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Presentation: Why Developers Shouldn't Care About Containers

Track: Solutions Track IV

Location: Westminster, 4th flr.

Duration: 11:50am - 12:40pm

Day of week: Wednesday

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Imagine a world where developers don't even need to know what a container is? A world where writing code is literally all a developer needs to worry about. Turns out that world already exists - and in multiple forms! Ed will cover how to increase development efficiency and will use the open source Cloud Foundry Application Runtime as an example. The talk will include a live demonstration of taking code, written in any language or framework, and running it on multiple clouds with a single command. The talk will also explore platform components, architecture and share with you what types of workload are best suited to different deployments.

Speaker: Ed Shee

Developer Advocate @IBM

Ed is a developer advocate for IBM working in London. He has a focus on cloud native computing and works extensively with Docker, Cloud Foundry and Node.js. Ed plays Lacrosse regularly for one of the top UK teams and is, thankfully, a big fan of pizza!

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