Delivered 2016-10-27 at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016, Gold Coast, QLD, Australias



Prepared Talk







Microservices is the next evolution in software architecture designed to help organisations embrace continual change and drive innovation in the digital economy. BUT you can also fall into many traps if you don’t approach them in the right way. Join author and global technologist Mike Amundsen, as he cuts through the hype and identifies the key trends, challenges, and pitfalls facing companies of all sizes in the search for microservices at speed, safety and scale.

Speaker: Mike Amundsen

Director of API Architecture, API Academy, CA Technologies

An internationally known author and lecturer, Mike Amundsen travels throughout the world consulting and speaking on a wide range of topics including distributed network architecture, Web application development, and other subjects.

In his role of Director of Architecture for the API Academy, Amundsen heads up the API Architecture and Design Practice in North America. He is responsible for working with companies to provide insight on how best to capitalize on the myriad opportunities APIs present to both consumers and the enterprise.

Amundsen has authored numerous books and papers on programming over the last 15 years. His last book was a collaboration with Leonard Richardson titled "RESTful Web APIs" published in 2013. His 2011 book, “Building Hypermedia APIs with HTML5 and Node”, is an oft-cited reference on building adaptable Web applications. He is currently working to complete a new book - "RESTful Web Clients" due out from O’Reilly in 2016.


Download a free PDF copy of the O’Reilly book: "Microservice Architecture".

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