2016-09-02

Monolithic VS Microservices Cloud Architecture

This month’s presentation is about applications Cloud Architecture.
The meetup is at centre cloud.ca and is sponsored by Interactive Intelligence.
Food & beverages will be sponsored by Interactive Intelligence.

The main presentation will be in english, but it’s Montreal: as usual most of the people attending can answer you question in french or english.

Your idea of lightning/short talks are welcome up to the last minute! Share your experiences!

Presentation

Monolithic VS Microservices Cloud Architecture

Description: Not All Clouds Are Created Equal

Many older cloud applications are monolithic under the covers. Even though they can serve multiple tenants, they’re built as a large set of highly interdependent components. A failure in one component can have devastating impact on another, resulting in service outages for many or even all clients. The problems are often exacerbated by deployment in data centers with limited access to hardware. The PureCloud℠ platform takes a radically different approach. Instead of using a number of tightly coupled components, it divides its functionality into hundreds of microservices. Each microservice is stateless and independently load-balanced.

Let’s compare clouds.
A monolithic cloud architecture relies on massive amounts of interlinked software. If one piece of the software breaks, the whole application, and other applications that are interlinked, must be updated. Where as a True Cloud architecture is made of independent microservices. Updates can be made to smaller independent microservices without impacting the whole.
A monolithic cloud architecture requires complex annual upgrades. This can include massive amounts of time planning and even downtime. But with a True Cloud, you get continuous updates and innovation. New features or enhancements are rolled out consistently with little to no impact on the user.
A monolithic cloud can include multiple points of failure.

Par: Steve Dobrzanski

We are always open to talks ideas, short or long. Submit them to “devops-montreal _@_ googlegroups.com”

Please register on EventBrite to help us plan for the food & drinks.

When: Monday September 12th. Doors open at 18:00, presentations start at 19:00
Where: Centre cloud.ca, at 420 Rue Guy
Who: Everyone who is interested in DevOps and delivering software reliably
Cost: Free
Food & drinks: courtesy of Interactive Intelligence.
Questions? Ask the whole gangAsk the organizers.

2016-05-30

Agility in operations

This month’s presentation is about the adaptation of the Agile methodology to the system operations work.

The meetup is at centre cloud.ca and is sponsored by CloudOps Inc.

Food & beverages will be sponsored by Nuglif.

The main presentation will be in french, but it’s Montreal: as usual most of the people attending can answer you question in french or english.

Your idea of lightning/short talks are welcome up to the last minute! Share your experiences!

Presentation

Qu’est-ce que les sysadmins peuvent tirer de l’agilité?

Description: Un sysadmin agile, ça existe? Y a-t-il un lien entre le mouvement devops et le mouvement agile? Est-ce que les sysadmins peuvent tirer profit des processus agiles comme scrum et kanban? Si oui, dans quelles situations?
Par: Michel Rivard

We are always open to talks ideas, short or long. Submit them to “devops-montreal _@_ googlegroups.com”

Please register on EventBrite to help us plan for the food & drinks.

When: Monday June 6th. Doors open at 18:00, presentations start at 19:00
Where: Centre cloud.ca, at 420 Rue Guy
Who: Everyone who is interested in DevOps and delivering software reliably
Cost: Free
Food & drinks: courtesy of Nuglif.
Questions? Ask the whole gangAsk the organizers.

2016-04-26

May 2016: DevOpsMtl security Edition

This month, we have one main presentations about security in general.

The meetup is at centre cloud.ca this month!

Food & beverages and the space will be sponsored by CloudOps Inc.

Presentations

Securing Your Infrastructure By Expecting User Error
Description: We build our IT systems to be fast, performant, power efficient, and secure enough to withstand direct hostile attacks. However, we rarely consider security vulnerabilities that may arise due to human error — faulty design, programming bugs, or bad user decisions. In this talk, we will look at how automotive engineers have learned to anticipate and minimize the impact of human errors, and will survey what technologies are available for us to apply the same approach when designing our IT infrastructure. By Konstantin Ryabitsev

There is opening for lightning talks about security, submit them to “devops-montreal _@_ googlegroups.com”

Please register on EventBrite to help us plan for the food & drinks.

When: Monday May 2nd. Doors open at 18:00, presentations start at 19:00
Where: Centre cloud.ca, at 420 Rue Guy
Who: Everyone who is interested in DevOps and delivering software reliably
Cost: Free
Food & drinks: courtesy of CloudOps Inc..
Questions? Ask the whole gang, Ask the organizers.

2016-03-01

config management Edition 2016

This month, we have three presentations about automation and configuration management.

The meetup back to centre cloud.ca this month!

Food & beverages and the space will be sponsored by CloudOps Inc.

Presentations

Terraform demo
Description: Quick introduction to Terraform on Deploying an infrastructure; network services and Virtual-Machines into a cloud. Then use docker and chef to provision a 2 tiers application stack. By Clement Contini

Next Generation Config Mgmt
Description: What would you need from the next generation of configuration management tool? By James @purpleidea.

