Hands-on Labs: Modernizing Traditional Applications!

Sat, Jun 20, 12:00 PM (EST)

About this event

Join us for the Kingston local edition of this summer Play-with-Docker workshop series!

Let’s face it: nobody gets into IT so they can maintain legacy apps. We dream about innovation and about changing the world, but 80% of IT budgets are spent maintaining existing systems and “just keeping the lights on.” The massive cost of maintenance doesn’t leave much room to innovate.

Moving an application to Docker doesn't mean you have to re-write your whole application. In this hands-on technical lab, we'll containerize an older, monolithic .NET application without changing any code. And you'll see the benefit of running it on Docker. Then in a few simple steps, we'll build additional services in separate containers, breaking features out of the monolith into separate containers, without rewriting the app.

By “containerizing” existing apps, you can realize immediate savings (in time, money, and other resources), so you can allocate more of your budget toward innovation.

Join us to learn how to leverage containers in your organization. We’ll discuss the benefits of Docker/containers and microservices architecture, and share a live demo – containerizing an existing app and re-deploying on Docker in a matter of minutes.

Bring your laptop and #LearnDocker. Food and drinks will be provided! Let everyone know you’re coming by using #LearnDocker. 


  • Oshane Bailey

    Oshane Bailey

    Jamaican Developers Community


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  • Marc Byfield

    Marc Byfield

    IThance LLC


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Saturday, Jun 20
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)


The Outpost Republic
Unit #6, 80 Lady Musgrave Road Kingston 10, Jamaica. KingstonJMAKN01

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