Rootconf 2018

Rootconf 2018

On scaling infrastructure and operations

About Rootconf 2018 and who should attend:

Rootconf is India’s best conference on DevOps, SRE and IT infrastructure. Rootconf attracts systems and operations engineers to share real-world knowledge about building reliable systems.

The 2018 edition is a single track conference. Day 1 – 10 May – features talks on security. Colin Charles (chief evangelist at Percona Foundation), Pukhraj Singh (former national cybersecurity manager at UIDAI), Shamim Reza (open source enthusiast), Alisha Gurung (network engineer at Bhutan Telecom) and Derick Thomas (former network engineer at VSNL and Airtel Bharti) will touch on important aspects of infrastructure, database, network and enterprise security.

Day 2 – 11 May – is filled with case studies and stories about legacy code, immutable infrastructure, root-cause analysis, handling dependencies and monitoring. Talks from Exotel, Kayako, Intuit, Helpshift, Digital Ocean, among others, will help you evaluate DevOps tools and architecture patterns.

If you are a:

  1. DevOps programmer
  2. Systems engineer
  3. Architect
  4. VP of engineering
  5. IT manager

you should attend Rootconf.

Birds Of Feather (BOF) sessions at Rootconf 2018 will cover the following topics:

  1. DevSec Ops
  2. Microservices - tooling, architecture, costs and culture
  3. Mistakes that startups make when planning infrastructure
  4. Handling technical debt
  5. How to plan a container strategy for your organization
  6. Evaluating AWS for scale
  7. Future of DevOps

Rootconf is a conference for practitioners, by practitioners.

The call for proposals is closed. If you are interested in speaking at Rootconf events in 2018, submit a proposal here: rootconf.talkfunnel.com/rootconf-round-the-year-2018/

Venue:

NIMHANS Convention Centre, Lakkasandra, Hombegowda Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560029.

Schedule, event details and tickets: https://rootconf.in/2018

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Nisheed Meethal

@nisheed

Consul - A travelogue at Intuit

Submitted Mar 12, 2018

This is a story about how a cloud application that serves 2.5M customers online manages its auto-scaled server fleet where propagation of dynamic configurations across the environment is a challenge. The session touches upon how Consul can be leveraged for service discovery, configuration management and even in BCP operations.
It was journey of migrating a massive monolith to AWS and willing to share how Consul as a service discovery mechanism helped in controlling the fleet by catering to various automation systems ensuring site-up.

Outline

  1. Evolution of infra code at Quickbooks Online (10m)
  2. Consul @Intuit (20m)
    a. Why Consul?
    b. Introduction to architecture
    c. Service discovery - apache (mod-proxy) configuration
    d. Dynamic configuration with KV pairs - application flag/property changes
    e. BCP Operations & RTB
    f. Monitoring Consul
  3. Incidents and lessons learned (10m)

Requirements

Familiarity (optional) with distributed systems and the challenges with auto-scaling environments in public clouds to manage production sanity.

Speaker bio

AWS and CISSP certified professional with 17years of experience in Operations/Devops. Worked for Yahoo, Dreamworks before.Presently Staff Engineer at Site Reliability Engineering, Intuit India

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