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Have a ticket for a workshop? It’s time to reserve the seat!

In addition to great guest speakers, this year we will host a ton of engaging and up-to-the-moment workshops on a whole range of topics.

There are 10 different workshops scheduled on Nov 19 & 20. In addition, on Nov 15 there is a bonus workshop arranged with Dan North - Originator of BDD.

If you are coming earlier, your Build Stuff workshop ticket is valid for the workshop on Nov 15 as well!

Don’t have a ticket for a workshop? There are still some seats available!


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Sunday, November 20


James Nugent & Paul Stack - Modern Cloud Operations
In this one day workshop, we’ll look at the fundamental problem of running production software in the cloud, and then a range of solutions for running systems in the AWS cloud.

We’ll cover:
– the basics of running software in the AWS public cloud and the differences between on-premise and cloud software
– the differences between static (stateful) and dynamic (stateless) infrastructure and different approaches to each
– packaging software for Linux
– building layered machine images which can be rapidly scaled in response to load using Packer
– configuring AWS resources using Terraform
– secure practices for AWS administration using Roles and IAM policies
– running self-bootstrapping, self-healing Consul clusters
– service discovery and system health checking

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James Nugent

James is a software developer from Bath, England. He works mostly on healthcare systems, travels a lot, and is a conoisseur of cider and old guitars.
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Paul Stack

Paul Stack is a London based infrastructure coder and has spoken at various events throughout the world about his passion for continuous integration, continuous delivery and good operational procedures and why they should be part of what developers and system administrators do on a day to day basis. | | He believes that reliably delivering software is more important as its development. Paul’s passions are the DevOps and... Read More →

Sunday November 20, 2016 09:00 - 17:00