Camille Fournier explains what projects ZooKeeper is useful for, the common challenges running it as a service and advice to consider when architecting a system using it.
Mike Amundsen reviews patterns in developer practices and trends in services and libraries - from the increase in the number of client-side libraries such as EmberJS, Angular, and Bootstrap to the appearance of new "API composition" platforms such as Strong Loop - that give us a picture of why it's important to identify and leverage the growing sentiment that "Clients Matter, Services Don't".
In this solutions track talk, sponsored by Intel, Peter Logan looks at the evolution of the service layer in the context of the new prevailing developments in API management and describes new architectural approaches an enterprise can take as they look to merge these two worlds, taking the best practices from both domains.
Anil Madhavapeddy suggests a different approach to building Internet services avoiding the complexity of today's services which incorporate many policies and security mechanisms.
Mike Krieger discusses Instagram's best and worst infrastructure decisions, building and deploying scalable and extensible services.