Speaker Bio

Gary Olliffe

Gary Olliffe

Distinguished VP Analyst
Gary Olliffe is a Distinguished VP Analyst with the Application Platform Strategies (APS) team in Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). Mr. Olliffe covers a range of technical topics, including application architecture, service-oriented architecture, microservices, event-driven architecture, APIs design, API management and application integration.
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Wednesday, 13 September, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST
Technical Insights: Battle of the APIs — Will REST be Toppled by GraphQL, gRPC or AsyncAPI?

APIs have transformed our approach to software and integration architecture. They are the foundation of digital business agility, microservices and composability. But the ubiquitous REST API has limitations that GraphQL, gRPC and AsyncAPI aim to address. This session will explore their various capabilities, impact and when you should use them.

Thursday, 14 September, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM BST
Technical Insights: Right-Sizing (Micro)services

Microservices architecture is becoming commonplace, but many organizations struggle with finding the "right size" for services and microservices. The answer is not some arbitrary number of lines of code, nor is it "as small as possible." This session provides pragmatic guidance for determining when and why to split services apart and when to keep them together.

Thursday, 14 September, 2023 / 03:45 PM - 04:30 PM BST
Ask the Expert: Microservices Architecture

Microservices architecture is popular, but many organizations are still coming up to speed on when, why and how to apply this pattern to increase agility, flexibility and scalability. This session provides an opportunity to speak directly with a Gartner expert on microservices architecture.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.