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Microservices

Past Presentations

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
Connecting the Dots: Applying Microservices (Registration required)

There is limited seating, separate registration is required. Join some leading experts in microservices to share your challenges, hear from others who have similar challenges, and collaborate together on ways to take what you’ve learned at QCon back to work. The event is open to attendees...

Yuri Shkuro Creator of Jaeger & Software Engineer @Uber
Phil Calçado Director, Platform Engineering @Meetup
Susanne Kaiser Independent Tech Consultant
Ian Nowland VP Engineering Metrics and Alerting @datadoghq
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
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
Skype's Journey From P2P: It's Not Just About the Services

Skype is known for P2P but today runs its third calling architecture, fourth contacts service, and is about to deploy its fourth chat architecture. Client changes have been as dramatic as service changes. Bruce addresses why Skype moved away from P2P and the strategies used to make the...

Bruce Lowekamp Principal Architect for Skype's Cloud Infrastructure Portfolio @Microsoft
Forced Evolution: Shopify's Journey to Kubernetes

Shopify, in 2014, was one of the first large scale users of Docker in production. We ran 100% of our production web workers in hundreds of containers. We saw the value of containerization and aspired to also introduce a real orchestration layer. Fast forward two years to 2016, when instead we...

Niko Kurtti Production Engineer @Shopify

Interviews

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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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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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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