Event May 11th, 2023 by Nortal

Burgers on Cloud @ Helsinki: Containers Everywhere - focusing on Microsoft Azure container options

Welcome to Nortal’s expert insights on developing containerized applications in Azure – both burgers and refreshments included!

The topic of the event:

Containers Everywhere – focusing on Microsoft Azure container options

When and where:

Tuesday, 6th June 17:00-19:30 at CrazyTown (Learning Café), Kauppakatu 39, 40100 Jyväskylä. We will start with premium burgers and refreshments, and the presentation will begin by 17:30’ish.

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How to sign up:

Please use our registration page to sign up!

NOTE! There will be a limited number of seats in the event – once 40 participants are reached, you will be added to the waiting list. You’ll find more information in the confirmation email that will be sent to you after registration.

More information about the topic and event:

As the mainstream architectural style has shifted from monolith to distributed architectures, containers have become a de facto standard for application delivery in many organizations.

In modern software engineering, containers are everywhere, from local tools running on a developer’s laptop to edge devices, from on-prem data centers to the Cloud. Starting with containers, especially with Kubernetes (K8S), can be daunting, but tools have become more user-friendly and easier to manage. As the K8S ecosystem grows, the next exciting area is beyond traditional data centers and the Cloud extending to the Edge, such as retail store point-of-sale (POS) systems and SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems at factory shop floors.

In this talk, we will talk about our experience of using containerized workloads, the good, the bad, and the ugly, and why we believe containers are here to stay. This talk will focus on Microsoft Azure container options, providing insight into the options available for different scenarios and use cases from the Cloud to the Edge.

What will you learn:

  • The state of developer tooling for containers
  • What are the benefits of using containerized workloads?
  • Walkthrough of Microsoft Azure offering for containerized workloads in Cloud and Edge

Our speakers

Aki Pehkonen, Head of Cloud

Aki is a hands-on Head of Cloud helping Nortal clients in their cloud migration journey and adopting modern software development practices. Aki has been working in the IT industry since the early 2000s and holds professional cloud architect certifications for Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud.

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