Level Up Your Java Container Images @ JFokus 2021

Level Up Your Java Container
This session is a must for any Java developer under the pressure of high-performance expectations and tight deadlines in a cloud-native architecture. To that end, we have learned to make use of a variety of tools and abstractions to help move us along the path to production quickly and effectively. There is a rapidly and continuously evolving ecosystem that sustains the forward march of microservice architectures and their deployments. But, there’s a dark side to using these tools in a rush to the finish line. Without taking a step back to understand what’s happening below the surface, we can find ourselves stumbling in areas concerning quality, efficiency, and even security.


Melissa McKay

Melissa McKay

Melissa is a long-time developer/software engineer turned international speaker and is currently a Developer Advocate on the JFrog Developer relations team, sharing in the mission to improve the developer experience with DevOps methodologies. Her background and experience as a software engineer span a slew of languages, technologies, and tools used in the development and operation of enterprise products and services. She is a mom, Java Champion, Docker Captain, co-author of the upcoming book DevOps Tools for Java Developers, a huge fan of UNconferences, and is always on the lookout for ways to grow and learn. She has spoken at Kubecon, DockerCon, CodeOne, JFokus, Java Dev Day Mexico, the Great International Developer Summit, and is part of the JCrete and JAlba UNconference teams. Given her passion for teaching, sharing, and inspiring fellow practitioners, you are likely to cross paths with her in the conference circuit — both online and off!

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