YEARLY AROUND THE GLOBE
The Global DevOps Bootcamp takes place once a year on venues all over the world. The more people joining in, the better it gets! The Global DevOps Bootcamp is a free one-day event hosted by local passionate DevOps communities around the globe and centrally organized by Xpirit & Solidify and sponsored by Microsoft. This event is all about DevOps on the Microsoft Stack. It shows the latest DevOps trends and insights in modern technologies. It is an amazing combination between getting your hands dirty and sharing experience and knowledge in VSTS, Azure, DevOps with other community members.
"I really want to thank you all for the tremendous effort you put into pulling this together and making it a great success. I’m thrilled to see this kind of event come to life. The concept was really fantastic and the feedback seems to have been quite good. Thanks you very much!" ~ Brian Harry (Corporate Vice President, Microsoft)
After last year's success, we are planning a new edition. This year the new theme will be:
From one release per month to multiple releases a day
-Applied modern release patterns and practicesThis time the event is all about DevOps and improving your release cadence. It will help you understand the latest DevOps trends and insights in modern technologies that enable you to release multiple times per day. It is an amazing combination between getting your hands dirty and sharing experience and knowledge around VSTS, Azure, DevOps with other community members.
AgendaBelow is the preliminary agenda for GDBC 2018.
- How to containerize an existing application
- How to add telemetry (app insights) to the application and gather hypothesis information
- How to use telemetry to monitor availability
- How to use feature toggles to move application into production without disrupting end users
- How to use release gates
- How to make DB schema changes
- Use Blue Green Deployments
Venues signed up for GDBC 2018
Below you can see where someone has signed up to host GDBC 2018. Click on the markers on the map for more info and register for the event you want to attend using the links in the table below.
The Global DevOps Bootcamp is built on the foundation of local organizers and enthusiasts. Can't find any venue near you? Create a group and organize it yourself! You as a local organizer is key to the success of your bootcamp. Use hashtag #gdbc and promote the bootcamp on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. The local organizer with the best social exposure will receive a prize!
IMPRESSIONS FROM 2017
The first ever Global DevOps Bootcamp took place on June 17th, 2017. The goal with the event was to create an event-in-a-box that was to be delivered the same day throughout the world where attendees would get a chance to learn and try out the latest DevOps principles using the Microsoft platform. To make this happen the organizers were provided with presentations and hands-on labs. Since the topic is rather large and people were expected to have different skills coming to the event virtual machines were prepared so all the attendees needed was a computer that could connect to a virtual machine. All exercises were then run on the Azure VM.
"Wow gentlemen you should be extremely proud of the event you have created. Honored is an understatement of how I feel to have been included. Members of my team are asking how they can be involved next year. You just let us know how we can help and we will be there. Seeing all the tweets must feel incredible!" ~ Donovan Brown (Principal DevOps Manager, Microsoft)
CREATIVE MINDS BEHIND #GDBC
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