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Track Overview

Microservice Patterns and Antipatterns: Lessons From the Trenches

Patterns for building, organizing, observing, and operating microservices in the real world. Learn from organizations that have been doing this for years.


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Session + Live Q&A Microservices

7 Ways To Fail at Microservices

Tuesday Nov 2 / 12:10PM EDT

We all know the promise of microservices - organizational, agility, decoupling, pizza lunches, autonomy, fewer meetings. Some organizations actually achieve this. Others … don’t.It turns out dividing an application up across multiple containers isn’t enough. Distributed is not...

Holly Cummins

Quarkus Senior Principal Software Engineer @RedHat

Session + Live Q&A Microservices

Airbnb at Scale

Tuesday Nov 2 / 01:10PM EDT

In 2018, Airbnb embarked on a high-stakes journey to transform our technology architecture from a monolithic Ruby app to a more scalable Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). Three years on, we are in a good place to look back at what we have accomplished and reflect on where we are. In this talk,...

Selina Liu

Senior Software Engineer @Airbnb

Session + Live Q&A Technical Debt

Managing Tech Debt in a Microservice Architecture

Tuesday Nov 2 / 02:10PM EDT

Every software company has to deal with tech debt, which slows down development. Ironically, it's usually difficult to get the support of the product managers who have a long list of high-profile features with tight deadlines to invest in paying down tech debt. What’s more, the problems...

Glenn Engstrand

Software Architect @rally_health

PANEL DISCUSSION + Live Q&A Microservices

Present and Future of the Microservice Architecture

Tuesday Nov 2 / 03:10PM EDT

When thinking about a microservice architecture there is so much to consider! The topic is broad, and sometimes the expertise needed to understand parts of it are deep. This can make them a pretty daunting subject. Lucking, QCon is at hand!In the final slot of the microservices track, we'll...

Glenn Engstrand

Software Architect @rally_health

Holly Cummins

Quarkus Senior Principal Software Engineer @RedHat

Dave Farley

Developer, Speaker, Consultant, Author of 'Continuous Delivery'


Speakers from this track

Holly Cummins

Quarkus Senior Principal Software Engineer @RedHat

Holly Cummins is a Senior Principal Software Engineer on the Red Hat Quarkus team and a Java Champion. Before joining Red Hat, Holly was a long time IBMer. In her time at IBM, Holly has been a full-stack javascript developer, a WebSphere Liberty build architect, a client-facing consultant, a JVM...

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Selina Liu

Senior Software Engineer @Airbnb

Selina is a senior software engineer at Airbnb, the world’s largest platform for accommodation-sharing and unique travel experiences. She’s passionate about building performant and resilient services that scale and evolve well with Airbnb’s growing business needs. In her free...

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Glenn Engstrand

Software Architect @rally_health

Glenn Engstrand is a software architect in the part of Optum Digital that was Rally Health. Glenn's focus is working with engineers in order to deliver scalable, server side, 12 factor compliant application architectures. Glenn was a breakout speaker at Adobe's internal Advertising Cloud...

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Dave Farley

Developer, Speaker, Consultant, Author of 'Continuous Delivery'

Dave Farley is a regular conference speaker, an independent software developer and consultant, creator of the CD YouTube channel and founder of Continuous Delivery Ltd. Dave is co-author of the Jolt-award winning book ‘Continuous Delivery’, and has a new book on “Modern Software...

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Track Host

Chris Richardson

Creator of microservices.io; Author of Microservices patterns & Java Champion

Chris Richardson is a developer and architect. He is a Java Champion, a JavaOne rock star and the author of POJOs in Action, which describes how to build enterprise Java applications with frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate. Chris was also the founder of the original CloudFoundry.com, an...

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