Build Systems that Drive Business
Sep 30–Oct 1, 2018: Training
Oct 1–3, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Tutorials

These expert-led presentations on Monday, October 1 give you a chance to dive deep into the subject matter. Please note: to attend tutorials, you must register for a Gold or Silver pass; does not include access to training courses on Sunday or Monday.

Monday, October 1

9:00am–12:30pm Monday, October 1, 2018
Location: Sutton South/Regent Parlor Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Systems Monitoring & Orchestration
Yuri Shkuro (Uber Technologies), Prithvi Raj (Uber), Won Jun Jang (Uber)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
Priyanka Sharma and Yuri Shkuro demonstrate how distributed tracing works and how to employ it in the development and operations of your applications in the programming language of your choice: Java, Go, Python, Node.js, C#, or C++. Read more.
9:00am–12:30pm Monday, October 1, 2018
Location: Nassau Level: Beginner
Secondary topics:  Systems Monitoring & Orchestration
James Meickle (Quantopian)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Ansible is a "batteries included" automation, configuration management, and orchestration tool that's fast to learn and flexible enough for any architecture. Join James Meickle to get started with Ansible, with an eye toward sustainable development in cloud environments. Read more.
9:00am–12:30pm Monday, October 1, 2018
Location: Beekman/Sutton North Level: Beginner
Secondary topics:  Systems Architecture & Infrastructure
Bridget Kromhout (Microsoft)
Average rating: ****.
(4.78, 9 ratings)
Bridget Kromhout walks you through launching clusters and details all the moving parts you need to know about to use Kubernetes in production. Read more.
9:00am–12:30pm Monday, October 1, 2018
Location: Murray Hill East (B) Level: Non-technical
Michael Brunton-Spall (Bruntonspall Ltd)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Traditional security approaches to threat and risk management are highly optimized to work within a traditional software development lifecycle. Michael Brunton-Spall shares a new approach to reviewing systems along with real-life examples to help you prioritize where to focus security efforts and what sorts of security threats you should worry about. Read more.
1:30pm–5:00pm Monday, October 1, 2018
Location: Murray Hill East (B) Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Systems Architecture & Infrastructure
Anubhav Mishra (HashiCorp)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Over the past year, service meshes have gained significant interest. Most service meshes have two components: a control plane and a data plane. Anubhav Mishra explains what it takes to build a scalable control and data plane. Anubhav also discusses how HashiCorp Consul provides many features like a distributed key-value store and service discovery that make it ideal for a control plane. Read more.
1:30pm–5:00pm Monday, October 1, 2018
Location: Sutton South/Regent Parlor Level: Beginner
Secondary topics:  Resilient, Performant & Secure Distributed Systems
Tammy Butow (Gremlin), Ana Medina (Gremlin), Patrick Higgins (Gremlin)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Chaos engineering is the discipline of experimenting on a distributed system in order to build confidence in the system’s capability to withstand turbulent conditions in production. Tammy Butow, Ana Medina, and Patrick Higgins lead a hands-on deep dive into chaos engineering, covering the tools and practices you need to implement it in your organization. Read more.
1:30pm–5:00pm Monday, October 1, 2018
Location: Nassau Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Systems Monitoring & Orchestration
Michael Kehoe (LinkedIn)
Average rating: *....
(1.33, 3 ratings)
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.
1:30pm–5:00pm Monday, October 1, 2018
Location: Beekman/Sutton North Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Systems Architecture & Infrastructure
Bill Boulden (ClearView Social)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Serverless architectures remove load from web servers and scale flawlessly to handle any volume while keeping you from paying for an instant of wasted idle time. Bill Boulden walks you through creating a functioning serverless API that coexists alongside conventionally served web pages using AWS Lambda and API Gateway. Read more.