Living on the Edge (Service): Bundling Microservices to Optimize Consumption for Devices with Spring Cloud & Netflix

Mark Heckler


Devices (phones, tablets, etc.) already consume most services/data, but they have to get those services somewhere! In this session, learn how to use proven patterns & open source software to quickly and effectively build edge services that marshal & streamline communication between your key services and end-users with devices in hand. The presenter will demonstrate how to develop & manage microservices & expose them via an edge service, securely, using OSS tools employed by Netflix to keep movies streaming globally 24x7.

Language: English

Level: Beginner

Mark Heckler

Developer Advocate - Pivotal Software, Inc.

Mark Heckler is a Pivotal Principal Technologist & Developer Advocate, conference speaker, & published author focusing upon software development for the IoT & the Cloud. He has worked with key players in the manufacturing, retail, medical, scientific, telecom, & financial industries & various public entities to develop & deliver critical capabilities on time & on budget. Mark is an OSS contributor & author/curator of a developer-focused blog ( & an occasionally interesting Twitter account (@MkHeck). Mark lives with his very understanding wife in St. Louis, MO USA.

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