Session List

Session List2019-10-02T20:07:53-05:00

ARM, Bicep, knees and toes! Infrastructure as code for beginners.

Presented by: Samuel Gomez

Infrastructure as code allows you to deploy consistent and stable environments in an automated fashion eliminating the need for manual configuration. Tools like ARM, Bicep and Terraform are used to build templates that make these deployments possible, but the syntax of some of them can make it...

Tags: Cloud, DevOpsFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Build your first Serverless Web Application

Presented by: Curtis Darst

Use the Serverless Application Model (SAM) to build a backend process for handling requests for your web application. A serverless approach will allow you to minimize undifferentiated work around managing servers, infrastructure, and the parts of the application that add less value to your...

Tags: Cloud, JavascriptFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview

Developing and Deploying a Static Web App with Blazor and Azure Functions

Presented by: Matthias Koch

Blazor brings C# to the browser. Azure Functions lets your back-end scale. But how do you get started creating an Azure Static Web App using these two and how do you implement a rock-solid CI/CD pipeline for it? ...

Tags: .NET, Cloud, Security, Testing, C#, DevOpsFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Don’t let user authentication stop you from building your web app!

Presented by: Kyle Whitaker

Authentication is no trivial task; it is also an essential building block for most web applications. Building a robust user authentication flow for the first time can stop even a great developer dead in their tracks. Authentication can drown you in a sea of architectural complexity, and all you want...

Tags: Cloud, Javascript, Security, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Ephemeral Environments Are Essential!

Presented by: Tommy Graves

Do you have to wait for a slow deploy to a UAT environment to show your new feature off to your product manager? Are you running "end to end" tests against an application that looks nothing like your application in production? Do you have to pull your teammates’ code down to your local machine and...

Tags: Cloud, Testing, DevOpsFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Event Messaging and Streaming with Apache Pulsar

Presented by: Mary Grygleski

When it comes to distributed, event-driven messaging systems, we usually see them supporting either one of two types of semantics: streaming, or queueing, and rarely do we find a platform that supports both. In this presentation, we’ll first get an introduction and some clarifications of...

Tags: Cloud, Big Data, Java, OtherFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Home Lab - Private Cloud on a budget

Presented by: Jared Rhodes

Really like computers? Use homelabs to experiment in. It's a sandbox environment where if you break it, you fix it, and more importantly it isn't costing money while it's down. ...

Tags: Cloud, HardwareFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Let's Kill The Microservices Hype!

Presented by: Don Schenck

Are you about as fed up as I am with all the hype surrounding microservices? Are you tired of being told how your “two pizza team” is supposed to build a “microservice” over a “bounded context” using “ubiquitous language”? Who even talks like that? ...

Tags: Cloud, LeadershipFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

One config to rule them all! An introduction to Azure App Configuration.

Presented by: Samuel Gomez

You have an environment working properly when suddenly you start seeing weird behavior, you troubleshoot the issue and find out that someone accidentally checked in their local settings file. If you’ve run into this scenario or you are looking for options to manage your configurations this talk is...

Tags: .NET, Cloud, Java, Python, C#Format: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Orchestrating workflows is a 'cron-ic' systems problem. Airflow is the modern solution.

Presented by: Jack Bennett

As a developer, devops specialist, or SRE, you almost certainly have recurring computational jobs running on your systems. cron is the simple, time-tested sysadmin tool for making a Unix host run a task on a regular schedule. ...

Tags: Cloud, Python, DevOpsFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Processing Real-Time Trading Data with Event Streaming

Presented by: Mary Grygleski

The world is moving at an unprecedented pace and much of it has been powered by innovations in software and systems. While event handling, messaging, and processing are not necessarily brand new concepts, the recent emergence in hardware such as virtualizations, multi-core processors, and so on, are...

Tags: Cloud, Big Data, Java, OtherFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Recent Updates to the Developer’s Toolbox

Presented by: Erin Stellato

There are a lot of tools available for working with SQL, but which ones can be the most helpful to developers? Come to this session to learn more about different tools that can help you when developing against a SQL environment. Some of these tools might end up in the bottom of your toolbox and only...

Tags: Cloud, OtherFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

The One SQL Performance Tuning Tool You Need to Know

Presented by: Erin Stellato

Whether you run SQL Server in house, in the cloud on a VM, or use Azure SQL Database, Query Store is a tool you can leverage for troubleshooting and monitoring, as well as stabilizing query performance. This session will show you why Query Store is essential, whether you have prior experience with...

Tags: Cloud, OtherFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

The State of Modern APIs - Comparing GraphQL, REST, and gRPC

Presented by: Spencer Schneidenbach

APIs are a huge part of our connected world - they drive our apps and are the points of integration between applications. There are a number of technologies available that have emerged as major players in the API space, from REST to GraphQL to gRPC - but with them comes a lot of hype, dogma, and...

Tags: CloudFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

This Is Fine - Firefighting for the DBA

Presented by: Matt Gordon

Whether you've been a DBA for a week, a year, or a decade, you've likely had that day where it felt like you were fighting multiple fires at the same time. That often makes you feel like you have no idea what you're doing - but you do. I've been both an on-call DBA and a consultant in my career so...

Tags: Cloud, Soft Skills/Business, Career DevelopmentFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Your app lives on a network - networking for developers

Presented by: Wim Godden

Our job might be to build web applications, but we can't build apps that rely on networking if we don't know how these networks and the big network that connects them all (this thing called the Internet) actually work. ...

Tags: Cloud, Hardware, Other, DevOpsFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview