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ArchConf Software Architecture Training Conference in La Jolla Is Nearly Sold Out; Organizers Announce Second ArchConf Event in December, 2016

Software architects, technical leaders, senior developers, and others who want intensive, hands-on training in software architecture are encouraged to register for the La Jolla ArchConf software architecture training conference now before the event sells out.


San Diego, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/29/2016 -- ArchConf, a four-day intensive software architecture training conference scheduled for April 4 - 7, 2016 in La Jolla, California is nearly at capacity, organizers announced today. In reaction to the near sell-out, a second ArchConf event has been scheduled for December, 2016 in Clearwater, Florida.

The four-day ArchConf training event features nearly 80 in-depth, 90-minute training sessions on topics including Agile design, scalable systems, microservices, evolutionary architecture, distributed systems, continuous delivery, service-based architecture, design principles, soft skills, web application security, enterprise messaging, data architecture, architecture patterns, cloud architectures, measuring and profiling and modular Java.

Careers in software architecture are projected to grow by nearly 30 percent over the next decade according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the job title comes with a median annual salary of $121,000 according to

"Software architects are responsible for designing IT systems that solve business problems, typically acting as a liaison between management and technical teams that develop the solutions," explains Jay Zimmerman, the founder of ArchConf Software Development Conference. "The field is exploding, but it's changing so fast that our country's training infrastructure hasn't caught up. That's why we created ArchConf, the educational event for software architects, technical leaders, and senior developers."

The conference is produced by the same company that presents the "No Fluff Just Stuff" Java Software Symposiums in 18 major cities across the U.S. Speakers scheduled to appear include:

Husain Al-Mohssen is a Data Scientist with EnerNOC whose main focus is engineering science and its application to create profitable products that serve hundreds or thousands of users. He has extensive software engineering experience as a developer, maintainer and architect in the areas of enterprise software, high performance computing, and the "Big Data" domain. Al-Mohssen is also an accomplished mechanical engineer.

Emad Benjamin, a Principal Architect with VMware, helps VMware customers virtualize and tune large-scale Java platforms handling thousands of transactions per second. He is the author of two books in the Java architecture space, "Enterprise Java Applications Architecture on VMware," and "Virtualizing and Tuning Large Scale Java Platforms."

Michael Carducci For nearly 20 years, Carducci was a software engineer moonlighting as a magician. Now he's a magician moonlighting as a software engineer. In both endeavors he has dedicated himself to mastery and has gained deep insights both from his eclectic interests, entrepreneurial spirit, and experience that spans the full stack, the entire project life cycle, and several technologies.

Ksenia Dmitrieva A web security expert, Dmitrieva is an Associate Principal Consultant at Cigital where she performs penetration testing and code review for clients in financial services, entertainment, telecommunications, energy, and enterprise security industries. Her current concentration is on researching HTML5 technologies and new JavaScript frameworks, their security implications, vulnerability discovery and remediation.

Neal Ford is the Director and Software Architect at ThoughtWorks, a global IT consultancy. He is also the designer and developer of applications, instructional materials, magazine articles, video presentations, and author of six books, including "The Productive Programmer."

Dillon Gardner A principal member of EnerNOC's data science team, Gardner focuses on using the growing set of energy time series data to design innovative experiments, architect machine learning algorithms, and extract new-found business insights from massive sets of data.

Tudor Gîrba, an award-winning software architect, believes software assessment must be recognized as a critical software engineering activity. He is the author the "humane assessment method" to help teams to rethink the way they manage large software systems and data sets. He leads the work on the Moose platform for software and data analysis, and founded the Glamorous Toolkit project for rethinking the IDE.

Douglas Hawkins, a VM Engineer at Azul Systems, has been passionately developing software for the past 10 years – creating applications for bioinformatics, finance, and retail. To make byte code more accessible, he created the open-source Java Assembler Kit (JAK) which provides a fluent API for producing Java byte code and includes a REPL to allow for interactive experimentation.

Dave Hendricksen, a big data architect for Thomson Reuters, is the co-author of "12 Essential Skills for Software Architects," "12 More Essential Skills for Software Architects," and "12 Essential Big Data skills for software architects." He holds a master's degree in Computer Science with a specialization in compiler design, and a master's degree in the Management of Technology with a specialization in strategic management, along with multiple patents focusing on information management and retrieval.

Janelle Klein, the CTO @New Iron, is author of "Idea Flow Learning Framework," a strategy for optimizing developer experience and software predictability. Her development background includes data-intensive analytic systems from financial core processors to factory automation, supply chain optimization and statistical process control (SPC). As a Technical Mentor, Klein focuses on teaching thinking and decision-making skills.

Kirk Knoernschild, a software developer and mentor, is the author of "Java Application Architecture," which presents eighteen patterns that help developers design modular software. He takes a keen interest in design, architecture, application development platforms, agile development, and the IT industry in general, especially as it relates to software development.

Peter Pavlovich, Principal Architect at EnerNOC Labs, is a technology addict and evangelist and has led many grass-roots efforts to introduce leading edge, advanced technologies and development processes. He has authored and delivered numerous technical seminars on a variety of topics including Ruby on Rails, Grails, Git, Angular, Meteor, Flex, GWT and AOP.

Mark Richards As a software architect, Mark has been involved in the architecture, design, and implementation of microservices architectures, service-oriented architectures, and distributed systems in J2EE and other technologies, and is the author of the definitive book "Software Architecture Fundamentals."

Nathaniel Schutta is a software architect and adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota focused on mobile and making usable applications. He is the author of two books on Ajax, and co-author of the book "Presentation Patterns" with Neal Ford and Matthew McCullough.

Brian Sletten is a forward-leaning software engineer who focuses on web architecture, resource-oriented computing, social networking, the Semantic Web, data science, 3D graphics, visualization, scalable systems, security consulting and other technologies.

Matt Stine, A 15-year veteran of the enterprise IT industry, Matt is the author of "Migrating to Cloud-Native Application Architectures" from O'Reilly. Matt is an expert on lean and agile software development methodologies, DevOps, architectural principles, patterns and practices, and supporting microservices architectures with Cloud Foundry and Spring.

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., is an instructional professor at the University of Houston and a speaker at several international conferences. He has authored multiple books, including Practices of an Agile Developer (with Andy Hunt) and his latest, Functional Programming in Java: Harnessing the Power of Java 8 Lambda Expressions.

About ArchConf
ArchConf is an educational event for software architects, technical leaders, and senior developers presented by No Fluff Just Stuff. ArchConf brings together many of the software architecture industry's best project leaders, developers, authors, and trainers for four days of in-depth training in software architecture.