All Hands on DevOps #4

Nov 9, 2016 · , United Kingdom

Following on from an eventful All Hands on DevOps #3 we are pleased to be announcing the date and venue for our fourth All hands on DevOps meetup. We are lining up some amazing speakers for this event and will announce to the group as soon as they are confirmed. 

This is an event not to be missed out on particularly as we become known for the fiery questions and answers section alongside a great post meetup networking pub (Tanner & Co.)! We hope to see you all here to help us all continue on our DevOps journey.

The rough format for the evening will be:

18:30 - Welcome drinks

19:15 - Talk one - Mika Boström, VP of Engineering @ SMarkets.

Mika is a Lifelong automation and security advocate, Systems wizard. He tolerates most things except intolerance and faults!

His talk is focused on Smarkets, A betting exchange that lies at the intersection of gambling and fintech, and has to meet an interesting set of regulations. This talk explores the ways to make the most of the imposed requirements."

19:45 - Pizza , refreshments etc

20:15 - Talk two - Colin Humphreys, CTO for Cloud @Pivotal.

As CTO for Cloud at Pivotal, Colin Humphreys is responsible for the company’s big picture strategy and roadmap for our cloud platform offerings. Colin joins Pivotal from its acquisition of CloudCredo, where Colin was co-founder and CEO. Colin led the installation of the first SLA-driven production Cloud Foundry deployment, delivers tooling to the Cloud Foundry community, and is a regular conference speaker on PaaS-related topics. He also organises the London PaaS User Group, and is passionate about “Infrastructure as Code”, “Continuous Delivery”, “DevOps”, and “Agile Testing”. Colin has spent the last 15 years sitting on the fence between development and operations, delivering solutions for eBay, Volkswagen, Paypal, Cineworld, and others.

BOSH - Twenty Years of Deployment Lessons in One Tool

The history of distributed systems deployment and orchestration is an epic tragedy of pain and loathing. The Cloud Foundry community has taken an alternative path, choosing an unorthodox strategy to deploy the complex distributed system powering the world's most successful open-source platform.

This talk examines the reasons behind that choice, examines the tooling at the heart of the new strategy, and looks at how you can use the tooling for your own distributed deployments. We will also review the latest developments and the intended roadmap for the "Marmite" of orchestration tooling - you either love it or hate it - BOSH
20:45 - More refreshments etc.

21:00 - Head to Tanner & Co for more networking... 

If you have any questions or would be interested in speaking at one of our future events feel free to drop us (Kyle Probert & Andy Cureton) a quick message.

See you all soon, Kyle, Andy and the rest of the teams at Third Republic and Forest Technologies.

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    All Hands on DevOps has been created as a London-centric monthly Meetup focused on DevOps as a methodology and platform for Engineers, Administrators, Architects, Leaders and Evangelists to share experiences of implementing DevOps into environments of various scales.

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