Thursday 

Room 2 

17:40 - 18:40 

(UTC±00

Talk (60 min)

Top 5 techniques for building the worst microservice system ever

Microservices come with promises of scalability, reliability, and autonomy. But if everything is so rosy, how come the only success stories we hear about are at places like Netflix or Uber?

I've spent countless hours working on all kinds of microservice systems to come up with the definitive top 5 tips to ensure your microservices become complete disasters. Join me on a tour of insanity through some of the worst ways to make distributed mistakes.

William Brander



A professional geek, William works for Particular Software writing amazing software like NServiceBus. Passionate about the web, he is engaged in a sordid love affair with JavaScript, and spends most of his free time trying to convince others of it’s beauty and elegance.

When not behind his laptop hacking away, this amateur beer enthusiast can often be found playing boardgames or drinking cold-brew coffee.