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Mark Heckler

Pivotal Principal Technologist & Spring Developer Advocate

Mark Heckler is a Pivotal Principal Technologist & Spring Developer Advocate, conference speaker, published author, & Java Champion focusing upon developing innovative production-ready software at velocity for the Cloud and IoT applications. He has worked with key players in the manufacturing, retail, medical, scientific, telecom, and financial industries and various public sector organizations to develop and deliver critical capabilities on time and on budget. Mark is an open source contributor and author/curator of a developer-focused blog (https://www.thehecklers.com) and an occasionally interesting Twitter account (@mkheck).

Go Reactive with your Data: How to stop blockages using Spring Data & Reactive NoSQL DBs

Go Reactive with your Data: How to stop blockages using Spring Data & Reactive NoSQL DBs

Reactive programming is a great tool for the skilled developer, enabling us to deliver more scalable, resilient, & responsive services…but only if we leverage the reactive model throughout the entire stack! Failing to (re)design our systems to leverage fully reactive data storage & retrieval can both increase complexity *and* degrade performance. Using Spring Data and […]

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How do I get my company to do it?

Cloud Native, containers, DevOps, microservices, etc.: we go to conferences & get excited about things that could revolutionize our development & change our organizational & professional lives! Then, we go home…and hit the wall. If you’ve ever asked yourself, “This stuff is cool, but HOW CAN I GET MY COMPANY TO DO IT??!”, this is […]

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