Engineer for the future of Cloud
June 10-13, 2019
San Jose, CA

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9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: LL20 C
William Pressly (Verizon Digital Media Services)
For those interested in developing more performant applications at the edge of the network, William Pressly provides an overview of Verizon Digital Media Services’ function as a service (FaaS) platform, which enables developers to run code at the network edge for richer, more personalized user experiences at ultralow latency. You'll then participate in an FaaS hackathon using the platform. Read more.
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9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: LL20 D
Ben Bleything (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Automated software testing has become a standard practice. You probably have a variety of test suites exercising every part of your application. Do you have the same thing for your infrastructure? What about your audit controls? Join Ben Bleything to learn how to use the open source InSpec framework to build infrastructure and compliance tests so you can focus on building the next thing. Read more.
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9:30am9:35am Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: Grand Ballroom 220
Dave Andrews (Verizon Digital Media Services)
Average rating: **...
(2.92, 13 ratings)
Dave Andrews sheds light on how the edge landscape has been—and is still—evolving with a look at the new class of low-latency/high-bandwidth application domains and how Verizon Digital Media Services is helping to deliver this to its customers. Read more.
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11:35am12:15pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: LL20 D
Yoni Leibowitz (Microsoft ), Sasha Rosenbaum (Microsoft)
Average rating: ***..
(3.45, 11 ratings)
Interested in becoming more data driven and empowering your peers and coworkers with insights and data? Yoni Leibowitz and Sasha Rosenbaum share how Microsoft has been constantly transforming its engineering, support, finance, and marketing work via new tech for data-driven decisions. Read more.
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1:25pm2:05pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: LL20 C
Kevin Dunne (Tricentis)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Applications are subject to intense scrutiny over their performance with research showing more than one-third of users will leave an app and never return if performance is not satisfactory. Whether you're just getting stated with your journey or looking to take your performance testing to the next level, you won't want to miss Kevin Dunne highlighting all of the latest tips and tricks. Read more.
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1:25pm2:05pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: LL20 D
Jon Hodgson (Riverbed), Jeremy Tupa (Dell), Marcelo Soares (Dell)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
The scale of cloud native environments can be overwhelming. How do you employ cutting-edge technology to ensure the best app performance for customers executing thousands or even billions of transactions a day? Jon Hodgson, Jeremy Tupa, and Marcelo Soares share practical advice you can apply to your own environment, whether large or small. Read more.
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2:20pm3:00pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: LL20 C
Richard Whitehead (Moogsoft)
Average rating: ***..
(3.40, 5 ratings)
Artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps) breaks the traditional, bottom-up, rules-driven approach to incident management. Using AIOps, you can improve customer service, lower operational costs, and boost productivity. Richard Whitehead explores how AIOps is capable of delivering continuous service assurance. Read more.
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2:20pm3:00pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: LL20 D
Dimitri Stiliadis (Aporeto)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Application delivery now spans a range of technologies and deployment models: virtual machines (VMs), containers, serverless functions. Protecting these environments efficiently and minimizing errors is challenging unless your security is based on application identity and verifiable policies. Dimitri Stiliadis explains how to achieve robust security with end-to-end auth n, auth z, and encryption. Read more.
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3:50pm4:30pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: LL20 C
Rajesh Raman (SignalFx)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Rajesh Raman dives deep into the practice of observability, demonstrating how a more analytics-driven approach to metrics, traces, and other monitoring signals improves observability. You'll learn a framework for kick-starting a culture of observability in your organization, informed by Rajesh's experience building and deploying observability tools at SignalFx. Read more.
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9:30am9:40am Thursday, June 13, 2019
Location: Grand Ballroom 220
Bob Quillin (Oracle Cloud Infrastructure)
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 10 ratings)
While cloud native appears to be on a winning streak, there are too many enterprise development teams being left behind. Bob Quillin outlines how the cloud native community can create a more open multicloud future, reduce complexity (rather than piling more on), and be more inclusive to all teams—modern and traditional, startups and enterprises alike. Read more.
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11:35am12:15pm Thursday, June 13, 2019
Location: LL20 C
Richard Moot (Square)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
TypeScript is overtaking the JavaScript world. Nest.js is a progressive Node.js framework for building efficient, reliable, and scalable server-side applications using TypeScript. It's modular, testable, and very similar in structure to Angular but built for backends. Richard Moot covers how Nest.js makes things better when building a TypeScript app. Read more.
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11:35am12:15pm Thursday, June 13, 2019
Location: LL20 D
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 4 ratings)
Consul is a well-known and widely used service discovery mechanism. Although Kubernetes has a built-in service discovery mechanism, Wish has standardized on using Consul. Thomas Jackson explains how Wish is leveraging Kubernetes and integrating it with its infrastructure. Read more.
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1:25pm2:05pm Thursday, June 13, 2019
Location: LL20 C
Anil Jacob (Salesforce)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Databases are costly but critical for application health. Protecting them allows applications to scale with demand, reducing both hardware dependency and costs. Anil Jacob explains how to use application layer caching to cushion shared resources when there are frequent requests for data that doesn't change often, enabling businesses to scale well, provide good user experience, and reduce costs. Read more.