Peter D’Agosta, Co-Founder & Chief Product Manager, Avada Software
Peter provides an overview of Kafka and the importance of observability in agile infrastructures, along with the benefits of using modern cloud-native monitoring tools to improve business outcomes; this session covers topics such as monitoring needs, setting conditions and thresholds, creating alerting scenarios, enabling self-service and automated incident resolution, creating useful dashboards, organizing users and assets for management best practices, and some cool tricks using Infrared360 for Dev/test and other non-prod teams.
The shift from on-premises supported large software systems to the cloud, containers, and the API economy has challenged slow-moving organizations to adopt new methodologies like agile integration and DevOps to stay competitive, making it difficult for heavily invested Integration & Operations teams with rigid architectures such as SOA to find the right tools and frameworks to modernize. Arnold discusses the importance of APIs, benefits of utilizing more agile development, integration and deployment methods, and available tools for transitioning into the API Economy.
Nick Felicione, Senior Vice President, Information Design, Inc. (IDI)
Watch this session now as Nick discusses the best practices for maintaining an MQ infrastructure that can result in cost savings, improved resource utilization, and investment protection, covering topics such as updates, security vulnerabilities, dead letter queue review, licensing, alternate MQ offerings, and protection from audits.
Naomi discusses the challenge of maintaining reliability and performance levels while reducing costs in growing workloads and complex distributed environments. This session contrasts the benefits of an alternative deployment option to traditional messaging software that can produce cost savings and provide a demonstration on how to stay ahead of performance and reliability issues across the entire distributed enterprise messaging environment, covering topics such as cost-saving options, critical KPIs, best practices for monitoring and managing distributed enterprise messaging.