Intro to Orchestration/Workshop!

Wed, May 9, 2018, 6:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

We're on the last of the four-part 101 series! So, we'll start talking about orchestration, covering why we need it, what it provides, and how we use it.  While there are several orchestration frameworks out there (Swarm, Kubernetes, and Mesos to name a few), we'll start with Swarm as it's the easiest to get up and running and will help you understand the basics.  And, for many use cases, it's more than adequate.  We'll talk about orchestration, placement constraints, Swarm secrets, and more!

Afterwards, we'll work through a workshop together, so be sure to bring your own machine (go ahead and install Docker on it) and be ready to put everything we've talked about to work!


  • Michael Irwin

    Michael Irwin

    Virginia Tech

    Michael Irwin is an Application Architect at Virginia Tech who is striving to modernize how software is developed and run on campus by driving the adoption of Docker-based workloads, CI/CD pipelines, the public cloud, single-page applications, and more. As a Docker Captain and Community Leader (meetup organizer), he has the opportunity to share his expertise and experiences with others, but ...

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  • When

    Wednesday, May 9
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)


    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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