September 19–20, 2016: Training
September 20–22, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Schedule: Financial systems sessions

11:35am–12:15pm Wednesday, 09/21/2016
Gramercy Audience level: Non-technical
Average rating: ****.
(4.43, 7 ratings)
It's hard to meet reliability and performance requirements without impacting the productivity of dev teams and causing frustration; it's even harder in a large IT department in a heavily regulated industry. Hamed Silatani outlines the practical steps IG Group took to create a supporting ecosystem that made teams happy owners of performance and reliability while improving their productivity. Read more.
1:30pm–2:10pm Wednesday, 09/21/2016
Gramercy Audience level: Beginner
Kevin McLaughlin (Capital One)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 4 ratings)
The cloud holds the promise of bottomless capacity, available instantly. Recently, Capital One has been shifting a significant portion of its workload to the public cloud. Kevin McLaughlin explores what capacity management looks like in the cloud, which old concepts still apply, which should be retired, and what new metrics become important in the process. Read more.
2:25pm–3:05pm Wednesday, 09/21/2016
Gramercy Audience level: Intermediate
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 4 ratings)
Automation has reached a point where the CI/CD workflow from commit to deploy is controlled in some way by bots. Multitenant CI/CD platforms often have permissions to access a wide range of systems and services and hence can be an attractive target for attackers. Binu Ramakrishnan highlights current security risks and CI/CD threat modeling and offers novel solutions to mitigate those risks. Read more.
3:50pm–4:30pm Wednesday, 09/21/2016
Gramercy Audience level: Beginner
Average rating: ***..
(3.71, 7 ratings)
We all know about Netflix's Simian Army. But that's just for Internet-based companies, right? Bidisha Agarwal and Marco van Dam demonstrate how the Simian Army can also be used to make a traditional corporate IT environment more resilient and discuss the adaptations, pitfalls, and (organizational) difficulties ING had to overcome in order to succeed. Read more.