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Overview of the event

Join us at Microservices, Containers & Serverless Day in Auckland happening on 15th November, 2019.

A microservice is a software development technique—a variant of the service-oriented architecture architectural style that structures an application as a collection of loosely coupled services.

The Microservices, Containers & Serverless day is a forum for the discussion of all aspects of Microservices, Containers & Serverless : their design, programming, and operations. Speakers from industry report success stories, best practices, current challenges, and will participate to discussion panels on the adoption and evolution of Microservices, Containers & Serverless.

Microservices, Containers & Serverless Day successfully brings together many practitioners and researchers interested in the software paradigm of Microservices, Containers & Serverless.

Facts & Figures About The Event

7 Speakers
7 Topics
50 Tickets

Our Past Speakers

Tony Trinh

Director - Data Engineering & Machine Learning

Elastic Consulting

Pradeep TK

Senior Consultant - Microsoft.Net

Dialog Information Technology

Harshu Despande

Managing Director | Tech Evangelist


James Hegedus

Software Developer Experience

Bharath Raj

Senior Service Reliability Engineer

National Australia Bank

Ivan Niccolai

Digital Identity Lead – ANZ region

DXC Technology

Sarah Young

Azure Cloud Security and Compliance Architect


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Conference Schedule

Microservices, Containers & Serverless Day, Auckland

X Topic Abstract

Technology always evolve from early stage. In most cases, a large complication logics are developed in a monolithic structure due to time constraint and unclear requirement. However, as time passed, it turned into legacy eventually. This is where we always heard about things are getting complicated, or things are easily broken when a new changes has introduced in a monolithic design.

This topic covered when a microservice should be preferred, when it shouldn’t, and what considerations are needed before we approach towards microservice from a traditional enterprise environment.

X Topic Abstract

Financial exchanges are among the most demanding types of software systems in terms of throughput and response time. This talk will look at how some of the practices required when building a system using micro-services architecture, to deliver an exchange with sub-100µs end to end latency. This involves taking a ground-up approach and we will look into some of the decision making around fundamentals like networking, messaging, protocol use, state management, application design and reliability. We'll also cover technical details on some of the solutions including event sourcing and the development of the LMAX Disruptor.

X Topic Abstract

While stories of innovative technology start-ups continue to grab headlines, organizations with legacy applications fight a continuous battle to negotiate technical debt, while responding to the ever-changing business landscape. In this session, Darren will discuss techniques that allow companies to simplify their core, while innovating, and reaping the benefits of modern tools.

Speaker Profile

Darren Sim is a polyglot full-stack Software Developer, Technical Lead, Conference Speaker, and Author.
Starting his career in IT since 2003, Darren has amassed over 15 years of professional work experiences in various capacities: Technical Lead, Software Architect, Consultant (Digital Strategy), Software Security Researcher, Technical Evangelist, Technical Trainer, Full-stack Software Developer, Software Test Engineer, Data Analyst and Web Designer.

During this time, Darren had the privilege to work with a variety of organisations, from Startups (10+ employees) to Multi National Corporations (10K+ employees) in the following industry verticals: Accounting, Digital Media, Education, Government, Insurance, Medical, Military, Retail, Security, Supply Chain, and Tech. Countries that Darren has worked in includes, New Zealand, Singapore and the United States (USA).

Darren draws upon a background of change management, design thinking, system thinking, lean/agile/learning theories and hands-on development to bring a unique perspective tightly blending technical, organisational and leadership concerns.

A firm believer that “an investment in knowledge pays the best dividends“, and “the best way to learn something is to teach“, Darren actively acquires new knowledge through the process of learning, sharing, unlearning, and relearning. Darren is frequently found sharing his learnings at conferences, and through writing. Over the years, Darren has received numerous accolades including the Oracle Corporate Singapore Prize, AVAYA Singapore Prize, Frontline Technologies Prize, IDA Singapore Course Silver Medal, Golden Web Awards, Microsoft’s Top Student Champion (FY06), the MYOB Ignition Awards and the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award for 8 years in a row, placing him in the MVP Hall-of-Fame. Darren was the Asia Pacific Editor for the International .NET Association (INETA), an invited member of the Microsoft Developer Guidance Web Advisory Council and an invited technical expert to the United Nations (UN) Expert Group Meeting on Public Private Partnerships (PPP) and MDGs implementation ’09, held in Geneva, Switzerland.

Educated in Singapore, Darren received his Diploma with Merit in Information Technology from Temasek Polytechnic and his Bachelors of Science in Information System from the Singapore Management University. Darren was a valedictorian, university scholar, student leader, teaching assistant, as well as a research assistant.

X Topic Abstract

Challenges in microservice testing
Identifying the automation scope
Approaches for micro service automation
Tools evolution
Penetration testing for micro services

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• Full day attendance at the event with lunch
• 1 x Roll up stand / Brochure distribution at the event
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Our Speakers

Michael Barker


Ephemeris Consulting Ltd

Cameron Turner

Managing Director

Lean Consulting

Darren Sim

Engineering Manager

Stuff Limited

Lim (Adrian) Kuan Cheang

Senior Java Engineer


Pushparajan Balasubramanian (PB)

Test Manager


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Our Pricing

Group of three or more(Early Bird) NZD 362 Till october 15
Group of three or more(Standard) NZD 434 Till November 15
Individual(Early Bird)
NZD 577 Till October 15
Individual (Standard)
NZD 722 Till November 15

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Who can attend Microservices, Containers & Serverless Day in Auckland?

- Software developers, Tech lead, QA Testers, Automation engineer
- IT support engineer, IT Operations person, Build and Release Engineer
- Architect, Engineering Managers
- Microservices, Containers & Serverless engineer, Microservices, Containers & Serverless professional

Why to attend Microservices, Containers & Serverless Day in Auckland?

- Access to Full-day event
- Talks by industry experts on different aspects of Microservices, Microservices and Container
- Overview of frameworks and tools that you can adopt
- Access to slide decks of all speakers
- Networking opportunities with other passionate professionals from your city

What will you learn about?

Learn latest techniques and skills required for Microservices from industry stalwarts themselves. Latest trends, concepts, processes and tools to understand and acknowledge challenges in Devops, Microservices and Containers. Meet and network with fellow Microservices experts from leading companies. Learn how to adapt and adopt these changes quickly and swiftly within a team and also across the enterprise.

Are there any prerequisites to attend this program?


Do I need to register for the event?

Yes, all conference attendees must register in advance to attend the event.