Betfair Cloud Meetup

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Amazon Web Services Track
18:15 – 18:30 AWS re:Invent 2018 - Highlights and lessons learned
Presenters: Andrei Varga (Software Engineer, Micro Focus), Cristi Godja (Software Architect, Micro Focus) , Lucian Revnic (Software Architect, Micro Focus)

18:30 -19:00 - Infrastructure as Code with AWS CloudFormation – Learn how to provision complex infrastructures in a safe and repeatable manner increasing the speed and agility of your deployments.
Presented by : Dragos Madarasan
Infrastructure Consultant at AWS Professional Services, where he works with top-tier global companies and their partners by transforming their enterprise IT landscape and helping them design reliable, cost-effective cloud architectures. Dragos works with clients to assess their infrastructure and application portfolio while developing a shared vision, leading the customer and partner over the technical and business hurdles of cloud adoption. Before joining Amazon, he worked for Endava and Emerson and is an alumni of the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca.

19:00 – 19:20 - Lessons learnt whilst adapting our private cloud CD pipeline to work with AWS
Presented by Jane Stack (and team), from Paddy Power Betfair’s Cloud Automation team in Dublin.

19:20 – 19:50 PPB AWS Cloud high-level overview
Presenters: Adrian Schiopu, Mihai Breana (Betfair)

Google Cloud Platform Track
18:30 -19:00 - Containers: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
Presented by Nico Gaviola Google Cloud - Gaming Lead UK & Ireland & Chris Williams Regional Customer Engineer at Google
Yesterday: history of containers, why did Google create Borg (internal orchestration system)
Today: how do Google see the market for containers today, how are companies benefiting from Kubernetes?
Tomorrow: where do Google see this technology evolving?

19:00 – 19:30 - Large applications on Google Kubernetes Engine
Presented by Tomas Mazak & Gabriel Crisan, Cloud Automation Engineers Paddy Power Betfair ( Prague / Cluj Napoca )
What we learnt hosting an existing Paddy Power Betfair Application on Google Kubernetes Engine in GCP

OpenStack Track
18:30 – 19:00 - A very quick introduction to just what RHOCP (Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform) is, how it all works and how it integrates nicely on top of RHOSP (Red Hat OpenStack Platform) as an infrastructure platform
Presented By: Ian Lawson and Anton de Swardt from Red Hat.
Ian 'Uther' Lawson is a Domain Solution Architect at Red Hat specialising in OpenShift Evangelism and Developer Experience. Prior to Red Hat he had a real job writing software for various government agencies for twenty odd years, and comes completely from that pragmatic, solution based side of the table. Anton de Swardt is a senior solution architect at Red Hat, focussing on our customers in the Gaming, Media and Big Pharma industries. Anton joined Red Hat last summer after spending most of his career working in Middleware for BEA and Oracle

19:00 – 19:30 - OpenStack summit Berlin, highlights , low lights and flossing
Presented by : Adrian Miron Senior Infrastructure Manager Paddy Power Betfair & Thomas Andrew , Head of Cloud Automaton Paddy Power Betfair

A summary of the sessions at the recent Open Stack / Open Infrastructure summit in Berlin brought to you by 2 of the presenters. Sessions will uploaded by mid December so get a sneak preview of what’s new in Zuul / Kata Containers / and Multi Hybrid Cloud deployments and a perhaps a few recommended sessions to watch by the fire on a cold foggy Cluj December night.