2015-01-28

Self-hosting repositories

This month we will be talking about self-hosting various kinds of repositories: deb, gems, and git.

As usual, the meetup is taking place at CloudOps, at 420 Rue Guy.

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

Présentations

Deploying with Super Cow Powers (Hosting your own APT repository)
Description: Setting up your own APT repository can simplify your deployment and infrastructure management. We’re going to explore the benefits of setting up your own APT repository, with practical examples using reprepro. From syncing external repositories and verifying packages signatures, to managing configuration files and deploying in multiple environments (dev/staging/prod).
Par Simon Boulet (@simonbouletLinkedIngithub)
Bio: Systems Engineer and Entrepreneur. I’ve been living and breathing web hosting for the last 15 years. Today, I’m helping Montreal small businesses and start-ups streamline their development, deployment and server management processes.

Things I learned from running git.kernel.org
Description: Kernel.org is the host of one of the most popular git repositories in
the world — the Linux kernel. In this presentation, I’ll share my
experience in:
- Synchronizing the contents across 3 geo-distributed mirrors
- Configuring the servers so they can handle the attention
- Optimizing the git daemon for improved performance
Par Ada K. Ryabitsev (@mricon+KonstantinRyabitsev)

Installez Votre Propre Serveur de Gem
Description: Dans cette présentation vous allez apprendre à configurer un serveur de gems. Vous aller aussi apprendre comment y pousser vos propres librairies.
Par Martin Chabot (@martinosis)
Bio: Développeur Sénior ayant 20 ans d’expérience ayant de solides connaissances en Ruby, C, C++.

Gitlab: internal git repos like github
Description: Why use gitlab, how to install it, use it, some limitations, quick demo…
Par Pierre-Luc Dion (pdion@voilevacance.ca)

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 2nd. Doors open at 18:00, presentations start at 19:00
Where: CloudOps / RPM Startup Centre, 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.

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