Why Microservices need a Full Stack

23rd October 2014 in London at Kings Place

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In this talk, Russ Miles of Simplicity Itself and Gawain Hammond of Sky TV will walk through a full, real-world system evolution from original monolithic designs to microservices explaining why important decisions were supported, even enabled, by using Node, JavaScript and ClojureScript.

The talk will cover how a microservices approach enables a “don’t standardise” option that embraces a full stack approach, how an application is broken up into microservice pipelines to support important features, and why it was so attractive to using Node as a foundation for application and platform services. Taking the gloves off, Russ and Gawain will talk about the many pain points that were overcome, including testing in a world full of changeable microservices...


Why Microservices need a Full Stack

Russ Miles

Russ' experience covers almost every facet of software delivery having worked across many different domains including Financial Services, Publishing, Defence, Insurance and Search. With over 18 years experience of consultancy, coaching and training, Russ helps to change all facets of the software delivery process in order to remove unnecessary and costly complexity in everything from developer skills and practices, through applying the right processes for the job at hand, to ensuring that the right change is delivered, be it through software or otherwise.