ChicagoRuby: Downtown - Kubernetes for Ruby Developers

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Welcome to another edition of ChicagoRuby Downtown! Our August meeting will feature Josh Dolitsky, who will be presenting "Kubernetes for Ruby Developers".

SUMMARY:

Over the past couple years, you've probably heard the term "Kubernetes" from your friends over in the DevOps department. But what exactly is it? As a Ruby developer, what does it mean to me?

We will go over a practical example of how Docker and Kubernetes can be used to deploy a simple Ruby-based web app. Learn the basics behind the Kubernetes platform and why people are making such a big deal about it.

After we get the gist of how Kubernetes works, we'll briefly dive into using a Ruby-based client library for Kubernetes and how we can start building our own developer tools to manipulate Kubernetes resources. By the end of the talk, we will have a functional mini Kubernetes deployment tool written in Ruby.

Note: This talk will be demo-heavy, and all source code used during demos will be made available afterwards on GitHub.

AGENDA:

6:00 to 6:15 - Food & Mingling
6:15 to 7:45 - Presentation
after - Questions, Networking & Mingling

SPEAKER:

Josh Dolitsky is Chief Engineer and Owner of Blood Orange LLC, an independent consulting firm specializing in Kubernetes onboarding. He has a strong background in web development (Go, Python, JavaScript) with a heavy focus on deployment and automation. He is the creator of ChartMuseum, an open-source Helm chart repository server, and is one of the Helm project org maintainers. He lives in Chicago with his wife and dog-child.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES will be provided by guest sponsor Printavo.

Thanks as always to 8th Light (https://www.8thLight.com/) for providing the space.

THIS EVENT WILL BE STREAMED via ZOOM. The presentation will start at 6:15. Join the meeting at https://zoom.us/j/3541015445 . A recording will be made available after the event.

Call Nicole (804)[masked] if you need help finding the space.