4–7 Nov 2019
Sidney Shek

Sidney Shek
Architect, Atlassian

Sidney Shek is an architect at Atlassian, where he oversees the transformation of identity systems into a massively scalable and flexible platform for users, product developers, and the ecosystem, with over 10 years’ experience in developing and architecting real-time and mission-critical software systems across many industries ranging from financial services to manufacturing. He likes challenging traditional constraints and applying the latest R&D and technologies in elegant yet reliable solutions to real-world problems. He believes that functional programming principles like immutable data, type-safety, and idempotence need to be ingrained in architects and programmers alike.


15:5516:40 Thursday, 7 November 2019
Location: M6/M7
Secondary topics:  Anti-Pattern, Best Practice, Case Study
Sidney Shek (Atlassian), Diogo Lucas (Atlassian)
Average rating: ***..
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Your organization has grown and now you need to break down product silos and leverage a common platform to move to the next big step. Join Sidney Shek and Diogo Lucas to hear to the ups and downs of a platformization journey, where they address the features you need to platformize and when, how much design is enough for a platform service, how to handle the mass adoption of your service, and more. Read more.
16:5017:35 Thursday, 7 November 2019
Location: M8
Sidney Shek (Atlassian), Jeff Farber (Atlassian)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 4 ratings)
Sidney Shek and Jeff Farber explain how to use techniques like event sourcing, CQRS, and CRDTs to mitigate unpredictable failures that stem from humans and increasingly complex architectures in the cloud native world (microservices, anyone?). You'll learn implementation tips and tricks based on their successes (and failures) in building out the Identity platform that underpins Atlassian Cloud. Read more.
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