Build Systems that Drive Business
30–31 Oct 2018: Training
31 Oct–2 Nov 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK

Schedule: Microservices and Containers sessions

Companies continue to transition from monolithic infrastructures to distributed systems and are using microservices and containers to reduce complexity and increase speed and reliability. This track shares best practices and lessons learned building, deploying, and securing a container-based architecture.

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9:3013:00 Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Location: Buckingham Room - Palace Suite
Secondary topics:  Systems Monitoring & Orchestration
Michael Kehoe (LinkedIn)
Michael Kehoe walks you through building a small monitoring utility for cgroup containers to illustrate best practices in container monitoring. You'll explore various cgroup constraints and learn how to specifically monitor for each of them to ensure that your application is behaving as expected. Along the way, Michael shares tricks and tips about monitoring containerized applications. Read more.
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11:2012:00 Thursday, 1 November 2018
Location: King's Suite - Sandringham
Secondary topics:  Systems Architecture & Infrastructure
Simon Lasselsberger (Runtastic GmbH)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Simon Lasselsberger shares diagrams that illustrate the evolution of the architecture of the eight-year-old Runtastic microservice backend. Read more.
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15:4016:20 Thursday, 1 November 2018
Location: King's Suite - Sandringham
Abby Fuller (Amazon Web Services)
Average rating: ****.
(4.40, 5 ratings)
There are many conference sessions on “how to get started with X.” But once you’ve gotten up and running, there isn’t always a lot of guidance on how to solve harder issues. Abby Fuller takes you beyond getting started with containers on AWS. Read more.
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16:3517:15 Thursday, 1 November 2018
Location: King's Suite - Sandringham
Jorge Salamero (Sysdig)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 3 ratings)
Looking at what's happening inside a container and inside a process can be hard. Jorge Salamero explains how to use eBPF to leverage system calls, allowing you to know everything, from performance to (mis)behavior and more. Read more.