Session List

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

+5, Insightful: Azure Application Insights to improve your code

Presented by: Tim Jarzombek

You've worked hard on your app and are excited to finally release it. However, you start seeing reports of slowness, and it seems to crash once every 7 hours. Learn how to use Azure Application Insights to identify application issues like slow performance and crashes down to the line of code running...

Tags: .NET, CloudFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

5 Ideas For Writing Better Cloud Native Microservices

Presented by: Todd Sharp

In theory, microservices are easy. The promise of loosely coupled, scalable services that can each be independently built, tested and deployed sounds amazing, doesn’t it? On top of that, each service can be written in whatever language the development deems appropriate – using their framework of...

Tags: Cloud, Java, JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Adding Search Capabilities to your Applications with Elastic Search

Presented by: Rod Paddock

User: We need to add the capabilities of Google Search to our application. Developer: When do you need this? User: Next week would be Greaatttt! Developer: OH! ...

Tags: .NET, Cloud, Big DataFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

API Design - The Right Way

Presented by: Jit Krishnamurthy

APIs are at the core of how applications interact with each other. The first step in developing an API is to design it and ever since Eric Evans introduced Domain Driven Design (DDD) in his book ‘Domain Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software’, it has been the go-to tool for...

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

API Design for ETL - Lessons from Nearly 100 Data Integrations in the Wild

Presented by: Dan Mosora

In the API Economy, users increasingly want to analyze and connect more of their business data, from small startup shops to multinational corporations. Thinking about making data available through an API? There are innumerable ways to slice the problem. How do you implement pagination? What data...

Tags: Cloud, Big DataFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

API Gateways and Microservices: 2 peas in a pod

Presented by: Santosh Hari

Chances are you’ve already gone through the tedious process of decomposing your monolith into microservices, or at the very least, want to use microservices in the near future. Nowadays, microservices connect to various APIs. These APIs could differ in protocols (REST/SOAP), where they’re hosted...

Tags: Cloud, Other, SecurityFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Arts & Crafts with AWS Glue Workshop

Presented by: Lydia White

Constructing and administering a big data scale Extract, Transform & Load (ETL) and Business Intelligence (BI) pipeline can be expensive and complicated. Fortunately, Amazon Web Services (AWS) simplifies this with Glue and QuickSight services. Glue, a fully managed, serverless and cloud-optimized...

Tags: Cloud, Big Data, PythonFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview

Automate Your Build/Release Pipelines with Azure DevOps

Presented by: Mickey Gousset

Most people's start into the DevOps culture is through automation, specifically around their build/release pipelines. Whether you are wanting to deliver once a month or multiple times a day, automating those pipelines will make your team and organization more productive, as well as move you down...

Tags: .NET, CloudFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Intermediate

Beware of dark clouds on the horizon

Presented by: Andrew May

There are many benefits to be gained in moving your infrastructure to the cloud, but many more ways in which it can go horribly wrong. ...

Tags: CloudFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

By Our Powers Combined: Observability for Developers

Presented by: Aaron Aldrich

The world of maintaining applications is shifting. Our Systems Administrators aren't monitoring our application servers, it's the SREs determining SLIs and SLOs for our Micro-Services and making sure our Cloud-Distributed systems are Observable in near-real time. It's enough for buzzword burnout....

Tags: Cloud, Other, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Calculating Insulin With Automated Carb Counting Using AI, ML and Web Bluetooth

Presented by: Todd Sharp

Diabetes is a disease that affects 400 million people worldwide. Managing the disease means eating a healthy diet, getting routine exercise, monitoring blood sugar levels and administering insulin to manage those levels. The good news is that technology exists to help people manage the disease....

Tags: Cloud, Java, Javascript, MobileFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Context is King: Finding Service Boundaries

Presented by: Derek Comartin

Are you having trouble defining service boundaries? We know there are benefits in splitting up a complex system, such as more focused models and modular deployments. ...

Tags: CloudFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Explain it to me like I'm 5: Oauth2 & OpenID

Presented by: Daniel Mikusa

Oauth2 and OpenID are quickly becoming mainstays for application developers. Companies want integrated authentication to reduce security footprints and users expect the convenience of single sign-on. As an application developer, it's up to you to facilitate this in your applications. ...

Tags: .NET, Cloud, Java, Javascript, SecurityFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Finding Patterns in the Clouds

Presented by: Steve Smith

Cloud computing is quickly becoming the new normal for enterprise software developers. Whether it's more traditional Infrastructure-as-a-Service, container-based deployments, or fully serverless deployments, moving to the cloud offers something for almost every organization. But with it come new...

Tags: CloudFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Full Total World Global Domination: Creating a Geographically Redundant Website.

Presented by: Ryan Miller

Who doesn't want to dominate the world with a geo-redundant website that is actively served from multiple regions simultaneously and can seamlessly fail over when problems occur? Haven't we been hearing about this for years? The cloud is everywhere now. It's just button clicks, 5 minutes, easy...

