Building Modern Backends

Polyglot, developer-focused track around Innovations building low-friction, performant backends powering software today.


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24/7 State Replication

Systems that operate non-stop, 24/7 are standard in many consumer-facing industries. Often, but definitely not always, these systems do not have aggressive SLAs nor high availability needs to the degree that some financial systems demand. But that is changing.

Todd Montgomery

Ex-NASA Researcher and High Performance Distributed Systems Whisperer

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Leveraging Determinism

Determinism is a very powerful concept when paired with fast business logic. We discuss both intuitive and not-so-obvious architecture choices that can be made to dramatically scale and simplify systems with these properties.

Frank Yu

Senior Engineering Manager @Coinbase

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Backends in Dart

Dart's popularity has surged in the past few years, as it's the language behind Flutter - Google's cross platform front end framework. That's now driving a notion of 'Full Stack Dart', where if you've spent time learning Dart for the front end, why not also use it for the back end.

Chris Swan

Engineer @atsigncompany

Date

Thursday Dec 1 / 09:00AM PST

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QCon Plus 2022
Nov 29 - Dec 9, 2022

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Todd Montgomery

Ex-NASA Researcher and High Performance Distributed Systems Whisperer

Todd Montgomery is a networking hacker who has researched, designed, and built numerous protocols, messaging-oriented middleware systems, and real-time data systems, done research for NASA, contributed to the IETF and IEEE, and co-founded two startups. He currently works as an Engineering Fellow at Adaptive Financial Consulting and is active in several open source projects, including Agrona, Aeron, ReactiveSocket, and the FIX Simple Binary Encoding (SBE).

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