SHEFFIELD DEVOPS - JULY 2016 MEETUP

Back for our last event before taking a summer break, the next Sheffield Devops Meetup is taking place on Thursday the 14th July 2016. We’ll be at Nabarro LLP from 6:30pm onwards for an evening of devops discussion:

  • 6:30 - 7:00 Doors open and drinks/food provided
  • 7:00 - 7:05 Welcome talk
  • 7:05 - 7:45 Alastair Smith - “DevOps Thinking and the Lean Six Sigma Toolbox!”
  • 7:45 - 8:00 Break
  • 8:00 - 8:45 Paul Brabban - “An Introduction to Serverless Architecture with AWS Lambda”
  • 8:45 onwards - to a local hostelry

About the Speakers:

The first talk will be by Alastair Smith, a Performance and Service Manager at Learndirect. Alastair has a background in performance and capacity, monitoring, testing and lean six-sigma process improvement.

“In this talk we’ll be sharpening a few of the tools in our Lean Six Sigma toolbox and shaping our DevOps thinking around continual process improvement.

As well as examining the softer side of tooling, we’ll be taking a brief look at the continuous delivery pipeline and the vast array of tools out there to ‘hopefully’ make our life a little easier.

So, watch out Muda, we’re tooled up and coming to get you!”

If you’d like to share your thoughts before attending the talk, then please feel free to get in touch using this Survey Monkey link. I’ll incorporate your feedback into the talk.“

The second talk will be by Paul Brabban, a Data Engineer for Sky Betting & Gaming’s International division. Paul has been implementing data processing pipelines using Lambda on AWS and in his talk he will take us through the concepts of serverless architecture and his experience of using the platform in the real world.

Venue

We’ll be at Nabarro LLP this month - near Park Square roundabout and aprox 10 mins walk from the train station:

Nabarro LLP
1 South Quay
Victoria Quays
Sheffield
S2 5SY

(Parking is available - just press the buzzer at the barrier and say you’re here for the Devops event)

http://www.nabarro.com/contact/

We’re looking to tour the city over the course of the year (if you can offer space at your company/organisation/uni then let us know).

Sponsors

Nabarro LLP is proud to be sponsoring Sheffield DevOps 2016.  Nabarro is an international law firm with a specific sector focus on the technology and digital sectors.  Ben Hendry, a partner in Nabarro’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 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 Nabarro’s technology focus click here: http://www.nabarro.com/services/sectors/technology/

More Info

If you’d like to find out more about Sheffield Devops then head to http://www.sheffielddevops.org.uk/ or talk to us on twitter @sheffieldDevops.

Look forward to seeing you there!

WHEN

Thursday, 14 July 2016 from 18:30 to 21:00 (BST) -

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WHERE

Sheffield DevOps @ Nabarro LLP - 1 Victoria Quays, Sheffield, S2 5SY -

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Written on July 5, 2016