Concourse: Always be Delivering

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In this Meetup we'll discuss Concourse, with an introduction from the Concourse product team on the latest releases and roadmap, followed by an exciting use case and first hand experiences from Rackspace.


6:00-7:00 pm: Happy Hour - Food and Beverages Provided

7:00 - 8:00 pm: Intro and Speakers

8:00-8:30 p.m. Networking and Follow Up

Talk synopsis:

Concourse is used within Rackspace on the Managed Pivotal Cloud Foundry to help support the service and meet SLAs. The latest features have been implemented to keep environments and secrets within those environments secure. In this talk, we’ll review how the Rackspace MPCF support team uses Concourse:

- Pipelines based off of C[0] scripts to update individual tiles while still using Opsman.

- To keep secrets encrypted in Vault and integrated into the pipelines.

- To meet SLAs by integrating with Runscope tests.

Speaker Bio:

BK Box is a Principal Engineer for Rackspace working on Managed Pivotal Cloud Foundry. BK moved to San Antonio from west Texas over 10 year ago to become a Racker. He has helped build and support different products such as Managed Cloud, Cloud Orchestration, Managed Cloud for AEM, and many tools internal to Rackspace. The open source community has seen commits from BK in different areas, with some previous focus on Chef and Openstack. BK’s involvement in the company covers connecting teams to solve problems and building bridges through DevOps and traditional face to face communications.