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

Practical Microservices

Marco Palladino (Kong Inc)
16:5017:40 Monday, 29 October 2018
Location: Buckingham Room - Palace Suite Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Best Practice, Overview

Who is this presentation for?

Engineering Leaders and Software Architects

Prerequisite knowledge

An understanding of monolithic application engineering.

What you'll learn

Key takeaways for attendees will include: - The proper size for a Microservice - How to define the boundaries between your services - Different modes for service-to-service communication - Testing and observability during the transition - Transition strategies - Service connections to databases - Routing and versioning strategies - How to handle libraries and security to maximize service independence - The impact that the transition process will have on development teams


Microservices are all the rage these days. But what practical factors should you consider once you’ve taken the plunge? Marco Palladino provides a working framework of the architectural and organizational decisions senior technologists need to make in order to solve the right problems for their business.

Attendees will develop a firm understanding of the main factors to consider, such as: the proper size for your microservice, how your services should communicate, the structure of your development team, and transition strategies, all informed by Marco’s work helping Fortune 500 companies move to service-oriented architectures.

Marco Palladino

Kong Inc

Marco Palladino is the co-founder and CTO of Kong, a leading OSS API and Microservice gateway. Besides being a core maintainer, he is currently responsible for the design and delivery of Kong’s products, while also providing technical thought leadership around APIs and Microservices. He is also the co-founder of Mashape, which started in 2010 and is the largest API marketplace in the world.

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