Adrian Cole overviews how to debug latency problems using call graphs created by Zipkin, taking a look at the ecosystem, including tools to trace Ruby, C#, Java and Spring Boot apps.
Clint Checketts discusses the concerns to consider when rolling out a config server around security, encryption, and location of repositories, and Config Server's extensibility.
Tyler McMullen discusses load balancing techniques and algorithms such as Randomized Least-conns, Join-Idle-Queue, and Load Interpretation.
Brian Korzynski introduces DocumentDB, a document database offering on the Azure platform: what it is, how to use it, how much it costs, and how it compares to other cloud document database offerings.
Covering the features added to Spring Data REST in recent releases, Oliver Gierke looks at how to integrate manually coded REST resources, tweak representations and work with lookup types.
Shin Tanimoto offers techniques for visualizing microservices built by Spring Boot applications using Elasticsearch, Kibana and Spring Cloud Sleuth.
John Blum and Luke Shannon present and code a live Spring Boot-based application powered by Apache Geode (a.k.a. Pivotal GemFire) running on CloudFoundry.
This talk covers how the Spring Boot and the Cloud Foundry Java Buildpack auto-configuration mechanisms work, their limitations, and how to explicitly configure connections when needed.
Mark Paluch and John Blum present the changes in Spring Data Cassandra and what to expect from the upcoming version.
Spencer Gibb discusses how to integrate Spring Boot applications with Consul and Vault for Service Discovery, Configuration, Secrets, Event Bus and more.
Christoph Strobl explains Redis' Object Hash Mapping and Secondary Indexes as well as the Spring Data Repository abstraction that lets one seamlessly interact with Redis.
Christoph Strobl and Mark Paluch overview the new features introduced in the latest Spring Data release trains, covering improvements to Commons, JPA, MongoDB, Redis, and the community modules.