• Omaha Global DevOps Bootcamp

    Farm Credit Services of America

    Join us for an exciting free event, hosted at Farm Credit Services of America on June 15th, 2019. ** do not register on meetup. Please register using this link ** https://www.eventbrite.com/e/global-devops-bootcamp-midwest-tickets-59164530704 More information coming soon.

  • Nov/Dec Meetup - DevOps Open Spaces

    5:30 to 6:00 – Doors Open & Food 6:00 to 7:00 – Open Spaces Discussion 7:00 to 7:30 - More Open Spaces and Wrap-up Thanks to DTN for hosting and TEKsystems for sponsoring the event to provide food and drink. For this meeting we are going to mix up the format. We are going to have an Open Spaces discussion. We will break into small groups and talk about different DevOps topics. Implementing DevOps practices is a journey that we are all on. This will be a great opportunity to ask questions and share your experience. There will be some seed topics to get the discussion going but I hope it is just the start of some engaging discussions. A little bit about TEKsystems: TEKsystems is a privately owned IT Services organization with over 100 offices in the states, as well as operations in UK, India, Australia, and Europe. We focus within the practice areas of Applications (Software, Digital, Data Analytics, BI, Risk) and Network Infrastructure (IT Operations, Information Security, Cloud/DevOps, End-User Support). TEKsystems has over 23,000 active technical professionals supporting more than 5,500 client sites. As a whole, TEKsystems services include: -Professional Staffing Services (contract, contract to hire, direct placement) -Managed Services (co-managed approach) -Project Based Services (where we are responsible for project delivery and outcomes) -Outsourced solution services (where we take on responsibility for total project outcomes) Locally, TEKsystems address in Omaha, NE is 13810 FNB Pkwy, Suite 201. DTN is the independent, trusted source of actionable insights for 2 million customers focused on feeding, fueling and protecting the world. Customer-centric and employee-driven, DTN focuses on empowering agriculture, oil and gas, trading, and weather-sensitive industries through continuous, leading-edge innovation. DTN is based in Minneapolis, with offices globally.

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  • TechOmaha Party

    Slowdown

    ** Special RSVP: http://techomaha.com/party/ ** It's time again for the Tech Omaha Holiday Party! Let's get together and build community. The leaders of the tech community in Omaha have joined forces to throw a holiday party, open to all developers and technologists in the area. Meet new people, catch up with old friends, and see how great our tech community can be when we come together. Thanks to our generous sponsors, we'll have food, t-shirts and drinks available until we run out. Space is limited and an RSVP for all attendees is required. Space is limited, RSVP today: http://techomaha.com/party/

  • NFM’s Cloud, DevOps, Containers, and Microservices Adventures

    Nebraska Furniture Mart Headquarters

    5:30 to 6:00 – Doors Open & Food 6:00 to 7:00 – Presentations 7:00 – Q&A and Wrap-up Please join us for the September Omaha DevOps meetup: “NFM’s Cloud, DevOps, Containers, and Microservices Adventures” presented by Michael Nichols, a Senior Software Architect and member of the “Enablement Team” at NFM. Michael will be covering topics including NFM’s move from a Monolithic Architecture to a Microservice Architecture, the software and infrastructure challenges this move presented, tools and technologies used overcome these challenges, and will be highlighting the successes and failures encountered along the way. This meetup is being hosted by NFM and the food is sponsored by Deliveron Consulting Services. Thanks for supporting our local DevOps community!

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  • Omaha DevOps Meetup Re-Launch with Damon Edwards and Paul Lambert

