DevOps in 5 Years ‘Power Panel’ at @DevOpsSummit | #DevOps #Microservices
Panelists will look back at what DevOps has become, and forward at what it might create next
By: Elizabeth White
Oct. 30, 2015 01:45 PM
DevOps Five Years Later: What Does the Future Hold?
After more than five years of DevOps, definitions are evolving, boundaries are expanding, ‘unicorns' are no longer rare, enterprises are on board, and pundits are moving on. Can we now look at an evolution of DevOps? Should we? Is the foundation of DevOps ‘done', or is there still too much left to do? What is mature, and what is still missing? What does the next 5 years of DevOps look like?
James Urquhart is Senior Vice President of Performance Analytics at SOASTA, Inc., the leading provider of cloud performance testing and analytics. Named one of the ten most influential people in cloud computing by both the MIT Technology Review and the Huffington Post, and a former contributing author to GigaOm and CNET, Mr. Urquhart brings a deep understanding of these disruptive technologies and the business opportunities they afford.
Mr. Urquhart is a seasoned technologist with over 25 years of experience in distributed systems development and deployment, focusing on service-oriented architectures, cloud computing, and automation. Prior to joining SOASTA, Mr. Urquhart held leadership roles at Dell, Cisco, Cassatt, Sun and Forte Software.
Mr. Urquhart graduated from Macalester College with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Physics.
J. Paul Reed has over a decade of experience in the trenches as a build/release and tools engineer, working with such organizations as VMware, Mozilla, Postbox, and Symantec.
In 2012, he founded Release Engineering Approaches, a consultancy incorporating a host of tools and techniques to help organizations "Simply Ship. Every time." He's worked across a number of industries, from financial services to cloud-based infrastructure, with teams from 2 to 200 on everything from tooling, operational analysis and improvement, team culture transformation, and business value optimization. He is an internationally recognized speaker on DevOps, release engineering, and operations complexity.
Paul is also the founding host of The Ship Show, a twice-monthly podcast tackling topics related to build engineering, DevOps, and release management.
Fred Simon is best known as the Co-founder and Chief Architect of JFrog - the Artifactory Binary Repository and Bintray creators, and JavaOne 2011 Duke Choice Awards winner.
Before founding JFrog in 2008, Fred founded AlphaCSP, the Java consulting firm in 1998 where he was the company's global CTO, leading five branches worldwide and served as the visionary voice of the company.
Fred's development experience goes back to 1992 and covers Java technologies evolution from day one as a programmer, Architect and Consultant.
Asaf Yigal is a co-founder and the VP of Product at Logz.io. Prior to Logz.io, he co-founded Currensee, a social-trading platform, which was later acquired by OANDA in 2013. Prior to Currensee, he played executive roles at Akorri in developing an end- to-end performance monitoring platform and at Onaro in developing a storage resource management platform. Both Akorri and Onaro were acquired by NetApp.
Prior to Onaro, Asaf headed a research team in the Israeli Navy, taking an artificial intelligence system to military deployment. He holds a BS from the Technion and is an Instrument-rated private pilot.
Glenn Exton is the chief technology officer (CTO) responsible for overseeing technology and development across both G2G3 and G2G3 Digital, its digital technology sister agency.
Prior to joining G2G3, Glenn led the advanced analytics practice and innovation engine programs for the shared services organisation at a global technology company, Hewlett-Packard (HP). During Glenn's 20+ year career, he had an opportunity to lead and represent HP to customers in the areas of strategy, innovation, business process transformation, business/industry consulting and complex solution design.
Glenn's career spans across HP, IBM and the Royal Australian Navy having the opportunity to work at country, regional and global levels being based out of Australia, Singapore, Geneva and now Scotland.
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The @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo - to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California - will expand the DevOps community, enable a wide sharing of knowledge, and educate delegates and technology providers alike. Recent research has shown that DevOps dramatically reduces development time, the amount of enterprise IT professionals put out fires, and support time generally. Time spent on infrastructure development is significantly increased, and DevOps practitioners report more software releases and higher quality.
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DevOps Summit Power Panel | Balancing the Three Pillars of DevOps
In this @DevOpsSummit Power Panel - moderated by Andi Mann (founder of @Sageable) - Shannon Williams, co-founder of Rancher Labs; Haseeb Budhani, co-founder and CEO of Soha; and Dalibor Siroky, Director and co-founder atPlutora; discussed how to balance these three pillars of DevOps, where to focus attention (and resources), where organizations might slip up with the wrong focus, how to manage change and risk in all three areas, what is possible and what is not, where to start, and especially how new structures, processes, and technologies can help drive a new DevOps culture.
Microservices & IoT Power Panel at @DevOpsSummit
In this Power Panel at @DevOpsSummit, moderated by Jason Bloomberg, president of Intellyx, panelists Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at Akana; Lori MacVittie, Evangelist for F5 Networks; and Troy Topnik, ActiveState's Technical Product Manager; and Otis Gospodnetić, founder of Sematext; peeled away the buzz and discuss the important architectural principles behind implementing IoT solutions for the enterprise. As remote IoT devices and sensors become increasingly intelligent, they become part of our distributed cloud environment, and we must architect and code accordingly. At the very least, you'll have no problem filling in your buzzword bingo cards.
Containers & Microservices Expo To Be Colocated with @DevOpsSummit Silicon Valley, November 3-5, 2015 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.
Microservices focuses on the business and technology of the software architecture design pattern, in which complex applications are composed of small, independent processes communicating with each other using language-agnostic APIs.
Containers are not being considered for the first time by the cloud community, but a current era of re-consideration has pushed them to the top of the cloud agenda.
Rather than just stuff an OS into a container, for example, developers and deployers should consider a spectrum of microservices and what they can do.
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