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  • Gil Tene: Understanding Hardware Transactional Memory

    In his presentation "Understanding Hardware Transactional Memory" at QCon New York 2016, Gil Tene introduces hardware transactional memory (HTM). Whereas the concept of HTM is not new, it is now finally available in commodity hardware. The purpose of HTM is to be able to write to multiple addresses in memory in an atomical way so that there cannot be inconsistencies in cooperation other threads.

  • Neha Narkhede: Large-Scale Stream Processing with Apache Kafka

    In her presentation "Large-Scale Stream Processing with Apache Kafka" at QCon New York 2016, Neha Narkhede introduces Kafka Streams, a new feature of Kafka for processing streaming data. According to Narkhede stream processing has become popular because unbounded datasets can be found in many places. It is no longer a niche problem like, for example, machine learning.

  • Dan Guido: Modern iOS Application Security

    As mobile applications increase in popularity and as more transactions are carried out via mobile devices, security is a topic of growing concern. In his talk "Modern iOS Application Security" at QCon New York 2016, Dan Guido takes a closer look at iOS security. While Apple already provides the means to create highly secured applications, there are still threads that may render them useless.

  • Systems Programming in C#

    Although the definition of system programming is fuzzy, it can be described as having to think at the bit, byte, instruction or CPU cycle level. Systems programming also implies demanding performance and reliability requirements. Joe Duffy, engineering director at Microsoft, presented strategies for system programming in C# at QCon New York. He also discusses pitfalls and how to mitigate them.

  • Kief Morris: Implementing Infrastructure as Code

    Moving applications to the cloud has somewhat become commodity in the meantime - not only for big players, but also for smaller companies that rely on flexibility and resource utilization. In his presentation "Implementing Infrastructure as Code", Kief Morris, cloud practice lead at ThoughWorks, shares some key principles and recommendations on how to leverage cloud based infrastructure.

  • 3 weeks until QCon New York: New Talks, Podcasts, & Workshops

    Marking its 5th anniversary, QCon New York returns June 13-15. This is QCon New York’s last year holding the event in Brooklyn. Next year, QCon moves to a new venue in Manhattan.

  • QCon NY: 4 Confirmed Keynotes, Google/NASA/Uber/And More Abstracts Posted, Final Workshops Confirmed

    An annual software conference designed for software architects/tech leads/leaders who influence innovation in their teams, QCon NY strives to achieve a mission helping software development teams adopt new technologies and practices. We're expecting 800 attendees and that doesn’t include the over 100 speakers, trackhosts, and committee members who guide and direct the conference.

  • Netflix, Coinbase, Fastly leaders track hosting @ QCon NY June 13-17

    QCon New York planning is in full swing. QCon New York, the international software developer conference that attracts senior technical team members looking for innovator topics like immutable infrastructure, Lamba architectures, and innovations in DevOps, returns to the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge June 13-15th.

  • QCon New York Tracks Announcement

    QCon New York returns to the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge June 13-15th. Check out this year's tracks.

  • QCon New York returns for it’s 5th year, June 13 - 17, 2016

    The 5th Annual QCon New York, a practitioner-driven conference designed for software architects/tech leads/leaders who influence innovation in their teams, has opened registrations. QCon New York will be held at the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott and has tickets on sale for $1645 through Dec 19th.

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