- Google Cloud Melbourne (October)
Doors open for drinks at 5:30pm, and talks will kickoff at 6pm. There'll also be nibbles, and when the talks finish up there'll be more time for drinks and networking. Look forward to seeing you then. Read our code of conduct here: https://gdgcloud.melbourne/cod ---- 🎤 "Intro and overview of Anthos" - Ankur Kotwal, Developer Advocate @ Google Google's APAC lead of cloud developer advocacy will be giving us an overview of Anthos, Google's suite of products that let you build hybrid applications on existing on-prem and public cloud infrastructure.
- Google Cloud Melbourne - GKE and Anthos with Craig Box
Join us for a special pop-up event with Googler Craig Box, to be held at the Google Melbourne office. Doors open for drinks at 5:30pm, and talks will kickoff at 6pm. There'll also be nibbles, and when the talks finish up there'll be more time for drinks and networking. Look forward to seeing you then. PLEASE NOTE; As this event will be held at Google, please use your real name and surname upon registration as you will need to sign in on arrival. Read our code of conduct here: https://gdgcloud.melbourne/cod ---- 🎤 "GKE and Anthos update" - Craig Box, Kubernetes/Istio Advocacy Lead @ Google Cloud Reddit user vtrac refers to GKE as "the Gold Standard of Kubernetes". Join Google Cloud's roving "Kubernetes guy" Craig Box to learn about some of its newest features you might not be familiar with, and the latest news about Google's Anthos application modernisation platform. Craig Box leads the Cloud Native advocacy team at Google Cloud. He has worked with customers and communities since the launch of Kubernetes in 2014, and has delivered talks on 6 continents, including a KubeCon keynote. Craig is the co-host of the Kubernetes Podcast from Google, and will bring stickers to his talk.
- Google Cloud Melbourne (September)
Doors open for drinks at 5:30pm, and talks will kickoff at 6pm. There'll also be nibbles, and when the talks finish up there'll be more time for drinks and networking. Look forward to seeing you then. PLEASE NOTE; this month's meetup will be held at Shine Solutions and not Kasna. The address is Level 30, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne. Read our code of conduct here: https://gdgcloud.melbourne/cod ---- 🎤 "Deploying to Kubernetes with Spinnaker" - Chris Franey & Ryan Cartwright @ Armory.io Spinnaker is being chosen by a growing number of enterprises as the open source continuous deployment platform used to modernise their application deployments. Most of these enterprises deploy applications to multiple clouds. One of Spinnaker’s features is its ability to allow you to deploy applications to different clouds using best practices and proven deployment strategies. This talk will focus on one key integration within Spinnaker - it’s ability to deploy to Kubernetes!
- Google Cloud Melbourne Serverless Special!
We are holding a special event with Bret McGowen, a Google Cloud Developer Advocate who is in town from New York for the ServerlessDays conference. Doors open for drinks at 5:30pm, and talks will kickoff at 6pm. There'll also be nibbles, and when the talks finish up there'll be more time for drinks and networking. Look forward to seeing you then. Read our code of conduct here: https://gdgcloud.melbourne/cod ---- 🎤 "Where to run your code in the cloud: serverless, containers, or virtual machines" - Bret McGowen, Developer Advocate @ Google Cloud Bret is on the Google Cloud Platform team, focusing on serverless products like Cloud Functions, App Engine, Firebase & machine learning APIs. In this session he will talk about the tradeoffs between these different approaches and products for different use cases. 🎤 "Introduction to GCP Deployment Manager" - Zaar Hai In this talk Zaar will cover GCP Deployment Manager and how to use it to automate/template your GCP infrastructure.
- Google Cloud Melbourne (August)
Doors open for drinks at 5:30pm, and talks will kickoff at 6pm. There'll also be nibbles, and when the talks finish up there'll be more time for drinks and networking. Look forward to seeing you then. Read our code of conduct here: https://gdgcloud.melbourne/cod ---- 🎤 "BigQuery and TensorFlow" - Kaz Sato, Staff Developer Advocate @ Google Cloud Kaz is a Staff Developer Advocate on the Google Cloud Platform team, based in Tokyo. He focuses on Machine Learning and Data Analytics products, such as TensorFlow, Cloud ML and BigQuery. He's here to talk to us about BigQuery's new feature of being able to directly import TensorFlow models and query them using SQL! 🎤 "Falco, Forseti and Binary Auth" - Michael Morris, Head of Technology @ Up Banking Mike will be talking about the what, why and how of using these tools to secure your Google Cloud infrastructure. Up Bank is one of the fastest growing digital banks in the world and just surpassed 100K users. They are a major user of Google Cloud for their services.
- Special event with Kelsey Hightower!
