Engineering the Future of Software
Feb 3–4, 2019: Training
Feb 4–6, 2019: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Design and architecture: Special dumpster fire unit

Matt Stine (Pivotal)
9:05am–9:25am Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Location: Grand Ballroom West
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 8 ratings)

In software engineering, design and architecture offenses are considered especially heinous. At the O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Dumpster Fire Unit. These are their stories.

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Matt Stine


Matt Stine is the global CTO for architecture at Pivotal, where he spends much of his time helping customers develop cloud-native application architectures. Matt is a 18-year veteran of the enterprise IT industry, eight of them spent as consulting solutions architect for multiple Fortune 500 companies and the not-for-profit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. He is the author of Migrating to Cloud-Native Application Architectures (O’Reilly) and the host of the Software Architecture Radio podcast. Matt is obsessed with the idea that enterprise IT doesn’t have to suck. He focuses on Lean/Agile software development methodologies, DevOps, architectural principles, patterns, and practices, and programming paradigms in an attempt to find the perfect storm of techniques that will allow corporate IT departments to function like startup companies and create software that delights users while maintaining a high degree of conceptual integrity. Matt has spoken at conferences ranging from JavaOne to OSCON to YOW! and is an eight-year member of the No Fluff Just Stuff tour. Matt is also the founder and past president of the Memphis Java User Group.

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