Reconnecting Computers with Business

In the past we mainly processed huge datasets, fast. Today we handle complex processes more aligned to business, in a cost-effective and adaptable manner. In other words we maintain high standards of availability and reliability while reducing development time.
The architect’s life got exciting!
Thursday 22 October, the DotNetZone community invites you to the 1st DotNetZone Architecture Days event to discuss the technologies and architectural patterns that will help you achieve all this in real-life scenarios.  The events will take place at the Microsoft Innovation Centre (103 Vas. Sofias Av., tube station: Megaro Mousikis).
Don’t forget to bring your tough architectural questions for our panel of experts !

Register now here!

Agenda
09:30 – 10:00  Registrations
10:00 – 11:15  Locating and addressing performance issues: From software to hardware architecture – Diomidis Spinellis
11:15 – 11:30  Break
11:30 – 12:45  Modeling in the Enterprise with Microsoft “Oslo” – Natasa Manousopoulou
12:45 – 13:45  Lunch Break
13:45 – 15:00 Reliability, Availability, and Scalability – Have your cake and eat it too – Udi Dahan
15:00 – 15:15  Break
15:15 – 16:15  Panel: George Marinos (Εθνική Τράπεζα), Panagiotis Kanavos (DNZ)
16:15 – 16:30  Q&A

Speakers’ Bios
Diomidis Spinellis
Bio: Diomidis Spinellis is a Professor in the Department of Management Science and Technology at the Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece.  His research interests include software engineering, computer security, and  programming languages.  He has written the two award-winning “Open Source Perspective” books: “Code Reading” and “Code Quality” as well as dozens of scientific papers.  He is a member of the IEEE Software editorial board, authoring the regular “Tools of the Trade” column.  Dr. Spinellis is a FreeBSD committer and the developer of UMLGraph and other open-source software packages, libraries, and tools.  He holds an MEng in Software Engineering and a PhD in Computer Science, both from Imperial College London.  Dr. Spinellis is senior member of the ACM and the IEEE and a member of the Usenix association.

Natasa Manousopoulou
Bio: Natasa Manousopoulou is a consultant with Microsoft Services, specializing in .NET application development and Application Lifecycle Management. Prior to Microsoft, she has worked as a developer and team lead with LogicDIS/SingularLogic, and as a researcher at ICCS-NTUA. She holds an Electrical and Computer Engineering diploma from NTUA and a PhD on Parallel Natural Language Processing from the same institution.

Udi Dahan
Bio: Udi Dahan is The Software Simplist, an internationally renowned expert on software architecture and design. A solutions architecture and connected systems MVP, 4 years in a row, Mr. Dahan is also one of 33 experts in Europe recognized by the International .NET Association, an author and trainer for the International Association of Software Architects, and an SOA, Web Services, and XML Guru recommended by DDJ. When not consulting, speaking, or training, Udi leads the development of NServiceBus, the most popular open-source service bus for .NET. He can be contacted via his blog: www.UdiDahan.com.

 
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