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Presentation: 3 Common Pitfalls in Microservice Integration

Track: Sponsored Solutions Track I

Location: Ballroom A

Duration: 5:25pm - 6:15pm

Day of week: Monday

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Abstract

Integrating microservices and taming distributed systems is hard. In this talk, I will present three challenges I've observed in real-life projects and discuss how to avoid them.

Communication is complex. With everything being distributed failures are normal so you need sophisticated failure handling strategies (e.g. stateful retry). Asynchronicity requires you to handle timeouts. This is not only about milliseconds, systems get much more resilient when you can wait for minutes, hours or even longer.

Distributed transactions cannot simply be delegated to protocols like XA. So you need to solve the requirement to retain consistency in case of failures.

I will not only use slides but also demonstrate concrete source code examples available on GitHub.

Speaker: Patricio Zambrano Garcia

Technical Consultant @Camunda

Patricio has more than 6 years of IT international work experience as a consultant, tech marketing product manager and software developer, from startups to companies like Oracle. Today, he helps companies understand how to use Camunda open source workflow engine to better automate their business processes and orchestrate their microservices. Patricio holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s in information technology from Universidad de Monterrey and Carnegie Mellon University, respectively.

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