Building and maintaining complex distributed systems
June 19–20, 2017: Training
June 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Meet the Experts with Bret Fisher, Laura Frank, and Tony Pujals

Tony Pujals (Appcelerator), Bret Fisher (DevOps Consultant), Laura Frank (Codeship)
11:25am–12:05pm Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Location: O'Reilly Booth (Exhibit Hall)

If you want the lowdown on using Docker in production, bring any and all questions to Bret, Laura, and Tony. They’ve got you covered.

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Tony Pujals


Tony Pujals is a Docker Captain and the director of cloud engineering at Appcelerator, where he focuses on improving the process of building, deploying, orchestrating, and monitoring containerized microservices. Tony is fanatical about Docker, Go, Node.js, APIs, microservices, serverless computing, distributed systems, and scalable cloud architecture. He is a co-organizer of the Mountain View Docker meetup.

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Bret Fisher

DevOps Consultant

Bret Fisher is a Virginia Beach-based freelance DevOps and Docker consultant, trainer, speaker, and open source volunteer. Bret has been a cloud and data center ops and system administrator for 20 years. Currently, he helps teams Dockerize their apps and systems and improve their speed of deployment, resiliency, metrics, and awareness (all that DevOps-y stuff). Bret is a Docker Captain and Code for America Brigade Captain. He runs several monthly meetups, speaks at conferences, and is obsessed with containerizing any app he sees. (He’ll likely talk your ear off about it next time you meet.) Bret also develops in Node.js, Bash, and general web, usually for open source projects. In his free time, he does CrossFit, surfs a little, geeks out in the awesome local dev community in Virginia Beach, and travels with his wife. He writes at and tweets at @bretfisher.

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Laura Frank


Laura Frank is a Docker Captain and the director of engineering at Codeship, where she works on improving the Docker infrastructure and overall experience for all users of the CI/CD platform. Previously, she worked on several open source projects to support Docker in the early stages of the project, including Panamax and ImageLayers. Laura lives in Berlin, where she can be found eating döner or attempting to try every type of gin in the world.