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Ljubljana, Slovenia | 7–9 June, 2019

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 coding and cloud technologies. 
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Mentors

Jan Doleček

Jan focuses on the reliability and scalability parts of software development, ensuring that our services are as reliable as needed while allowing us to move quickly. He spent 5 years working on (and fixing) the cloud at Google.

You can talk with them about:

SRE, DevOps, Google Cloud, large system design, incident management, war stories; or even yoga and mindfulness.

Adam Janiš

Adam joined Kiwi.com more than three years ago as a Webmaster, since then he sharpened his devops/infrastructure skills and currently, he is taking care of our Cloud Infrastructure.

You can talk with them about:

Infrastructure as a Code, Beers, Serverless.

Nikola Krupez

Nikola started years ago as an IP network engineer. During the way he learned that DevOps + Python go hand in hand with networking so he turned an ever present hobby into a full-time occupation.

You can talk with them about:

Anything involving linux, networks, infrastructure and motorbike trips.

Matej Velikonja

Matej is a developer for more than 10 years and has been working for many companies. He joined Kiwi in 2018 as a platform engineer, working mainly with GoLang, Terraform, serverless and process automation.

You can talk with them about:

Golang, terraform, open source, serverless, php, dogs, dog training.

Tomáš Holcman

Tomáš went through almost all aspects of application development from frontend through mobile and backend development to managing infrastructure. In the past few years, he has been focused primarily on cloud and container stuff.

You can talk with them about:

Being a digital nomad, modern physics, astrophysics, DeepLearning and IoT, food and drink, everything about DevOps, AWS, Google Cloud, IaC, docker, 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 them about:

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

Lucie Mlčáková

Lucy joined Kiwi.com a year ago and she is responsible for process documentation, review and investigation of outage reports – postmortems, ensuring that the process is followed and the issues meet all the criteria. She spent more than 10 years in process roles, including ITIL processes, people and project management.

You can talk with them about:

Outages, postmortems, incidents, change management or hiking in the mountains.

Jan Gorjanc

Jan has transitioned from a full-stack developer to purely backend, from PHP to Golang, and ever since he joined Kiwi.com in 2018, he’s been focusing on DevOps. With a passion for technology, he is always on the lookout for latest cutting edge tech.

You can talk with them about:

Golang, containers, CI/CD, Terraform, 3D printing, running and of course whiskies

Agenda

 

Friday, June 7

Warm-up party and getting to know each other

Saturday, June 8

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, June 9

09:30 – 10:00

Breakfast & coffee

10:00 – 12:00

Infrastructure maintenance, Introduction to Stackdriver, Deploy alerts via Stackdriver

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

13:00 – 14:00

Infrastructure autoscaling

14:00 – 14:30

Break

14:30 – 16:00

Debugging

16:00 – 16:30

Break

16:30 – 17:30

Q&A and discussion

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 that doesn’t come from Slovenia will get a 50 EUR Kiwi.com voucher.

Do you provide accommodation?

Yes, we’ll book an AirBnB apartment for the non-Ljubljana 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.