Hands-on Labs: Modernizing Traditional Applications!

Nov. 9, 2019, noon

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.

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. 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 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.

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. 


Hands-on Labs: Modernizing Traditional Applications!

Oshane Bailey

CEO - Jamaican Developers Community

Experienced Developer with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in Python, JavaScript and PHP. Participant of Google Summer of Code 2017 for the Plone Foundation. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) focused in Computer Science from University of the West Indies, Mona Campus.

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Nov. 9, 2019
noon - 3:45 p.m.


Kingston 7 Kingston, 0000

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Oshane Bailey

Oshane Bailey

Jamaican Developers Community

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