.

Track Host:
Nitin Bharti
Managing Editor and Product Manager, QCon and InfoQ

Over the last decade, Nitin has helped build several notable online developer communities including, DZone, and The Code Project. He is known for his extensive editorial work in the Enterprise Java, .NET, SOA, and Agile communities. As Managing Editor and Product Manager at C4Media - the producer of and QCon events - Nitin continues to pursue his primary passion: helping spread knowledge and innovation throughout the enterprise software development community.

10:35am - 11:25am

by Tom Wilbur
Product Director, Analytics

Metrics and analytics are crucial for building successful products at scale. Data is powerful. However, the room for misuse is significant — hence the cliche about lies, damned lies, and statistics. In this talk, we explored some of the ways you can use data to drive yourself right off a cliff. Specifically, we talked about anti-patterns in evidence-based decision making, meaning we described exactly what not to do with your data.

11:50am - 12:40pm

by Ramon Harrington
Principal Software Engineer @ Vistaprint

Even the best ideas need to be shaped and refined to succeed in the market. Hatchery, Vistaprint's innovation lab, launched many products and services since being formed two years ago and we've refined our process for developing innovative products. We'll walk through how Hatchery generates ideas and uses rapid prototyping to make progress in the face of uncertainty.

1:40pm - 2:30pm

by Matthew Groves
Developer Advocate @Couchbase

NoSQL is a catch-all term that covers a lot of different types of data storage. Is it really helpful to group them together by one thing they don't have? Think about it like this: my toaster is as much NoSQL as any database! So, how can we make more sense of this new breed of database management systems?

In this talk I cover the four main data models that have been part of the past ten years' NoSQL movement: key-value, document...

2:55pm - 3:45pm

by Drew Bourne
Lead Software Engineer @ Capital One

Designers and developers build better products when they communicate with a common language. A Design System defines a common language–the words, phrases and rules of composition–used to describe content, visual design and interactions. Learn how designer/developer collaboration led to a set of principles and patterns for defining Design Systems.

4:10pm - 5:00pm

by Baruch Sadogursky
Developer Advocate @JFrog

As in a good Greek Tragedy, scaling devops to big teams has 3 stages and usually end badly. In this play (it’s more than a talk!) we’ll present you with Pentagon Inc, and their way to scaling devops from a team of 3 engineers to a team of 100 (spoiler – it’s painful!)

5:25pm - 6:15pm

by Vinicius Gomes
Software Developer @ThoughtWorks

Microservices are becoming quite a popular architectural pattern, both in the development of brand new systems and when decomposing legacy monoliths into smaller independent modules. However, the typical microservices approach based on HTTP and REST brings with it critical cross-functional challenges for performance, data consistency, and even the HTTP protocol when it comes to describing complex user interactions. The fundamental idea of event sourcing is to...


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