February 23–26, 2020
Marco van der Linden

Marco van der Linden
Solution Architect, Xebia

Marco van der Linden is a Netherlands-based IT solutions architect and consultant at Xebia. Marco has more than 15 years’ experience in IT. Previously, he was at IBM and consulted for multiple companies. He’s worked on all kinds of systems using various technologies but is especially interested in distributed systems design. He hosts meetups on RESTful API design, microservices design, and reliability engineering and leads DASA DevOps training. In his spare time, Marco likes to take long walks with his family, do a bit of fencing (épée), and read books.


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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