Past Meetup

Double! Jumio: The tough break-up. Gruntwork: Agility requires safety.

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Neubaugasse 64-66/4 · Vienna

How to find us

Arriving at Neubaugasse 64-66 go through the iron gate closing the little dead end street. Walk through the street until the dead end and enter house III. On the first floor you will find RIAT behind door #4. :-)

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Hi all!

We are really excited about our upcoming meetup! :-)

1) Together with Blazej Pindelski, backend developer, we'll be looking at the real life case of an international startup in Vienna: Jumio!
2) And fasten your seatbelt. We'll also bring in Yevgeniy Brikman, co-founder of Gruntwork, a company that provides DevOps as a service, and look at how to build software faster: agility requires safety!

Here are all the details:

Talk #1 "The tough break-up: identifying bounded contexts in monoliths"

Blazej Pindelski will share insights into how a company the size of Jumio Corporation handles migration to a new technology stack, heavily based on microservices. Blazej writes:

"When embarking on the journey of dividing a monolith into
individual services, it's good to have a set of guiding principles. In
this talk I will try to show how to best identify bounded contexts and
how to structure microservices based on our decisions. This talk won't
only focus on the theory, but will also present the required Java and
ops tooling that helps with the migration (e.g. a service chassis based
on Spring Boot; monitoring based on Kibana etc.)."

Talk #2 "Agility requires safety"

Yevgeniy Brikman, co-founder of Gruntwork, likes it fast and safe:

"To go faster in a car, you need not only a powerful engine, but also safety mechanisms like brakes, air bags, and seat belts. In this talk I discuss the safety mechanisms that allow you to build software faster."

Yevgeniy (Jim) Brikman loves programming, writing, speaking, traveling, and lifting heavy things. He is the co-founder of Gruntwork, a company that provides DevOps as a Service. He's also the author of two books published by O'Reilly Media: Hello, Startup and Terraform: Up & Running. Previously, he worked as a software engineer at LinkedIn, TripAdvisor, Cisco Systems, and Thomson Financial and got his BS and Masters at Cornell University. For more info, check out his writing, speaking, projects, and photos.

Thank you Jumio! Thank you Gruntwork!
Thank you *s IT Solutions AT Spardat* to sponsor free drinks!

And thank you so much RIAT for hosting us, again!

The RIAT BLOCKCHAIN ACADEMY is aimed at getting developers ready for the crypto-era. It is once again offering hands-on training at different skill-levels on smart contract development with Ethereum. Limited places are still available for two upcoming courses in Vienna, October 11-14 as well as October 20-21 (Advanced class).

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We are looking forward to meet you!
Martin, Hans and Christoph.