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About DevNet Create

Who should Attend

IoT, cloud and enterprise developers, DevOps engineers

What is DevNet Create

Through cloud, IoT and new developer platforms and tools, developers are creating enterprise apps for the future. These apps aren’t just for business—they affect everything—people, places, and things. They are built on a programmable infrastructure connected through APIs and DevOps practices, making the relationship between infrastructure and apps symbiotic.

Held in San Francisco, CA, May 23-24, the two-day conference, DevNet Create, was built to bring clarity to the blurred lines between infrastructure and applications. Through two session tracks, networking, keynotes, workshops, mini-hacks and learning labs, the conference offers top notch content combined with hands-on learning, to break down the barriers between infrastructure and applications and help developers learn, code, inspire, and connect.

Why Attend

  1. The only conference for IoT and cloud developers that joins the forces of infrastructure and app development to inspire and define the art of the possible.
  2. Hands-on learning matched with cross-vertical and cross-platform speakers present the whole enchilada of developer tools and options.
  3. An intimate setting to connect with peers and meet leaders in the world of infrastructure and applications.

Track 1: IoT & User Experience

We’ve all heard about IoT. Today, apps are sensing and actuating everything from home appliances to heavy machinery, from security systems, to autonomous vehicles. IoT is spreading quickly from residential to manufacturing, from the enterprise to the roadways. But with apps now connecting people, places, things and business, some important questions remain. How do you secure your IoT apps? How do IoT and Edge Computing work together across verticals? How does IoT integrate into Enterprise workflows and communications? Come see what others are building through real demos and examples of securing IoT apps, new protocols/standards, and open source projects that are defining the IoT landscape. Topics covered include:

Where Apps meet Things

  • IoT security, protocols, standards and interoperability
  • Fog / Edge Computing
  • The role of open source in IoT
  • Lessons from real world IoT deployments
  • IoT platforms
  • Blockchain
  • Cisco IOx
  • Cisco Jasper
  • Cisco Smart + Connected Digital Platform

Where Apps meet Places

  • Building indoor location-aware applications
  • Indoor location analytics for Retail
  • Connected Transportation and Smart Cities Bluetooth beacons
  • Meraki and Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX)

Where Apps meet People

  • Enterprise Chats Bots, Voice and SMS Interactive Assistants
  • Conversational Computing and Voice Interfaces
  • How Video and WebRTC can improve how we collaborate
  • Next generation User Experience

Where Apps meet Design & Architecture

  • API Design and implementation strategies
  • When to use a REST approach and to choose others
  • How to gather Business Metrics in a multi-channel world

Track 2: Cloud & DevOps

DevOps, hybrid, containers, microservices—Oh my! There are buzz words aplenty in the world of cloud. Running your cloud native apps can be complex. Balancing a combination of public and private cloud and services. APIs must be created to make the most of these multi-cloud environments, reducing automation complexity and providing cloud abstraction. Add in that apps are now being written as microservices and you have a new world order of how apps are being designed, deployed, managed and operated.
This track covers the new world of the modern developer, with sessions curated into an easy to follow lifecycle of build, package, test, deploy, improve. We’ll be covering all the tools and techniques so you can stay on top of the ever-evolving world of cloud development, understand how DevOps adoption can positively impact your project timelines, and see how proactive monitoring can directly improve business outcomes. Topics in this track include:

Where Apps meet Microservices

  • 12 Factor and Cloud Native Application Design
  • Refactoring Monolithic Applications
  • Business value of Micro-Service Culture
  • Service Discovery Strategies and Technologies
  • The Serverless Future: Function Computing
  • Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)
  • Impacts of Choosing a Platform as a Service (Paas)
  • Source Control Solutions
  • IDE Integrations
  • Solving the Distributed Data Problem with Microservices
  • Cisco/Docker UCS Partnership
  • CiscoPipeline.io: A Cisco Serverless Offering

Where Apps meet Deployment / SLAs / Scale / Expectations

  • Infrastructure as Code at Scale, the tools
    • Ansible, Puppet, Chef
    • Terraform 
  • Monitoring at Scale
    • Health checks
    • ELK / Graphana / Timeseries data
    • AppDynamics
  • Deployment at Scale
    • AppDynamics
  • DevOps in the Realworld… managing Oncall and Alerting
  • The Wheel’s been invented… consuming CDNs / DDoS Protection
  • CICD for Quality Releases
  • High performance network data plane with FD.io
  • Microservice Network Policy: Contiv

Where Apps meet Security

  • Web Service Authentication with OAuth
  • Cryptography… making privacy cool again
  • Blockchain… there’s gotta be a usecase.. right?
  • Cisco Umbrella: Security Beyond the Firewall (OpenDNS)
  • When, not if… Snort / Firepower & NGFW/ Cisco AMP
  • Consuming Identity Services… PxGrid, ISE
  • Writing Secure Code (Secure Development Lifecycle)
  • Trusted Registries… should I bother?
  • Cisco CloudLock: Security for any cloud application, including those you buy and build

Where Apps meet Analytics (Intelligence)

  • Leveraging Machine Learning
  • BigData: After the Hype
  • Graph Databases: Making Connections in the Cloud
  • Tetration: The Network Sees All
  • How AppDynamics shows my code’s impact on the business
  • CiscoZeus.io: ELK Stacks made easy
  • Kafka / Spark / Streaming Telemetry
  • Watson – Leverage the Jeopardy Champ in your apps!