Introduction to CFEngine3

Description: Short introduction to CFEngine3 to get an idea what is interesting.
About CFE modus operandi, bugs and few implementation details. By Egor M. (LastOps)

The details

Please register on EventBrite to help us plan for the food & drinks.

When: Monday March 7th. Doors open at 18:00, presentations start at 19:00
Where: Centre cloud.ca, at 420 Rue Guy
Who: Everyone who is interested in DevOps and delivering software reliably
Cost: Free
Food & drinks: courtesy of CloudOps Inc..
Questions? Ask the whole gang, Ask the organizers.

2016-01-28

DevOpsMtl Saltstack Edition

This month, we have two presentations about the Saltstack.

The meetup has changed location for this month, it will be at Lightspeed HQ!

Food & beverages and the space will be sponsored by Lightspeed POS.

Presentations

SaltStack Introduction
Description: This talk will introduce us to the various concepts which are specific to the Saltstack as well as some of the quick wins which can be achieved using it.
By Thierry Baron

Second Talk: Saltstack at Radialpoint

Description: Discover how Radialpoint currently managers their different environments using Saltstack and how they’re moving to the cloud managing infrastructure as code.
By Thierry Baron

Lightning talk: you?

If you’ve discovered something cool recently, and would like to share it with everyone, feel free to come do an impromptu 1m or 5m lightning talk. You can come as unprepared as you want. It’ll be fun!

If you’re looking for that special person to join your team, you’re welcome to come in front of everyone and pitch us about your awesome opportunities! We’re an equal opportunity group: you have 5 minutes too ;-)

The details
Please register on EventBrite to help us plan for the food & drinks.

When: Monday February 1st. Doors open at 18:00, presentations start at 19:00
Where: Lightspeed Montreal, at 700 St-Antoine East.
Who: Everyone who is interested in DevOps and delivering software reliably
Cost: Free
Food & drinks: courtesy of Lightspeed POS.
Questions? Ask the whole gangAsk the organizers.

2015-12-02

DevOpsMtl Shopify edition!

This month, we are moving to Shopify’s new offices to learn about their deployment pipeline and ActiveState/HP’s Stackato PAAS.

So once again we are away from our usual home this month the full address is below.

Food & beverages and the space will also be sponsored by Shopify.

Presentations

Shopify’s deployment pipeline
Description: Jean Boussier from Shopify’s Prod-Engineering team will talk to us about the tech stack behind their deployment pipeline. It include Locutus to build Docker images, Buildkite and Scrooge as a distributed CI and Shipit + Capistrano as the deployment script/app combo.
By Jean Boussier

Second Talk: ActiveState/HP’s Stackato PAAS

Description: Get the full story on Stackato, from an introduction, to a description of what is PaaS, to an overview of key features and current issues, topped with a demo of  the deployment of an application.
By Douglas Meldrum

Lightning talk: you?

If you’ve discovered something cool recently, and would like to share it with everyone, feel free to come do an impromptu 1m or 5m lightning talk. You can come as unprepared as you want. It’ll be fun!

If you’re looking for that special person to join your team, you’re welcome to come in front of everyone and pitch us about your awesome opportunities! We’re an equal opportunity group: you have 5 minutes too ;-)

The details
Please register on EventBrite to help us plan for the food & drinks.

When: Monday December 7th. Doors open at 18:00, presentations start at 19:00
Where: Shopify Montreal, at 490 Rue de La Gauchetière Ouest.
Who: Everyone who is interested in DevOps and delivering software reliably
Cost: Free
Food & drinks: courtesy of Shopify.
Questions? Ask the whole gangAsk the organizers.

2015-10-30

Go All The Things!

This month, we have two presentations about the Go language.

The meetup has changed location for this month, it will be at Lightspeed HQ!

Food & beverages and the space will be sponsored by Lightspeed POS.

Presentations

Go Language Introduction
Description: This talk will introduce us to the various concepts which are specific to the Go language as well as some of the quick wins which can be achieved using it.
By Olivier Tremblay

Second Talk: Go for Sysadmins

Description: Discover how the Go language can help you solve some of your daily problems in a whole way and why you, as a SysAdmin or DevOps, should learn this language as opposed to C or Ruby.
By Simon Plourde

Lightning talk: you?

If you’ve discovered something cool recently, and would like to share it with everyone, feel free to come do an impromptu 1m or 5m lightning talk. You can come as unprepared as you want. It’ll be fun!

If you’re looking for that special person to join your team, you’re welcome to come in front of everyone and pitch us about your awesome opportunities! We’re an equal opportunity group: you have 5 minutes too ;-)

The details
Please register on EventBrite to help us plan for the food & drinks.

When: Monday May 4th. Doors open at 18:00, presentations start at 19:00
Where: Lightspeed Montreal, at 700 St-Antoine East.
Who: Everyone who is interested in DevOps and delivering software reliably
Cost: Free
Food & drinks: courtesy of Lightspeed POS.
Questions? Ask the whole gangAsk the organizers.

