Tal Weiss explores five crucial Java techniques for distributed debugging and some of the pitfalls that make bug resolution much harder, and can even lead to downtime.
Ondrej Krajicek discusses how basic techniques - SOLID principles, Design by Contract - and certain metrics can be used in architecting microservices, and the benefits resulting from using them.
Maximilian Koegel introduces declarative UI modeling, the EMF Forms framework and its tooling to create view models, sharing from his experience applying the concept to commercial projects.
Olaf Weinmann, Alexander Edelmann introduce the Vorto project, an approach to leverage the standardization of Information Models, providing a few examples for code generators.
Randy Shoup discusses modern service architectures at scale, using specific examples from both Google and eBay. He covers some interesting lessons learned in building and operating these sites.
Matt Ranney explains the Uber architecture overall, with a focus on the dispatch systems, the geospatial index, handling failure, and dealing with the distributed traveling salesman problem.
Michael Bryzek presents lessons learned building an expansive microservice architecture at Gilt - an organization with 1500 git repositories and over 400 individual applications.
Alex Heusingfeld, Martin Eigenbrodt discuss some of the challenges creating microservices on JVM stacks with examples using Dropwizard, Spring Cloud and Play2 Scala.
Sam Newman talks about the history of where microservices came from, what they are, the benefits and downsides, and the core principles to stick to do to them well.
Jonas Helming, Maximilian Koegel develop a simple client-server app using a variety of Eclipse frameworks and producing 10 different versions of the same client running on the multiple platforms.
Torben Hoffmann talks about how to design systems with asynchronous message passing between processes that do not share any memory.
Todd Montgomery explores questions related to WebSocket, HTTP/2, CoAP, MQTT, XMPP, and the way these protocols change how services communicate.