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OI Days 2020 – Olten

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Open Infra Days

17.09.2020 in Olten

We are pleased to present you the new edition of our Open Infra Days. This year, our Open Source-oriented event will include two technical streams in which various topics such as Suse Linux Enterprise systems, AWS SSM, PostgreSQL, JenkinsX or how to build a modern Cloud infrastructure will be presented.

AGENDA & SESSION DESCRIPTION

08:30
Welcome coffee

Stream 1 (in English)

09:00
One click "Instant Postgres cloning" with Suse BTRFS

Details

With today’s Dev/Ops approach, databases need to be provisioned and cloned instantly.

Developers often need new Postgres instances for development and testing purposes against a defined version. These must be readily available for testing and validation procedures. By combining PostgreSQL with the BRTFS filesystem on SUSE Linux Enterprise systems, this requirement becomes a no brainer.

This session will guide you through rapid provisioning and cloning using BRTFS subvolumes in an automated way. Wrap that into Ansible playbooks and database instances can be provisioned and cloned by everyone.

Presented by

  • Saïd Mendi, Consultant at dbi services
09:50
JenkinsX: The New Way for Cloud Native Platforms

Details

Are legacy applications ready for Cloud Native as in Production? Are they truly suitable? Does the use of JenkinsX EcoSystem really help? During this talk we will share our feedback based on the experience of implementing Jenkins X as a CI/CD platform in the pharma industry.

Presented by

  • Arnaud Berbier, Platform Solution Architect and Senior Consultant at dbi services
10:35
Break
11:00
Back to the future

Details

It is expected that 75% of databases in the world will run in the Cloud by 2022. In the meanwhile, we have noticed that we have exactly the same infrastructure challenges and performance issues with databases in the Cloud as we had 20 years ago with those on premises. At that time, we had to carefully select the resources, especially the disks, for the database systems to be as efficient as possible. Today with SSDs, a lot of memory and Gigabyte network connectivity, this careful selection of resources is less important. In the Cloud, on the other hand, we must again make a thorough check of the assigned resources to control costs and performances. In this session, we’ll look at the best practices on how to build a modern Cloud Infrastructure that fits for the main public Cloud providers. We will also have a look at some key points to consider when choosing resources in the Cloud.

Presented by

  • Hervé Schweitzer, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Principal Consultant at dbi services

Stream 2 (in German)

09:00
Simplify your work - Automated server patching with AWS SSM

Details

Server patching is time consuming and subject to human error. We are also often confronted with the customers’ expectations in terms of timing.  This can be simplified by using AWS SSM to patch your Windows / Linux (RHEL, Amazon, Linux, Ubuntu, CentOS) onprem and EC2 Instances.

We will have a look at both instances and study their respective benefits and drawbacks during an implementation at the customer’s. 

Presented by

  • Julia Gugel, Consultant at dbi services
09:50
Container virtualization - what, why, when?

Details

What is useful in Container virtualization?

Why Container virtualization?

When Container virtualization?

Discover the pros and cons of container virtualization.

Presented by

  • Karsten Lenz, Consultant at dbi services
10:35
Break
11:00
Will PostgreSQL finally get the “undo” function?

Details

Traditionally PostgreSQL stores relations in a format called ” heap “. This comes with advantages, but also with drawbacks. One of the downsides is that every PostgreSQL DBA needs to deal with bloat at some point in time as updates generate new rows in PostgreSQL.

Zheap promises to eliminate most of this bloat. In addition, it claims to be superior for certain kinds of workloads by introducing undo segments. In various demos, we will go through the architecture of zheap, highlight its advantages and then do some tests, thus comparing heap and zheap.

Presented by

  • Daniel Westermann, Technology Leader Open Infrastructure and Principal Consultant at dbi services
12:00
Lunch (optional)

LOCATION

Olten

Hotel Arte

Riggenbachstrasse 10

4600 Olten

REGISTRATION

For health and safety reasons we are limiting our workshops to 30 participants. Should you cancel less than 48h before the event, the catering costs will be at your own expense. 

Register for this event





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The personal data sent via this form will be processed by dbi services and, where applicable, the partner sponsoring the event. dbi services may send newsletters and invitations by email or post, but you can unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions provided in the newsletter. In addition, dbi services may produce photos and/or video sequences for marketing purposes at the event concerned and you may appear in them in a recognizable manner. Your personal data is processed for the requirements of organizing the event and for marketing purposes. This data processing is justified by our legitimate interest to communicate with you, inform you about our activities and provide you with information relevant to your interests. You can oppose the processing of your personal data at any time by contacting us at [email protected].

