Todd Montgomery investigates whether WebSockets, HTTP/2, Reactive Streams and microservices can deliver the high scalability, resiliency, and ease of development promised.
John Billings talks about winning over those skeptical about the benefits of microservices along with tips on caching, failure, interface changes, etc. for building a distributed system architecture.
Alexander Grosse discusses the principles behind building successful organizations that are growing with examples from SoundCloud and Twitter.
Alan Ho and Sandeep Murusupalli discuss the right type of protection (OAuth/Throttling) and monitoring (e.g. bot monitoring) needed to be put in place to properly manage microservices.
Jay Marshall and Vic Iglesias talk about how GCP was built for the enterprise, enabling users to deploy their applications on the same infrastructure Google uses for search, YouTube or GMail.
Alex Blewitt presents how HotSpot represents Java objects in memory, how bytecode is compiled into native code to gain the fastest execution time, and how data structures have changed over time.
Bryan Nehl introduces the D3.js visualization library, demonstrating and explaining the code behind some of the more practical and interesting visualizations and charts.
Adam Leventhal introduces DTrace, using a case study o solve a performance problem.
Michael Hausenblas introduces containers, microservices and dealing with security, monitoring and troubleshooting using Apache Mesos/Marathon and Kubernetes.
Anthony McCulley describes The Home Depot’s first year with Cloud Foundry, adopting the platform, scaling to hundreds of developers across multiple data centers, and mistakes made along the way.
Trisha Gee highlights the performance benefits of using Java 8, pros and cons, identifying code that makes sense to refactor with lambdas and streams, and what changes provide the most benefit.
Luke Kosewski describes Flow, how it adds value to a microservice architecture, what preconditions must be met for such a recovery mechanism to succeed, and tells the story of a 2015 Q4 outage.