Introduction to Docker Containers and Orchestration in the Cloud

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Join GDG Atlanta for our next monthly meeting. This month we are proud to welcome Jeremy Likness back, as we move into our new Home at WeWork Buckhead, for his talk:

Introduction to Docker Containers and Orchestration in the Cloud

Docker is the de facto tool for creating containerized applications, but leveraging containers in production isn't always straightforward. There are many options from simple hosts to complex orchestration tools. In this session you will learn about containers. You will discover hands-on how to create Docker images, load them to a custom registry and deploy them at scale with a simple example application written in Go and JavaScript. Finally, you will see orchestration in action with examples of cloud deployments implemented with Azure Container Instances, Web Apps for Containers, and Azure Kubernetes Services.

Jeremy Likness, Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft

Jeremy is a Cloud Developer Advocate for Azure at Microsoft. Jeremy wrote his first program in 1982, was recognized in the "who's who in Quake" list for programming the first implementation of "Midnight Capture the Flag" in Quake C and has been developing enterprise applications for 25 years with a primary focus on web-based delivery of line of business applications. Jeremy is the author of four technology books, a former 8-year Microsoft MVP for Developer Tools and Technologies, is an international speaker and writes regularly on cloud and container development. Jeremy follows a 100% plant-based diet and spends most of his free time running, hiking and camping, and playing 9-ball and one pocket.

Meetup format :
7:00 - Networking
7:30 - Talk
8:15 - Open discussion
8:45 - Wrap up

Parking: Please park in Tower Place 100 or Buckhead Tower Parking. Parking is not free however there may be options nearby.

Directions: There are 2 WeWork entrances. Please use the 2nd one, up the staircase on the right. We will be have someone at entrance to guide you all.

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