Grant Shipley deploys an application to the cloud and then turns up the heat by leveraging the right mix of elasticity and auto-scaling.
Rifat Shahriyar, Steve Blackburn, Kathryn McKinley show that conservative garbage collectors using Immix can be as performant and sometimes even faster than generational GCs.
Randy Shoup tells war stories from Google and eBay focusing on how to scale code, infrastructure, performance, and operations, along with hard-won lessons learned in scaling them.
Liz Keogh discusses breaking down requirements without going into too much detail combined with complexity estimation for easy planning, dependency management, and prioritization.
Lynne Cazaly shares ways to achieve greater buy-in, clearer communication and higher levels of engagement with team members, stakeholders, sponsors and business units using "visual agility".
Michael Plöd addresses the advanced usage of Spring's caching abstraction such as integrating a cache provider that is not integrated by the default Spring Package and overviews JCache. Demos.
Gunnar Hillert and Chris Schaefer examine various scalability options in order to improve the robustness and performance of the Spring Batch applications.
Randy Shoup, Consulting CTO, shares the history of reactive services and visits key milestones in their evolution: async techniques at Google, real-time search at Ebay, & responsive games at Kixeye.
Ryan Vanderwerf speaks about the roles of cache clustering, session clustering, and quartz clustering with open source Terracotta, Quartz, and BigMemory.
Bas Vodde introduces Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS), a framework for scaling Scrum to medium to large projects while staying true to the original Scrum principles.
The authors discuss scaling Agile by highlighting the constraints that a company needs to address given its particular context, an approach that adapts to context rather than ignoring it.
Tyler Akidau from Google demonstrates Google's Millwheel, a streaming system that promises low latency, strong consistency, and flexibility without relying on Lambda Architecture.