Speaker: Mark Burgess

CFEngine Creator & Software Engineer Focused on Distributed Information Infrastructure

Mark Burgess is a theoretician and practitioner in the area of information systems, whose work has focused largely on distributed information infrastructure. He is known particularly for his work on Configuration Management and Promise Theory. He was the principal Founder of CFEngine, and is emeritus professor of Network and System Administration from Oslo University College. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and papers on topics from physics, Network and System Administration, to fiction. He also writes a blog on issues of science and IT industry concerns.

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Preliminary tracks

Discover some of the topics you will see at QCon London. *The schedule is subject to change

Event-Based Architectures: The Hard Parts

Building High Performing Teams

Scaling Security, from Device to Cloud

From Remote to Hybrid Teams: Return to Office?

Architectures You've Always Wondered About

Performance/Mechanical Sympathy

Next Generation Microservices: Building Distributed Systems the Right Way

Modern Data Pipelines & Streams

The Cloud Operating Model

Chaos and Resilience: Architecting for Success

Scaling Frontend

Modern JVM Innovations

MLOps: Implementing ML Across the Enterprise

Architecting a Modern Financial Institution

Crafting the Developer Experience

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