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SDD 2017 Schedule

Coding Level
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Thursday 18 May 2017



Track 2

Cinema 1

Building Microservices with Service Fabric Actors

Coding Level 4
Advanced Level 1

During this talk we will introduce how to architect a solution not through the typical monolith of a three-tier architecture, but taking advantage of fine-grained functionality delivered through the Microsoft Service Fabric Actors. We will first show the basic behaviour of how Actors work; introducing the single threaded programming model, the GC model for Actors, how to deliver time-based messaging to actors, and how Service Fabric delivers fault tolerance. Once you have a solid understanding of how Actors work we will develop an Actor-based application, using thousands of Actors. Welcome to Hollywood!

Andy Clymer

Andy Clymer


Prior to co-founding Rock Solid Knowledge, Andy cut his teeth working in various start-ups, programming on a host of platforms, and finally working for a company acquired by Cisco in 1997. After working for Cisco for a few years, the pull of the start-up world was too much to resist, and he now spends his time working on RSK’s kiosk-based solutions on Windows Embedded with .NET, alongside consulting and teaching for a diverse range of clients. Andy is the co-author of Asynchronous programming on the .NET framework, published by Apress. http://rocksolidknowledge.com  @andrewclymer

Other presentations by Andy Clymer

Mon 15 May 2017 at 9:30

Pre-Conference Workshop

A day of asynchronous programming

Thu 18 May 2017 at 13:30

Extra Session

Introduction to AdminUI and IdentityExpress

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