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Leslie Miley on Bias in Big Data/ML and AI - QCon San Francisco

by Shane Hastie Follow 27 Followers on  Nov 20, 2017 1

At QCon San Francisco Leslie Miley gave a keynote talk in which he explained how inherent bias in data sets have affected things from the 2016 Presidential race to criminal sentencing in the United States.

Java Follow 1025 Followers

Fresh Async with Kotlin: Roman Elizarov Presents at QCon SF

by Amit K Gupta Follow 6 Followers on  Nov 20, 2017 4

Roman Elizarov, team lead in Kotlin libraries at JetBrains, presented “Fresh Async with Kotlin” at QCon San Francisco. Elizarov demonstrated how Kotlin addresses the difficulties faced in writing asynchronous code in languages such as Java, C# and Javascript. Async code in Kotlin looks very much like the normal synchronous code that most developers are used to writing in languages such as Java.

DevOps Follow 912 Followers

Expedia's Journey toward Site Resiliency: Embracing Chaos Testing in Dev and Production at QCon SF

by Daniel Bryant Follow 739 Followers on  Nov 19, 2017

At QCon SF, Sahar Samiei and Willie Wheeler presented “Expedia’s Journey Toward Site Resiliency”, and discussed the building of a community of practice around resilience testing within Expedia. The results have generally been positive: Netflix’s Chaos Monkey has been running daily in production since May 15th; and resilience tests have been added to four Tier 1 service pipelines.

Architecture & Design Follow 2274 Followers

Service-Oriented Development: Rafael Schloming Shares Lessons Learned with Building Microservice

by Daniel Bryant Follow 739 Followers on  Nov 18, 2017

At QCon San Francisco, Rafael Schloming presented “Service Oriented Development”, and argued that an organisation migrating to microservices must seek to break up their monolithic development processes in addition to attempting to break up the system architecture. Treating newly formed microservice teams as internal “spinoffs” provides boundaries and encourages self-sufficiency and autonomy.

Architecture & Design Follow 2274 Followers

Adrian Cockcroft Discusses Chaos Architecture: "Four Layers, Two Teams, and an Attitude"

by Daniel Bryant Follow 739 Followers on  Nov 17, 2017 1

At QCon San Francisco, Adrian Cockcroft presented “Chaos Architecture”, and discussed the evolution of cloud native architecture, and how chaos engineering can be applied to produce better and safer systems. Effective chaos architecture and engineering was presented as consisting of “four layers, two teams, and an attitude”.

DevOps Follow 912 Followers

Designing Services for Resilience: Nora Jones Discusses Netflix Chaos Engineering at QCon SF

by Daniel Bryant Follow 739 Followers on  Nov 16, 2017

At QCon SF Nora Jones presented “Designing Services for Resilience Experiments: Lessons from Netflix”. Key takeaways from the talk included: the customer experience is a priority; designing for resiliency testability is a shared responsibility; configuration changes can cause outages; and engineers should have have explicit monitoring in place to detect antipatterns in configuration changes.

DevOps Follow 912 Followers

Debugging Containerized Microservices: Idit Levine at QCon SF

by Daniel Bryant Follow 739 Followers on  Nov 16, 2017

At QCon San Francisco Idit Levine presented “Debugging Containerized Microservices”, and outlined the issues of debugging a distributed microservice-based system, and provided three potential approaches to overcome the inherent challenges. The talk also introduced a new open source microservices debugger that Levine is working on, Squash, which integrates with the VS Code IDE.

Development Follow 648 Followers

QConSF Content Update: Less Than 40 Days to Go!

by Wesley Reisz Follow 17 Followers on  Oct 06, 2017

Marking its 11th year, QConSF will be located at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco (just off the Embarcadero). The conference has over 1,200 confirmed attendees at this point and expects to sell out around 1,600.

Development Follow 648 Followers

QCon San Francisco 2017 Tickets on Sale; Committee Announced; Top Podcasts & Top Talks from 2016

by Wesley Reisz Follow 17 Followers on  May 18, 2017

QCon San Francisco, the 11th annual Bay Area software conference that attracts attendees from all over the world, returns to the Silicon Valley area November 13-15, 2017 and tickets are officially on sale.

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