Rachel Roumeliotis (left) and Neal Ford (right) at the O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference in San Francisco.
Rachel Roumeliotis (left) and Neal Ford (right) at the O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference in San Francisco. (source: O'Reilly Conferences via Flickr)

Experts from across the software architecture world came together in San Francisco for the O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference. Below you'll find links to highlights from the event.

An introduction to serverless

Mike Roberts introduces the concepts behind serverless architectures, explains how serverless breaks from the past, and provides reasons why it's worthy of some of the hype it’s currently receiving.

Walking the tightrope: Balancing bias to action and planning

Dianne Marsh explains how microservices paved the way for traffic steering at Netflix, and she highlights current challenges.

Confessions of an enterprise architect

Faced with business and regulatory complexity, Scott Shaw found himself committing some of the software development acts he once condemned. He confesses those sins and explains why they’re sometimes necessary.

Listening to the design pressures

Martin Thompson explores the architectures that emerge from applying design patterns required for high performance, resilience, security, usability, and other quality-of-services measures.

Microservices: Pros and cons

Rachel Laycock and Cassandra Shum take opposing sides in the microservices debate.

Kubernetes: What you need to know ... and why

Kelsey Hightower offers a quick overview of Kubernetes—the community, the project, and the technology for managing containerized workloads.

Article image: Rachel Roumeliotis (left) and Neal Ford (right) at the O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference in San Francisco. (source: O'Reilly Conferences via Flickr).