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Developing Microservices with Large Enterprise Teams

December 14, 2016


A microservices architecture is pattern that is most commonly associated with larger organizations where services and teams are organized around separate business capabilities. In a project our team recently completed, we used a microservices architecture to allow us to organize a large team to develop a large analytics platform at speeds that would not have been possible using a more typical service-oriented architecture. In this session, we discuss the organizational structure and communication and development strategies and tools to allow teams to work in parallel without drowning in process overhead and coordination costs.

Presented by Micah Blalock

Micah is a Senior Architect with Credera with more than 25 years’ experience solving complex problems with software. He has a broad range of experience having worked in healthcare, fraud detection, financial transaction processing, and wireless communications. Micah has also presented at conferences and taught classes around the world on web development with Java and Javascript. He is passionate about team building and is especially interested in rhizomatic structures, the role of technology in organizational transformation, and distributed systems and microservices-based architectures.

Sponsored by Odyssey Information Services

Odyssey Information Services provides consulting services for the Information Technology Market. We consistently provide exceptional quality contractors at highly competitive rates. We strive to provide the highest quality service to our clients globally and provide solutions for corporate changes, headcount restrictions, budget pressures, core business changes, staff augmentation and mergers/acquisitions. Odyssey was founded in 2000, and is headquartered in Plano, Texas, with additional offices in Houston and an International Branch in Malaysia.

For our Consultants, we provide great resources to help you grow toward the career that is right for you. We offer competitive and versatile compensation and benefit packages that make Odyssey different than other consulting organizations.


Location and Time

On the second Wednesday of each month, we meet as a group to discuss the latest and greatest Java related methodologies, technologies and tools. Our meeting space is provided by Improving and is located at 5445 Legacy Dr, Suite 100, Plano, TX 75024.

Social time starts at 6:30 PM CST, announcements and sponsorship information at 7:00 PM CST, followed by the presentation which ends by 9:00 PM CST. Our sponsors provide free food and drink during the social hour. After the presentation has come to an end, we hold a drawing where we give away prizes that are also made possible by our sponsors. We look forward to seeing you there!