Tags: .NET, CloudFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Graphing Your Way Through the Cosmos: Common Data Problems Solved with Graphs

Presented by: Chad Green

Data as it appears in the real world is naturally connected, but traditional data modeling focuses on entities which can cause for complicated joins of these naturally connected data. That is where graph databases come in as they store data more like what happens naturally in the real world. Sure,...

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

Hands-on Infrastructure as Code

Presented by: Andrew May

Learn the benefits of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) in this workshop where you'll provision resources in AWS using both CloudFormation and Terraform. Learn the joy of creating Infrastructure in a repeatable manner with a single command line replacing a hundred clicks in the web console.

Tags: Cloud, OtherFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Intermediate

Help Cure the #1 Leading Cause of Death in America

Presented by: Luther Hill

The number one leading cause of death in America is Cardiovascular Disease. Doctors often spend years researching cures for this disease without any results. ...

Tags: Cloud, Big Data, Javascript, PythonFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Advanced

Horizontal Scaling of Graph Databases

Presented by: Ryan Hendrickson

A very real problem is choosing what data to prioritize when storing it in a graph database. Most graph databases, including Neo4J, the number 1 graph database according to db-engines.com, do not scale horizontally. This leaves the size of the database constrained to how much disk space and ram is...

Tags: Cloud, Big DataFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Intro to Machine Learning on the cheap and without a PhD in math: Overview

Presented by: Jim Wilson

Machine learning has traditionally required a command of advanced mathematics, years of university training, and expensive hardware to implement. Now with better open source tools and online resources it’s easier than ever to create your own robust neural networks. Be it image recognition,...

Tags: Cloud, Big Data, Other, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Introduction to Kubernetes

Presented by: James Strong

Introduction to Kubernetes is a hands-on, interactive workshop giving attendees a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of Kubernetes. As part of this workshop, you will learn how Kubernetes works, deploy microservices to that cluster & also hear about some war stories.

Tags: Cloud, OtherFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview

Kubernetes hands-on (Workshop)

Presented by: Rob Richardson

Kubernetes is how you run Docker in production. Bring your laptop with Docker for Windows or Docker for Mac edge version installed. We'll walk through getting a K8s cluster fired up on Docker-Desktop, minikube, and on Azure. You'll be hosting Docker containers in development and production in no...

Tags: CloudFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview

Serialization for the new micro service landscape

Presented by: Leonardo de Moura Rocha Lima

Serialization is often overlooked when developing backend systems, and this wasn’t (and still isn’t) a problem inside a monolith. But with the developing scene moving towards micro services, serialization becomes really important - how to serialize your data? What aspects do you need to...

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

Speed, security and simplicity: Creating Container Images with Cloud Native Buildpacks

Presented by: Daniel Mikusa

Buildpacks are a pluggable, modular, language-agnostic tool that takes application source code and in turn give you an OCI (Open Container Initiative) image which you can run using Docker, Kubernetes or your OCI Runtime of choice. ...

Tags: .NET, Cloud, Java, Javascript, Ruby/Rails, Python, SecurityFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

The Demystifying Docker and Kubernetes DOJO

Presented by: Barry Tarlton, Michael Frayer

Want to be able to able to go from code to containers and then to a fully resilient, cluster managed environment like Kubernetes? Then this session is for you! This session will start with your code (or ours if you don't want to bring your own) and take you through the steps of packaging it as a...

Tags: CloudFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Intermediate

The Integration Game: How to Pick a Winning Integration Pattern

Presented by: Branden Bellanca

Point-to-Point, Hub-and-Spoke, ESB, Remote Process Invocation, batching... so many terms fly around when talking about enterprise integration. How can we best decide which of these is the "right tool for the job"? How can we develop an integration architecture that supports the business's needs,...

Tags: CloudFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Understanding the identity business, and how to get out of it

Presented by: Jeff Putz

Knowing who is using your software is super fundamental. It's less important than ever to have to manage those identities yourself, but you can't escape understanding the protocols and players. Let's talk about how things like OAuth2 actually work, and then decide if you can get out of the business...

Tags: Cloud, Other, SecurityFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Well.. that's ONNX-pected

Presented by: Ron Dagdag

The world of machine learning frameworks is complex. What if we can use the lightest framework for inferencing on edge devices? That’s the idea behind ONNX format. Attend this session and find out how to train models using the framework of your choice, save or convert models into ONNX, and deploy...

Tags: .NET, Cloud, Big Data, Javascript, Other, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Workshop: JVM Application Monitoring with Micrometer, Prometheus, and Grafana

Presented by: Andrew Fitzgerald, Nathan Zender

Tired of waiting for reports from users to let you know your application is having performance issues? If you’re looking for a way to increase visibility into your application beyond plain text logs, this is the pre-compiler for you! ...

Tags: Cloud, JavaFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Advanced