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Empowering Amadeus’ competitive advantage with cloud-native decision making on Quarkus
  • Speaker(s):
    Matteo Casalino (Amadeus); Giacomo Margaria (Amadeus); Mario Fusco (Red Hat)
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  • Abstract:
    When SLAs directly affect your revenue stream, performance, scalability and predictability of your systems is on the top of your requirements list. At Amadeus, a global travel technology company, we operate high-throughput OLTP decisioning services with aggressive low-latency requirements. Meeting these constraints while moving to the cloud with a traditional monolithic JVM-based architecture proved to be challenging. Recent innovations in the Java ecosystem enable us to implement applications with built-in, cloud-native characteristics. Technologies like GraalVM, Quarkus and Kogito realize fast and memory efficient microservices, while retaining the convenience of using a battle-tested rule engine like Drools.

    In this breakout session, we'll:
    • Show how we migrated an Amadeus production rules system from a traditional JVM-based architecture into a set of Kogito & Quarkus-based microservices.
    • Discuss how these technologies help us meet and improve our SLAs, and increase our competitive business advantage.
    • Demonstrate the solution in action, demonstrating start-up times, memory footprint, scalability, monitoring and management of the system on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

  • Track:
    Cloud-native development, Developers
  • Topics:
    Business automation, Business rules, Serverless
  • Audience:
    Build applications, Design application/system architectures
  • Includes:
    Live demo, Red Hat customer implementation
  • Industry:
    Logistics & transportation
  • Products:
    Red Hat Application Runtimes, Red Hat Decision Manager (formerly Red Hat JBoss BRMS), Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
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  • Benefits:
    Performance, Scalability