The Jozi JVM User Group (Jozi-JUG) is a User Group which meets monthly on the last Monday of every month in and around the Johannesburg area.
The Jozi JVM User Group is for those who are interested in physically meeting to discuss Java Virtual Machine languages and related technologies. Anyone is welcome, no matter where you live, age and skill level!
Please, this is for those who program Java, NOT for recruiters, NOR staffers, NOR head hunters, career creators etc. While we do love what you do, this place is a sanctuary for us Java Developers.
As a developer:
Come to our monthly meetups, Volunteer to speak at our monthly meetups by contacting the committee, Write an article for the Jozi-JUG online community,
Our goals are to:
help grow the JVM community,
learn from the vast array of knowledge and experience that there is in our community,
help build skills that our country so badly needs,
make friends with other Java developers and
If you think talking about Java and tech after hours is like working then this group is not for you. If you think programming in the coding zone is the highest spiritual state any human bean can obtain then you will feel right at home.
Location - Auditorium 1
18:00 - Snacks and Chats.
19:00: Talk - Brian Benz
20:00 - 20:30: Q&A
In this code-heavy, interactive presentation, Brian will describe how to use OpenTracing (http://opentracing.io/) with Jaeger (https://www.jaegertracing.io/) and annotations with Java in MicroProfile and other Microservice architectures to reliably improve and deploy updated versions your applications to VMs, containers, and Kubernetes in the cloud. Topics include best practices for performance analysis, maintaining delivery pipelines using the Linux command line, plus tips on the best free OpenTracing tools and SDKs available on GitHub.
The examples, tools, and demos shown will be applicable to any cloud platform.
Brian is a Cloud Advocate at Microsoft, helping Java developers to get the most out of Azure. Before Joining Microsoft, he was a solution architect, consultant, developer, author and presenter at IBM, Deloitte, and other companies. Find him on Twitter @bbenz
The Sponsor for the food and Venue is Microsoft.
The Jozi Java User Group (Jozi-JUG) is dedicated to a harassment-free experience for everyone. Our anti-harassment policy can be found here (https://github.com/Jozi-JUG/constitution/blob/master/anti_harassment_policy.txt)