Sheffield Devops - March 2017 Meetup

The next Sheffield Devops Meetup is hosted by Sky Betting and Gaming with a “Tech Talk” theme, showing the power of tooling available to support the use of Infrastructure-as-Code. It will take place on Thursday the 9th March 2017 at Sky Betting and Gaming from 6:30pm onwards for an evening of devops discussion. As Sky Betting and Gaming will be hosting and sponsoring the evening, they will offer refreshments on arrival.

About the Speakers

The first talk will be by Paul Brabban from Sky Betting and Gaming:

An introduction to Infrastructure as Code using CloudFormation, the infrastructure templating system provided by AWS.

Sky Betting and Gaming International’s Data Platform is completely provisioned using CloudFormation, the Infrastructure as Code solution provided by AWS. This talk will introduce you to CloudFormation before diving into the more advanced features, tips and tricks that helped us overcome the challenges we’ve faced.

The second talk will be by Bobby DeVeaux from UK Cloud, who will be presenting an overview of his most recent project; building a production-ready fully-scalable Docker Swarm using Terraform & Packer on OpenStack.

Bobby is a Consultant DevOps Engineer who currently works with UK Cloud’s clients to help them understand DevOps, how to improve their automation and migrate to a cloud-native environment. He has over 20 years experience working with the web and has most recently been working with public sector clients on their latest projects.


Sky Betting and Gaming
Electric Works (in the downstairs Conference Room)
Sheffield Digital Campus
S1 2BJ


Sky Betting and Gaming

Nabarro LLP is proud to be sponsoring Sheffield Devops. 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 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 Nabarro’s technology focus click here: