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Lightning Talk: Serverless - When Should You and When Shouldn't You?
Featuring Nicholas Shook
Serverless computing can be a great way to not think about DevOps and let IaaS providers take on the vast majority of that work. However, moving your software to serverless is not always the right answer. During this Lightning Talk Nicholas will share with you costs - both in time and money,...cloud iaas devops serverless
Finding a Needle in a Call Stack - Intro to Distributed Tracing
Featuring Josh Michielsen
Microservices have transformed the way people think about software architecture and design. They enable developers to rapidly extend application functionality in the form of additional services, each of which can be scaled and deployed independently. Many highly successful software companies;...cloud distributed-system backend-engineering opentelemetry tracing observability
How We Broke the World Record for Computing Digits of Pi (31.4 trillion!)
Featuring Emma Haruka Iwao
Emma and her Team have calculated 31.4 trillion digits of Pi in 2019 and broke the world record in the Pi computation. The process took about four months and 200 TiB of storage. Record-breaking Pi calculations have traditionally been done on supercomputers and special-made hardware, but they did...cloud pi cloud-native
How to Break Builds and Influence People - Ordnance Survey's Ongoing Cloud Native Journey
Featuring Phil Peters and Andy Bridle
When your organisation has a lot of history, making changes to embrace new practices can be hard. Cloud adoption and DevOps can’t be successful with automation and technical tooling alone; it requires changes in how people work together and communicate. Ordnance Survey is an organisation with...cloud dx devops
Cloud-Native Microservices with RSocket
Featuring Arsalan Farooq
Enterprises are moving to the cloud and microservices, but few are prepared for just how complex it can be in a cloud-native environment to achieve something as simple as, reliable, performant and secure, communication between services. This is changing with RSocket, an open source networking...cloud microservices
Automate Kubernetes with GitOps
Featuring Bryan Boreham
Join Bryan Boreham, Director of Software Engineering at Weaveworks, as he explores the core principles of GitOps, the Cloud Native transformation, war stories, and how you too can make your life easier by automating Kubernetes using GitOps.cloud kubernetes devops gitops
Cloud Native Patterns
Featuring Jamie Dobson
Cloud Native is much more than on-demand infrastructure in the cloud. It is, in fact, a complete methodology encompassing architecture, design, process, infrastructure, and even organisational culture.
It is also still very much an emerging technology, complicated by the fact that Cloud Native...cloud-native-patterns devops cloud
Keynote: Quality for 'Cloud Natives': What Changes When Your Systems Are Complex And Distributed?
Featuring Sarah Wells
The complexity in complex distributed systems isn’t in the code, it’s between the services or functions. And a lot of failures are hard to predict and maybe even hard to detect.
When your system is made up of multiple microservices or a bunch of lambdas and some queues, how do you know whether it...cloud cloudnative distributed-system
Monolithic Transformation - Changing the Culture of Large Organizations, or, What To Do When Your Meatware Stinks
Featuring Michael Coté
Large organization are desperate to become "tech companies." They drool at these tech companies ability to grow and change quickly. Despite mastering agile over the past 20 years, IT as a whole is too slow and unreliable. "It's the culture," everyone says. Changing culture...cloud monolith devops
Kubernetes Scalability: Federation & Cluster API
Featuring Katie Gamanji
In the past years, Kubernetes has been the nucleus of container orchestration frameworks. With the growing number of microservices in a cluster, scalability is one of the core pillars for a fault-tolerant application. Additionally, from a technological landscape standpoint, the cloud platform...clusterapi federation cloud kubernetes devops