DSG Tech Talk Thursday w/ Pivotal's Josh Long

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We are excited to be hosting our third DSG Tech Talk Thursday on January 24th. We will be co-hosting this talk with the Cloud Native MeetUp group.

Doors will open at 6:00 PM for networking and registration.

6:30 PM - A brief welcome from our partners at Pivotal and the DICK'S Sporting Goods Technology Team

Featured Speaker: Josh Long

Josh (@starbuxman) is the Spring Developer Advocate at Pivotal. Josh is a Java Champion, author of 5 books (including O'Reilly's upcoming "Cloud Native Java: Designing Resilient Systems with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, and Cloud Foundry") and 3 best-selling video trainings (including "Building Microservices with Spring Boot Livelessons" w/ Phil Webb), and an open-source contributor (Spring Boot, Spring Integration, Spring Cloud, Activiti and Vaadin)

Read more about Josh at: https://spring.io/team/jlong

UPDATE: Josh will be presenting his abstract, Cloud Native Java, part deux

Description (from joshlong.com/abstracts.html):
Cloud Native Java, part deux
You know what nobody has ever said to me? "I wish you'd covered even more in your 45 minute 'Cloud Native Java' talk!" And I listened! In this talk, we'll look at Spring Cloud.next to support modern microservices development, focusing on the things that really matter (or, at least, the things we've got cooking in Spring Boot 2.0 and Spring Cloud Finchley, both due before April or so):

-functions-as-a-service with Spring Cloud Function. We've got FUNCTIONS (wrapped in apps, in containers, running on servers, in datacenters)
-functional reactive REST endpoints (totally different meaning for "function" here, though)
-reactive programming with Spring Framework 5. Leverage flow control at every layer and make the most efficient use of every CPU when doing input/output. You're going to need every bit of efficiency that you can get after you've installed the patches for Spectre and Meltdown!
-Kotlin. Yes, KOTLIN: you wanted Java and I'm giving it to you.. in libraries that I'll use from Kotlin.
-messaging with Apache Kafka. Nothing funny here. It's just awesome.
-Live on the edge with the new, reactive, rate-limiting, proxying, websocket-aware Spring Cloud Gateway
-ASCII art!