There is a need for better collaboration between the architects of infrastructure. This is an open-ended, nonpartisan event. Wave any flag you want to.
What the heck are we even building ? There is often confusion about where things fit into the stack, and what that stack even is. Research communities are coming along with complex workflows, going crazy about containers and other things, and it would be nice to be ready for them.
Presentations will describe components, products or platforms, focussing on themes and patterns.
The role of the Research Infrastructure Engineer, the interface with e-Research UnitsDiscuss
The age of static recipes and cookbooks is over. We are building ever-more complex ecosystems. It is hoped that talking about what you built and how will emerge patterns that we may be able to point to and say "we tried this, it may work in the following conditons..."
Infrastructure as Code (everything as code), Executable Infrastructure, Softwared-Defined InfrastructureDiscuss