October 2015 Microservices Meetup

Cambridge IBM Innovation Center – Ecosystems Development - 1 Rogers Street, Cambridge, MA Cambridge - View Map Cambridge
Wed, Oct 7, 2015, 6:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

Hope everyone had a great summer break.

Thanks to everyone who reached out to me with offers to host the event or finding speakers. We have finalized the logistics for the next event scheduled for October 7th. Hope to see all of you there. 


Thanks to the IBM Bluemix team for offering to host our event at their office in Cambridge and providing food &refreshments. 

For those who are interested, IBM Boston Cloud Ecosystem team is hosting a Cloud Developer Bootcamp earlier in the day - starting at 1 PM - at the same venue. More info here - https://ibm.biz/BostonBootcamp

Meetup Agenda:

Introduction: Ajit Umrani, Assembla

Featured Guest Speaker:  Carlos M Ferreira, Principle Technical Product Manager IBM Bluemix 

Carlos recently co-authored a book titled “Microservices from Theory to Practice: Creating Applications in IBM Bluemix Using the Microservices Approach” (You can download the pdf version of the book at http://goo.gl/yuFhg0). 

At this event, Carlos will share his knowledge about Microservices and how they can be implemented in IBM Bluemix. 

Update: Carlos will be joined by Tony Erwin the Bluemix User Interface Architect who will share his experiences on how Bluemix is designed and built with Microservices.

As part of this session you will learn:

• The motivation for when to use or not use Microservices 

• Elements of a Microservice architecture 

• Why DevOps is critical to the success of Microservices?

• Key capabilities required to develop Microservices in Bluemix

• How Microservices are utilized to design and implement Bluemix 

This will be an interactive event and include a demonstration of key services that enable you to develop, deploy and maintain Microservices in Bluemix. All are welcome.

Follow up Discussion topic: Biggest opportunities to make an impact using Microservices architecture. 

Interest Groups (if time permits): We will break into smaller interest groups based on the topics suggested by members.


Address: IBM Innovation Center, 1 Rogers Street, Cambridge, MA

Parking available in Cambridgeside Galleria.


Quick Note:

One of our members, Michael Potts, is associated with a team running a virtual Microsercvices meetup on Oct 1st. I don't have more details but here is the link to their meetup event - http://www.meetup.com/Microservices-Virtual-Meetup/events/224656528/.


Wednesday, Oct 7
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)


Cambridge IBM Innovation Center – Ecosystems Development
1 Rogers Street, Cambridge, MA Cambridge