6 Best Rated Microservices Talks

Riga Dev Days
2 min readFeb 26, 2019


Best rated Riga Dev Days Microservices & DevOps sessions 2016–2018.
This tech video compilation will be useful for those who are facing migration problems or want to build a responsive, elastic system or trying hard to make it secure, at the end for those who want to monitor the system effectively.

#6 Zero Downtimes with Faulty Solutions, Dimitris Kapanidis, 2017

Rating 4,5/5

A very hands-on session by Dimitris discussing what is a health check, why are they crucial when handling multiple docker containers of a service and how to use them with the new Docker Engine v1.13 using Docker Swarm. As an example, he uses a faulty solution with and without health checks and shows the benefits they provide.

#5 The DevOps 2.0 Toolkit, Viktor Farcic, 2017

Rating 4,58/5

This talk focuses on architectural changes and new tools we should adopt to be able to tackle the problems presented by demand for modern, responsive, fault tolerant, and elastic systems. It is based on the material published in “The DevOps 2.0 Toolkit: Automating the Continuous Deployment Pipeline with Containerized Microservices” book.

#4 Gotchas using Terraform in a secure delivery pipeline, Anton Babenko, 2018

Rating 4,58/5

Are you facing challenges when building secure delivery pipeline using Terraform and open-source tools on AWS. Anton described how Terraform allows developers to manage infrastructure resources in a rather predictable way but not always easy.

#3 Fabric8 Camel Microservices for Docker and Kubernetes, Claus Ibsen, 2016

Rating 4,6/5

Claus shows how to migrate Java projects to build as Docker images and deployable on Kubernetes, with help from fabric8 Maven tooling. Also, the talk is about how to make your microservices scalable and distributed by leveraging the facilities that Kubernetes provides for truly distributed services with load balancing and location independence. You will also see how to manage your container using the Kubernetes CLI and the fabric8 web console.

#2 Continuous Deployment With Jenkins X and Kubernetes, Viktor Farcic, 2018

Rating 4,64/5

Viktor Farcic, one of the Jenkins X developers, is showing some of its features through a hands-on demo.

#1 360° monitoring of your microservices, Philipp “xeraa” Krenn, 2017

Rating 4,75/5

“With microservices, every outage is like a murder mystery” is a common banter. But it doesn’t have to be! This talk gives an overview on how to monitor Spring Boot applications since they are increasingly popular for building microservices.

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