Game of Streams: How to Tame & Get the Most from your Messaging Platforms 

Track: Cloud Technolgy

Most critical systems are partially or entirely distributed, causing a number of challenges. Learn how to REALLY leverage OSS solutions like Spring Cloud Stream, RabbitMQ, & Kafka to maximize your systems’ capabilities while minimizing complexity. All examples will be coded live & in real-time!

Mark Heckler

Mark Heckler is a Pivotal Principal Technologist & Spring Developer Advocate, conference speaker, published author, & Java Champion focusing upon developing innovative production-ready software at velocity for the Cloud and IoT applications. He has worked with key players in the manufacturing, retail, medical, scientific, telecom, and financial industries and various public sector organizations to develop and deliver critical capabilities on time and on budget. Mark is an open source contributor and author/curator of a developer-focused blog ( and an occasionally interesting Twitter account (@mkheck).