**Please Note Special Conditions: only members who RSVP will be granted access to this special event. In addition, due to limited capacity at the venue GDG Cloud Melbourne will also need to enforce a first come, first served policy. Finally, this is a GDG Cloud Melbourne community event, and is entirely seperate to the events happening with ANZ bank and Kelsey later on in the week.** GDG Cloud Melbourne is absolutely stoked to announce that Kelsey Hightower, Principal Developer Advocate for GCP, will stop by and say g'day to our local Google Cloud community! Kelsey is regarded as one of the most influential people on the tech circuit and is a strong open source advocate focused on building simple tools that make people smile. He regularly keynotes KubeCon and Cloud Next. When he is not slinging Go code, you can catch him giving technical workshops covering everything from programming to system administration. Oh, and apparently he likes to do live demos and thinks SQL is dope! Doors open for drinks and nibbles at 5:00pm, and his talk to the community will kickoff at 5:30pm. We'll have time for some Q&A and networking before and after. It’s an informal evening with an emphasis on learning, getting inspired and having fun. Read our code of conduct here: https://gdgcloud.melbourne/cod
- Google Cloud Melbourne (July)
July's GDG Cloud Melbourne is ready to roll. Doors open for drinks and nibbles at 5:30pm, and talks will kickoff at 6pm. When the talks finish up there'll be more time for drinks and networking. Look forward to seeing you then. Agenda (WIP): ------------------- ✅ Talk 1: "7 apps in 7 minutes", Chris Tippett & Eric Zhao, Servian So you’ve got a bit of code you want to deploy, now what? Google Cloud offers so many options, but which one is right for you? We'll try to answer that question by deploying the same application across 7 different GCP services… all in 7 minutes or less. ✅ Talk 2: "Purple containers: attack & defense across the full container stack.", David Grice, ANZ David will be presenting a dense, but fascinating talk on the securing of containers from the top to bottom of the stack; highlighting threats & problems at each layer and importantly the solutions to address them.
- Next ’19 Extended Melbourne
To coincide with Google’s annual cloud conference that happened in San Francisco (Next ‘19) on April 9th-11th, we're running a special night for our May meetup. Known as “Next Extended", these special events bring together developer communities from around the world to take part in the Next ‘19 experience, either during the conference or afterwards! We'll recap all the major announcements. These unique events run from late April to July, and allow local developers to access exciting Next ‘19 content and engage with the community through local speakers, activities, and even hands-on labs in some cities. We'll also have Mete Atamel from Google join us! Mete is a Developer Advocate based in the UK who will be speaking to us about Serverless on Knative. Doors open for drinks at 17:30, and talks will kickoff at 18:00. There will also be nibbles, and when the talks finish up there'll be more time for drinks and networking. Look forward to seeing you then. Agenda: ------------ ✅ Talk 1: "Recap of Cloud Next '19", Balkan Misirli, Data Runs Deep ✅ Talk 2: "Serverless on Knative", Mete Atamel, Google
- Google Cloud Melbourne (March redux!)
Join us for a special Google Cloud Melbourne meetup with Google Developer Advocate, Nathen Harvey. Nathen will be in town that week for the DOTC conference. He's generously offered to pop by and meet the GCP community in Melbourne, and give a talk to us while he's here! Doors open for drinks and nibbles at 17:30, and Nathen will kickoff his talk at 18:00. Note: due to limited space at the Google offices, we will need to cap RSVPs. Look forward to seeing you then. Agenda (WIP): ------------------- ✅ Talk 1: "Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and Error Budgets", Nathen Harvey, Developer Advocate, Google SRE is a set of principles, practices, and organizational constructs that increase the balance the reliability of a service with the need to continually deliver new features. An error budget is the primary construct used to help balance these seemingly competing goals. Join us at the Google Cloud Melbourne meetup to get an introduction to SRE and Error Budgets. After the presentation, you will have an opportunity to put some of these ideas into practice by defining some Service Level Objectives (SLOs) of your own. Move faster and safer with SRE and Error Budgets! Nathen (@nathenharvey) has been active in the DevOps community for almost a decade, putting the practices of DevOps to work and helping others learn and implement those practices. As a Developer Advocate at Google, he helps the community understand and apply DevOps and SRE principles and practices in the cloud to drive business outcomes. Prior to joining Google, Nathen led the Chef community whom he helped adopt continuous automation to build, deploy, and manage applications in fast, secure ways. He also has a background in running operations and infrastructure for a diverse range of web applications. Nathen is a co-host of the Food Fight Show, a podcast about Chef and DevOps. https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathen
- Google Cloud Melbourne (March)
Join us for a special Google Cloud Melbourne meetup to celebrate International Women's Day 2019! Doors open for drinks at 17:30, and talks will kickoff at 18:00. There will also be pizza, and when the talks finish up there'll be more time for drinks and networking. Look forward to seeing you then. Agenda (WIP): ------------------- ✅ Talk 1: "How to be a good Ally", Samantha Floreani, Code Like a Girl You've probably heard the phrase 'Women in Tech' being thrown around a lot recently. More and more people are speaking up about the issue of under-represented groups in the tech industry, and the need for more diversity and inclusion. While we've seen statistics creeping up slowly, we've still got a long way to go before we reach equal representation of women and girls across all areas of tech. As Program Director, Sam plays a key role in Code Like a Girl's mission: to provide girls and women with the confidence, tools, knowledge and support to enter and flourish in the world of coding. But CLG's goal will never be reached without strong allies in the tech industry. Come along to hear Sam talk about Code Like a Girl's work, the issues they're trying to tackle in the tech industry and why they matter for everyone (not just women!), and some tips for how to be a good ally - just in time for International Women's Day. https://codelikeagirl.org/ ✅ Talk 2: Elma O'Sullivan-Greene, ANZ Let's Celebrate International Women's day by showcasing some of the women involved in many of the GCP flagship products! Plus, tales from the front on establishing google cloud platform based digital transformation in a highly-regulated large corporate setting. Elma O'Sullivan-Greene is a Data Scientist at ANZ, where she develops production level insights apps and digital process transformation systems on Google Cloud Platforms. Elma's previous roles include working in big data research for biomedical applications at the University of Melbourne and working as an electronic circuit design engineer for a tech start up in Ireland. https://www.linkedin.com/in/elmaosg/