Go Monthly Meetup - Talk Night

Public group

Microsoft District Office

1414 NW Northrup St #900 · Portland, OR

How to find us

We'll be on the 9th floor at Microsoft (the same building as Zapproved). It's about 3 blocks north of REI with the entrance on the north side of the building. There'll be a sign in station once you get off the elevators.

Location image of event venue


Our first meetup of the year!


6:00 - Networking & community with food & non-alcoholic beverages

6:30 - Talk!

🗣 "One lonely DB I be: learning Go by building a multi-paradigm DBaaS" - Luc Perkins

Luc is a Developer Advocate for CNCF (https://www.cncf.io/), focusing on education and technical writing across the CNCF project ecosystem. He has been a professional technical writer for five years at companies such as Basho, Twitter, and Streamlio and on a vast range of projects, from NoSQL databases to data processing engines and messaging systems to microservice architectures to build tools and far beyond. Luc is a co-author of the recently released second edition of Seven Databases in Seven Weeks: A Guide to Modern Databases and the NoSQL Movement. He has a strong interest in information architecture for large projects, static site generators, build tools, developer experience, and “DevOps.” Luc’s go-to programming languages are Go and Java and his love for containers and microservices grows by the day.

8:00 - End - Including raffling off a year's subscription to JetBrain's Go IDE - GoLand

(Gopher and Bit artwork by Ashley McNamara based on the original Go mascot by Renee French)