Philadelphia

July 15-16

Convene at Commerce Square
2001 Market St #210
Philadelphia, PA 19103


Agenda Day 1

8:00am

Breakfast

8:45am

Welcome

9:10am

Better Software is Better than Worse Software

Nate Schutta, Solution Architect, Pivotal

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“Digital transformation” seems like idle business fantasy. But, it’s a real strategy used by the US Air Force, Air France KLM, Liberty Mutual, DBS Bank, and others to out-innovate competition & delight people. To kick-off the day, Paul will go over how Pivotal customers like these are improving their software, how Pivotal Cloud Foundry lays the foundation for better software helps, and how you can be a part of making the world a better place with better software.

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9:40am

Drinking from the Stream: How to Use Messaging Platforms for Scalability & Performance

Mark Heckler, Spring Developer Advocate, Pivotal

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Most mission-critical systems have distributed elements or are entirely distributed, resulting in a number of challenges: performance, scalability, reliability, resilience...the eight fallacies of distributed computing are alive and well! Messaging platforms are often used to solve these problems and increase the "ilities", but they don't come without a few complexities of their own. Come to this session to learn how to leverage open source solutions like Spring Cloud Stream, RabbitMQ, & Apache Kafka to maximize your distributed systems' capabilities while minimizing complexity. All examples will be coded *live & in real-time*!

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10:30am

Break

11:00am

Streaming with Spring Cloud Stream and Apache Kafka

Soby Chacko, Software Engineer, Spring Cloud Stream/Spring Cloud Data Flow, Pivotal

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In this talk, we will explore how Spring Cloud Stream and its support for Apache Kafka can streamline the process of developing event-driven microservices that use Apache Kafka and its high-throughput capabilities as a back bone. In this hands-on session we will examine the general Kafka support provided by Spring Cloud Stream as well as the building blocks it provides for developing stateful stream processing applications through its support for Kafka Streams library.

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12:00pm

Spring Security 5.1 by Example

Josh Cummings, Spring Security Committer, Pivotal

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In this talk we will be taking an insecure, set of microservices and gradually apply Spring Security 5.1 to it. Along the way we will highlight the new features in Spring Security 5.1 including password storage migrations, new OAuth2 Client and Resource Server Support, and more. Whether you are new to Spring Security or a seasoned Spring Security user, this presentation is a must.

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1:00pm

Lunch

2:00pm

Pivotal Conversations

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Pivotal Conversations is loosely based in the open space meeting format, meaning it is based on (un)common sense of what people do naturally in productive meetings. Pivotal Conversations is a simple meeting format where attendees will break into smaller groups and have candid conversations about topics that our speakers have composed, based on the talks they gave earlier in the day. Each 45-minute session will have a casual format where attendees can feel comfortable discussing anything they want to know more about. Although these conversations are facilitated by our speakers, attendees should really be the ones leading the conversations.

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5:00pm

Networking & Social

Convene at Commerce Square (2001 Market St #210) View Map

7:00pm

Day Ends



Agenda Day 2

8:00am

Breakfast

8:45am

Welcome

9:00am

The Reactive Revolution

Josh Long, Spring Developer Advocate, Pivotal

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The reactive revolution continues. For as much as we've been talking about reactive programming in Spring for the last few years the journey has only just begun. Join Josh Long, and we'll take our reactive applications further, looking at how to build microservices for cloud platforms like PAS (Cloud Foundry) and PKS (Kubernetes). Some of the things we may cover include: - reactive NoSQL data access - reactive SQL data access with R2DBC - orchestration and reliability patterns like client-side loadbalancing, circuit breakers, and hedging - messaging and service integration with Apache Kafka or RSocket - API gateways with Spring Cloud Gateway and patterns like rate limiting - API adapters - serverless programming with Spring Cloud Function and project Riff - reactive authentication and authorization with Spring Security.

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10:45am

Break

11:15am

Bootiful Reactive Testing

Mario Gray, Principal Technologist, Pivotal

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Join us for an exploration of testing a reactive Spring Boot 2.x application. Test driven development gives us the confidence necessary to improve our code faster, safely. But how do you test components and services, as well as integrations across distributed systems, while maintaining fast feedback loops, and how do you do all of this within the context of reactive Java? In this talk, we'll look at how to test imperative components, reactive data flows, and mocks. We’ll examine how to take advantage of test slices, and how to test web applications. We'll look at how to ensure that API producers and consumers work well together using consumer driven contract testing without sacrificing the testing pyramid for end-to-end integration tests. And we’ll do it all within the context of reactive programming.

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12:05pm

Delivering Cloud Native Batch Solutions

Dodd Pfeffer, Senior Platform Architect, Pivotal

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Should batch applications be left out of your cloud strategy. No! Many of our most critical systems are built upon a batch architecture. These systems deliver the core business features including payment, billing and enrollment processing. How can you modernize these systems using the familiar Spring Framework and Spring Boot? How do you leverage the power of the cloud to deploy your batch applications? Spring Cloud Task, Spring Cloud Data Flow and Pivotal Cloud Foundry provide the solution. This talk will introduce the batch problem space and common use cases. Followed by an introduction Spring Batch and Pivotal Application Service. Next, show how the flexible Spring Cloud Data Flow for PCF delivers a control plane for managing your batch applications via Spring Cloud Task. Batch applications can be a first class member of your cloud strategy.

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1:00pm

Lunch

2:00pm

Refactor And Do It Safely

Jakub Pilimon, Principal Technologist, Pivotal

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We've all been there, facing a blinking cursor. You need to build a new feature, but aren't sure where to start. Or you have to fix something in your app, and you're unsure why it broke. This situation is common with Big Ball of Mud architectures. This design hinders your release velocity. And it makes it near-impossible to seize new business opportunities. How can you move on from this situation? Most of us also know what good design is. We talk a lot about Domain-Driven Design, modeling, event storming and Test-Driven Development. Here's the challenge: how to apply this thinking to your current systems. How do we modernize the app? How do convince people we should modernize it? How do we overcome the lack of testing? Or lack of business knowledge? Attend this session to answer these questions and more. You'll learn about techniques that have proven to work in companies like yours.

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2:50pm

Living on the Edge With Spring Cloud Gateway

Cora Iberkleid, Advisory Platform Architect, Pivotal

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Building upon Project Reactor, Spring WebFlux, and Spring Boot 2.0, Spring Cloud Gateway offers Spring Cloud users an impressive set of features and functionality for cloud native applications. In comparison to Zuul from Spring Cloud Netflix, Spring Cloud Gateway provides a much more flexible API for configuring the edge service of your applications. In addition, functionality such as rate limiting and websocket routing are supported out of the box. Pivotal Cloud Foundry helps integrate all of this together into a seamless experience for developers, also giving ops the ability to ensure API reliability. During this session we will introduce Spring Cloud Gateway and demonstrate its potential impact on your cloud applications.

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3:40pm

Break

4:00pm

Spring Cloud Kubernetes

Spencer Gibb, Spring Cloud Core Co-Lead, Pivotal

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Kubernetes has become the defacto Container-As-A-Service provider in the industry. See how Spring Cloud Kubernetes integrates with Config Maps and Secrets for providing secure configuration to Spring Boot applications in a seamless manner. See also how integration work with the Spring Cloud DiscoveryClient and when it would be useful to use it. We will also talk about integration with Spring Cloud Sleuth and Zipkin for distributed tracing. See how Spring Cloud Gateway can perform as a Kubernetes ingress router.

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4:50pm

Day Ends