The next Sheffield Devops Meetup is hosted by Sky Betting and Gaming with a “Tech Talk” theme, showing the power of tooling available to support the use of Infrastructure-as-Code. It will take place on Thursday the 9th March 2017 at Sky Betting and Gaming from 6:30pm onwards for an evening of devops discussion. As Sky Betting and Gaming will be hosting and sponsoring the evening, they will offer refreshments on arrival.
6:30 - 7:00 Doors open
7:00 - 7:05 Welcome talk
7:05 - 7:45 Infrastructure-as-Code in AWS with CloudFormation - Paul Brabban
7:45 - 8:00 Break
8:00 - 8:45 Scaling Docker Swarm for Production with Terraform - Bobby DeVeaux
8:45 onwards - to a local hostelry
About the Speakers
The first talk will be by Paul Brabban from Sky Betting and Gaming:
An introduction to Infrastructure as Code using CloudFormation, the infrastructure templating system provided by AWS.
Sky Betting and Gaming International’s Data Platform is completely provisioned using CloudFormation, the Infrastructure as Code solution provided by AWS. This talk will introduce you to CloudFormation before diving into the more advanced features, tips and tricks that helped us overcome the challenges we’ve faced.
The second talk will be by Bobby DeVeaux from UK Cloud, who will be presenting an overview of his most recent project; building a production-ready fully-scalable Docker Swarm using Terraform & Packer on OpenStack.
Bobby is a Consultant DevOps Engineer who currently works with UK Cloud’s clients to help them understand DevOps, how to improve their automation and migrate to a cloud-native environment. He has over 20 years experience working with the web and has most recently been working with public sector clients on their latest projects.
Sky Betting and Gaming
Electric Works (in the downstairs Conference Room)
Sheffield Digital Campus