Most application development teams have been through crossroads in their path to modernizing their app infrastructures. Should they stay monolithic or migrate to a microservices environment? If only it could be solved with a “pros and cons” sheet of paper, but it is not that simple. There are multiple layers that need to be considered, each with its own set of benefits and challenges. Up for debate: Does microservices simplify or complicate things?
In this panel discussion, we will have a friendly debate between two technical experts that have experienced deploying both monolithic and microservices environments. They will:
With more than 15 years of experience in the L4-7 space, Joe has been working in network and application design from the days of physical single-purpose web and app servers up to the latest technology in app modernization. Having seen how app flows get distributed over various network and server technologies, he understands how overall architecture affects scalability, flexibility and security. Based in Japan since 1998, he has been with F5 for the past 10 years. Prior to F5, Joe amassed work experience from tech companies like Pulse Security, Brocade and Infoblox, to name a few.