What You'll Learn
During these hands-on workshops, one of our technical experts will provide an introduction to Rancher, Docker, and Kubernetes and then walk through the steps for deploying a Kubernetes cluster.
The key topics that will be covered at the Rancher Rodeos include:
Docker and Kubernetes Concepts/Architecture
Installation & Configuration of Rancher Server
Kubernetes Cluster Deployment
Application Deployment & Access
Who Should Attend
This is a free event, open to anyone who wants to learn about Rancher and is interested in finding out how to deploy and manage Kubernetes in production. If you’re in IT Operations, DevOps, Enterprise Architecture, Application Architecture, or InfoSec and want to learn how to use containers or Kubernetes, sign up for a Rancher Rodeo near you.
To get the most out of the Rodeo experience, attendees should have a basic working knowledge of Docker, a laptop computer, and a place to deploy machines. Attendees can use Vagrant to run machines locally if the host laptop has at least 6G of free RAM. As an alternative, attendees can launch instances in the cloud provider of their choice, as long as they have the access credentials to do so.
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Feel free to email [email protected] with any questions.
The Rodeos are designed to be an interactive, hands-on experience so we encourage attendees to actively participate and engage with our speakers. Detailed agenda below.
Registration (Breakfast Available)
Rancher Introduction & Marketplace Overview
Rodeo Introduction & Overview
- Rodeo Objectives
- Docker and Kubernetes Overview
- Machine Provisioning
- Rancher Server Installation
- Walkthrough of Rancher UI
- Kubernetes Installation
- Exploring the Cluster with Rancher and the CLI
- Installing Applications from the Catalog
Q&A and Advanced Topics (if time permits)
- Persistent Storage
- Monitoring with Prometheus and Grafana
- Using the Rancher CLI
Rancher Rodeos are currently scheduled on the dates and locations shown below. Click on the location for which you’d like to register. If your city isn't listed below, fill out this form to request that we add your city to the route!
Mark has worked as a full stack engineer for nearly 20 years. For the last 6 years Mark has been developing and delivering private cloud solutions for global enterprises and Fortune 100 companies, helping developers, operators, and executives with strategy, architecture, and the development of private cloud solutions. The scope of his expertise ranges from embedded systems to multi-tier architectures, enabling him to understand solutions from the highest overview to the most integral components.
When not helping Rancher's customers architect their Kubernetes deployments, Jason van Brackel is the organizer of the Kubernetes Philly Meetup and loves teaching at code camps, user groups and other meetups. He has worked professionally with everything from COBOL to Go and loves learning as much as he loves solving challenging problems.
Since graduating from university, Kyle has worked to deliver stable enterprise applications, first as a developer and later as a system administrator and integrator. He has always worked to deliver polished solutions, and when training others, he makes sure that the information is accessible and easily understood. He has been using Kubernetes since 2016 and joined Rancher in 2018.
Raúl Sanchez has been active with GNU/Linux for more than 20 years. He collaborates on a number of open source projects and has spent his career helping companies innovate, explore new technologies, and run solutions reliably in production. He has extensive experience with DevOps and microservices, and he helps businesses develop the confidence and the skills to run Kubernetes and Rancher.
Building on 4 years of experience working with Linux containers, Jan Bruder has been assisting SME and large enterprise organisations in the architecture and implementation of scalable, highly available application environments based on Rancher and Kubernetes. Having a strong developer background in Go, he enjoys building custom tools and services with a focus on Kubernetes and networking. Jan has contributed to several open source software projects in the cloud native ecosystem.