OI Days 2020 – Lausanne

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Open Infra Days

08.09.2020 in Lausanne

We are pleased to present you the new edition of our Open Infra Days. This year, our Open Source-oriented event will include two technical streams in which various topics such as Suse Linux Enterprise systems, AWS SSM, PostgreSQL, JenkinsX or how to build a modern Cloud infrastructure will be presented.

AGENDA & SESSION DESCRIPTION

08:30
Welcome coffee

Stream 1 (in French)

09:00
One click "Instant Postgres cloning" with Suse BTRFS

Details

With today’s Dev/Ops approach, databases need to be provisioned and cloned instantly.

Developers often need new Postgres instances for development and testing purposes against a defined version. These must be readily available for testing and validation procedures. By combining PostgreSQL with the BRTFS filesystem on SUSE Linux Enterprise systems, this requirement becomes a no brainer.

This session will guide you through rapid provisioning and cloning using BRTFS subvolumes in an automated way. Wrap that into Ansible playbooks and database instances can be provisioned and cloned by everyone.

Presented by

  • Saïd Mendi, Consultant at dbi services
09:50
JenkinsX: The New Way for Cloud Native Platforms

Details

Are legacy applications ready for Cloud Native as in Production? Are they truly suitable? Does the use of JenkinsX EcoSystem really help? During this talk we will share our feedback based on the experience of implementing Jenkins X as a CI/CD platform in the pharma industry.

Presented by

  • Arnaud Berbier, Platform Solution Architect and Senior Consultant at dbi services
10:35
Break
11:00
Back to the future

Details

It is expected that 75% of databases in the world will run in the Cloud by 2022. In the meanwhile, we have noticed that we have exactly the same infrastructure challenges and performance issues with databases in the Cloud as we had 20 years ago with those on premises. At that time, we had to carefully select the resources, especially the disks, for the database systems to be as efficient as possible. Today with SSDs, a lot of memory and Gigabyte network connectivity, this careful selection of resources is less important. In the Cloud, on the other hand, we must again make a thorough check of the assigned resources to control costs and performances. In this session, we’ll look at the best practices on how to build a modern Cloud Infrastructure that fits for the main public Cloud providers. We will also have a look at some key points to consider when choosing resources in the Cloud.

Presented by

  • Hervé Schweitzer, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Principal Consultant at dbi services

Stream 2 (in English)

09:00
Simplify your work - Automated server patching with AWS SSM

Details

Server patching is time consuming and subject to human error. We are also often confronted with the customers’ expectations in terms of timing.  This can be simplified by using AWS SSM to patch your Windows / Linux (RHEL, Amazon, Linux, Ubuntu, CentOS) onprem and EC2 Instances.

We will have a look at both instances and study their respective benefits and drawbacks during an implementation at the customer’s. 

Presented by

  • Julia Gugel, Consultant at dbi services
09:50
Container virtualization - what, why, when?

Details

What is useful in Container virtualization?

Why Container virtualization?

When Container virtualization?

Discover the pros and cons of container virtualization.

Presented by

  • Karsten Lenz, Consultant at dbi services
10:35
Break
11:00
Will PostgreSQL finally get the “undo” function?

Details

Traditionally PostgreSQL stores relations in a format called ” heap “. This comes with advantages, but also with drawbacks. One of the downsides is that every PostgreSQL DBA needs to deal with bloat at some point in time as updates generate new rows in PostgreSQL.

Zheap promises to eliminate most of this bloat. In addition, it claims to be superior for certain kinds of workloads by introducing undo segments. In various demos, we will go through the architecture of zheap, highlight its advantages and then do some tests, thus comparing heap and zheap.

Presented by

  • Daniel Westermann, Technology Leader Open Infrastructure and Principal Consultant at dbi services
12:00
Lunch (optional)

LOCATION

Lausanne

Hotel Aquatis

Route de Berne 148

1010 Lausanne

REGISTRATION

For health and safety reasons we are limiting our workshops to 40 participants. Should you cancel less than 48h before the event, the catering costs will be at your own expense. 

