GOTO Berlin

Some notes after visiting GOTO Berlin.

  • Thanks ZalandoTech for the ticket. I came accross your tech radar, a lot of expertise, awesome!
  • Beside conference crowd were (as usual) mostly men: all 4 keynotes were presented by woman!
  • bildschirmfoto-2016-11-18-um-17-04-48Keynote by Linda Rising about prejudices. I will definitely think twice before opening another box for someone


  • bildschirmfoto-2016-11-18-um-17-06-34Gernot Starke Improving your software
    • I have never drawn a diagram for this situation, but I assume it is the opposite of „never change a running system“
  • Ebay Kleinanzeigen „Filling the star“ – notifications for saved searches by
    • Percolator elastic, Bloomfilter, Skip on overload
  • Sallyann Freudenberg @SalFreudenberg
    • autism in tech
    • „Give them space to answer“, next time you discuss count to 10 when beeing absolutely convinve by your own idea and let someone else make some statement
  • bildschirmfoto-2016-11-18-um-17-06-53The Future of Software Engineering
  • „Acceptance Testing for Continuous Delivery“ by davefarley77
    • „A Good Acceptance Test is:
      An Executable Specification of the
      Behaviour of the System“
  • Spotify experiments
    • „do not let experiements disturb each other“
  • bildschirmfoto-2016-11-18-um-17-08-10Panama papers was using Neo4j
    • providing an interface for „normal“ people/jorunalists (not dev) to query the data visually
  • Exec and techs by kkirk
  • bildschirmfoto-2016-11-18-um-17-08-51Autoscout
    • Conway’s law
    • Trunk based Coding
    • No staging environment (in microservice architecture)

Some awesomeness I get to know during the conference