Container Orchestration & Migrating to the "Cloud" using Docker and Traefik

Blacksburg
Oct. 24, 2018, 6 p.m.

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About this event

Docker 101 Series

In our final session of Docker 101, we will learn how container orchestrations enables our applications to scale up or down, react to failures, update without downtime, and live in harmony with many other applications.

Docker 101 is a four-part series introducing developers to the world of containers and Docker. Each session builds on the concepts from the prior one, but we encourage new people to join us at any time in the series. The series topics are:

1 - Why Containers? [What problems do containers solve? Building and sharing containers.]

2 - Docker Compose. [More complex applications that network multiple containers.]

3 - Building Effective Images. [Deep dive into image layers. Efficient workflow and efficient images.]

4 - Container Orchestration. [Managing many containers in a cluster.]

Migrating the traditional LAMP stack to the "Cloud" using Docker and Traefik

Branden McKagen, Senior Sysadmin at Virginia Tech, will explore his journey of migrating a server full of webapps to containers using Docker and Traefik to try and avoid the dreaded D-word: Downtime.

About the Docker Blacksburg Meetup

The Blacksburg Docker chapter is a friendly group of developers and engineers from various industries across the New River Valley. Our members span the experience spectrum from beginners (midshipmen?) to a Docker Captain. We meet monthly to learn from each other and share tips, troubles, and triumphs with Docker.

Keynotes

Russ Fenn

Russ Fenn

Virginia Tech

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Branden McKagen

Branden McKagen

Virginia Tech

Senior Systems Administrator
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When

Oct. 24, 2018
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where

Qualtrax Inc
105 E Roanoke St Blacksburg, 24060

Community Leaders

Michael Irwin

Michael Irwin

Virginia Tech

Community Leader
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Russell Fenn

Russell Fenn

Virginia Tech

Web and Infrastructure Team Leader
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