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Monday, October 4 • 5:15pm - 5:35pm
DevOps on IBM i (and how RedHat fits in)

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So you've probably heard the buzz around two terms in DevOps: Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD). You probably also have heard about things like Ansible and Docker and Kubernetes and how they relate to CI/CD and DevOps and are completely confused about how they apply to the real work that you are doing on your IBM i today._x000D_ _x000D_ The answer is that CI/CD concepts are completely relevant to what you do, but some of the tooling that you've probably heard about (Docker/Kubernetes) really don't apply; however, since IBM acquired RedHat a little more than a year ago, some of that has changed (specifically in relation to Ansible)._x000D_ _x000D_ Learn about DevOps tooling in general (with a special nod to Ansible) but most importantly, this presentation should help to convince you that DevOps is not a passing fad that is going to take resources away from your "real" projects; rather, it is a fundamental shift that will make development faster, more efficient, more responsive, and (most importantly, to many) less costly with minimal investment.

Learning Objectives:
Learn about DevOps tooling_x000D_ _x000D_ Get background on the RedHat acquisition and its impact on IBM i (especially as it relates to Ansible)_x000D_ _x000D_ Understand why DevOps is important (hint - $$$)

Speakers
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Andrew Clark

DevOps Manager, Arcad Software
Andrew Clark has been working on Enterprise platforms for more than 30 years, starting his career as an intern at IBM working on the secret "Mankato Project” with RS/6000, mainframe, and pre-release versions of OS/400; advancing from testing to a Team Leader on the QQ (Query) team... Read More →


Monday October 4, 2021 5:15pm - 5:35pm CDT
Breakout 3 Online
  IT Strategy
  • Session Level All