• Azure bound ... a tale of discovery
    This month, Matt McLane from Criteo will give everyone a glimpse into Criteo's journey from AWS to Azure including their frustrations, the wins, and the tools they relied on to get them there. Additionally, Matt will delve into their in-house developed solutions for utilizing Azure to its fullest, and expand on how they continue to build new services within the Azure ecosystem. Food will be provided by the CNCF.

    Criteo

    523 S. Main Street · Ann Arbor, mi

    1 comment
  • Exploring the Future of Helm with Matt Farina
    Helm, the defacto package manager for Kubernetes, is a powerful tool going through a period of breaking development. Join us as Matt Farina, a Helm Maintainer and co-chair of sig-apps will explore some advanced and often overlooked techniques; along with discussing the future direction of the project and the major changes in store for Helm v3. Dinner once again shall be provided by the CNCF!

    ITHAKA/JSTOR

    301 E. Liberty St. Suite 300 · Ann Arbor, MI

    4 comments
  • Terraform Best Practices in a Team Environment
    This month, we have the Heptionian Curt Micol discussing some best practices for HashiCorp's Terraform in a team environment! Terraform is a fantastic tool for managing infrastructure but can be difficult to use across a team larger than one individual. Curt will discuss the remote state management features of Terraform, including methods for isolating changes in order to lower the risk when applying terraform plans. As always, food will be provided. Find Curt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/asenchi

    Llamasoft

    201 South Division St Suite 300 · Ann Arbor, mi

    4 comments
  • Serverless Applications on AWS
    This month, Nicholas Klick will be talking on AWS Lambda. Serverless architectures offer DevOps professionals the ability write highly scalable applications without provisioning a single server. In this wide-ranging talk we will explore the practical applications of serverless technologies, such as AWS Lambda, and demonstrate how they can interact with other cloud services like queues, databases and API gateways. We will explore the tradeoffs involved in developing serverless applications, dive into the code through numerous examples and also investigate how to orchestrate serverless configurations using Terraform. Nicholas Klick is a Lead Engineer for ActBlue, the largest political fundraising platform in the US. He has over 10 years experience in DevOps and building web applications that serve tens of millions of users. Nicholas has been an invited to present at ChefConf and Hashiconf on topics related to PCI security and DevOps. As always, food will be provided. We look forward to seeing everyone there!

    Criteo

    523 S. Main Street · Ann Arbor, mi

    3 comments
  • Censys Data Pipeline: Storing and Analyzing the Internet
    This month, Andrew Sardone will provide an overview of Censys’s architecture, an internet-wide collection, with a focus on some of the lessons learned in making this dataset and insight accessible to all. We’ll talk about our development of our latest data pipeline, migrating from an in-house developed database and streaming service to a suite of Apache Beam pipelines deployed on Google Cloud Dataflow. We’re lucky enough to have a lightning talk from Jerry Wiltse as well! - Bincrafters is an Open-Source software team with a complex CI footprint spanning more than 200 repositories on Github. As such, they have CI scalability and management challenges on-par with to those faced in enterprise environments. Jerry Wiltse will present “Domino” and “CI Anywhere”, two proposed projects that aim to address these challenges for both OSS and Enterprise CI workflows. As always, pizza will be provided, and look forward to seeing everyone there!

    Criteo

    523 S. Main Street · Ann Arbor, mi

    4 comments
  • Monitoring the Coffee: New Challenges at Palantir
    For our main presentation Jared Ledvina returns and will be presenting on the progress Palantir has made in their AWS cloud infrastructure! Come listen to stories of some hard lessons learned, exciting new upgrades (including Datadog and Sensu implementation), and some of the upcoming challenges his team will tackle for the next year. Rex Roof will then give a lighting talk on tmux! The one terminal multiplexer to rule them all! tmux is an indispensable part of his terminal workflow. -- In this 10 minute talk he will introduce tmux with a quick primer, and will discuss switching to tmux from screen. Capping it off with a few advanced tips and tricks that aren't available in screen. As always, food will be provided by the CNCF. Look forward to seeing everyone there!

    University of Michigan Solution Zone

    950 Victors Way · Ann Arbor

    6 comments
  • The Evolution of the DevOps Pipeline: To K8s and Beyond! - Josh Lynn
    Josh Lynn, from our amazing sponsor LLamasoft, will enlighten us about their current deployment pipeline involving tools like Packer, Chef, Terraform, and Consul. He'll then dive into how they plan to invigorate that pipeline with K8s focused architecture making things easier for the entire team. Caveats, learnings, and other tips will be included in this breakdown of their journey adopting Kubernetes. Food (Pizza House) will be provided (by LLamasoft) and we'll have lots of Orchestructure stickers available!

    Llamasoft

    201 South Division St Suite 300 · Ann Arbor, mi

    4 comments
  • The Orchestructure Workshop
    Beginner Track Live Stream - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qBylgZxMMA Advanced Track Live Stream - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U38EOm9QEQA The Orchestructure Workshop will bring together southern Michiganders to provide hands-on experiences with the very technologies talked about at every meetup. The Workshop will take place over 4 hours with beginner and advanced content tracks including a lunch period break and group conversations at the end. The planned structure image is below. Each "shop" will be around 1.5 hours in length with a half-hour break for lunch. Please RSVP as soon as possible so we can get an accurate idea of planning requirements. As we only have 65 slots, please only RSVP if you are sure you'll be able to attend. Orchestructure stickers and other branded items will be available as well as refreshments throughout the entirety of the Workshop. This page will be updated with more information as the event draws near. Please feel free to post comments and questions.

    ITHAKA/JSTOR

    301 E. Liberty St. Suite 300 · Ann Arbor, MI

    2 comments
  • Secret Management with HashiCorp’s Vault - Brian Nuszkowski
    Brian Nuszkowski will present on his advanced secrets management experience with Hashicorp Vault! This will be a rather in-depth look at Vault, its components, and how to use it effectively. Of course, food will be provided! Relevant Links: -https://bnuz.co/ -https://www.vaultproject.io/

    ITHAKA/JSTOR

    301 E. Liberty St. Suite 300 · Ann Arbor, MI

    4 comments
  • A Call To Arm(s) - Ed Vielmetti on the ARM Ecosystem
    Ed Vielmetti will give a whirlwind tour of the Arm server ecosystem, highlighting the opportunities (including perils and pitfalls) of moving your home and data center workloads from x86 to Arm. He'll look at progress over the last year and will make bold predictions about what's happening next. This meetup marks our 1 year anniversary as a meetup group! As such, you'll notice new group branding applied across all our profiles. Additionally, each member who attends this meeting will get some fresh special edition Orchestructure logo stickers!

    Workantile

    118 South Main Street · Ann Arbor, MI

    1 comment