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Containers and Cloud-Native Roadshow Toronto

  • 20 de fevereiro de 2018
  • 123 Queen Street W, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

Toronto, ON, Canada, February 20, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Location: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street W, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. EST
  • Date: Tuesday, February 20, 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 Containers and 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
  • Wi-Fi

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 OpenShift Container Platform 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, February 20

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 a.m. – 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

James Falkner

Sr. Technical Product Manager

Red Hat

James Falkner is a Sr. Technical Product Manager with Red Hat Middleware and is dedicated to open source and Red Hat's open computing philosophy. His career spans 20 years in the software industry taking on roles up and down the software stack, from firmware, operating systems, cloud infrastructure and most recently helping customers, partners and the open source community with application development focusing on Linux containers and modern app architectures.

Erik Jacobs

Principal Technical Marketing Manager, OpenShift Enterprise

Red Hat

Erik Jacobs was a solutions architect at Red Hat for 6 years before transitioning to Principal Technical Marketing Manager 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 is a Red Hat Certified Architect.

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Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

123 Queen Street W
Toronto, ON, Canada