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InfoQ Homepage News QCon London in 4 weeks; Top Tracks, Sessions, and Speakers (Mar 4-8, 2014)

QCon London in 4 weeks; Top Tracks, Sessions, and Speakers (Mar 4-8, 2014)

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The eighth annual QCon London (March 3-7) will feature in-depth presentations and case studies from NASA, Netflix, Twitter, The Financial Times, Etsy, and others. Hear industry practitioners on topics like Architecture, DevOps, Performance & Scalability, Agile, Java, and more. The conference schedule is now final and live. Register by Feb 5th and save £149

Here are the most popular tracks, sessions, and speakers at the upcoming QCon London according to page view traffic on

Top Tracks

Design to Exceed the Limit - High Scalable Architectures - Learn about the technology behind real big applications and how to design for high scalability.

Big Data Architectures - Handling Too Big, Too Fast or Too Versatile Data – Explore the fundamentals, design considerations and advanced case studies of systems based on the Hadoop ecosystem and related technologies as well as general architectural patterns to solve Big Data problems.

Everything you wanted to know about Computer Science (but were afraid to ask) - Many of us aren't as deeply familiar with the fundamentals of our discipline as we think we ought to be. In this track, we will revisit some of those Computer Science basics now that we know enough to understand why we should care.

Real Agile Delivery with DevOps – Learn how agile delivery with DevOps is about more than technology and tools - it demands culture change and an attitude of "can do" rather than risk aversion.

Top Sessions

Reactive REST - Learn how Netflix uses Reactive programming to build and consume REST endpoints. You'll also learn how to Netflix works around the limitations of the HTTP protocol to create high-performance REST APIs.

Continuous Improvement: Hell on Earth? - Using case study examples this talk reflects on what continuous improvement really feels like on the ground and explores how we might want to approach 'getting better' by looking at and drawing from other industries, research, ideas and real-life experiences.

A Call for Sanity in NoSQL - It turns out the technology is already here in order to build data systems that are scalable AND easy to reason about. In this talk, you'll learn how.

Reactive Programming - Tackling the Async Challenge – This talk is part of the track that explores real world uses of reactive programming with Reactive Extensions (Rx) in Java and JavaScript, client side uses of reactive programming, event driven programming, the concepts behind it and more.

Top Speakers

We hope you can join us for the 8th annual QCon London. There is no other event in the UK with similar opportunities for learning, networking, and tracking innovation occurring in the enterprise software development community. Register before Feb 5th and save £149.

QCon is co-produced by and Trifork, producer of the Danish GOTO conference.

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