Graham Charters

Graham Charters

Biography

Graham is a (fairly ancient) Architect and IBM Senior Technical Staff Member now focusing on developer advocacy for Open Liberty at IBM’s R&D Laboratory in Hursley, UK. He takes a keen interest in emerging technologies and practices and in particular programming models. His past exploits include establishing and contributing to open source projects at PHP and Apache and participation in, and leading, industry standards.

Are you ready for cloud-native Java?
Cloud-native. It's a great term, one that promises significant benefits for Java developers and Java applications. However there are traps for the unwary traveller undertaking this journey. It's best to be prepared and forewarned. In this talk hear more about what cloud-native Java looks like, and how it can differ from what you might be expecting. From application to JVM to hosting environment, there are challenges to face and obstacles to overcome before you've reached your goal. This talk will educate and remind you of the important points to be aware of, and will offer an opinionated view of the open technologies you should be including in your travel bag. Whether a new starter or an old hand, this session will leave you thinking differently about cloud-native Java! (Note: this talk may contain MicroProfile or OpenJ9 )