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CoreOS in November and December 2017: capping the year with KubeCon

CoreOS + Kubernetes


Join CoreOS in rounding out 2017 at ContainerConf, AWS re:Invent, KubeCon, and more! We have plenty to share about distributed systems and Kubernetes, so meet with us to hear about the latest developments in the community.

Meetups and events

Webinar: Is your team ready for Kubernetes?: November 14
Changing to a containerized infrastructure run with Kubernetes is a complex undertaking. For a smooth transition, teams need to know what they’re getting into. In this webinar, Hart Hoover (@hhoover), field engineer at CoreOS, describes the signposts you should look for when thinking of switching to Kubernetes. Join him at 10:00 a.m. PT.

Structure @ the South San Francisco Conference Center: November 14-15, South San Francisco, California
This year’s Structure conference is focused on exploring the Cloud. On November 15, Mike Saparov, VP of engineering at CoreOS, joins a panel to discuss how containers are changing the way companies develop and distribute software. The panel discussion begins at 4:20 p.m.

Webinar: How Prometheus 2.0 adds serious muscle for monitoring millions of containers: November 16
Prometheus version 2.0 introduced massive performance boosts for the open source monitoring tool. These improvements helped to simplify the tool, increase its efficiency, and expand its scalability. Join Frederic Branczyk (@fredbrancz), software engineer at CoreOS, and Chris Ricci (@RicciChris), solutions engineer at CoreOS, will discuss the new changes in Prometheus 2.0 and how to best use them to monitor your Kubernetes stack. The webinar begins at 8:00 a.m. PT.

ContainerConf @ The Congress Center Rosengarten: November 14-17, Mannheim, Germany
ContainerConf brings together the DevOps community to discuss the containers and orchestration ecosystem. Come say hi to the CoreOS team at our booth! Don’t miss the CoreOS talks on Thursday, November 16:

Kubernetes Training @ Advanced Technology Group, Inc.: November 16-17, Atlanta
Take your first steps with Kubernetes at our two-day training session in Atlanta. The class, led by the experts at CoreOS, introduces the basics of Kubernetes and includes workshops to get your own application running on a distributed cluster.

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November Berlin Golang Meetup: November 22, Berlin
Join CoreOS and the Golang Berlin community for an evening of Go. Connect with your fellow gophers and discuss the dotGo conference. Stay tuned for details on topics and location for the meetup.

AWS re:Invent: November 27-December 1, Las Vegas
Meet the CoreOS team at AWS re:Invent. We will have booths at the Aria and at the Sands resorts. You can find us at booth #202 at the Aria, and booth #1435 at the Sands. Have a conversation with us about how CoreOS Tectonic can help your business move to the hybrid cloud.

We will hold scheduled Tectonic demonstrations at the Sands and at the Aria. Seating is limited, so sign up today! The first 50 people who request and attend a demo at re:Invent will be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card.

Webinar: What is Enterprise Kubernetes? December 5
We often hear and use the phrase “Enterprise Kubernetes,” but what does that mean exactly? What does it take for a Kubernetes distribution to be considered enterprise-ready, and what features and thresholds are needed for an enterprise product? Join Paul Burt, community manager at CoreOS, for a webinar exploring the meaning of an enterprise label.

KubeCon @ The Austin Convention Center: December 6-8, Austin, Texas
KubeCon is coming! CoreOS is ready to meet with the Kubernetes community in Austin. CoreOS software engineers will participate in the Special Interest Group (SIG) leads meeting on Tuesday, December 5. Join us at KubeCon’s breakout SIG sessions, scheduled throughout the conference. You can also meet us at our booth to discuss Kubernetes, distributed systems, or career opportunities, and don’t miss our talks:

Tony Campbell (@tonyontopic), director of educational services at CoreOS, will lead a workshop on Monday, December 4 through Tuesday, December 5. Pre-registration is required; keep an eye out for further details.

Wednesday, December 6:

  • 11:10 a.m.: Frederic Branczyk and a group of other Prometheus developers will hold a salon to answer your questions about the distributed systems monitoring tool.

Thursday, December 7:

Friday, December 8:

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