Past Meetup Transition from monolith to microservices - Franz Garsombke

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Every 4th Wednesday of the month until April 23, 2019

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6:00-6:30: Networking and Food
Food sponsors for this month are Ibotta and Okta.

6:30-6:40: Announcements

6:40-8:00: To hell and back. Monolith to Micro.


Learn how Rachio, a Denver based IoT company specializing in smart WiFi irrigation controller and flow meter technology, rebuilt from the ground-up their cloud infrastructure from a single monolithic app to a robust micro service based architecture. The platform currently includes all the buzz-words like AWS, IoT/MQTT, gRPC, CI/CD, Terraform, and "containers". Also, learn why Franz kicked a hole in the wall.


Franz Garsombke, CTO and Co-founder of Rachio, has been developing and architecting enterprise software solutions in Colorado for the entirety of his career. Franz is a huge proponent of open source frameworks and is passionate about developing and delivering simple, quality, pragmatic applications. He is proud to also be the co-founder of a, albeit very old, Java Bean mapping framework ( and can be reached at [masked] or on his mountain bike.