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Containers and Cloud Native Roadshow - New York

  • January 16, 2018
  • New York, NY
  • Convene (46th St.)

New York, NY, January 16, 2018, 8:30 – 4 p.m.

  • Location: Convene (46th St.), 117 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036
  • Time: 8:30 – 4 p.m., EST
  • Date: January 16, 2018

What you'll learn

Dev Team Track:

  • Introduction to cloud-native applications
  • Building microservices with Wildfly Swarm, Spring Boot, and Eclipse Vert.x
  • Increasing developer productivity with containers
  • Resilient and fault-tolerant microservices' continuous integration and continuous delivery

Ops Team Track:

  • OpenShift and container-native storage fundamentals
  • Introduction to OpenShift platform management
  • Introduction to application management on OpenShift
  • Application storage management with container-native storage

About the event

The Container & Cloud-Native Roadshow is a unique hands-on experience for building, deploying, and managing containerized cloud-native applications using industry-standard open source technologies. Focused on educating and enabling attendees based on their role (Ops or Dev), you'll learn how Red Hat® OpenShift changes the way you run mission-critical applications.

Who should attend

Dev Track:

  • Developer
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Application Architect

Ops Track:

  • Directors
  • Infrastructure Architect
  • Infrastructure Specialist
  • Enterprise Architect

Know before you go

Operations Track:
Participants should have a systems administration / storage / operations focus, with the following suggested tools and/or skills:

  • An SSH client on your laptop (PuTTY for Windows preferred)
  • Competency on the Linux command line
  • A general/high-level understanding of Linux containers (e.g., Docker, CRI-O, etc.)
  • A general/high-level understanding of authentication (e.g., LDAP/AD)

Developer Track:
Participants are expected to be familiar with general application development concepts and have basic skills with the following:

  • Java programming
  • Apache Maven build tool
  • Linux command line
  • Containers and Docker

About Red Hat OpenShift

Built on proven open source technologies, Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform lets you streamline and automate development processes and accelerate product life cycles by giving developers more control over their environment and a wider choice of tools and components.


For all attendees:

  • A laptop with Windows, Linux, or MacOS
  • WiFi

Ops Track:

  • An SSH client is required with the ability to use private key authentication.
  • Windows users are recommended to use PuTTY.

Dev Track:

  • Latest Container Development Kit 3.x with OCP 3.6
  • Java Development Kit 8
  • Apache Maven 3.3.x
  • Git client
  • A text editor (e.g., Atom, Visual Studio Code) or an IDE (e.g., JBoss Developer Studio, Eclipse, IntelliJ)

Tuesday, January 16

8:30 – 9 a.m. Registration/networking – break into Ops and Dev tracks
9 – 9:30 a.m. Introductions and overview – what to expect from the day
9:40 – 10:20 a.m. Hands-on lab
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 – 12 p.m. Hands-on lab
12 – 1 p.m. Lunch
1 – 2:30 p.m. Hands-on lab
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 – 4 p.m. Closing remarks and questions
4 p.m. Day ends

Thank you for your interest. Online registration is closed at this time. Questions? Please contact

About the hosts

Siamak Sadeghianfar

Principal Technical Marketing Manager, Open Shift

Red Hat

Siamak Sadeghianfar is a Principal Technical Marketing Manager for OpenShift Container Platform at Red Hat and is a frequent blogger, speaker, and an open-source enthusiast. Siamak has 15+ years of experience at web-scale companies and strives to educate IT professionals, customers and partners on how to utilise new technologies, architectures and processes to create and deploy large-scale applications, and how to be successful with distributed application design concepts, cloud-native applications, microservices, and DevOps.

Erik Jacobs

Principal Technical Marketing Manger, OpenShift Enterprise

Red Hat

Erik Jacobs was a solutions architect at Red Hat for 6 years before transitioning to Principal Technical Marketing Manger for OpenShift Enterprise. Through his past work, he is well-versed in a wide range of high-tech arenas including satellite/broadcast, internet, and automotive. He speaks English and Japanese, and some German and Spanish. Erik received his degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University and earned a Red Hat Certified Architect.

Travel Information


Convene (46th St.)

117 W 46th St
New York, NY 10036