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Hall 6 - Foundations

Wednesday May 16th, 11:30-12:15

What can Lagom do for you?

About this Session

Much has been said about building Microservices and the advantages of it, but do people really understand what that all means and the implications of it?

In this talk, we will go through the main motivations for moving to a Microservices architecture and the existing challenges one may encounter. We will take that journey together and discover how Lagom tackles each of these challenges and helps you to focus on solving business problems.

You will get a good understanding of Lagom's Service Descriptor API and Persistence API. How it favours Event-First Application Design and how its design prin

Required knowledge

Some Scala and Akka knowledge.

Learning objectives

Create more awareness about Lagom. I've recently engaged with people in the Scala community and discover that most people have very little understanding of what Lagom is and why it can be so useful.


Renato Cavalcanti

Renato is a software developer at Lightbend where he works in the Lagom Framework Team. Scala aficionado since 2009, he has been hacking in Scala and related technologies for fun and profit. He has a special interest for Event Sourcing/CQRS, DDD and Microservices Architectures. He's the founder of BeScala (Belgian Scala User Group) and maintainer of Lagom Framework.