7–9 November 2016: Conference & Tutorials
9–10 November 2016: Training
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Schedule: Continuous delivery sessions

11:50–12:30 Monday, 7/11/2016
Matthew Skelton (Skelton Thatcher Consulting)
Average rating: ****.
(4.69, 16 ratings)
Moving from a monolith to microservices can be daunting. How do you choose the right bounded contexts? How small should services be? Which teams get which services? And how do you keep things from falling apart? Matthew Skelton explains how to infer some useful heuristics for evolving from a monolithic architecture to a set of more loosely coupled services by starting with the needs of the team. Read more.
13:45–14:25 Monday, 7/11/2016
Emanuil Slavov (Falcon.io)
Average rating: ****.
(4.27, 15 ratings)
The elephant in the room that every developer ignores is that all automated tests (except unit) are too slow for today’s fast-paced, first-to-market environment. With slow automated tests, you’re just shipping problems faster to production. Emanuil Slavov explains how the team at Komfo made automated tests run 60x faster using containers, hermetic servers, and improved architecture. Read more.
14:40–15:20 Monday, 7/11/2016
Reimaging DevOps, security, and infrastructure Cloud, Continuous delivery Emerald Room & Lounge Audience level: Beginner
Rix Groenboom (Parasoft), Robert Schrijvers (Schrijvers IT Improvement)
Average rating: *....
(1.94, 17 ratings)
Do you want to regain control of testing what you want to test, when you want to? Are your testing efforts blocked by unavailable or restricted dependencies? Rix Groenboom and Robert Schrijvers demonstrate an approach that allows you to create tailor-made test environments on the fly by leveraging service virtualization, containers, and cloud services, enabling you to test anything, anytime. Read more.
13:45–14:25 Tuesday, 8/11/2016
Reimaging DevOps, security, and infrastructure Automation, Continuous delivery Emerald Room & Lounge Audience level: Intermediate
Mandi Walls (Chef)
Average rating: ***..
(3.88, 8 ratings)
When we're looking for improved velocity and speeding up the process of delivering value to customers, incorporating security and compliance requirements is important. Mandi Walls offers an overview of InSpec, a tool that can help bridge the gap between security needs and operational realities in continuous delivery workflows. Read more.
17:05–17:45 Tuesday, 8/11/2016
Average rating: ****.
(4.69, 29 ratings)
To ship software at the rate that we do (or strive to), we need the right tools and the right setup. Lorna Mitchell discusses how the layout of your Git repository can really help or hinder how your teams work together. Read more.
14:00–17:30 Wednesday, 9/11/2016
Rick Fast (Expedia)
Average rating: ****.
(4.77, 13 ratings)
There's more to microservices than just being small. Modern service-oriented architectures typically reside in more volatile environments, and the lifespan of a single service instance is much shorter than it used to be. Rick Fast explores how to design services and their infrastructure to allow for dynamic placement, resiliency, monitoring, and discovery. Read more.