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Microservices

Past Presentations

Digital Publishing for Scale: The Economist and Go

The Economist newspaper was first printed in 1843. Since then, readers consume news in rapidly evolving ways and technology has taken the forefront in delivering content and enabling the severe contest between intelligence, which presses forward, and an unworthy, timid ignorance obstructing our...

Kathryn Jonas Lead Engineer
Autonomous Microservices

Everybody loves microservices, but it's difficult to do it right. Distributed systems are much more complex to develop and maintain. Over time, you may even miss the simplicity of old monoliths. In this session, I propose a combination of infrastructure, architecture, and design principles to...

Matthew Groves Developer Advocate @Couchbase
Continuous Delivery of Microservices

Microservice architectures are generating a lot of interest lately. These architectures are seen as a way to decompose the complexity of monolithic systems. One of the key benefit of microservice architectures is the agility with which organizations can ship features, reducing time to market....

Sheroy Marker Head Of Technology - Products @ThoughtWorks
Opportunities and Pitfalls of Event-Driven Utopia

Event-driven architectures are on the rise. They promise both better decoupling of components by using an event bus and improved scalability in terms of throughput. Decoupled modules help to scale your software development efforts itself. Event streaming promises to handle ever-growing amounts of...

Bernd Rücker Co-Founder and Chief Technologist @Camunda
Managing Data in Microservices

This session is about the hard stuff -- managing data in microservices -- and about sharing proven patterns that have been successful at Google, eBay, and Stitch Fix. It begins with a quick tour of some prerequisites for being successful with microservices -- an organization of small teams with...

Randy Shoup VP Engineering @WeWork
Machine-to-Machine Interfaces

We often think of client interfaces as a visual medium, but in our increasingly connected lives, our devices are becoming more and more integrated. In this talk we'll explore the ever-expanding world of machine-to-machine interfaces and present a real-world use-case for all the buzzwords,...

Ari Lerner Sr. Consultant, AppDev @awscloud

Interviews

Michele Titolo Tech Lead and Architect @Square

No Microservice Is an Island

You worked at Capital One first and then switched over to Square. So what were you working on at Capital One?

At Capital One, I was working on the first layer of services that our mobile app and website hit. Any new mobile or web request would first reach the service owned by my team.  This service implemented security and customisation logic and then made a server request to the broader Capital one ecosystem. Capital One has a lot of...

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Jonas Bonér Founder & CTO @Lightbend / Creator of Akka

Designing Events-First Microservices

How would you describe the persona and level of the target audience?

My talk is for programmers and architects (from beginners to experienced) that are interested in and intrigued by event-driven systems and event-driven architecture.

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Bruce Lowekamp Principal Architect for Skype's Cloud Infrastructure Portfolio @Microsoft

Skype's Journey From P2P: It's Not Just About the Services

What is the work that you do today at Skype?

I’m managing teams that handle the people infrastructure, contacts, identity, experimentation, and push notifications for Skype and Teams.

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Niko Kurtti Production Engineer @Shopify

Forced Evolution: Shopify's Journey to Kubernetes

What’s the focus of your work today?

I'm on the cloud platform team. Mostly I'm working with Kubernetes. The main goal is to make sure our platform for developers is working. That may mean that I'm debugging some issues with Docker or Kubernetes, or I’m writing Golang to automate the platform. Today, I'm actually working on improving our cluster life cycle, we are...

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Michael Bryzek Cofounder & CTO @Flow.io, previously Co-Founder & CTO @Gilt

Design Microservice Architectures the Right Way

Can you give us a teaser of what to expect in this talk? 

We will go step by step and talk about the investment needed to run a successful microservice platform, touching on everything from contracts, events, data structure, shared libraries, deployment, isolation, monitoring, etc.

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Kathryn Jonas Lead Engineer

Digital Publishing for Scale: The Economist and Go

Would you describe your work at The Economist?

I am the lead engineer for the content platform team at The Economist. We deliver content to different products within The Economist (as well as to our external consumers). Our team is responsible for adding new features to the content platform thereby helping the business build new products.

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