Mission Statement

The goal of this newly planned conference for 2019 is to introduce and ignite interest in the application of Control Theory in managing microservices and distributed systems operating in the cloud and the enterprise.

The unique structure of the conference creates an optimal learning environment for attendees, layered with talks covering theory, practice, mastery, and experiments in Control Theory. Invited speakers are primarily educators and practitioners, with a passion for increasing awareness and usage of Control Theory in the design, development, and delivery of software services by software developers and system engineers.

Topics Of Interest

Theory

Cybernetics
Homeostasis

Controllability
Observability

Control Theory
Feedback Control

Adaptive Systems
Systems Theory
Complexity Theory

Promise Theory

Practice

Instrumentation
Measurement
Data Collection

Boundaries & Signals
Activity Resource Metering

Resource Management
Quality of Service (QoS)
Adaptive Flow Control

Autonomic Computing
Supervision & Governance
Reactive Systems

Application

Microservices
Service Mesh

Service Design
API Management

Event Processing
Serverless Computing

Resilience Engineering
Resource Scheduling
Runtime Optimization

Mirroring & Simulation

Examples

Linkerd
Istio
NGINX
Netflix Zuul
Lyft Envoy

Autoletics

Akka
ReactiveX
Hotspot JVM

Google RPC
Kubernetes