Bol.com Moving 100+ teams and its 1K+ applications to cloud: 3 unforeseen challenges
Bol.com is moving its 1000+ applications from its own data centers to the cloud. However, this is not "just moving" applications. There are a lot of challenges and opportunities behind such a change (especially when you are a 100+ innovation teams organization that works in a fast-paced market). In this talk, we will zoom into three of our top challenges and our strategies to approach them. We will also share some insights on the opportunities that we see and ideas on how to maximize their potential.
Speed up web and mobile development with AWS Amplify
AWS can be a daunting idea for even the most experienced developers, however, with the whole world moving towards cloud, it has become a necessity for almost every project. The need for an approachable solution to building applications on the cloud is what AWS Amplify has set out to solve. AWS Amplify is a collections of tools and services that are built to simplify and speed up the development process on the cloud. We discuss the “What”, “Why” and “How” of AWS Amplify, looking from a broad overview into what it is, a story of how AWS Amplify was used to build a production grade application at one of Xebia’s clients and a technical overview from a Senior Developer Advocate at AWS on the true power of AWS Amplify.
Scaling your business into China
Name the first three cloud providers you can think of! Chances are you came up with one or more cloud providers from the US (AWS, Google, Azure to name a few). And can you name four Chinese cloud providers? If you can, you are already well ahead of the competition, as most companies don’t often look to China for anything cloud-related. And even though Chinese cloud providers are still considered niche players in many areas, if you are looking to scale your business in China, working with a local provider can really make a difference. Before you get to releasing software though, there are many other things to consider and tackle. In this session, Léon will introduce you to the Chinese cloud, answer all your questions about the challenges you face when scaling into China and propose a simple battle plan to face these challenges head on.
How Alibaba Cloud helps customers to scale their business in China and beyond
Asia is the new global, digital power house. We will discuss how you can connect seamlessly to your locations and end customers in China, Asia and beyond with a cloud service provider who's the underlying technology platform for the world's largest shopping festivals, e-commerce platforms and payment services. Alibaba Cloud provides a broad and battle-proven portfolio that lets you create digital experiences seamlessly for your customers world-wide, no matter where they are. Ranging from global networking solutions to accelerate your digital experiences, web hosting for the Chinese market to CDN networks for global content delivery and real-time video-streaming and AI-based translations, and even connecting your ERP systems to Alibaba Group’s B2B wholesale platforms: Alibaba Cloud makes it easy to connect and engage with your clients anywhere, anytime, any way. In this round table session we will discuss how this is working and how we support global brands to scale into China.