With the start of a new year, it’s time to dive into the best DevOps Conferences to attend in 2016. Excellent presentations, guest speakers, and valuable content you don’t want to miss are all in store! Give yourself a competitive upper hand, and start planning out your conference attendances today. We have complied a list of the conferences which have piqued our Isosian interests. Enjoy!

  • HashiConf EU 2016 June 13-15th 2016 Amsterdam
    • HashiConf EU will bring together other Hashicorp fanatic users in Amsterdam for training, technical talks, discussions, expert engineers and networking opportunities. Share information with your peers about delivering applications at scale!
  • Glue Conference May 25-26th, 2016 Broomfield, CO 
    • The Glue Conference investigates the web as a platform, and all the assimilation available, focusing on Cloud, DevOps, Moblie, APIs, and Big Data. These conferences are focused on the developers. To quote their website, “At the end of the day, developers are the core.” You cover a wide range of topics including cloud management, storage, and security, mobile app development and so much more.
  • AWS re:Invent 2016 Nov 28th –Dec 2nd, 2016 Las Vegas, NV
    • AWS re:Invent 2016 is the Amazon Web Services annual user conference. It is dedicated to cloud strategies, IT architecture and infrastructure, operations, security and developer productivity with a focus on AWS products and features.
  • Salt Conference 2016 April 19-21st, 2016 Salt Lake City, UT 
    • This annual conference is for all SaltStack enthusiasts. Breakout sessions, including hands on labs, deep technical training and best practices. System administrators, DevOps engineers and infrastructure architects from some top organizations like Adobe, Aetna, Dun and Bradstreet, and dozens more will be attending and offering training. Don’t miss out on the fun!
  • Puppet Conference Oct 17-21st, 2016 San Diego, CA 
    • Check out this incredible conference which offers handles on labs and sessions specific for DevOps professionals. They offer Puppet Architect, Practitioner, and Fundamentals training throughout the entire week. Expect incredible guest speakers and presentations as well. One of our Isosians wrote a blog comparing SaltStack and Puppet; check it out!
  • Chef Conference July 11-13th, 2016 Austin, TX
    • Get ready for some top notch workshops and training, incredible keynotes from some top Chef executives and technical deep dive technical Chef sessions from this conference. There will be multiple opportunities to hear from other organizations who have implemented Chef successfully within their own organization. Also, with the location being in Austin, TX, you can enjoy some delicious food, fantastic music, and endless artists work throughout the city.
  • DockerCon June 20-21st, 2016 Seattle, WA 
    • In the beautiful Seattle, WA you will find DockerCon! A special line of topics, content, and guest speakers around everything Docker will take place at the Washington State Convention Center June 20-21 this summer. Hands on labs and topics suitable for Developers, DevOps, Ops, System Admins, and executives, this conference has it all.
  • Fluent Conference March 7-10, 2016 San Francisco, CA 
    • With so much evolution around the World Wide Web, there are new interactions with web development tools and practices. For anyone working in the field, Fluent is a change to educate yourself on the newest practices of JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, Angular, etc. Come see a plethora of speakers, topics, and web professionals throughout this conference and learn some latest and greatest skills.
  • Jenkins User Conference 2016 TBD on Date and Location
    • The Jenkins User Conference focuses on continuous delivery and integration with Jenkins as the fundamental best practices within enterprise software delivery. You’ll have a chance to interact with users, vendors, contributors and all things Jenkins related. More information should be released soon on the date and location.
  • Atlassian Summit Conference 2016 Oct 3-6th, 2016 San Jose, CA
    • This year, Atlassian’s Annual Summit Conference will be held in San Jose, CA. Each Atlassian Summit is filled with breakout sessions, guest speakers and announcements on the latest and greatest Atlassian tools. There are sure to be trainings and expert presentations on all the Atlassian DevOps tools. It’s one of the best events of the year. Come join us!

 
Hopefully you or a member or your team can make any of the conferences mentioned. As always, we will have a presence at some of these conferences too! Please feel free to contact me if you wish to discuss our 2016 conference attendance list! Live long, and prosper my friends!