Rockford Lhotka

Information & Communications Technology

.net core ASP.NET Core CSLA .NET Docker Kubernetes microservices software architecture open source

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

No Silver Bullet: Use the Right Architecture for the Right Problem

Although monolithic architectures are making a comeback, the best way to build distributed software solutions is through the use of service-based architectures. These include microservices, dedicated n-tier services, and related architectural models widely used when building comprehensive solutions. In this session you will learn when to implement a system using microservices, and when to use dedicated services. You will also learn when to use sync vs async communication between system components, and the importance of discipline around messaging protocols within your system and with external consumers.

You will learn

1. How microservices fits into the history of distributed computing
2. When to use a well-architected monolith vs services
3. When to use n-tier services, microservices, and other architectures


Rockford Lhotka

Author, OSS creator, CTO

Rockford Lhotka is CTO and Engineering Guild Leader at Cognizant Softvision, and is the creator of the widely used CSLA .NET open source software framework. He is the author of numerous books, and regularly speaks at major conferences around the world. Rockford is a member of the Microsoft Regional Director and MVP programs. For more information go to https://lhotka.net.

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