DevDays Vilnius 2018

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Steve Poole

IBM, UK

BIO

Steve is Developer Advocate, DevOps practitioner, long time IBM Java developer, leader and evangelist. He have been working on IBM Java SDKs and JVMs since Java was less than 1. Steve also had time to work on other things including representing IBM on various JSRs, being a committer on various open source projects including ones at Apache, Eclipse and OpenJDK. He is a member of the Adopt OpenJDK group championing community involvement in OpenJDK and a seasoned speaker and regular presenter at JavaOne and other conferences on technical and software engineering topics.

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How Openness changes your Behaviour

Much of the adoption of DevOps tools and processes focus on the benefits to delivering high quality code on an industrial scale. Although we all recognise that good monitoring is critical to the availability of a service it may not be obvious that the act of monitoring can have a profound effect on the attitudes and culture of the teams involved. The right sort of monitoring and appropriate dash-boarding can improve the morale and effectiveness of all the teams involved. The wrong sort of monitoring or badly considered dash-boards can have the opposite effect.

This talk examines how what you share will define you. Through real examples and live demos the speakers will show you how to design status and trend displays etc that will make your teams more effective without overloading them. The talk will also include case studies with various types of teams to highlight how you can apply this thinking to help make any group more effective.

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Cloud Native Java with OpenJ9: Fast, lean and definitely mean

The economics of Cloud continues to dictate the need for radical changes to language runtimes. In this session learn about how OpenJDK with the Eclipse OpenJ9 JVM is leading the way in creating an enterprise strength, industry leading Java runtime that provides the operational characteristics most needed for Java applications running in the Cloud. This talk will introduce the significant benefits that Eclipse OpenJ9 brings to Cloud applications and will show you how easy it is to switch to OpenJDK with Eclipse OpenJ9 in various Cloud and container environments. Whether deploying micro-services or more traditional Java applications the combination of OpenJDK with Eclipse OpenJ9 can help you reduce operational costs across the board.