Tim Wagner defines server-less computing, examines the key trends and innovative ideas behind the technology, and looks at design patterns for big data, event processing, and mobile using AWS Lambda.
Eleanor McHugh discusses writing virtual machines using hardware emulation, including code snippets in Go and C.
Justin Cormack talks about the Docker unikernels build, ship and run pipelines and how the changes they are seeing lead to unikernels in production.
Mitchell Hashimoto takes a look at VMs, which solution architectures worked there, and discusses why these architectures are no longer adequate and what are the solutions in a containerized world.
Matthias Luebken gives an overview of typical patterns and best practices that he has seen in developing, deploying and operating applications that leverage containers.
Brennan Saeta talks about aspects of Coursera’s architecture that enable them to rapidly build sophisticated features for their learning platform, the use of containers and security-related issues.
Charles Lamanna talks about the scale and architecture of Microsoft’s Azure Management Gateway and how Azure API’s are built for high availability and for data sovereignty.
Jamshid Mahdavi explains how WhatsApp has developed their server components, the deployment processes, and how they monitor, alert, and repair the inevitable failures in a billion-users service.
Luca Marturana covers the current state of the art for container monitoring and visibility, including real use cases with pros/cons of each and focuses on advanced container visibility techniques.
Maciej Maciejewski discusses persistent memory, storage devices, and DRAM, accessing persistent memory with ACPI 6.0 extensions, existing support in the Linux kernel and the NVM library.
Peter Bakas presents in detail how Netflix has used Kafka, Samza, Docker, and Linux to implement a multi-tenant pipeline processing 700B events/day in the Amazon AWS cloud.
Dave Farley discusses using acceptance testing to work quickly and effectively, building functional coverage for complex enterprise-scale systems, and managing and maintaining those tests.