Sheffield Devops - February 2018 Meetup

The next Sheffield Devops event takes place on Thursday 8th February and is generously sponsored and hosted by CMS, with food and beers, wines and soft drinks provided on arrival.

Following on from our Agile collaboartion in January we’re going for two tech talks in February.

Event opens at 6pm for food and drinks, with the first talk starting at 6:30pm.

About the Speakers

The first talk will be by Matt Jarvis, providing an intro to Mesos and DC/OS and why we need distributed orchestration systems.

Apache Mesos is a distributed system for running other distributed systems, often described as a distributed kernel. It’s in use at massive scale at some of the worlds largest companies like Apple, Netflix, Uber and Yelp. DC/OS is an open source distribution of Mesos, which adds all the functionality to run Mesos in production across any substrate, both on-premise and in the cloud. In this talk, I’ll introduce both Mesos and DC/OS and talk about how they work under the hood, and what the benefits are of running these new kinds of systems for emerging workloads.


Matt Jarvis is a Developer Advocate at Mesosphere, engaging with the communities around DC/OS and Mesos. Matt has spent more than 15 years building products and services around open source software, on everything from embedded devices to large scale distributed systems. Most recently he has been focused on the open cloud infrastructure space, and in emerging patterns for cloud native applications.

The second talk will be by Simon Fisher:

“Habitat is an open-source project by Chef that enables you to ship your application, to any platform, along with all the automation you’ll need to manage it in production. In this talk, we’ll look at creating the habitat plan, building packages, exporting to common container platforms, and running the habitat packages in their own process management supervisor. You’ll learn the steps to create repeatable, portable application environments for your applications from a clean room environment to running them in production.”


1 South Quay
Victoria Quays
S2 5SY

Parking is available… just buzz in at the barriers and say you’re here for the Sheffield DevOps event.,-1.460541


CMS (formally Nabarro LLP)

CMS is proud to be a long term sponsor of Sheffield Devops. CMS is an international law firm with a specific sector focus on the technology and digital sectors. Ben Hendry, a partner in CMS’s Sheffield office said “We are passionate about supporting the growth of the Sheffield City Region. Like the Sheffield DevOps team, we want Sheffield to be the UKs next big technology hub, attracting the best tech businesses and talent from across the UK and beyond, and encouraging innovation. Supporting organisations like Sheffield DevOps is a vital part of this strategy and we are very much looking forward to working with both in order to achieve our common goal.” For more information on CMS’s technology focus click here:

More Info

If you’d like to find out more about Sheffield Devops then head to or talk to us on twitter @sheffieldDevops.Look forward to seeing you there!

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