Sheffield Devops - January 2019 Meetup

The next Sheffield Devops event takes place on Thursday 10th January 2019 and is generously sponsored and hosted by CMS, with food and beers, wines and soft drinks provided on arrival.

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

About the Speakers

The first talk with be from Paul Hancock from Nginx talking about how the benefits of using Nginx as a High Performance Web Server, Staic Cache and Reverse Proxy.

The second talk will be from Martin Woodward from Microsoft talking about “Seven Habits of Effective Devops”:

“Gosh, I want to reduce my cycle times. I want to do this DevOps thing. I want to move to that cloud cadence. My business isn’t keeping up.” If you feel the same join me to hear about the seven habits of effective DevOps. These have been learned on the ground with #Microsoft’s ongoing journey to #DevOps and how we have moved 82,000+ Microsofties to DevOps. I will share with you thoughts from our journey and sub topics covered will be

  1. Team Autonomy and Enterprise Alignment
  2. Managing Technical Debt
  3. Flow of customer value
  4. Evidence gathered in Production
  5. Backlog groomed with learning
  6. Production first mindset
  7. Managing infrastructure as a flexible resource


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 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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