Many organizations—especially engineering-led ones—are embracing microservices and DevOps as a mechanism for handing autonomy to developers across the life-cycle, from language, framework, and platform technology choices in the development phase to monitoring and management technologies when things move to production.
While this is a great recipe for developer motivation, it can lead to problems in running the production estate over the longer term as a lack of consistency hampers on-boarding and the effectiveness of first-responder teams, who are responsible for the overall availability and incident management that development teams move on.
Pete Holditch explores how various organizations have combined microservice-based development with DevOps and outlines the various pitfalls and trade-offs this entails.
This session is sponsored by AppDynamics.
Pete Holditch is the principal engineer for application performance management (APM) and application analytics at AppDynamics. Pete has more than 20 years’ experience in Java, distributed systems, and monitoring technologies. Previously, Pete worked at VMware, Azul Systems, and BEA Systems architecting and implementing systems management technologies for enterprises.
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