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Architecting for the Cloud / Streaming Architectures

Cloud native architectures is a reality. Hear the war stories. learn the benefits, and dodge some of the pitfalls of running on the cloud.


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SESSION + Live Q&A Apache Kafka

Cloud Native Data Pipelines With Apache Kafka

As microservices, data services and serverless APIs proliferate in a cloud-native world, analysts still need to report on the business as a whole. Data engineers need to collect and standardize data in an increasingly complex and diverse system. Luckily, the problem is also the solution – the...

Gwen Shapira

Principal Data Architect @Confluent, PMC Member @Kafka, & Committer Apache Sqoop

SESSION + Live Q&A Architecture

Crossing the River by Feeling the Stones

Deng Xiaoping once described managing the economy as crossing the river by feeling the stones—in other words have a direction but be adaptive. But in a world of constant change, how do you determine the right thing to do? Which pebble to tread on? How do you understand where you’re going and...

Simon Wardley

Top UK Tech Influencer & Researcher & @lefep (Leading Edge Forum)

SESSION + Live Q&A Apache Kafka

Streaming Log Analytics with Kafka

Humio is a log analytics system that is optimised to run in on-prem instances. From a software provider’s point of view, fixing issues in an on-prem solution is inherently problematic, and we have strived to make the solution simple.To achieve this goal, a Humio installation consists only...

Kresten Krab Thorup

CTO @MeetHumio (Humio)

SESSION + Live Q&A Architecture

RSocket: Solving Real-World Architectural Challenges

It may seem surprising that a networking protocol can have such wide-ranging implications for applications are architected – but RSocket, with its unique flexibility and set of guarantees, is being used by some of the largest cloud-based companies to achieve order-of-magnitude reductions in...

Robert Roeser

Co-Founder & CEO @netifi_inc

Andy Shi

Developer Advocate @AlibabaGroup

Ondrej Lehecka

Software Engineer @Facebook

SESSION + Live Q&A Cloud Computing

A Guided Journey of Cloud Native Featuring Monzo

The Cloud Native Trail Map provides a path for enterprises to deploy cloud native applications, and the steps they’ll encounter along their journey. However, the needs of each enterprise are rarely the same and these journeys are rarely linear.   In this talk we’ll look at how the...

Cheryl Hung

Director of Ecosystem @CloudNativeFdn

Matt Heath

Distributed Systems Engineer @monzo


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Gwen Shapira

Principal Data Architect @Confluent, PMC Member @Kafka, & Committer Apache Sqoop

Gwen is a principal data architect at Confluent helping customers to achieve success with their Apache Kafka implementation. She has 15 years of experience working with code and customers to build scalable data architectures, integrating microservices, relational and big data technologies. She...

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Simon Wardley

Top UK Tech Influencer & Researcher & @lefep (Leading Edge Forum)

Simon Wardley is a Researcher for Leading Edge Forum, a global research and thought leadership programme dedicated to helping large organizations reimagine their organizations and leadership for a technology-driven future. Simon is also lead practitioner for LEFs Wardley Maps Advisory...

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Kresten Krab Thorup

CTO @MeetHumio (Humio)

Kresten provides technical leadership and vision at Humio. In his previous role as CTO of Trifork, Kresten was responsible for technical strategy and has provided consulting advice to teams on a variety of technologies to include distributed systems and databases, erlang, Java, and mobile...

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Robert Roeser

Co-Founder & CEO @netifi_inc

Robert Roeser is a co-founder and CEO of Netifi, where he is working to lay the groundwork for the next generation of cloud-native applications. Prior to Netifi, he was a member of the Netflix Edge Platform team that created RSocket, Hystrix and RxJava. He is one of the original developers of...

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Andy Shi

Developer Advocate @AlibabaGroup

Andy is a developer advocate for Alibaba group. He is mainly focused on Service Mesh and middleware technologies. He was a developer advocate for IBM before joining Alibaba, where he worked on various Cloud Native projects. He has many years of experience as a cloud infrastructure and virtual...

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Ondrej Lehecka

Software Engineer @Facebook

Ondrej is a software engineer in Facebook. He is focusing on infrastructure for distributed systems. Ondrej is one of the main contributors to the RSocket C++ implementation released on Github. He advocated for the RSocket application protocol adoption inside of Facebook and shipped it along with...

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Cheryl Hung

Director of Ecosystem @CloudNativeFdn

Cheryl Hung is the Director of Ecosystem at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. Her mission is to increase the adoption of Kubernetes and cloud native by fostering sustainable open source communities. She leads and advocates on behalf of cloud native end users, consulting and training...

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Matt Heath

Distributed Systems Engineer @monzo

Matt Heath is a Staff Engineer at Monzo — the UKs fastest growing bank — where he's spent the last few years building the platform and payment systems which underpin the Monzo experience. Prior to this he was the technical lead of Hailo’s global ride-sharing platform, which...

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Track Host

Sam Newman

Microservice, Cloud, CI/CD Expert

Sam is a technologist focusing in the areas of cloud, microservices, and continuous delivery - three topics which seem to overlap frequently. Providing consulting, training and advisory services to startups and large multi-national enterprises alike, he has over 20 years in IT as a developer, sys...

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