London DevOps #32

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6:45pm - Welcome Talk

7:00pm - Martin Lee: Adventures using Rancher in Production

Billforward is a London and San Francisco based enterprise billing startup that was keen to find a container orchestration framework that worked well for them. Martin will describe why they chose Rancher, what worked for them and what didn't, and what they are planning on doing in the coming months.

7:30pm - Container Management Platforms

On the surface, the container management 'war' would appear to have been won by Kubernetes, but some argue that there is still a valuable place for other container management tools. Is this true? What does the future look like for products like Rancher, Mesos and Nomad? An open-floor session where everyone is welcome to participate.

8:00pm - Ian Miell: Bash is Awesome

Bash is one of those tools almost all of us use, but rarely think about studying formally. This is a shame, as bash can be an awesome tool when you know your way around. In this talk, Ian will discuss some of the most common confusions and show you how you can up your bash game and impress your friends.

Ian Miell is a an Software Architect in Canary Wharf who has written books on 'Docker in Practice' (Manning) and 'Learn Bash the Hard Way' (Leanpub), and keeps a blog on

8:30pm - Socialising

9:00pm - Pub