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DevOpsCon: Exclusive Special ends October 19

JAXenter Editorial Team

Come and see: DevOpsCon will take place in Munich from November 20th – 23rd. Get your tickets now to the conference for continuous delivery, microservices, Docker, cloud computing, lean business, and more. Save up to € 375 and get a free Raspberry Pi if you buy your tickets now!

We’re gearing up for DevOpsCon this November 20th – 23rd. The schedule in Munich looks full of cool CD workshops and DevOps sessions. Have you bought your tickets yet? If not, you need to hurry up. Our Exclusive Special ends on October 19; who doesn’t want to save up to €375? Plus, if you sign up for a 3-day or 4-day special, we’ll throw in a free Raspberry Pi!


Agile processes, microservices, continuous delivery, container and cloud technologies are essential to the current high performance IT transformation. The DevOps Conference offers you a glimpse at popular topics such as innovative infrastructure and modern lean business culture through hands-on workshops, sessions and keynotes. Join us as we enable shorter delivery cycles, faster changes of functionality and a higher software quality.

Main Conference – November 21 & 22

With more than 45 sessions and keynotes from international speakers and industry experts, DevOpsCon is the place to be in November. Attendees will hear insightful keynotes addressing actual trends and best practices. There’s always a chance to network at the expo reception with top IT companies. Plus, attendees get exclusive goodies like a laptop bag, T-shirt, and magazines.

DevOpsCon has seven topics to choose between:

SEE MORE: “DevOps is a three-legged stool” — Key takeaways from DevOpsCon 2016

Power Workshops – November 20 & 23

Building Self-Healing Systems

Viktor Farcic

We can think of the whole computer systems like a human body that consists of cells of various types. Those cells can be hardware or software units. When they are software units, the smaller they are, the easier it is for them to self-heal, recuperate from failures, multiply, or even get destroyed when that is needed. We call those small units microservices, and they can indeed have behaviors similar to those observed in a human body. Microservices-based systems can be made in a way that they have the ability to self-heal. We’ll explore practices and tools required to set up fully autonomous self-healing systems based on Docker clusters. Such systems will be capable of both reactive recuperation from failures and proactive predictions of steps that should be taken to prevent failures from happening.

Hands-on Introduction to Kubernetes

Dr. Thomas Fricke

This is a basic overview of the features of Kubernetes:

  • architecture: pods, labels, replication
  • deployment and services
  • setting up: Kubernetes, kubectl, minikube and GKE
  • kube: apiserver, controller-manager, proxy
  • deployment: pods and services, updates, scalability.

The workshop is hands-on. Bring in your own laptop.

Zero Downtime Deployment with Ansible

Stein Inge Morisbak

Ansible is a radically simple and lightweight provisioning framework which makes your servers and applications easier to provision and deploy. By orchestrating your application deployments you gain benefits such as documentation as code, testability, continuous integration, version control, refactoring, automation and autonomy of your deployment routines, server- and application configuration. Ansible uses a language that approaches plain English, uses SSH and has no agents to install on remote systems. It is the simplest way to automate and orchestrate application deployment, configuration management and continuous delivery. In this tutorial, you will be given an introduction to Ansible and learn how to provision Linux servers with a web-proxy, a database and some other packages. Furthermore, we will automate zero downtime deployment of a Java application to a load balanced environment. We will cover how to provision servers with:

  • an application user
  • a PostgreSQL database
  • nginx with a load balanced reverse proxy
  • an init script installed as a service
  • zero downtime deployment of an application that uses the provisioned infrastructure


Head on over to DevOpsCon to get your tickets now!

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