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Culture & Methods Follow 278 Followers

What a High Performing Team Looks Like and How to Create One

by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Aug 10, 2017

High performing is a team property, a temporary state which needs attention if teams want to keep on performing well. Things you can do to build a high performing team include creating safety, investing in developing collaboration skills, and giving peer-to-peer feedback.

Data Science Follow 376 Followers

Scalable Chatbot Architecture with eBay ShopBot Shopping Assistant

by Srini Penchikala Follow 17 Followers on  Jul 09, 2017

Robert Enyedi, software engineer at eBay spoke at QCon New York 2017 Conference about ShopBot personal shopping assistant application. ShopBot, launched in late 2016 based on Facebook Messenger bot, leverages AI components and the eBay user data to provide shopping options in a conversational style.

Architecture & Design Follow 897 Followers

Dynamically Reconfigurable Event Driven Systems at QCon NY

by Pierre-Luc Maheu Follow 2 Followers on  Jul 03, 2017

Danny Gooverts, CTO at The Glue, presented at QCon New York a solution architecture enabling banks to evolve and follow market trends and needs. The solution combines events based service modeling, in memory data processing grid and Docker based deployments to achieve scalability and exactly once processing.

Data Science Follow 376 Followers

QCon New York - IoT and Edge Compute at Chick-fil-A

by Srini Penchikala Follow 17 Followers on  Jul 03, 2017

Internet of Things (IoT) and Edge Computing technologies drive the architecture at Chick-fil-A. Brian Chambers, enterprise architect at the restaurant chain company, spoke at QCon New York 2017 Conference about how they use edge and cloud services. He also discussed the design principles they follow in their applications: security, open API, and scalability.

Culture & Methods Follow 278 Followers

QCon New York Day 2 – Developer Experience Track Summary

by Shane Hastie Follow 11 Followers on  Jul 03, 2017

Day 2 of QCon New York had a Developer Experience track which looked at ways to simplify the development process and provide ideas around removing friction, reducing the time from code to production and becoming more efficient in developer practices.

Cloud Follow 108 Followers

A Series of Unfortunate Container Events at Netflix: Andrew Spyker and Amit Joshi at QCon NYC

by Daniel Bryant Follow 278 Followers on  Jul 02, 2017

At QCon New York 2017,  Andrew Spyker and Amit Joshi presented “A Series of Unfortunate Container Events at Netflix”. Key takeaways from running production workloads within containers running on the AWS Cloud include: expect problematic containers and workloads; there is continued need for cloud to evolve for containers; and it has been worth the effort due to value containers unlock.

Culture & Methods Follow 278 Followers

Removing Friction in the Developer Experience: Adrian Trenaman Shares Experience from HBC at QCon NY

by Daniel Bryant Follow 278 Followers on  Jul 01, 2017

At QCon New York 2017 Adrian Trenaman presented “Removing Friction in the Developer Experience” in the new “Developer Experience: Level up Your Engineering Effectiveness” track. Key takeaways included: minimise the distance between “hello, world” and production; seek out and remove friction in your engineering process; and give freedom-of-choice and freedom-of-movement to your engineers.

DevOps Follow 354 Followers

The "Paved Road" PaaS for Microservices at Netflix: Yunong Xiao at QCon NY

by Daniel Bryant Follow 278 Followers on  Jun 30, 2017

At QCon New York 2017, Yunong Xiao presented “The Paved PaaS to Microservices at Netflix” which discussed how the Netflix Platform as a Service (PaaS) assists with maintaining the balance between the culture of freedom and responsibility and the overall organisational goals of velocity and reliability.

Cloud Follow 108 Followers

Running a Presidential Campaign with Immutable Infrastructure: Michael Fisher at QCon NY

by Daniel Bryant Follow 278 Followers on  Jun 30, 2017

At QCon New York 2017 Michael Fisher presented “Presidential Campaigns & Immutable Infrastructure” and discussed the implementation and challenges of provisioning infrastructure for the Hillary for America (HFA) campaign that ran during the 2015-2016 US regional and national elections.

Cloud Follow 108 Followers

Why the JVM is a Good Choice for Serverless Computing: John Chapin Discusses AWS Lambda at QCon NY

by Daniel Bryant Follow 278 Followers on  Jun 30, 2017

At QCon New York John Chapin presented “Fearless AWS Lambdas”, and not only argued that the JVM is a good platform on which to deploy serverless code, but also provided guidance on extracting the best performance from Java-based AWS Lambda functions.

Data Science Follow 376 Followers

Managing Data in Microservices

by Srini Penchikala Follow 17 Followers on  Jun 28, 2017 2

Randy Shoup from Stitch Fix team spoke at QCon New York 2017 Conference about managing the data and isolated persistence in Microservices based applications. He also talked about events as a first class construct for microservices.

Culture & Methods Follow 278 Followers

QCon New York Day 1 – High Velocity Development Teams Track Summary

by Shane Hastie Follow 11 Followers on  Jun 28, 2017

QCon New York was heeled this week. This is a summary of the key messages from the opening keynote and from the High Velocity Development Teams track.

Development Follow 220 Followers

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

by Wesley Reisz Follow 9 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.

Development Follow 220 Followers

10 Weeks to QCon New York: Keynotes Announced and Early Peek into the Speaker Lineup

by Wesley Reisz Follow 9 Followers on  Apr 24, 2017

QCon New York (the 6th annual software conference) is just 10 weeks away. June 26-28 QCon returns to its new location at Times Square’s Marriott Marquis, but with the same great lineup of speakers. 2017 features speakers from Stitch Fix, Google, Netflix, Lyft, Pivotal, Redis Labs, among others.

Culture & Methods Follow 278 Followers

Lending Privilege for Increasing Diversity and Inclusion

by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 20, 2017 8

A grassroots movement is necessary to increase diversity and inclusion in the tech industry. Everyone has privilege; lending it to marginalized groups can make it happen, claimed Anjuan Simmons. If we have a diverse tech industry we will all win, as lending privilege increases value for everyone.

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