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Architecture

Past Presentations

Building Microservices @Squarespace

In this presentation, Franklin Angulo, will go through our company's journey from a monolith architecture to a microservices architecture. We will share our learnings throughout this process, including what our engineers found most useful in a microservice framework, the different open source...

Franklin Angulo Director of Engineering @ Squarespace
When Microservices Meet Event Sourcing

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...

Vinicius Gomes Software Developer @ThoughtWorks
Scaling Push Messaging for Millions of Devices @Netflix

How do you efficiently serve the latest personalized movie recommendations to millions of Netflix members, as soon as they are ready? Netflix recently rolled out Zuul Push - a massively scalable push notification service that handles millions of "always-on" persistent connections from all those...

Susheel Aroskar Software Engineer @Netflix
No Microservice Is an Island

You don't deploy a single microservice. The journey to microservice architecture involves more than how code is written or applications are packaged. It's about creating an interconnected ecosystem that keeps things running. Infrastructure and tools have only grown in importance as microservices...

Michele Titolo Tech Lead and Architect @Square
Behavioral Economics and ChatBots

Nudge theory is about making it easier for people to make decisions that are in their broad self interest.  Chatbots can execute little nudges, and this turns out to be a very powerful technique for influencing behavior.  We’ll look at a few strategies, including the ability to...

Jim Clark Co-Founder @atomist

Interviews

Ryn Daniels Staff Infrastructure Engineer @travisci

Heretical Resilience: To Repair is Human

Tell me a bit about the work that you do today.

I'm currently working at Travis CI where I'm the lead of the build environment team. This team is working on the environment that allows our customers to run their builds - making sure that we can create, test, and update the environments where customer builds get run in a reliable manner, so that customers can continue to test as new...

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Emily Nakashima Software Engineer & Engineering Manager @Honeycombio Rachel Myers Developer Programs Engineer @Google

Help! I Accidentally Distributed My System!

Can you tell me about the work you do today?

Rachel: I work at Google on Firebase Security Rules and Google Cloud Policy. Firebase is a Backend As A Service. We provide tools for developers to keep their apps secure. Google Cloud Policy helps system administrators to ensure that all their apps have the same security policy.

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Justin Kitagawa Senior Director Platform Engineering @twilio

Platforms at Twilio: Unlocking Developer Effectiveness

What are you doing today?

I'm a senior director of engineering for our platform. Twilio is comprised of 100+ different engineering teams. We share the same engineering DNA as Amazon and Netflix, so we have smaller autonomous 2-pizzas teams that are responsible for a subsection of our overall puzzle. There are vertical teams and horizontal teams. Vertical teams...

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Yuri Shkuro Creator of Jaeger & Software Engineer @Uber

Conquering Microservices Complexity @Uber With Distributed Tracing

What is the focus of your work today?

I mostly work on distributed tracing, in the larger scope of overall observability.

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Indu Alagarsamy Solution Architect @Particular Software

PracticalDDD: Bounded Contexts + Events => Microservices

What is the focus of your work today?

I'm currently working as a software architect at Particular Software, the makers of NServiceBus. As an architect, I guide clients to help review their design or proof of concept to see how they can build loosely coupled systems using both event-driven architecture and domain-driven design (DDD).

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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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