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Event Type

Webinar

Online | February 27, 2020

Digital Transformation from Monoliths to Microservices to Serverless and Beyond

Today we are witnessing the birth of "serverless", a.k.a. Function as a Service (FaaS). The rate of evolutionary change is accelerating. But what is changing, and what remains the same? How do we work with state, data consistency, system architecture, and observability in this ephemeral world of serverless functions?

Online | February 27, 2020

Meet Up

London | February 27, 2020

Scala in the City / Lightbend Edition

Special Lightbend event with Gerard and Chris Batey presenting Cloudflow and Akka 2.6, respectively. Approved by Oliver after discussing with Mark.

London | February 27, 2020

Conference

Brühl, Köln | March 17, 2020

JavaLand 2020

The big reunion of the community in the amusement park flair once again offers the ideal environment for knowledge exchange and networking. Numerous lectures by top speakers, interactive community activities and lots of fun await you! Become a speaker and join us!

Brühl, Köln | March 17, 2020

Conference

Broomfield, CO | March 24, 2020

dev.next

Feb-10: Approved by Oliver due to the fact that Hugh's bio is already on the website! https://www.devdotnext.com/speaker/e0a3c48e2b94436e8521faf32984bba6

Broomfield, CO | March 24, 2020

Conference

Amsterdam | March 30, 2020

KubeCon 2020 - Amsterdam

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship conference gathers adopters and technologists from leading open source and cloud native communities.

Amsterdam | March 30, 2020

Conference

London | April 20, 2020

O'Reilly Strata Data Conf 2020 - London

Approved by Oliver on Jan-30 according to feedback from Derek and Engineering team.

London | April 20, 2020

Conference

San Francisco | April 27, 2020

Red Hat Summit 2020

Red Hat Summit 2020 featured executives, open source leaders, and some of our most innovative customers discussing trends, telling stories, and anticipating the future.

San Francisco | April 27, 2020

Conference

San Francisco | May 4, 2020

IBM Think 2020

Join us at IBM Think for a hands on workshop exploring Reactive Microservices.

San Francisco | May 4, 2020

Conference

Seattle | May 17, 2020

Scala Days Training 2020 - Seattle

Seattle | May 17, 2020

Conference

Seattle | May 18, 2020

Scala Days 2020 - Seattle

For 10 years, Scala Days brings together developers, researchers, and companies to share their experiences and new ideas around creating applications with Scala and related technologies, like Spark, Kafka, and Akka. Scala Days provides a unique opportunity for Scala users to interact with the contributors to the language and related technologies and connect with fellow developers. Bell Harbor International Conference Center May 18th- May 20th

Seattle | May 18, 2020

Conference

Berlin | July 1, 2020

Scala Days 2020 - Berlin

Berlin | July 1, 2020

Conference

Boston | November 17, 2020

KubeCon 2020 - Boston

Boston | November 17, 2020

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