Our first meetup of 2018 will be held at Accenture's offices on Fenchurch Street. The meetup will be on Tuesday 30th January and we will have two great talks on the night.
Due to security at this venue, we ask all attendees to bring ID with them on the night.
As well as hosting us this month, Accenture have also sponsored the food and drink for the evening.
6:30pm - Arrival and drinks
6:50pm - Welcome talk
7:00pm - Luis Sousa - DevOps AssociateManager at Accenture (https://www.linkedin.com/in/lu%C3%ADs-sousa-09a85019/)
Topic: DevOps/Cloud journey to Azure on Monolith Pre-Packaged Applications
In a market where more and more companies want to adopt DevOps practices, how do you reconcile that with existing app stacks that are not cloud and automation friendly? I will walk through the DevOps/Cloud journey to Azure of a project that had a rather monolithic stack in place in their datacentre.
7:45PM - Gavin Campbell - Database Developer | Continuous Delivery, functional programming (http://arapaima.uk/)
Topic: Database Continuous Delivery with SSDT and VSTS
An overview of Continuous Delivery and the benefits such approaches bring in the context of developing database applications with SQL Server. We will take a look at the features of SSDT that faciliate rapid database development, as well as the features of VSTS that can ease development in a shared environment.
8:30pm - Beer and food provided by Accenture
9:00pm - Home time!
*PLEASE BRING ID*