Ryan Lane talks about the concepts and tooling for wrangling identity, access management, and secrets (passwords, ssl certificates, access tokens, etc.) in cloud services.
Chris Seaton introduces Graal, Oracle Labs' new JIT compiler written in Java, enabling new research into optimizations, and Truffle, a framework for implementing languages that uses Graal.
Susan Potter describes a toolchain and principles for defining infrastructure in code, versioned with the code, providing repeatable configuration, ephemeral testing and consistent CI/CD environments.
Fabrizio Romano proposes using TDD to transform business requirements into tests, driving code and tests development in harmony.
Rob Valk introduces the JSON-API 1.0 spec, taking a look at JVM ecosystem support for the standard with the katharsis.io library and its integration with the Mule runtime.
Cameron Gough discusses Australia Post’s three phases of growth, the hurdles met, the solutions found, learnings, and the techniques that helped them grow, scale and change the organization.
Ian Cooper provides arguments for using microservices, why they are useful and when it makes sense to implement such a solution.
Theo Schlossnagle talks about lessons learned in building an always-on distributed time-series database with aggressive quality of service guarantees, and techniques for dealing with bad machines.
Pat Patterson and Ted Malaska talk about current and emerging data processing technologies, and the various ways of achieving "at least once" and "exactly once" timely data processing.
Sunil Sadasivan talks about some of Buffer’s culture experiments to illustrate how cultivating and iterating on a team's culture can improve happiness, employee retention, and overall growth.
Don Coleman discusses building wireless sensors on a variety of hardware (ESP8266, Particle Photon, Arduino MKR1000), presenting some options for collecting, storing, and visualizing the sensor data.