Register for this event





Please contact me via : E-mailPhone


The personal data sent via this form will be processed by dbi services and, where applicable, the partner sponsoring the event. dbi services may send newsletters and invitations by email or post, but you can unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions provided in the newsletter. In addition, dbi services may produce photos and/or video sequences for marketing purposes at the event concerned and you may appear in them in a recognizable manner. Your personal data is processed for the requirements of organizing the event and for marketing purposes. This data processing is justified by our legitimate interest to communicate with you, inform you about our activities and provide you with information relevant to your interests. You can oppose the processing of your personal data at any time by contacting us at [email protected].

Cloud event

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Cloud event

3.11.2020 in Lausanne & 5.11.2020 in Olten

Cloud technologies are constantly evolving, and it sometimes becomes difficult to get an overview of the latest innovations or to compare the technologies among themselves. Through this event dedicated to Cloud platforms, we’d like to provide you with a technical and convivial moment. You will discover various services offered by the AWS Cloud to operate a Data Center, what are the possibilities proposed by Microsoft Azure in the context of data virtualization or how it is possible to use the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) for application consolidation.

Our partners Oracle, AWS and Microsoft will be present at this event and delighted to answer your questions.

AGENDA & SESSION DESCRIPTION

08:00
Welcome coffee
08:30
AWS presentation & Operating a Data Center in AWS Cloud

AWS presentation

Short introduction on AWS and its cloud solution.

Presented by

  • Matthias Egli, Partner Development Manager at AWS
  • Pierre Merle, Partner Solution Architect at AWS

Operating a Data Center in AWS Cloud

Operating a data center involves many different areas (machine provisioning, OS installation, network configuration, etc.). Based on a customer mandate, this session will present main AWS services to operate data center operations in the AWS public cloud. It will show different tools used to provision both EC2 (IaaS) and RDS instances (PaaS). You will then learn how AWS System Manager is leveraged to automate patching of servers that run in the Cloud or on premises.

Presented by

  • Nicolas Jardot, Senior Consultant at dbi services
09:45
Microsoft presentation & Data virtualization within Microsoft Azure

Microsoft presentation

Short presentation on Microsoft and the Azure cloud.

Data virtualization within Microsoft Azure

With the current focus on enterprise digitalization, data management has become a real challenge. Microsoft’s data virtualization technology enables you to federate your data located in Azure and in AWS.

Presented by

  • Christophe Cosme, Consultant at dbi services
11:00
Oracle presentation & Using OCI for infrastructure consolidation

Oracle presentation

Short presentation on Oracle and its cloud services.

Presented by

  • Ingo Knöll, Senior Cloud Business Development Manager EMEA at Oracle (French)
  • Paolo Kreth, Cloud Platform Architect at Oracle (German)

Using OCI for infrastructure consolidation

This presentation describes how the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) can be used for an application consolidation. Based on a customer project, we will show various steps, such as the network configuration, on-premises integration, database and application server setup, which are necessary to transfer the systems to the OCI. Finally, procedures will be presented to show how systems are made highly available (data guard, load balancer) or how golden images can facilitate the provision of new systems. This infrastructure was set up within 3 days and the migration of 5 customers including the test and production system were carried out in about 1 month. Meanwhile the customer operates 22 clients in the OCI.

Presented by

  • Thomas Rein, Senior Consultant at dbi services
12:00
Questions/answers
12:00
Lunch

LOCATION & LANGUAGE

Lausanne

Hotel Aquatis

Route de Berne 148

1010 Lausanne

Presented in French

Olten

Hotel Astoria

Hübelistrasse 15

4600 Olten

Presented in German

REGISTRATION

DevOps Webinar – english

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DevOps Webinar

May 26th at 11 am

Thank you for your interest in our DevOps Webinar. The event is unfortunately fully booked. Please contact the Region Manager of your nearest subsidiary.

Join us remotely for the technical session “DevOps for Ops at dbi services” presented by Arnaud Berbier.
Within an hour, you will know if the legacy applications are ready for the Cloud Native, deployed in production and if they are really appropriate. You will also find out if JenkinsX EcoSystem is useful in this context.
During this presentation, Arnaud Berbier will share his experience in implementing JenkinsX as a CI/CD platform in the pharmaceutical industry.

Please note that places are limited. Do not hesitate to register as soon as possible.
The information on remote login will be communicated to you in due time.