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Thursday, August 27 • 10:25am - 10:45am
Web services and microservices: the effect on vendor lock-in

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Modern applications depend on web services and open source components to operate. Some of those are provided by public and private clouds, some are platform solutions or SaaS vendors, and some are provided by other parts of a microservices based application. In the old world, vendors were deeply embedded in application architecture or by direct local interfaces but with web services and open source there is far more flexibility and less lock-in. I’ll discuss how to choose the best features needed to build applications, while managing the real risk of lock-in.

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Adrian Cockcroft

Technology Fellow, Battery Ventures
Adrian Cockcroft is a Technology Fellow at Battery Ventures, where he advises on technology trends and issues, helps with deal sourcing and due-diligence and speaks at events around the globe. Previously, he was Chief Architect and Director of Web Engineering at Netflix, Inc. Prior to Netflix, he worked at eBay, initially in Operations Architecture, and was a founding member of eBay Research Labs. Prior to eBay, he spent 16 years at Sun... Read More →


Thursday August 27, 2015 10:25am - 10:45am
Hahn Auditorium