What we're about

We are a group of people involved in software development in the Greater Rochester Area. Over the years, tools, languages, and frameworks wax and wane. As a result, Meetups focused on a particular topic come and go. With this Meetup, we hope to be a steady force for years to come and provide a general hub for craftspeople, entrepreneurs, quality assurance, and anyone else at all involved or wanting to become involved in building quality software.

For a more continuous stream of topics and banter, we have a Slack channel we call "RocDev". Sign up and join the conversation at https://rocdev.org .

Upcoming events (5)

Azure SQL Databases: Utilizing Elastic Pools to Manage Thousands of Databases

BY REQUEST: Learn how Paychex Utilizes Elastic Pools to Manage Tens of Thousands of Databases: In this session, you will hear from Vijay Kundanagurthi, a software engineer from Paychex. We’ll cover our journey to migrate tens of thousands of databases from an on premise environment to Azure cloud and stabilize for optimal cost and performance. The focus will be on lessons learned, best practices and how we manage day to day operations.

RocDev Spotlights Innovative Solutions

Innovative Solutions

Empowering clients and their customers through cutting edge technology, Innovative Solutions are deeply engaged in understanding industry leading technology. A leader in the Greater Rochester community, Innovative has offered its services to businesses of all sizes for over 30 years. - Pulling back the curtain to give a behind the scenes look at their roadmap to becoming a Premier Partner with AWS, they will share some of who they are and what they do. - Chris Fello, Mike Krauklis, & John Hill will share their combined professional experience with Lambda, DynamoDB, Containers, and becoming Certified AWS DevOps Professionals. - To closeout the evening, there will be a tour of their new space. Be sure to place your business card in the raffle at the door, as 1 lucky attendee will take home an Innovative Hoodie. Light hors d'oeuvres will be served…and trust us it will be fun! Join us, as we shine the RocDev Spotlight on Innovative Solutions.

Lightning Talks

Enel X

Lightning isn't just a result of thunderstorms, ya know. Sometimes you even see it around volcanic eruptions: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volcanic_lightning. And sometimes you see it at Meetups! That's right. We're doing lightning talks! We're going to target 5 minutes per talk to give everyone a chance "on stage", but we engineers tend to go over estimates by 20%. You can bring slides--we'll have a projector--but don't think that's a requirement. You could open a terminal to show off a cool new tool. You could demo some application you built. You could even tell us a little more about volcanic lightning. I know you clicked that link. If you know you want to give a talk, comment down below. If you don't have a topic, no worries; you can decide one minute before the last person finishes. And if you just don't want to talk, but you want to learn a little about a lot, that's fine, too, but I recommend giving it a try. None of us is as smart as all of us, and everyone has something they can share for a couple minutes.

Software Defined Networking: Transition from Traditional to Zero Trust Networks

In today’s emerging network architectures, IT professionals have the opportunity to embrace zero trust for both SD-WAN and Hybrid Cloud. Leading companies are implementing zero trust principles for integrated protections around data and system, and within the network. There is a validated improvement with zero trust in the network around cost reductions, risk reduction, and agility. Join us to learn about 128 Technology and a roadmap to delivering Zero Trust security.

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