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Split, Croatia — October 12–14, 2018

Kiwi.com Weekend in the Cloud

An intensive educational weekend course
focused on modern cloud technologies
led by top Kiwi.com engineers.
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About

Kiwi.com Weekend in the Cloud is a free weekend training event led by top Kiwi.com Platform and SRE engineers that will provide you with a technical introduction to the Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Terraform, Kubernetes and monitoring tools.

Kubernetes, including 
container orchestration

How to do deploy to the Google Cloud Platform

Write, plan and create Infrastructure as Code

Entry task

The entry task is a simple assignment to ensure that you have the basic knowledge necessary to understand the topics that will be covered, including the basics of Docker, web services and security. 
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Mentors

Adam Janiš

Adam started at Kiwi.com as our Webmaster. He has a such a passion for DevOps problematics that he moved to the Platform Team. Now, he mostly hones his Cloud skills by running Docker & Kubernetes in production.

You can talk with him about:

Beer, Kubernetes & Docker, CI/CD and Terraform.

Dušan Šimek

Dusan is one of Kiwi.com’s Site Reliability Engineers. He has a strong development background with Python as his main language. A few years ago, he fell into cloud technologies and he’s been floating in the cloud ever since. In his free time, he enjoys mountain biking, diving, and travelling.

You can talk with him about:

Hashicorp tools such as terraform and vault, AWS, Infrastructure as Code, configuration management tools such as SaltStack and Ansible, and beer, obviously.

Ondrej Bilčík

Ondrej has a background in Network administration and a passion for all things Linux. Since joining the Site Reliability Engineers he’s been trying to broaden his knowledge in every area which he can get his hands on.

You can talk with him about:

Terraform  Infrastructure as Code. DataDog monitoring and alerting. DevOps workflow: issues, repositories, team roles. Board games, electronic music, craft beer.

Tomáš Holcman

Tomáš has been through almost all aspects of application development including front-end, mobile, backend development and infrastructure management. In the past few years he has been focused primarily on cloud and containers and he’s one of our Site Reliability Engineers.

You can talk with him about:

Being a digital nomad, modern physics and astrophysics. DeepLearning and the IoT. Food and drink. Everything about DevOps, AWS, Google Cloud, IaC, Docker and Terraform.

Tomáš Papež

Tomas has a background in managing HA Linux clusters and then he discovered the power of Cloud computing. He started experiments with Azure and ended up with Google. He loves to play with Kubernetes, CI/CD based on multiple technologies and Serverless.

You can talk with him about:

GKE, CI/CD, SRE,GCE, startups, serverless and adrenaline sports

Agenda

 

Friday, October 12

Warm-up party and getting to know each other

Saturday, October 13

09:30 – 10:00

Breakfast & coffee (Review of the entry task)

10:00 – 12:00

Introduction to Google Cloud Platform and Terraform, Terraform init

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

13:00 – 14:00

Terraform continued

14:00 – 14:30

Break

14:30 – 16:00

GCP

16:00 – 16:30

Break

16:30 – 18:00

Intro to Kubernetes, Deploying

Sunday, October 14

09:30 – 10:00

Breakfast & coffee

10:00 – 12:00

Infrastructure maintenance, Introduction to Datadog, Deploy alerts via Datadog

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

13:00 – 14:00

Datadog continued

14:00 – 14:30

Break

14:30 – 16:00

Infrastructure autoscaling

16:00 – 16:30

Break

16:30 – 17:30

Empty block

FAQ

What skills do I need for the weekend?

You should be able to solve the entry task

Is there any fee to pay?

No, the whole educational weekend is free of charge and sponsored by Kiwi.com.

Do you provide free flights?

Each accepted participant will get a 50 EUR Kiwi.com voucher.

Do you provide accommodation?

Yes, we’ll book an AirBnB apartment for the non-Split participants. If you need accommodation, let us know via the application form.

Do you have questions regarding the DevOps weekend?

You can ask us at cloudweekend@kiwi.com.