Greater Wisconsin Software Symposium

March 1 - 2, 2019

Architecting and Designing Reactive System and Applications

Friday - Mar 1 4:45 PM - REFLECTION A

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam

Founder of Agile Developer, Inc.

The ideas of reactive systems and reactive programming has been around for a while. However, changes in many areas including how applications are deployed to how applications are used, including big data, have resulted in a renewed interest in this area.

In this presentation we will start with a discussion of the nature of reactive systems and the characteristics of reactive applications. Then we will dive into design and architectural concerns we have to address to effectively create such system that can meet the demands of high volume, high frequency data and interactions.

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About Venkat Subramaniam

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at You can reach him by email at or on twitter at @venkat_s.