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7th April: Java Virtual Meetup - The Modern and Open Way to Build Cloud-Native Microservices: MicroProfile

  • Tuesday, 7 April 2020
  • 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

We are excited to announce the second of our iO Virtual Meetups, taking place on the 7th April at 7:00pm. We will be joined by guest speaker Emily Jiang, Liberty Microservice Architect, Advocate and Java Champion, who will be tackling the modern and open way to build cloud-native microservices and the programming models available.

You may have heard about Eclipse MicroProfile and are wanting to find out more. In this session you’ll learn:

  • - everything you need to know about MicroProfile (including a demo)

  • - how to package the MicroProfile in to a Docker container and deploy it to a Kubernetes cluster

  • - and finally, how to use Istio to manage your microservice interactions

Join this session to develop your in-depth knowledge about MicroProfile and learn how you can use it to build well-performed microservices. After this session, you will understand how to best develop Cloud Native Microservices by using MicroProfile and how to work well with Cloud infrastructure, such as Kubernetes and Istio.

7:00 pm: Introduction by iO Associates and Speaker
7:05 pm: Emily Jiang - The Modern and Open Way to Build Cloud-Native Microservices: MicroProfile
8:00 pm: Q&A - Questions from the floor
8:15 pm: Concluding comments and end

About the Speaker
Emily Jiang, is a Java Champion. She is Liberty Microservices Architect and Advocate, Senior Technical Staff Member (STSM) in IBM, based at Hursley Lab in the UK. Emily is a MicroProfile guru and has been working on MicroProfile since 2016, leading the specifications of MicroProfile Config, Fault Tolerance and Service Mesh. She is a CDI Expert Group member and passionate about MicroProfile and Jakarta EE. Emily regularly speaks at conferences, such as Code One, DevNexus, JAX London, Voxxed, Devoxx, EclipseCon, QCon, GeeCon, JFokus, etc. Follow her on Twitter @emilyfhjiang and/or connect with her on LinkedIn (

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