Track: Sponsored Solution Track III


Day of week:

Industry practitioners and technical product managers from leading vendors demonstrate solutions to some of today's toughest software development challenges in the areas of performance monitoring, Big Data, software delivery, scalability, and more.

Track Host:
Nitin Bharti
Managing Editor and Product Manager, QCon and InfoQ
Over the last decade, Nitin has helped build several notable online developer communities including, DZone, and The Code Project. He is known for his extensive editorial work in the Enterprise Java, .NET, SOA, and Agile communities. As Managing Editor and Product Manager at C4Media - the producer of and QCon events - Nitin continues to pursue his primary passion: helping spread knowledge and innovation throughout the enterprise software development community.
10:35am - 11:25am

by Tom Fairbairn
Systems Architect @Solace

Are you struggling to pick through large amounts of real time data? Does your IoT project create vast amounts of data and you don’t know how get actionable insights quickly enough? Did you consider the publish/subscribe pattern?

With some imagination, pub/sub can often provide surprisingly simple, efficient solutions. In this talk I’ll highlight some interesting ways to apply pub/sub to some common problems:

  • Migrating between data formats;
  • Finding the nearest…...
11:50am - 12:40pm

by Darren Jefford
Artificial Intelligence Lead Architect, Microsoft Services

The Microsoft Bot Framework in combination with the Cognitive Services platform enables developers to quickly build Bots that are not captive to any one conversation canvas. Whilst it’s easy to get going with the technology, building a great experience that delights customers is more challenging. In this session we’ll cover some best practices that we’ve learnt in our initial engagements and show how you can transform your Bot experience live in the session.

1:40pm - 2:30pm

by Lyudmil Pelov
Oracle A-Team Cloud Solutions Architect

Chatbot is a computer program which conducts a conversation via auditory or textual interaction.

This talk provides an overview of technologies used for chatbots. We will take an in-depth look at building blocks such as information access through natural language processing, Data driven approach, Single/Multi turn dialogues, Sentence representation & intent detection, use of deep learning methods.

Finally, we will distill core-concepts from these to describe a general...

2:55pm - 3:45pm

by Pete Holditch
Principal PreSales Engineer @AppDynamics

Many organisations—especially engineering-led ones—are embracing microservices and DevOps as a mechanism for handing autonomy to developers across the life-cycle, from language, framework, and platform technology choices in the development phase to monitoring and management technologies when things move to production.

While this is a great recipe for developer motivation, it can lead to problems in running the production estate over the longer term as a lack of consistency hampers on-...

4:10pm - 5:00pm

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4:10pm - 5:00pm

by Thomas Hooker
VP of Marketing @CollabNet

Together we are on a share quest; to make our customers happier, our organizations more successful, the world a more connected place. Our tool of choice is software. Our goal to delivery more compelling software, faster! Our go to answer is Agile and evolving to DevOps. But what does this really mean for the existing enterprise and how do we get there? In this session, we will explore these questions and potential answers through the examination of a past development project gone awry.