Camunda’s Chief Technologist Bernd Ruecker to Discuss Pitfalls of Event-Driven Architectures at O’Reilly and QCon

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Our Chief Technologist and Co-Founder Bernd Ruecker is speaking at two leading tech conferences in the next few weeks: O’Reilly Software Architecture at New York City on February 26 and QCon London March 3.

Bernd will be speaking at both conferences about how to avoid the pitfalls of event-driven architectures, sharing more about the concepts, advantages and pitfalls of “event-driven utopia” through real-life stories and source code examples. Here’s more:

“Event-driven architectures are on the rise. They promise better decoupling of components by using an event bus and improved scalability in terms of throughput. Decoupled modules help to scale your software development efforts itself. Event streaming promises to handle ever-growing amounts of ‘data in motion’ in real time, event sourcing allows you to time travel, and domain events have turned out to be powerful building blocks that lead to a better understanding of underlying business requirements.

But there are pitfalls you should be aware of. For example, event notifications used inappropriately can lead to tighter coupling or cyclic dependencies between components. It’s also easy to lose sight of flows across service boundaries, making it hard to understand how core business logic is actually implemented. This can get even worse if you lack tooling to get insights into your event flows. Last but not least, the event-driven approach is not well understood by most developers or business analysts, making it hard for companies to adopt.”

If you are planning to attend either O’Reilly Software Architecture or QCon London, head along to Bernd’s sessions and stick around afterwards for a chat!

O’Reilly Software Architecture in NYC
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 from 3:50pm–4:40pm
Location: Beekman Parlor

QCon London
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 4:10pm – 5:00pm
Location: Westminster, 4th floor

Don’t forget — Bernd will also be joining us for CamundaCon New York, April 23-24 – the event for software developers, architects and IT executives interested in learning about innovative process automation. Early Bird ticket prices close this Saturday – February 29th.

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