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CoreOS in October: Meet us to learn about Kubernetes, Prometheus, and more

October is a big month to celebrate open source! Meet us at Grace Hopper Celebration, All Systems Go, All Things Open, and Open Source Summit EU to learn about container orchestration with Kubernetes, monitoring with Prometheus, and more.


Meetups and events

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing @ Orange County Convention Center: October 4-6, Orlando, Florida
CoreOS is sponsoring the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. Meet our team at booth #2338A; we’ll have representatives from our engineering, community, events, and recruiting teams. Take a look at the currently open positions at CoreOS.

Webinar: Kubernetes Networking on Microsoft Azure: October 5
Join Josh Wood, DocOps at CoreOS, for a webinar about Kubernetes Networking on Microsoft Azure. This webinar will examine the Azure network primitives from Virtual Network to load balancing, detailing how each component is used by a Kubernetes cluster, and examine common deployment customizations, reviewing best practices for each. The webinar begins at 10:00 a.m. PT.

Webinar: Getting started with Tectonic Sandbox: October 11
The CoreOS Tectonic Sandbox provides a fully-featured Tectonic test environment on which users can deploy and manage simple workloads. Paul Burt (@ThatMightBePaul), community manager at CoreOS, leads a webinar on how to set up the Sandbox to evaluate Kubernetes on your local machine. Join him at 11:30 a.m. PT.

Nike Tech Talks @ Nike WHQ: October 12, Beaverton, Oregon
Brandon Philips (@brandonphilips), CTO at CoreOS, will speak at the October 12 Nike Tech Talks. He’ll introduce the fundamentals of container monitoring and share best practices. Join him at the Decathlon Club Cafe at 4:30 p.m. **Update: The event's page is now up and accepting RSVPs.**

Austin Kubernetes Training Session @ Excellent Professional Development Centers: October 12-13, Austin, Texas
Take your first distributed systems steps with Kubernetes at our two-day training session in Austin. The class, led by our team of experts, will cover basic concepts and lead you through a workshop on how to get a cluster set up and how to get an application running. For other upcoming training sessions, check out our training page.

CNCF Italy Meetup @ Toolbox Coworking: October 12, Torino, Italy
Don’t miss the CNCF Italy meetup in Torino! Luca Bruno (@lucabruno), software engineer at CoreOS, will give an introduction to the typical Kubernetes setup on a CoreOS stack. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.

Kubernetes Milan Meetup @ Mikamai/LinkMe: October 13, Milan, Italy
At the Kubernetes Milan Meetup, Luca Bruno will explain how the different components of the CoreOS stack come together to provide automated operations with Kubernetes. The meetup begins at 7:00 p.m.

Toronto Kubernetes Meetup @ Shopify: October 16, Toronto, Canada
Join Nick Lane (@apinick), field engineer at CoreOS, for the Toronto Kubernetes meetup. There, he’ll discuss container networking with Kubernetes. The doors will open at 6:00 p.m.

Webinar: What is Enterprise Kubernetes?: October 17
Get an introduction to enterprise Kubernetes with our live webinar on October 17. Paul Burt will demonstrate Tectonic, the enterprise-ready Kubernetes platform, and will take questions during and after the presentation. Don’t miss this opportunity to ask questions of a Kubernetes expert. This introductory webinar begins at 10:00 a.m. PT.

Webinar: All things logging for Kubernetes on AWS: October 18
Colin Hom, solutions engineer at CoreOS, will lead a webinar about the basics for logging your Kubernetes deployments. Be sure to join him live to get your questions answered; the webinar starts at 11:30 a.m. PT.

San Francisco Kubernetes Training Session @ MicroTek San Francisco: October 19-20, San Francisco
If you missed one of our earlier training sessions in San Francisco, you have to option of joining us this month! Get acquainted with Kubernetes in our two-day class, starting at 9:00 a.m. October 19 and 20 at MicroTek SF.

All Systems Go @ Spreewerkstätten: October 21-22, Berlin, Germany
CoreOS is sponsoring All Systems Go! Come meet the team - we’ll be wearing blue CoreOS staff t-shirts. We also have a couple of speakers at the event:

  • On Saturday, October 21, Brian Redbeard, chief architect at CoreOS, will discuss the different options IT infrastructure teams have when addressing entrenched problems. Hear from him the many facets of fixing, updating, or moving on to new systems entirely. His talk starts at 4:15 p.m.
  • On Sunday, October 22, Max Inden, software engineer at CoreOS, will introduce self-healing Kubernetes, which autonomously recovers from failure scenarios. His talk begins at 9:30 a.m.

Open Source Summit EU @ the Hilton Prague: October 23-26, Prague, Czech Republic
Meet us in Prague at Open Source Summit EU. Our team will be available for questions, or just to chat, at booth C14; come by and say hello! Fabian Reinartz, software engineer at CoreOS, will discuss the new Prometheus Storage engine, and how the changes drastically improve performance. Don’t miss his talk at 2:05 p.m.

All Things Open @ the Raleigh Convention Center: October 23-24, Raleigh, North Carolina
We’re meeting the community at All Things Open. Don’t miss community managers Elsie Phillips (@elsiephilly) and Paul Burt (@ThatMightBePaul) as they outline how CoreOS thinks of the business of Open Source. Their talk starts at 3:30 p.m.

Webinar: CoreOS Tectonic: Easily Run Kubernetes with Enterprise-Readiness on Amazon Web Services: October 25
The Amazon Web Services webinar is hosting Rob Szumski (@robszumski), Tectonic product manager at CoreOS, for an introduction to Tectonic on AWS. Rob will show how Tectonic’s automated operations can improve the operational efficiency of your container environments on AWS in a way that is compliant with enterprise security policies. Join them at 9:30 a.m. PT.

Webinar: 6 Pitfalls of Developing your own Kubernetes Solution: October 27
Kubernetes is the leading container orchestrator, and many organizations are working to move their web applications to run on Kubernetes environments. While it’s an open source project that anybody can set up and manage themselves, it’s a complex tool that requires expertise to run properly. In this webinar, Paul Burt discusses six pitfalls teams may encounter when trying to implement their own Kubernetes environment. Join him at 10:00 a.m. PT.

ContainerizeThis @ the Dr Pepper StarCenter: October 27-28, Farmers Branch, Texas
Join Josh Wood for ContainerizeThis, a conference to educate its audience on all things containers. Josh will go over some of the basics of Kubernetes - stay tuned for details on the schedule.

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