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18th June Ron Ekins

Accelerate Development with Automation

Ron Ekins, Pure Storage



In this presentation Ron will introduce DevOps and the explore why automation is key to developer agility. Ron will show how automation can accelerate development, reduce time to market, and improve quality by ensuring consistent platform build and configurations and by delivering the right data to the right people, fast! Ron will share example Ansible code and walkthrough examples providing delegates enough knowledge to start creating their own Ansible playbooks. Ron will end this session by demonstrating how Vagrant and the Ansible provider can be used to build and configure a VirtualBox Virtual Machine running Oracle Linux with Oracle 18xe, Application Express (APEX), Oracle REST Data Services (ORDS), Apache Tomcat, and the cx_oracle Python package.

Speaker Biography

Ron is a certified Enterprise Architect with 25+ years Oracle experience in development, database administration and the architecture of large IS solutions. Ron is an Oracle ACE Director and regular presenter at various industry conferences including Oracle Open World, UK, Irish, Scottish, Spanish, Israeli, Finnish, Spanish, Dutch, Polish OUG's & DOAG, Ron is also a volunteer on the UKOUG Database Server SIG committee.