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 Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Systems Monitoring & Orchestration
Michael Kehoe (LinkedIn)
In this hands-on workshop, you will build a small monitoring utility for cgroup containers in order to learn how best-practices in container monitoring. Using a small Java process, we'll walk through how to monitor the various cgroups constraints and demonstrate that understanding how applications (particularly JVM-based applications) perform in containers, can be a surprisingly complex task. Read more.
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11:2012:00 Thursday, 1 November 2018
Location: King's Suite - Sandringham Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Systems Architecture & Infrastructure
Simon Lasselsberger (Runtastic GmbH)
The presentation builds up diagrams representing the evolution of the architecture of the 8 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)
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 Level: Intermediate
Jorge Salamero (Sysdig)
Looking at what's happening inside a container and inside a process can be hard, using eBPF we can leverage system calls to know everything: performance, (miss)behavior, etc. Read more.