We’re seeing an explosion of new architectures. These range from Big Data architectures to microservices. There are almost too many to keep up with.
As an Exec, you could be tempted to pass these new architectures off as engineers reinventing the wheel. Engineers just love changing things around and trying out new technologies.
The reality is that these new architectures are solving real business problems. Most teams, for example, are spending 40%-90% of their time just dealing with their current architectural problems. Even small to medium improvements with new architectures can provide massive efficiency gains for teams.
The problem is that technical teams don’t know how to talk about these architectures in business terms. In this talk, I will cover some common new architectures and how they’re helping teams be more efficient.
Jesse Anderson is a data engineer, creative engineer, and managing director of the Big Data Institute. Jesse trains employees on big data—including cutting-edge technology like Apache Kafka, Apache Hadoop, and Apache Spark. He has taught thousands of students at companies ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies the skills to become data engineers. He’s widely regarded as an expert in the field and recognized for his novel teaching practices. Jesse is published by O’Reilly and Pragmatic Programmers and has been covered in such prestigious media outlets as the Wall Street Journal, CNN, BBC, NPR, Engadget, and Wired. You can learn more about Jesse at Jesse-Anderson.com.
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