All Software Architecture, All the Time
June 10-13, 2019
San Jose, CA
Christian Posta

Christian Posta
Field CTO,

Website | @christianposta

Christian Posta is field CTO at, where he helps companies create and deploy large-scale, resilient, distributed architectures—many of what we now call serverless and microservices. Previously, Christian spent time at web-scale companies. He’s well known in the community as an author—of Istio in Action (Manning) and Microservices for Java Developers (O’Reilly)—a frequent blogger, a speaker, an open source enthusiast, and a committer on various open source projects, including Istio and Kubernetes. He enjoys mentoring, training, and leading teams to be successful with distributed systems concepts, microservices, DevOps, and cloud native application design. You can find Christian on Twitter as @christianposta.


3:55pm–4:40pm Thursday, June 13, 2019
Secondary topics:  Anti-Pattern, Best Practice
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An application gateway is a piece of infrastructure that helps existing software systems incrementally adopt new technologies like microservices and serverless. It's not as single purposed as an API gateway and not as complicated as a full-service mesh and provides immediate value. Christian Posta explores this emerging pattern. Read more.