Docker 101 Series Session 3 - Building Effective Images / Automated Builds

Blacksburg
Sept. 20, 2018, 6 p.m.

About this event

Please note this event is on a Thursday! 

By now we are working with images, building our own images, and networking them together to make realistic applications. But lets talk about those images... What's in those things anyway? Can we trust images we download? And the images we build are a bit, well, large, and take a long time to build. What can we do about that? Tonight we will deep dive into the mysteries of images.

For our advanced session, Michael will talk about some advanced features of Docker Hub. We'll start a small project on GitHub and marvel as commit pushes get built and deployed automatically!

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.]

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.

Keynote

Russ Fenn

Russ Fenn

Virginia Tech

Russ is a web application and infrastructure team leader at Virginia Tech, who manages a menagerie of container and legacy applications.

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Mentors

Michael Irwin

Michael Irwin

Virginia Tech

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When

Sept. 20, 2018
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where

Modea HQ
117 Washington St SW Blacksburg24060

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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