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CoreOS Fest is coming soon - Plus, join us at May events

May is a busy month for us here at CoreOS. With conferences around the country, and our own CoreOS Fest coming up, there’s no shortage of places to meet our team. We hope you’re all as excited as we are to meet the community in San Francisco on May 31 and June 1!

CoreOS Fest

We’re only 35 days away from CoreOS Fest! Join us on May 31 and June 1 for 2017’s only distributed systems and Kubernetes community conference on the West Coast. We have two days of content planned around building, running, and securing containerized infrastructure. Join your fellow systems architects, DevOps engineers, sysadmins, application engineers, security engineers, and more!

Don’t miss keynotes from:

We’ll have their talks and more from the dedicated, creative open source community. Register today - early bird pricing ends today at midnight PT!

Thanks to all of our sponsors who are making this community gathering possible!

US meetups and events

Red Hat Summit @ the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center: May 2-4, Boston, Massachusetts

CoreOS is a sponsor of Red Hat Summit. Come by booth #143 to chat with the team about Tectonic and self-driving infrastructure, Container Linux, Kubernetes, and other open source projects in the container space.

Kubernetes training session @ Millenium Training Institute: May 4-5, Boston, Massachusetts

Come join our Kubernetes training session on May 4 & 5 in Boston after Red Hat Summit. Join Tony Campbell (@tonyontopic), head of training at CoreOS, for this two-day introduction to using Kubernetes and best practices for deploying distributed systems. Seats are limited, so register today!

OSCON @ Austin Convention Center: May 8-11, Austin, Texas

OSCON is headed to the Austin Convention Center the second week of May, and CoreOS will be there as a sponsor. We’ll be at booth #608 to answer your questions about all things distributed systems and open source projects. Send us an email at if you’d like to set up a meeting.

OpenStack Summit @ the Hynes Convention Center: May 8-12, Boston, Massachusetts

Also the second week of May, CoreOS will be at OpenStack Summit in Boston. Our team will be at booth A31, so come by between the talks and workshops to meet with us. If you want to set up a meeting, you can do so by contacting us at

  • On Tuesday, May 9 at 12:05 p.m. on Kubernetes Day, Tony Campbell introduces self-driving Kubernetes with Tectonic. See his talk to learn how Tectonic makes Kubernetes deployments a breeze on OpenStack, and how self-driving features are changing the way IT departments operate.

Los Angeles Kubernetes Meetup @ Ticketmaster: May 11, Los Angeles, California

Ticketmaster is hosting another meetup! Join them as the welcome the Los Angeles Kubernetes meetup on Thursday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. Mike Metral (@mikemetral), senior architect at CoreOS, will explain the fundamentals of writing a Kubernetes Operator.

San Francisco CoreOS Meetup @ CoreOS Offices: May 11, San Francisco, California

We’re opening our doors to meetup attendees for a demo of Tectonic, the self-driving Kubernetes distribution. Rithu John, software engineer at CoreOS, will walk through setting up a Kubernetes cluster with Tectonic and demonstrate its self-driving features, including self-hosted, self-healing, and automatically updating clusters. Stay tuned to the CoreOS Meetup page for more details on timing and location.

DevNet Create @ Bespoke at Westfield San Francisco Centre: May 23-24, San Francisco, California

DevNet Create is gathering developers here in San Francisco. Don’t miss the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and the Open Container Initiative’s panel on Becoming Cloud Native: Taking it One Container at a Time. Mackenzie Burnett joins the panel to give the CoreOS perspective. Stay tuned for more details on timing and location!

Europe events

OSCAL '17: Open Source Conference Albania @ Instituti Harry T. Fultz: May 13-14, Tirana, Albania

The Open Source Conference Albania is taking place May 13-14, drawing the European open source community to Tirana. Join Alexandru Somesan, software engineer at CoreOS, as he explains how Kubernetes enables multi-platform deployments. His talk begins at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14.

Oceania events

Container Camp Australia @ SMC Centre: May 22-24, Sydney, Australia

Make your way to Sydney for this year’s Container Camp Australia. Jon Boulle (@baronboulle) will go through the origins and near future of the Open Container Initiative and the efforts to establish open container standards. Stay tuned for more details on the time of his talk.

Interested in hosting your own meetup or want to learn more about getting involved with the CoreOS Community? Email us at