Alon is a global authority on multiple technologies and platforms – Cloud Computing, Windows internals, C++ Windows programming, .NET with C# or C++/(CLI/CX). He is the co-author of the Windows 7 Microsoft Training Program and the books Introducing Windows 7 for Developers published by Microsoft Press.
For his proven expertise and community leadership, Alon was awarded Microsoft Regional Director (MRD) and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP VC++) status. As a result, Alon is an in-demand speaker on these subjects at major international conferences such as TechEd Europe, TechEd USA, NDC and more.
Beyond heading up most of CodeValue’s complex, strategic consulting and development projects, Alon is a CodeCollege top faculty member, bringing to the job many years of training experience both in Israel and abroad. Alon received his B.Sc. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the Technion, Israel’s prestigious Institute of Technology.
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10:15-11:00 APM – What Is It, and Why Do I Need It?
So, you have a mature development process, and you also embrace DevOps. Your development team uses agile methodology. You use Git, and you have a continuous dev, test, and deployment process. But do you sleep well at night? Do you know that your services are up and running? That there are no availability, performance, and stability problems? Do you know if your customers are happy? The answer to all of those questions is precisely what APM systems provide.
Application Performance Monitoring systems have become the IDE of the Site Reliability Engineers (SRE) and, as a matter of fact, for the all DevOps team, including the Dev part. In this session, you will get to know the essence of the APM systems, the good, the bad, and the vision about their future.
15:00-16:00 Panel - Public Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, Israeli Cloud, Microservices, PaaS, SaaS, and Everything in Between
In recent years, many organizations have at least considered modernizing their application with Microservices. Even on its own, if not done right, this transition can pose a serious threat to every business's longevity. When you combine this transition with Hybrid Cloud and On-Prem strategies, the risk rises even significantly more, and a lot of questions arise. How should you approach this move? What are the risks of an on-prem requirement? Should you use PaaS & SaaS, or is IaaS king? Which cloud vendor should you use?
Join us for an expert panel discussing these issues and more, and bring your questions to the table so that these experts can help you find an answer.