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Thursday, November 9 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
To Kill a Monolith - Authentication as a Microservice

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Authentication is a core piece of many applications. It has traditionally been handled in a monolithic manner; However, the age of the monolith is over. Moving to microservices means applications now need to decouple authentication, user management and user data. To accomplish this, a portable identity model is required. Brian Pontarelli will discuss the advantages of a microservice architecture, the basics of authentication and authorization as a microservice, the most common pitfalls when deploying microservices, and JWT revocation to ensure you leave ready to take down the monolith. The goal is to allow developers to primarily focus on code and move away from infrastructure concerns.

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Brian Pontarelli

CEO, Inversoft
Brian Pontarelli is the founder and CEO of Inversoft, a Denver-based company that allows developers to offload their authentication, authorization and user management needs. Before Brian bootstrapped Inversoft, he studied computer engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder... Read More →


Thursday November 9, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Workshop Room 2