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5 Talks Cloud Native Java Developers Won’t Want To Miss at EclipseCon 2021

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 10:08 by Hailley Seed

EclipseCon is the leading conference for developers, architects, and open source business leaders to learn about Eclipse technologies, share best practices, and more. This year’s event has a Cloud Native track that covers everything you need to know about developing cloud native applications including microservices. The topics include best practices, experiences, and recommendations using technologies and frameworks such as Eclipse Vert.x, MicroProfile, and Jakarta EE as well as reactive programming, containers, orchestration and DevOps. 

You won’t want to miss these exciting talks on Cloud Native Technologies at EclipseCon 2021:


1: From good old monitoring to cloud native observability with MicroProfile

Speaker: Jean-François James (Worldline)

This presentation will clarify what observability is by revisiting its 3 pillars : loging, metrics, tracing. It will examine how to present the technology landscape in that matter and demonstrate with concrete examples of how to implement it using MicroProfile, Prometheus and OpenTracing. Learn more


2: Jakarta EE 9 and Beyond

Speaker: Ivar Grimstad (Eclipse Foundation)

This presentation will go through what Jakarta EE 9.1 brings to the table and how this release lowers the barriers of entry, eases migration, and lays the foundation for a platform for future innovation. It will also look ahead to what future releases may bring. Learn more


3: MicroProfile GraphQL and JPA: Meant for each other

Speaker: Andy McCright (IBM)

This presentation will describe and demonstrate the power and simplicity of making a relational database accessible as in a service or cloud-native environment. Learn more.


4: Containerize and deploy into Kubernetes your Gradle Java project with Eclipse JKube

Speaker: Andy McCright (IBM)

This demo-based talk will present the new Kubernetes Gradle Plugin and how it can help you deploy your Gradle Java projects to a Kubernetes cluster. Learn more


5: Jakarta RESTful Web Services 3.1 and 4.0: Java's official REST API today and tomorrow

Speaker: Markus Karg (Head Crashing Informatics)

This presentation will provide a thorough understanding of: Current status of this Eclipse project, in particular the JAX-RS API and specification,  new features added to release 3.1, planned features for release 4.0 and how adopting JAX-RS 3.1 will improve their productivity and help them with writing PORTABLE REST microservices in Java without any vendor lock-in. Learn more.


Don’t miss out on EclipseCon 2021 (October 25 - 28), it is online and free to attend! Be sure to register so you don’t miss a full program of technical talks, community day and networking opportunities. For more information on this event check eclipsecon.org/2021 and @eclipsecon