Engineering the Future of Software
29–31 Oct 2018: Tutorials & Conference
31 Oct–1 Nov 2018: Training
London, UK
Chris Richardson

Chris Richardson
Software Architect, Eventuate

Website | @crichardson

Chris Richardson is a developer and architect. He is a Java Champion, a JavaOne Rock Star, and the author of POJOs in Action, which describes how to build enterprise Java applications with frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate. Chris was also the founder of the original, an early Java PaaS for Amazon EC2. Today, he is a recognized thought leader in microservices and speaks regularly at international conferences. Chris is the creator of, a pattern language for microservices, and is writing the book Microservice Patterns, which is available as a Manning MEAP. He provides microservices consulting and training to organizations that are adopting the microservice architecture and is working on his third startup Eventuate, an application platform for developing transactional microservices.


9:4510:05 Monday, 29 October 2018
Location: King's Suite
Chris Richardson (Eventuate)
Average rating: ****.
(4.49, 37 ratings)
Chris Richarson details several anti-patterns of microservices adoption that he's observed while working with clients around the world. You'll learn the challenges that enterprises often face and how to overcome them as well as how to avoid the potholes when escaping monolithic hell. Read more.
10:1510:45 Monday, 29 October 2018
Location: Table 1
Chris Richardson (Eventuate)
Chris is here to discuss the microservice architecture, including the organization and process-related challenges of adopting microservices, expanding on the topics from his keynote. He's especially interested in hearing about the obstacles you've encountered when adopting microservices and how you overcame them. Read more.
9:00 - 17:00 Wednesday, 31 October & Thursday, 1 November
Location: Hilton Meeting Room 3/4
Chris Richardson (Eventuate)
Enterprises need to deliver better software faster. The microservice architecture has the testability and deployability necessary for DevOps. Chris Richardson walks you through using the microservice architecture to develop your applications, exploring key obstacles you'll face (and how to deal with them) and sharing strategies for refactoring a monolith to a microservice architecture. Read more.