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The Bumpy Road Towards Containerised Microservices: Why Early Adoption Meant It Took Longer For Us To Get There

26th September 2018 in London at CodeNode

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How you run your applications is always evolving - Monoliths to microservices, migration to the cloud, containerisation, improved orchestration. Containers have become synonymous with microservices but they present a new set of challenges. In this talk Nicky will share some of her experiences and rationale behind early adoption of containerisation using an in-house written orchestration mechanism through to migrating to Kubernetes.

During this talk you will also learn:

  • Nicky's motivation for moving services into containers

  • The pain that went along with very early adoption

  • Which development approaches and practices help or hinder containerising a service

  • How Nicky's development process changed when she started running in containers

  • Best practices and lessons learnt around migrations

  • 3 years on: what does she get out of containers now and was the journey worth it?

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The Bumpy Road Towards Containerised Microservices: Why Early Adoption Meant It Took Longer For Us To Get There

Nicky Wrightson

Nicky is a principal engineer formerly of the Financial Times and has been leading teams for more than 15 years, across a wide range of industries: travel, banking, media, retail and telecommunications. She passionately drives forward cloud native architectures and approaches that allow engineers to deliver deliver business value quickly whilst also reducing the support overhead needed for complex distributed systems.

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How you run your applications is always evolving - Monoliths to microservices, migration to the cloud, containerisation, improved orchestration. Containers have become synonymous with microservices but they present a new set of challenges. In this talk Nicky will share some of her experiences and rationale behind early adoption of containerisation using an in-house written orchestration mechanism through to migrating to Kubernetes.

During this talk you will also learn:

  • Nicky's motivation for moving services into containers

  • The pain that went along with very early adoption

  • Which development approaches and practices help or hinder containerising a service

  • How Nicky's development process changed when she started running in containers

  • Best practices and lessons learnt around migrations

  • 3 years on: what does she get out of containers now and was the journey worth it?

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About the Speaker

The Bumpy Road Towards Containerised Microservices: Why Early Adoption Meant It Took Longer For Us To Get There

Nicky Wrightson

Nicky is a principal engineer formerly of the Financial Times and has been leading teams for more than 15 years, across a wide range of industries: travel, banking, media, retail and telecommunications. She passionately drives forward cloud native architectures and approaches that allow engineers to deliver deliver business value quickly whilst also reducing the support overhead needed for complex distributed systems.

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