At the beginning of last week I was able to attend a conference on micro services in Berlin, microXchg 2019.
The conference took place in Kalkscheune, an events venue in a former industrial building near Friedrichstadtpalast.
The talks were a mix of in-depth workshop, regular sessions and lightning talks, spread over three parallel tracks.
Of the many talks I want to mention one, “Introduce kids to STEAM and reduce the gender gap” by Laura Luiz, discussing the progress being made by Hackdays4Girls.
Many thanks to the organizers at innoQ Deutschland GmbH – I learned a lot and will definitely come back!
(Kalkscheune, break area)
Yesterday we had the first Kubernetes Conference in Cologne, KubeCologne.
With over 150 attendees and more than 15 session I hope we were able to present a good point of view on the current state of Kubernetes and the road ahead.
There was also ample time for networking and sharing – we really hope that people were able to learn a lot and get the information they were looking for.
Thanks a lot to all who joined us, our sponsors and our film crew!
This week we went to the GoDays in Berlin, a technical conference dedicated to Golang and the Gopher.
The conference had two tracks, full with great technical talks around developing in Go and running Go in public clouds or on Kubernetes; the keynote was delivered by Natalie Pistunovich (Fraudster) on The Importance of Beginners.
The organizer (Loovent) provided a great location with Factory Goerlitzer Park and went to great length to make sure that there was good food and ample opportunities for networking.
Highly recommended for 2020!
The Call for Papers is now open for the KubeCologne Conference 2019.
If you’re interested in Kubernetes and Cloud Native software development, and want to present something – this event is for you!
Submit you abstract now!
The conference will take place from February 6th to 8th in Cologne, Germany; the event will be held in the KOMED convention center, which is centrally located in Cologne’s Media Park.
Let’s recap what happened last weekend:
- Brazil elected a right-wing extremist for President
- Eleven were killed in the Tree of Life Congregation Synagogue
- After the election in Hesse, Chancellor Merkel will not seek re-election
- IBM bought (or wants to buy) Red Hat
Things that didn’t happen:
- Horst Seehofer announcing his resignation
- SPD leaving the coalition government
All hopes are now on the outcome of the midterm election in the US, and on SUSE.
A couple of days ago Rancher have released Rancher version 2.1.1 as latest and stable
Rancher v2.1 introduced new improvements to Kubernetes cluster operations and app management, as well as a migration path for users moving from Rancher’s Cattle orchestrator introduced in 1.x to Rancher Kubernetes.
You can also use Rancher 2.x to quickly set-up managed clusters in a hosted Kubernetes provider, such as Google GKE.
The following Kubernetes providers are supported in Rancher 2.1:
- Google GKE (Google Container Engine)
- Amazon EKS (Elastic Container Service)
- Microsoft AKS (Azure Kubernetes Service)
Rancher 1.6 to 2.1 Migration documentation