Mesosphere Announces First "Kubernetes Training Bootcamp" at O'Reilly OSCON, July 20 in Portland

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 8, 2015) -  Mesosphere, creators of the Datacenter Operating System (DCOS) for managing datacenter and cloud resources at scale, today announced that it has opened registration for the first-ever Kubernetes Training Bootcamp - to take place within the popular O'Reilly Open Source OSCON event in Portland, July 20. To pre-register for the training camp, visit:

Kubernetes Heats Up at OSCON

To coincide with the Google's Kubernetes V1.0 Launch Event, which is also part of O'Reilly's OSCON Open Source Conference, Mesosphere has developed a full-day of Kubernetes training. The first Kubernetes Training Bootcamp in Portland on July 20th will be free of charge to the first qualified registrants who sign up.

From Containers to Container Orchestration

Companies like Google and Twitter have used containers for years to build and run their large scale applications, but the recent excitement around Docker has helped containers move out of the rocket-science labs and made them accessible to everybody, putting a user-friendly wrapper around them. In the next phase of container adoption, the focus has turned to how to actually orchestrate many containers at scale, in an enterprise setting.

Mesosphere's DCOS is built around the open source Apache Mesos, which is used at scale by companies like Twitter, Apple, Yelp and Groupon. The Kubernetes container-management framework, which runs atop the Mesosphere DCOS, has generated tremendous excitement from developers and customers, since Google open sourced the technology last June. Kubernetes lets users create and manage collections of Docker containers (pods and services) that underpin distributed applications and automate the process of determining which jobs will run where. This course was designed for companies in their first steps with containers and Kubernetes.

"There is a ton of excitement around Kubernetes and Mesos in the Open Source community, and we're thrilled to bring such a timely training bootcamp to OSCON," said Florian Leibert, CEO and Co-Founder of Mesosphere. "For many years, containers flew under the radar and were mostly used at scale by the Googles and Twitters of the world. Now that containers and Kubernetes are going mainstream, we think this bootcamp is a great way for people to stop just talking about individual containers, and get the real value out of enterprise-scale deployments."

Course Syllabus

This one-day course provides enterprise developers and IT operators with an end-to-end understanding of Linux containers and how to operate and orchestrate them at scale. Participants will learn about the low-level concepts that make up Linux containers, best practices on Docker containers, as well as how to orchestrate them using Kubernetes. Key concepts include:

  • Container basics (cgroups, namespaces, Docker basics)
  • Using Docker (find, launch and build Docker images, inspection, logging, etc.)
  • Kubernetes (orchestration basics, Kubernetes components and infrastructure, managing nodes, pods and services
  • Building and deploying and end-to-end example application (from architecture to Docker images to Kubernetes deployment)

View the full course syllabus:

Kubernetes Training World Tour

Later this summer, Mesosphere will be announcing dates, venues and registration details for Kubernetes training events in Amsterdam, Boston, Los Angeles, London, New York, Portland and Tokyo. To be notified as more training events become available, sign up here:

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About Mesosphere

Mesosphere (Twitter: @Mesosphere) is building the datacenter operating system (DCOS) to help enterprises unlock the next generation of scale, efficiency and automation. The Mesosphere DCOS pools datacenter and compute resources, gives IT operators a much simpler administration model, and improves developer velocity with more modern abstractions and APIs for writing distributed systems. Backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, Fuel Capital, Khosla Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Mesosphere is headquartered in San Francisco with a second office in Hamburg, Germany.