Description: A year and a half ago, containers weren't very interesting, but here we are in early 2015. There is Docker, Rocket, and LXC mentioned in every blog post. What is this madness and should I care? Should I be developing on my local box with containers, are they safe for production, which format should I use? These questions and more will be answered.
Scott McCarty will provide an overview of Red Hat's answer, RHEL Atomic. This will include a brief development history, an explanation of underlying technology, current successes, current challenges, what Red Hat is participating in, what we are seeing deployed, and where the future appears to be going.
Bio: As a Solutions Architect at Red Hat, Scott McCarty works with technical organizations to help them make educated technology decisions. Internally at Red Hat, he collaborates with engineering and product management to provide feedback from customers and the challenges they face.
As a subject matter expert in systems management and a member of Red Hat's cloud working group, he also focuses on enabling developers and systems administrators in highly automated operating system and application infrastructure environments.
On a personal level, Scott volunteers in all manners of open source from development, testing, and providing bug fixes, while also teaching and speaking at conferences globally.
1:30pm - Presentation
Sandwiches and soft drinks will be provided