Event Driven Architecture

Session Summary

In this presentation, Chris Patterson explained event driven architecture, described the different types of events, demonstrated how events can be related and orchestrated, and provided a basic understanding of how this method can drive the architecture of enterprise systems. In addition to understanding the concepts of event driven architecture, we explored a working sample built using an open-source .NET messaging framework called Mass Transit.

Speaker Bio

Chris Patterson is a Senior Architect for RelayHealth, the connectivity business of the nation's leading healthcare services company. There he is responsible for the architecture and development of applications and services that accelerate care delivery by connecting patients, providers, pharmacies, and financial institutions. Previously, he led the development of a new content delivery platform for TV Guide, enabling the launch of a new entertainment network seen on thousands of cable television systems. In his spare time, Chris is an active open-source developer and a primary contributor to MassTransit, a .NET service bus and messaging framework. In 2009, he was awarded the Most Valued Professional award by Microsoft for his technical community contributions.