23 Jan 2014 in Deis v1 PaaS

Want to work on Deis full time?

OpDemand, the creator and maintainer of Deis, is hiring Senior Software Engineers with a deep Linux background and a passion for automation. You’ll join a tight-knit team of open source developers who are helping businesses succeed using cutting-edge technologies like Docker and Linux containers.

As an open source project, Deis is developed in public on GitHub, IRC and mailing lists. Applicants must be comfortable contributing to popular open source projects that enforce high standards for code quality, test coverage and documentation.

Applicants must be comfortable working with the following technologies:

  • Python, Ruby/Chef, Shell & Go
  • Linux (all distros), Docker, LXC, cgroups
  • Amazon Web Services, OpenStack, Vagrant

Engineering responsibilities include:

  • Writing code, tests and documentation for the modules that make up the Deis PaaS
  • Designing and drafting specifications that help guide the future direction of Deis
  • Contributing to adjacent open source projects like Docker, Chef and etcd

Support responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining the Deis project on GitHub by responding to issues and pull requests
  • Handling customer tickets related to installation, training and support
  • Participating in a pager rotation for paying customers

Perks include:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Best-in-class Apple equipment
  • