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Past Presentations

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
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
Designing Events-First Microservices

In this talk, we will explore the nature of events, what it means to be event-driven, and how we can unleash the power of events and commands by applying an events-first domain-driven design to microservices-based architectures.   We will start by developing a solid theoretical...

Jonas Bonér Founder & CTO @Lightbend / Creator of Akka
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
Chick-Fil-A: Milking the Most Out of 1000's of K8s Clusters

Last year, I shared about how Internet of Things and Edge Compute are providing a new platform for Chick-fil-A to transform its in-restaurant operations, from the customer experience to kitchen automation. At that time, we were running Docker Swarm to manage our container-based microservices at...

Brian Chambers Enterprise Architect @ChickfilA
Caleb Hurd Site Reliability Engineer @ChickfilA
Heretical Resilience: To Repair is Human

Resilient architecture is often thought of solely in terms of its technical aspects - with the right distributed system or automated failover or fancy new orchestration software, we want to believe we can avoid the inevitability of failure. While it is certainly true that we can design our...

Ryn Daniels Staff Infrastructure Engineer @travisci

Interviews

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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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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