Past Meetup

DevOps and Decoys: Automation with Azure by Kellyn Pot'Vin-Gorman

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3025 Carrington Mill Boulevard · Morrisville

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On the first floor, back right hand corner cafe

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Data is eating the world, yet DevOps rarely discusses how to address the biggest hurdle in any DevOps project- how to incorporate the data into the solution. This session will take the attendee through a use case of how to design and implement DevOps to support a Microsoft shop, ensuring that all teams and technology are part of the solution. Multiple demonstrations of shortened development cycles utilizing various tool combinations will be performed to help establish how DevOps can be implemented to provide more value to the company without sacrificing security or quality while increasing productivity and revenue.

Prerequisites: - Basic understanding of DevOps terms, (DevOps methodologies like Scrum, Lean, and virtualization, containers and build tools.

- Knowledge of data challenges due to sizes, development cycle needs and technology incompatibilities.
- Some working knowledge of automation scripting and Microsoft development tools, (Visual Studio, PowerShell, T-SQL)

Kellyn Pot’Vin-Gorman is a member of the Oak Table Network and an Idera ACE and Oracle ACE Director alumnus. She is the newest Technical Solution Professional in Power BI with AI in the EdTech group at Microsoft. Kellyn is known for her extensive work with multi-database platforms, DevOps, cloud migrations, virtualization, visualizations, scripting, environment optimization tuning, automation, and architecture design.

Kellyn has spoken at numerous technical conferences for Oracle, Big Data, DevOps, Testing and SQL Server. Her blog, and social media activity under her handle, DBAKevlar is well respected for her insight and content.

NOTE: Kellyn will be here in-person for this presentation.