Raymond Roestenburg

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Technical Lead at Akka Platform Team @lightbend

Ray Roestenburg is a member of the Akka team at Lightbend, where he works on Akka Platform and Akka Serverless, specializing in event-based systems, highly scalable distributed systems, and data streaming. Ray has been building systems on the JVM for 25 years. He is the author of Akka in Action.

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Event-Based Architectures: The Hard Parts

To build more responsive applications, we've seen a huge shift in the past decade to event-based architectures. While they are the right tool for the job, these architectures are not without their own unique challenges. Are parallel batch systems still necessary? What techniques do you use for joining event streams with metadata? Or joining streams when they are eventually consistent? Are data migrations still an issue? How do you handle event-based transactions? Do you use a general-purpose event-based or streaming toolkit, or are they all vendor-specific?

Join us for insights into questions like these in this open discussion.


Monday Nov 1 / 03:10PM EDT (40 minutes)


Architectures You've Always Wondered About


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