Melissa McKay

Developer Advocate - JFrog, Inc.

Melissa's background and experience as a software engineer spans a slew of technologies and tools used in the development and operation of enterprise products and services. She is a mom, software engineer, Java geek, huge fan of UNconferences, and is always on the lookout for ways to grow and learn. She has spoken at CodeOne, Java Dev Day Mexico and is part of the JCrete and JAlba UNconference teams. She is currently a Developer Advocate for JFrog, Inc.

 

Talks on Wurreka:

Containers have become integral to every phase in the lifecycle of application development. Production grade orchestration tools such as Kubernetes have been built to manage them and container platforms like Docker are becoming commonplace in both testing and development. Web tutorials on how to build and manage simple Docker images abound! But what are containers exactly and why have they become so essential to the DevOps ecosystem? This talk is for those curious minds who want to look below the surface and really understand the mechanics of a technique that has actually been around longer than you may think. Where did Docker come from? What about other projects in the container ecosystem - are there alternatives? What does a Docker image actually look like on the filesystem? How do Docker image layers work? What are cgroups? How are system resources allocated and managed and are there any gotchas that you should be aware of? What about security? How can JFrog Container Registry help me manage my Docker images? After this talk, you will have a solid understanding of the what, how & why of virtualized container technology.

Containers have become integral to every phase in the lifecycle of application development. Production grade orchestration tools such as Kubernetes have been built to manage them and container platforms like Docker are becoming commonplace in both testing and development. Web tutorials on how to build and manage simple Docker images abound! But what are containers exactly and why have they become so essential to the DevOps ecosystem? This talk is for those curious minds who want to look below the surface and really understand the mechanics of a technique that has actually been around longer than you may think. Where did Docker come from?

What about other projects in the container ecosystem - are there alternatives? What does a Docker image actually look like on the filesystem? How do Docker image layers work? What are cgroups? How are system resources allocated and managed and are there any gotchas that you should be aware of? What about security? How can JFrog Container Registry help me manage my Docker images? After this talk, you will have a solid understanding of the what, how & why of virtualized container technology.

Containers have become integral to every phase in the lifecycle of application development. Production grade orchestration tools such as Kubernetes have been built to manage them and container platforms like Docker are becoming commonplace in both testing and development. Web tutorials on how to build and manage simple Docker images abound! But what are containers exactly and why have they become so essential to the DevOps ecosystem? This talk is for those curious minds who want to look below the surface and really understand the mechanics of a technique that has actually been around longer than you may think. Where did Docker come from? What about other projects in the container ecosystem - are there alternatives? What does a Docker image actually look like on the filesystem? How do Docker image layers work? What are cgroups? How are system resources allocated and managed and are there any gotchas that you should be aware of as a Java developer? What about security? How can JFrog Container Registry help me manage my Docker images? After this talk, you will have a solid understanding of the what, how & why of virtualized container technology.

See Highlights of
Wurreka

Hear What Attendees Say

PWC Logo

“Once again Wurreka has knocked it out of the park with interesting speakers, engaging content and challenging ideas. No jetlag fog at all, which counts for how interesting the whole thing was."

Cybersecurity Lead, PwC

Intuit Logo

“Very much looking forward to next year. I will be keeping my eye out for the date so I can make sure I lock it in my calendar"

Software Engineering Specialist, Intuit

Groupon Logo

“Best conference I have ever been to with lots of insights and information on next generation technologies and those that are the need of the hour."

Software Architect, GroupOn

Hear What Speakers & Sponsors Say

Scot Davis

“Happy to meet everyone who came from near and far. Glad to know you've discovered some great lessons here, and glad you joined us for all the discoveries great and small."

Scott Davis, Web Architect & Principal Engineer, ThoughtWorks

Oracle

“What a buzz! The events have been instrumental in bringing the whole software community together. There has been something for everyone from developers to architects to business to vendors. Thanks everyone!"

Voltaire Yap, Global Events Manager, Oracle Corp.

Venkat Subramaniam

“Wonderful set of conferences, well organized, fantastic speakers, and an amazingly interactive set of audience. Thanks for having me at the events!"

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam, Founder - Agile Developer Inc.