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tchh22 | Introducing Event Sourcing into the Monolith: A war story

Vortrag – IT Engineering & Architecture | 60 min | Englisch

MI | 12:00 | UWE

Our 13 years old Ruby on Rails app is well maintained and ~stable~boring. Dealing with many unstable vendors, networks, and co-workers we’ve struggled to keep track of our processes within the application and maintain an audit trail. We’ve been applying patches to symptoms ever since. When we finally decided to pivot in 2020 and switched a core part of the application to Event Sourcing we immediately felt the relief of a reliable, traceable process but also learned our lessons in introducing such a pattern to an existing app. And now, it’s time to share these…


Ole Michaelis


Ole Michaelis is the co-founder of SoCoded, a hackfest and web development conference in Hamburg. He’s a Software Engineer working for DNSimple making domain management automation a breeze. In his free time, he’s building, a hazzle-free slide sharing platform. Ole is passionate about open source software, enjoys traveling, and loves Mexican food. He classifies himself as a ‘bad’ German as he dislikes beer and soccer – the traditional German past-times.

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