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[Post Event] ITCamp 2019, Cluj-Napoca

What a great way to finish this week. This week was awesome because ITCamp Conference took place in Cluj-Napoca. 2 days with amazing technical content delivered by speakers from all around the globe. Two things impress me every year at ITCamp Conference. The first one is the quality of content that is kept at high standards every year. The second one is from the logistic part - the kind of event that is well organised and everything goes super smooth. Congratulations for ITCamp team.
From the number perspective, ITCamp 2019 looks like this: 500+ participants, 5 tracks, 35+ speakers and more than 45 sessions delivered.

This year I had the fantastic opportunity to deliver two sessions. The first one was about how we can combine serverless and microservices to solve business problems. Being able to run Azure Functions inside Kubernestess cluster is a game changer for portability and how we design DEV and TEST environments.
The most challenging session was the second one. It was the first time where I approach a subject that it is not related to technology or business. It was about past experiences in the IT fields and our lesson learners. The session was full of smiles and real-life experience.

I hope that you also had a great time at ITCamp Conference. See you next year!

My slides from the event can be found below:
Title: A developer in the real world
Abstract: Don’t expect this to be a technical session. Don’t expect to discover something related to cloud or serverless. Expect to discover real-life stories of a developer in a cruel life, where business and money are more powerful than clean code or principles. We will laugh a lot, and I’m sure that we will learn something new.

Title: A hybrid approach of the serverless world
Abstract: This session prepares us for tomorrow problems and needs by trying to present a world where serverless can coexist with microservices and even traditional systems. We discover an architecture approach that can solve today problems with tomorrow technologies – in the end; it is a tradeoff that we need to make to resolve current business problems in a limited period with a realistic budget.


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