This is a brief summary of the J On The Beach conference. The conference’s organizers say: J On The Beach is an international rendezvous for developers and DevOps around big data technologies. A fun conference to learn and share the latest experiences related to topics like distributed systems, IoT projects, Big Data Architectures and, the most important part, it’s On The Beach!. They delivered what they promised. There was fun and a opportunity to learn something new.