Posted by: kurtsh | August 3, 2018

EVENT: Open Source Virtual Conference – Online, September 13, 2018


The Open Source Virtual Conference is a one day online conference featuring technical learning sessions to help you lead innovation at your organization leveraging open source technology.

Join us in the morning for a keynote featuring John Gossman and Gabe Monroy providing insights into how Microsoft has embraced Open Source both with its own technology and our commitment to the Open Source Community.

Following the keynote, we will be focused on ensuring you are set up on Azure for the remainder of the day to be able to follow along with demos throughout the 14 sessions available.

Speakers from across the community and the Microsoft ecosystem are bringing three tracks with 14 sessions for you to choose from:

  • OSS for Developers
  • OSS for IT Professionals
  • OSS for Data Developers

During breaks connect with Microsoft Partners in the Lounge to learn more about how to accelerate Open Source projects within your own organization!

Conference Schedule:

  • 9:30 AM
    Visit Partner Expo
  • 10:00 AM
    Keynote: How Microsoft has embraced Open Source both with its own technology and our commitment to the Open Source Community, including live Q&A.
  • 11:00 AM
    General Session: A Trip Around the Azure Portal and Cloud Shell
  • 12:00 PM
    Break: Visit Partner Expo
  • 12:30 PM
      • MongoDB Atlas on Azure
      • Deploying Linux to Azure
      • Go Kubeless on Azure
  • 1:30 PM
      • Analytics with Azure Databricks
      • Build Your Containerization Strategy with Red Hat OpenShift in Azure
      • Introduction to App Service for Linux on Azure
  • 2:30 PM
      • Running Cloudera Data Analytic Workloads on Azure
      • Migrating and Securing Cloud Applications with HashiCorp Terraform and Vault on Azure
      • Azure Kubernetes Service Fu
  • 3:30 PM
      • Build Modern, Scalable and Intelligent Applications with Open Source Databases in Azure
      • Introduction to Open Service Broker for Azure
      • DevOps with Kubernetes and Helm
  • 4:30 PM
    Visit Partner Expo
  • John Gossman
    Lead Architect, Microsoft Azure
    John is a Lead Architect on Microsoft Azure, where he spearheads technical strategy and partnerships for Linux and open source technologies. He’s driven strategic technical relationships with companies such as Red Hat, Docker, Pivotal, Hashicorp, Canonical, Chef, Puppet, and others and serves on the Linux Foundation Board of Directors. John has worked in the software industry for over 25 years at startups and large companies, and worked on CAD systems, graphics, development tools, GUI frameworks, and cloud computing.
  • Gabe Monroy
    Lead Product Manager for Cloud Native Compute
    Gabe Monroy, is the Lead PM for Cloud Native Compute at Azure and represents Microsoft on the governing board of the Cloud Native Computing foundation.  Gabe was the founder and CTO of Deis, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2017.  As an early contributor to Docker and Kubernetes, Gabe has deep experience with containers in production and frequently advises organizations on PaaS, distributed systems, and cloud-native architectures.


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