Solutions Track III

Location: Westminster, 4th flr.

Day of week: Wednesday

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, C4Media

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 Simon Ritter
Deputy CTO @Azul

JDK 9 was released in September 2017 and includes many changes to the Java platform.  The biggest is the Java Platform Module System (often referred to as Project Jigsaw).  This breaks up the existing rt.jar file into 97 modules but also encapsulates internal APIs, such as sun.misc.Unsafe that have previously been accessible to developers.

In this session, we'll start with a brief overview of what's new in JDK 9 including details of JPMS.  From there we'll move onto how...

11:50am - 12:40pm

by Sheroy Marker
Head of Technology - Products @ThoughtWorks

Microservice architectures are generating a lot of interest lately. These architectures are seen as a way to decompose the complexity of monolithic systems.   

One of the key benefit of microservice architectures is the agility with which organizations can ship features, reducing time to market. Effective Continuous Delivery workflows are central to introducing this agility in an effective microservice strategy.   

This talk serves to be a practical guide in...

1:40pm - 2:30pm

by Thad Omura
Executive vice president @ScaleFlux

by Brian Bulkowski
CTO and CO-Founder @Aerospike

Can you really have your cake and eat it, too? Is there such a thing as a truly fast system of record or an enterprise system of engagement? To get high performance the trade-off has been to forgo strong consistency. Aerospike 4.0 Hybrid Memory Architecture (HMA), leveraging the latest in NVMe and 3D NAND flash, has delivered strong consistency without compromising on performance while continuing to be secure, reliable and highly scalable.

Unique business cases have evolved including...

2:55pm - 3:45pm

by Mic Hussey

Are you struggling to pick through large amounts of real time data? Does your project create vast amounts of data and you don’t know how get actionable insights quickly enough? Did you consider topic routing and filtering?

With some imagination, a publish/subscribe pattern making use of advanced topic routing and filtering can often provide surprisingly simple, efficient solutions. In this talk I’ll highlight some interesting ways to apply pub/sub to some common problems:

4:10pm - 5:00pm

by Arijit Mukherji
CTO @SignalFx

How should one approach monitoring in an organization? Observability and monitoring tends to be an afterthought in many situations. Even if there are dedicated teams, they may not be properly resourced and funded - leading to piecemeal approaches and point solutions. As organizations grow and infrastructures evolve and move to the cloud, monitoring becomes serious business and not having a good overall monitoring strategy may cost you dearly. We will discuss why monitoring is important and...

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