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Thursday, October 19 • 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Lessons Learned: Building a distributed system at Starbucks

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In this session, Jon Harkness, Principal Engineer at Starbucks will share his journey developing a distributed system of global scale.
  • Architecture: What was right for us? Demystifying the buzzwords; monoliths, microservices, serverless-paas, and streaming.
  • Operations: Embracing dynamic environments, declarative configuration, and defining devops.
  • Delivery: Scalable development processes, the continuous-integration pipelines, and a cultural shift.
This is a tale of success, mistakes, consequences and lessons learned, which you can use towards your own distributed system adventure.

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Jon Harkness

Principal Engineer, Starbucks Inc.
Jon Harkness is a Principal Engineer at Starbucks, working on the Unified Commerce Platform; a next-gen reactive platform for rewards and commerce in the cloud.Jon was one of the first engineers working on customer-facing Apis at Starbucks, focused on enabling capabilities like digital... Read More →

Thursday October 19, 2017 4:30pm - 5:20pm CDT
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