Toronto

May 27–28, 2020

Registration & location coming soon



Agenda Day 1


8:00am Breakfast
8:45am Welcome
9:00am Better Software is Better than Worse Software

Paul Czarkowski

“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, Coté will go over how VMware customers like these are improving their software, how Pivotal Application Service lays the foundation for better software helps, and how you can be a part of making the world a better place with better software.

9:30am Game of Streams: How to Tame & Get the Most from your Messaging Platforms

Mark Heckler

"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 not only how to use open source solutions like Spring Cloud Stream, RabbitMQ, & Apache Kafka to maximize your distributed systems' capabilities while minimizing complexity…​but also how to really use them! There be dragons when dealing with messaging platforms; the presenter will show you several ways to tame and harness them for maximum fire, maximum altitude. All examples will be coded live & in real-time!"

10:40am Break
11:05am The Reactive Revolution

Josh Long

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.

11:55am Spring Performance Gains

Dave Syer

This talk sheds light on recent improvements in Spring Framework and Spring Boot, exposing some of the decisions that have been made in the process, leading to valuable new features in some cases and blind alleys in others. The team have been very busy and there have been improvements in a number of areas, including startup time, memory usage, and more efficient processing in the web and data access stacks. We will look at the tools and analysis used to measure these changes, which is often complex and subtle, requiring a deeper explanation than you might have naively expected. There will also be an opportunity to see how your own applications can benefit best from the changes.

12:50pm Lunch
2:00pm Reactive Architectures with RSocket and Spring Cloud Gateway

Cora Iberkleid

Spring Cloud Gateway introduced a flexible API for configuring the edge service of our applications. Built upon Project Reactor, Spring WebFlux, and Spring Boot 2.0, Spring Cloud Gateway provided a modern and efficient architecture to handle a large number of concurrent requests. However, as with all things Reactive in the Java stack, features like back pressure were only effective within the scope of the JVM. Once a request entered the network, all bets were off. The RSocket protocol allows us to overcome this limitation by extending the capabilities of reactive architectures down to the network level. In this talk, we'll provide an overview of the key benefits of RSocket-based networking and introduce the integration of Spring Cloud Gateway with RSocket. We'll discuss the benefits of this integration, including the impact on speed, scalability, security, and more. We'll also discuss use cases, and show how you can leverage this new technology in your applications.

2:50pm Paved Roads - Architecting for Distributed Teams

Nate Schutta

As we migrate towards distributed applications, it is more than just our architectures that are changing, so too are the structures of our teams. The Inverse Conway Maneuver tells us small, autonomous teams are needed to produce small, autonomous services. Architects are spread thin and can’t be involved with every decision. Today, we must empower our teams but we need to ensure our teams are making good choices. How do we do that? How do you put together a cohesive architecture around distributed teams? This talk will discuss creating “paved roads”, well worn paths that we know works and we can support. We will also explore the importance of fitness functions to help our teams adopt appropriate designs.

3:40pm Break
4:10pm Refactor and Do It Safely

Jakub Pilimon

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.

5:00pm Networking reception


Agenda Day 2


8:00am Breakfast
8:45am Welcome
9:00am
Breakout Sessions
9:00am–10:00am Spring and the Clouds

Josh Long

Production is my favorite place on the internet. I LOVE production. YOU should love production. You should go as early, and often, as possible. Bring the kids, the whole family. The weather is amazing! It's the happiest place on earth! In this talk, join Spring Developer Advocate Josh Long (your friendly neighborhood @starbuxman) to learn how to use Spring as the onramp to production, and to cloud platforms like Azure Spring Cloud, Cloud Foundry, and more.



10:00am–11:00am TBA

11:30am–12:30pm Hello RSocket Security

Rob Winch

You are ready to go to production with your RSocket application, but then you realize you forgot one important thing....security. In this talk, we'll walk through adding Spring Security to an existing RSocket application. Along the way we will answer common questions, discuss recent security related changes in the specification, and see how Spring Security can be customized to meet your business requirements.

Workshops
9:00am–12:30pm Getting Started with Kubernetes

Paul Czarkowski
Tyler Britten


This workshop is aimed at people that are new to Kubernetes and want to quickly level up their experience and learn the basic of Kubernetes in a few short hours. This will be a hands-on-keyboards workshop where each participant will have access to A Kubernetes cluster and will follow along running each command and deploying applications into Kubernetes. By the end of the workshop you'll have the confidence and knowledge to deploy workloads into Kubernetes. Each Participant should come with the following installed on their laptop: kubectl, helm3, and docker

Space is limited.


9:00am–12:30pm The CI/CD Experience: Kubernetes Edition

Mark Pollack
Cora Iberkleid


This workshop is for those who want to learn more about how Kubernetes is shaping the landscape of implementing the practices of Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD). We will tour the ecosystem of new Kubernetes centric tools and how gitops relates to CI/CD. Each participant will have a Kubernetes cluster provisioned on a remote server. You will then take hands-on tutorials that use Tekton, Kustomize, and ArgoCD to deploy a Spring Boot application to Kubernetes and promote it through dev, test, and production environments.

Space is limited.

12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm
Breakout Sessions
1:30pm–2:30pm Bootiful Reactive Testing

Mario Gray

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.



2:30pm–3:30pm Kafka Chameleon

Cameron Stewart

Kafka - is it a message broker? Database? Persistent Log? Kafka can be used in a multitude of ways ranging from data synchronization in a hybrid cloud world, to transporting data between stream-processing applications. In this talk, we’ll explore the robust capabilities of Kafka and look at a real-time streaming application and how the Kafka Streams library makes it easy for your Spring Boot applications to leverage this powerful broker.



4:00pm–5:00pm Ask Me Anything session with all speakers

Join us as we wrap SpringOne Tour with an open ask me anything session with our breakout and workshop presenters.

Workshops
1:30pm–5:00pm Responsible Microservices

Nate Schutta
Jakub Pilimon


These days, you can’t swing a dry erase marker without hitting someone talking about microservices. Developers are studying Eric Evan’s prescient book Domain Driven Design. Teams are refactoring monolithic apps, looking for bounded contexts and defining a ubiquitous language. And while there have been countless articles, videos, and talks to help you convert to microservices, few have spent any appreciable time asking if a given application should be a microservice. In this talk, I will show you a set of factors you can apply to help you decide if something deserves to be a microservice or not. We’ll also look at what we need to do to maintain a healthy micro(services)biome.

Space is limited.


1:30pm–5:00pm Spring on Kubernetes

Dave Syer

Now that you are familiar with Kubernetes, in this workshop we are going to show you how to get your Spring apps up and running on Kubernetes. This workshop will take you from everyone’s favorite place on the internet, start.spring.io all the way to automated deployments directly to Kubernetes. We will cover tools, as well as best practices, that will make getting your Spring app from your dev machine to your Kubernetes (production) even faster and easier. In addition we will spend some time showing you how to use Spring Cloud Kubernetes to build cloud native Spring apps that run on Kubernetes. By the end of this workshop you will have all the knowledge you need to target Kubernetes as your production environment.

Space is limited.

5:00pm Day Ends