2015-10-04

Kubernetes + Docker

It’s container month this monday.
As usual, our meeting will be held at  420 Rue Guy at Centre Cloud.ca. Food & beverages will be sponsored by Lightspeed POS.  Big thanks to both!
Our presentations:
Main presentation will be an introduction to Kubernetes, by Simon Plourde.
Containers are really nice, but to really get an advantage for their uses you need a tool to orchestrate their deploiement and life cycles. That is exactly what Kubernetes is doing.
This tool created by Google take care of distributing your workload in containers running accross your infrastructure. Simon Plourde will presents what this tool can do to help you manage your services in containers.
Still in the container theme, Pierre-Luc Dion will talk about the challenges that you can meet when porting complex applications to Docker.

The details:

Please register on EventBrite to help us plan for the food & drinks.

When: Monday May 4th. Doors open at 18:00, presentations start at 19:00
Where: Centre cloud.ca, at 420 Rue Guy
Who: Everyone who is interested in DevOps and delivering software reliably
Cost: Free
Food & drinks: courtesy of Lightspeed POS.
Questions? Ask the whole gangAsk the organizers.

- – - – - -
On parle container ce mois-ci.
La rencontre se tiendra à l’endroit habituel, au Centre Cloud.ca au  420 Rue Guy. Merci à notre commanditaire Centre Cloud.ca pour l’espace!
Merci à Lightspeed POS. qui nous fournira nourriture et breuvage.
Présentations:
Notre présentation principale sera une Introduction à Kubernetes par Simon Plourde.
Les containers, c’est bien, mais pour tirer avantage de leur utilisation il faut un outil pour orchestrer leur déploiement. C’est ce que fait Kubernetes.
L’outil créé par Google s’occupe de distribuer le travail de vos containers dans votre infrastructure. Simon Plourde nous présentera ce que cet outil peut faire pour vous aider à gérer vos services dans des containers.
Toujours dans le monde des containers, Pierre-Luc Dion nous expliquera les défis qu’on peut rencontrer lors de la “dockerisation” d’une application complexe.
Vous avez un lightning talk dans le même sujet? N’hésitez pas à vous proposer!

Les détails:

Merci de vous enregistrer sur EventBrite pour nous aider à bien mesurer nourriture et breuvages.

Quand: Lundi 5 octobre. Les portes ouvrent à 18h, les présentations débutent à 19h.
Où: Centre cloud.ca, au 420 Rue Guy
Qui: Toutes personnes intéressés par l’approche devops et la livraison de logiciels fiables et efficaces
Coût: Gratuit
Nourriture et boisson: courtoisie de Lightspeed POS.
Questions? Demandez à tous les membresParler aux organisateurs.

2015-09-08

Packaging

This month, we have a very interesting presentation, that we planned to have a few months ago.

The meetup is back to our usual place, now named Centre cloud.ca, at 420 Rue Guy.

Food & beverages will be sponsored by Lightspeed POS. As usual, our sponsor for the space is Centre cloud.ca.

Présentations

Packaging for easier redeployment
Description: In this short talk we will be covering a crucial step to ensure your infrastructure is always consistent and fast to re-deploy; packaging.
Maybe your setup has to have a very specific run-time engine extension that has to be compiled at every install, or a service package is only available as a zip file or as sources.
We’ll be covering how to use make, fpm and setup your own Debian repository. Also, I´ll show how you can leverage your CDN to store files for you.
Par Renoir Boulanger (@renoirbGithubKeybase)
Bio: Renoir Boulanger has been the DevOps lead on WebPlatform.org for the past two years. He has been developing websites and web applications for over ten years. His experience includes server management and web development for several communications agencies in the province of Quebec. He created web integration libraries, and participated in the development of various specialized web applications, some of which were for big­ name clients such as the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C),  Ericsson, Telefilm Canada, and the Union des Artistes.

Second Talk: you?

Our second talk had to be postponed for personal reasons. If you have an idea for a short to medium talk, let us know at devops-montreal-admin@googlegroups.com.

Lightning talk: you?

If you’ve discovered something cool recently, and would like to share it with everyone, feel free to come do an impromptu 1m or 5m lightning talk. You can come as unprepared as you want. It’ll be fun!

If you’re looking for that special person to join your team, you’re welcome to come in front of everyone and pitch us about your awesome opportunities! We’re an equal opportunity group: you have 5 minutes too ;-)

The details
Please register on EventBrite to help us plan for the food & drinks.

When: Monday May 4th. Doors open at 18:00, presentations start at 19:00
Where: Centre cloud.ca, at 420 Rue Guy
Who: Everyone who is interested in DevOps and delivering software reliably
Cost: Free
Food & drinks: courtesy of Lightspeed POS.
Questions? Ask the whole gangAsk the organizers.

2015-07-02

A break for this summer

As usual, there will be no event with presentations this July and August.

However, let’s still meet on the first Monday of the month for drinks and dinner at the new location of Brasseurs de Montréal: 775 Berri (just south of St-Antoine, 5m from Berri-UQAM).

If you’re interested in coming, as usual please register here.

Enjoy your summer!