Whether you’re looking to learn about security in Istio or re-vamping your data center with open source, these upcoming webinars are for you.

It’s January. The time of year when the mind turns to calls for papers. Lifelong learning. And binge watching home organization shows rather than actually decluttering. (Maybe just me on that last one?)

Here are top picks for free or low cost upcoming learning opps. If you’ve recently done a webinar and want to share your takeaways about it for Superuser, remember that contributed posts earn you Active User Contributor status.

Intent-based network load balancer automation and Ansible

In this session and live demo from Red Hat, you will learn from actual customer use cases on Ansible automation modules from configuring network functions, automating load balancer clusters how to and create L4-L7 configuration.
Details here.

Storyboard and Launchpad

The Vietnam Open Infrastructure Community’s first meetup (and webinar) of the year will feature the OpenStack Foundation’s Kendall Nelson talking about StoryBoard and Launchpad. StoryBoard is a web application for task tracking across inter-related projects. Launchpad is a web application and website that allows users to develop and maintain software.
Details here.

Using NetApp Trident with cloud volumes ONTAP for provisioning Kubernetes persistent volumes

The webinar twill show you how to use provisioning persistent volumes for Kubernetes using NetApp’s Trident and Cloud Volumes ONTAP. NetApp Trident is a dynamic storage provisioner leveraging cloud volumes ONTAP for Kubernetes persistent volume claims. Trident is a fully supported open source project maintained by NetApp. Details here.

Kubernetes and Istio Security

Gadi Naor, CTO and co- founder at startup Alcide will cover basic Istio security features, managing and restricting traffic to external services with Kubernetes and Istio network policies, spotting security anomalies as as well as some interesting use case. Details here.

Modernize your data center through open source

Cumulus’ co-founder and current CTO, JR Rivers, will discuss the growth of the open source community and how Cumulus is helping bring open source principles into modern data center networks. He’ll dive into some of the company’s contributions to the open source community such as Open Network Install Environment (ONIE), ifupdown2, VRF for Linux and FRRouting. Details here.

Suse Expert Days 2019

Offered in more than 80 cities worldwide, the SUSE Expert Days tour offers a free day of technical discussions, presentations and demos. The theme? Open. Redefined. Participants will learn about how to

  • Transform IT infrastructure
  • Create a more agile business
  • Make room for innovation

Events kick off in January for Europe and in February Latin America and North America. Full list of events here.