Kingsley is a Partner at Underscore consulting, and has spent nearly two decades designing, developing and supporting large scale systems for a number of clients including, Betfair, the BBC, Barclaycard and others that don't start with a B ;-)
While working to make things better, he’s seen a steady evolution towards functional programming, a sharper focus on development operation teams and tools and decomposing big things into smaller composable things commonly called services.
Most recently he's also dived into the ethical tech and tech for good pools and is keen to encourage and support initiatives in these areas.
I'm speaking at...
Two days in London
BeyondTech is a new conference aimed at supporting discussions about the role of tech in society and our responsibilities around both the products we create and the environments in which we work.accessibility inclusivity ethics diversity leadership techforgood socialgood techethics
Talks I've Given
Featuring Kingsley Davies and Pere Villega
Blockchain is the current hype in tech. People believe its impact in companies will be of the same magnitude as the event of internet. But, what is Blockchain itself? In this talk, you will discover a blockchain from scratch, using Scala, to understand its capabilities and limitations. That...blockchain cryptocurrency scala-async
Scala Services in Action - Beginner
Featuring Kingsley Davies and Sofia Vaughan-Jones
Microservices have become one of the main sweet spots for Scala development teams. What frameworks are out there to make delivery teams more productive? How do the stacks, stack up ? And what are the important factors for comparison?scala scalax services microservices stack
Serverless Services In Action
Featuring Kingsley Davies
The serverless deployment model has many features that complement the microservice architecture pattern, as it caters for configuration and scalability without the necessity of an experienced ops capability. The cost model is also complimentary to requiring a number of small and isolated services...serverless mucon architecture microservices
Sado MicroServices: compelling factors driving microservices and useful safety words
Featuring Asher Glynn and Kingsley Davies
Microservices have been garnered a lot of attention and popularity in recent times, but service evolution is neither a new thing nor free.mucon microservices case-study real-world devops