February 23–26, 2020
Tom Hofte

Tom Hofte
IT Architect, Xebia


Tom Hofte is an IT architect at Xebia. Tom has been working as a lead architect in IT for more than 10 years, focusing on integration architectures and distributed system design. He began his career as a developer and over the years has taken on a number of roles within project teams, giving him a deep knowledge and understanding of IT technology and delivering IT projects throughout the complete lifecycle, from concept to grave.


1:30pm5:00pm Monday, February 24, 2020
Location: Gramercy West
Secondary topics:  Best Practice, Hands-on
Marco van der Linden (Xebia), Tom Hofte (Xebia)
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Upfront architecture is essential to ensure reliability. Ideally, the system design starts with defining clear service-level objectives (SLOs) that translate into the right architecture to avoid gold-plating or costly redesigns after the system is live. Marco van der Linden and Tom Hofte explain how to define clear SLOs and apply architectural patterns to design a system that works as promised. Read more.
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