Mark Derricutt discusses the importance of having different read and write data models when working with RESTful web APIs.
Diego Ongaro introduces Raft, a consensus algorithm for managing a replicated log by separating the key elements of consensus and reducing the number of states that must be considered.
Fangjin Yang covers common problems and failures seen with distributed systems, and discusses design patterns that can be used to maintain data integrity and availability when everything goes wrong.
Yongsheng Wu talks about how to build highly-resilient systems at scale. Wu presents also failure cases that prompted engineers at Pinterest to build such systems, and how they test these systems.
Kyle Anderson discusses details on how to tie Mesos, Docker, SmartStack, Haproxy, Git, and Sensu all together into a coherent system that developers can use to ship their code in a self-serve way.
Yves Reynhout discusses models, how they're created and tested against scenarios, how they're useful, what distinguishes them from others, how they're visualized and communicated, etc.
The authors discuss how Spring for Apache Hadoop can make developing workflows with Map Reduce, Spark, Hive and Pig jobs easier, and using Spring Cloud to build distributed apps for YARN.
Rossen Stoyanchev offers an overview of new features for web applications in Spring Framework 4.2: HTTP streaming, Server-sent events, cross-origin requests, HTTP caching, and WebSocket updates.
Gary Russell discusses how Spring Integration and Spring AMQP are used as two of the underlying technologies in Spring XD.
Shiva Narayanaswamy discusses event driven architectures, serverless architectures, identity management and security related to building APIs in the cloud.
Swagger is a simple but powerful representation of RESTful APIs. This talk gives an introduction to API creation using the Swagger Editor, and creating a REST service using swagger-codegen.
Ted Young shares his experience having to build their own solution or choosing an open source project in its infancy, the problems encountered and how they solved them.