February 2017 - Containers - What they are, and how they can make your (dev) life better

Topic

Containers: What they are, and how they can make your (dev) life better

Abstract

Containers are a very hot topic these days, and with good reason. But if you’re new to containers the learning curve can be challenging. What are containers? Why would I use them? Is this container thing a fad, or is it here to stay? Using containers can greatly simplify your deployment strategies. Have you ever had problems with dependencies when going to production? Have you ever needed to push your changes through environments and know that what you delivered is the same through each environment? Container technology can help you do this.

In this intro to containers, we’ll discuss how they’re an amazing DevOps approach. Come and see how containers can make your developer life easier.

Speaker - Kevin Booth

Kevin Booth has been developing software for 16+ years in various capacities. Kevin spends much of his free time keeping up with the latest trends in tech, so that he can apply them to current and future projects. Current interests include containerization technologies such as Docker and Rocket, as well as esoteric programming languages like ArnoldC and LOLCODE. Kevin also enjoys playing the guitar and riding his bike.

When

Thursday, 2/23/2017, 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where

Microsoft Office – Columbus

Networking / Geek Dinner

Please join us for a geek dinner after the meeting at The Pub at 1554 Polaris Parkway, Columbus, Ohio 43240.

Meeting Sponsor

Our February sponsor is Fusion Alliance! Thank you!

Fusion Alliance

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