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

Nikhil Barthwal
Senior Software Engineer,

Website | @nikhilbarthwal

Nikhil Barthwal is a senior software engineer on the internal tools and productivity team at ecommerce startup (recently acquired by Walmart), where he leads several projects related to static analysis and build and deployment systems. Previously, Nikhil worked at Oracle and Microsoft. He is involved with local meetups in New York City, where he gives introductory talks on programming in F#. Nikhil holds a master’s degree in distributed systems and a bachelor’s in electrical engineering.


13:1514:05 Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Distributed systems
Location: Blenheim Room - Palace Suite Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Case Study
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Web services are typically stateless entities that need to operate at scale. Nikhil Barthwal explains how implemented event-driven microservices architecture using a functional language, demonstrating how the functional paradigm captures the behavior of this service architecture very naturally and offers several benefits, such as scalability, productivity, and correctness. Read more.