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Saturday, June 15 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
128 - The Great Migration: What I learned transitioning 1000+ customers to our new API infrastructure

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Do you have tech debt weighing you down? Do you have any monolithic projects that slow (maybe block?) feature development, drive tribal knowledge, or are a source of non-stop complaints from Engineering? Are these questions generic enough that it’s likely most people said “Yes!” to at least one of them? We sure did!

In this session I’ll go over challenges and lessons learned from a multi-year project which oversaw splitting up a monolithic service living behind a number of our public facing APIs. Our result? Over a thousand customers migrated onto a suite of services better catered for their use cases, engineering re-gained velocity, and a deep personal satisfaction in seeing a service developers hated finally get turned off.

Speakers
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Stewart Glass

Product Manager, Looking for Opportunities
An Engineer with a passion for the bigger picture, Stewart is a Senior Product Manager at Brightcove working with the internal platform and developer tools teams. With a degree in Software Engineering from McGill University and several years of feature development Stewart is keenly... Read More →


Saturday June 15, 2019 2:00pm - 2:45pm EDT
Room 3-094