Tracks at QCon London 2014
Big Data Architectures:
Case studies from NASA and the Guardian delve into the fundamentals and design considerations of systems based on the Hadoop ecosystem of technologies.
Case studies from Netflix and the Financial Times explore mobile Web performance, best-practices, deployment patterns and more.
Everything about Computer Science: Revisit some of the fundamentals of CS – Regular Expressions, the network stack, floating points, and more - through the eyes of leading thinkers in our industry.
High Scalable Architectures:
Case studies from Twitter, Wix, and others showcase technology behind big applications & how to design for high scalability.
Privacy & Security:
After revelations about spying and systematic undermining of the most fundamental security solutions, trust is in short supply. Learn about what went wrong, and what can be done to make things right again.
Building Integrated Applications with Web Technologies:
We'll look at innovative, lightweight & free integration solutions.
Their secrets of success, the technologies and processes that worked and the painful lessons learnt along the way.
Making the Internet of Things:
Low cost development boards, like Arduino & Raspberry Pi, trigger a renaissance in hardware hacking. Hear some of the makers on the leading edge of this phenomenon.
Next Gen Cloud:
Explore multi-cloud services, multi-layered clouds, specialist clouds & how to engineer applications to take advantage of the next generation of cloud services.
Not Only Java:
WA deep dive into common Java GC issues, performance tuning challenges, Lambdas & Streams in Java 8, and more.
People over Process in the Real World:
Explore different facets of "people in technology" from a variety of fun, challenging and surprising perspectives.
Real Agile Delivery with DevOps:
Learn about the process, technology, and practice of Continuous Delivery and DevOps through case studies from Esty, a small international bank, and others.
Real Data Science:
See how organizations like NASA, Spotify, and others are successfully extracting value from their data & using it to their good.
Tales of Resilience, Fault Tolerance & Recovery:
Consistency, Availability, Partition tolerance. You know you can't have all three, but how do you make the trade-offs? Learn how from some, successful real world examples.
True Mobile & Beyond:
Learn how to interact with new types of interfaces and the "Internet of Things": wristbands, glasses, watches, and the next generation of mobile devices.
Monday, March 3rd
Tuesday, March 4th
Problem-solving and Decision-making in Software Development by Linda Rising [Morning Tutorial]
Fearless Change: Patterns for Introducing New Ideas by Linda Rising [Afternoon Tutorial]