Engineering the Future of Software
16–18 October 2017: Conference & Tutorials
18–19 October 2017: Training
London, UK

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Natnael Mekuannt Getu commented on Practical examples of serverless architecture
Thank you for you talk, but to be honest I was expecting something better. You spent a lot of time speaking about Alexa, Apple and etc.. You did not clarify the weakness of serverless at all Your talk was focused... Read More.

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james storr commented on Docker in production: Your journey starts here.
really good thanks

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Daniel Bryant commented on Reality is overrated: API simulation for microservice testing
The password for the VirtualBox image is ‘spectolabs’, but please note that if you are using macOS or Linux then you don’t need to install the VirtualBox image :-)

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O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference 2017 in London

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Engineer the future of software

Most software development conferences focus on increasing your skills by providing technical sessions in a single track for architects. The O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference focuses on technical breadth as well as depth—the entire conference delves into the varied facets of the role of software architect. Understanding the tradeoffs, technology options, and engineering practices is critical to the long-term success of many companies, which depend on the effectiveness and versatility of their software architecture teams to design, implement, and deploy their products and services.

Three things that set this conference apart

Depth: Because the whole conference is about software architecture, sessions can go in-depth into complex subject areas. We have traditional 50-minutes sessions, but we also feature 90-minute sessions to allow for deeper dives.

Breadth: The conference covers all aspects of software architecture, including often neglected topics such as how to sell your ideas, manage teams, choose technologies wisely, and a host of other soft skills vital to your success as a software architect.

Networking: Do you lack peers in software architecture? Attendees at this conference love to network. From informal topic tables at lunch to Architectural Katas, a good-natured team competition event, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to bounce ideas off fellow architects or just commiserate.

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Join us 16-19 October at the Hilton Metropole in London. Take a look at the schedule, learn more about what it's like to attend the conference, and start making your plans today. Need help convincing your manager? We’ve got you covered.

Software Architecture training courses

Immerse yourself in two days of in-depth education on critical topics. Each training course takes place 18-19 October and is limited in size to maintain a high level of learning and instructor interaction.

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