    5:30 to 6:00 – Doors Open & Food 6:00 to 7:00 – Presentations 7:00 – Q&A and Wrap-up Tickets Make Operations Unnecessarily Miserable Speaker: Damon Edwards Ticket-driven request queues are a standard feature of almost any operations organization. It has become a foregone conclusion that this is the best way to run day-to-day operations. But what if these ticket-driven request queues were the source of much of the dysfunction, bottlenecks, and capacity issues that have traditionally plagued operations? Damon is going to make the case and discuss what our alternatives are. Enabling Self-Service Operations With Rundeck Speaker: Paul Lambert Live demo from Rundeck's Paul Lambert: • How SysAdmin and SRE teams improve their effectiveness with Rundeck • Safely delegating operations tasks to colleagues outside of traditional privileged operations teams (e.g., Developers, QA, NOC, etc.) • Improving incident response with Rundeck Damon Edwards Damon Edwards is a Co-Founder of Rundeck Inc., the makers of Rundeck, the popular open source operations management platform. Damon has spent over 15 years working with both the technology and business ends of IT Operations and is noted for being a leader in porting cutting-edge DevOps techniques to large-scale enterprise organizations. Damon is a frequent conference speaker and writer who focuses on DevOps, SRE, and Operations improvement topics. Damon is active in the international DevOps community, a co-host of the DevOps Cafe podcast, and a content chair for Gene Kim’s DevOps Enterprise Summit. Paul M. Lambert Paul M. Lambert is Platform Solutions Architect at Rundeck Inc., the makers of Rundeck, the popular open source operations management platform. Paul started his career at NASA’s supercomputing center in Mountain View, California, and has spent the 20 years since in IT and Data Center Operations at industry leaders such as Apple, Google, Yahoo, and Proofpoint. Paul now brings his experience as an Operations Architect to Rundeck’s focus on solutions to the problem of toil in Operations. This meeting is being hosted and sponsored by CSG. Thanks CSG for bringing us these great speakers to this meetup!

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  • Continuous Delivery in Action!

    CSG International

    In this session, CSG will share their journey towards Continuous Delivery which include technologies such as BIG-IP/F5 (Load Balancing), .Net automation, Jenkins and REST API for communication. We will also see a demo of CI/CD using Chef automation featuring Install Telemetry software built using .Net, RabbitMQ, Elasticsearch, UI (Angular and jQuery), etc... Agenda: 5:30pm Networking with Dinner & Beer 6:00pm Presentation 7:10pm Retrospective/Meetup Update/Closing We hope to see you!

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  • DevOps Transformation Open Space

    TEKsystems

    Join us for an exciting Open Space session on DevOps Transformation focus on People/Cultural, Processes and Technology/Tooling aspects. Bring your topic(s) of interest and be ready to lead the discussion. Or, participate in one or more discussions of your choice. 5:30p-6:00p Networking with Food/Drinks 6:00p-7:15p Open Space 7:15p- 7:30p Retrospective/Closing Suggested Topics: transformation journey/case study, development or testing process changes, roles/cultural changes, CI/CD tools, IaaS, DevSecOps, Database management, On-premise vs Cloud, metrics, etc...

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  • Tech Omaha Spring Party on May 3rd

    Slowdown

    Tech Omaha (techomaha.com (http://techomaha.com/)) is hosting their Spring party for technologists in Omaha with free drinks, food, and prizes on May 3rd at Slowdown: http://techomaha.com/party . On average, they see about 400 attendees, so You must RSVP < https://techomaha.splashthat.com > (***not on meetup). Hope to see you there!

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  • January DevOps Meetup Event - Hosted by CSG International

    All, I'm very pleased to announce that CSG International will be hosting our January DevOps Meetup! Erica Morrison and Scott Prugh will present "When Ops Swallows Dev". Erica and Scott have been very active in the DevOps community nationally, having presented at DOES (DevOps Enterprise Summit) in recent years. Both are leaders in CSG's product development teams and have great experiences and insight to share in their path through transformation. Please join us to network, hear their stories and to share your own experiences. There will be free PIZZA and BEER! Look forward to seeing you! Agenda: 5:30-6:00 – Dinner and networking 6:00-6:40 – When Ops Swallows Dev, Scott Prugh and Erica Morrison 6:40-7:00 – Q&A and Wrap-Up CSG's address: 18020 Burt Street Elkhorn, NE Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/eWojPUeuojn

  • November Meetup Event!

    Object Partners

    Hello All! Our next DevOps Meetup is planned for Thursday, November 3rd, at Object Partners Inc. just south of 72nd and Pacific near Starbucks. The planning is still in progress, but as of now, the agenda will be as described below. We intend this to be very informal and live-demo centric. It would be great if you could make it and participate! These are always fun events. Look forward to seeing everyone! Rodger Agenda: • Introductions (15 min) • Gradle/Jenkins Integration Demo (30 min) - Patrick Double, OPI • Overview of Atlassian Bamboo (15-30 min) - Brandon Downs, Markel • Continuous Delivery and Innovation with Dynatrace (30 min) - TBD/Dynatrace • Wrap-Up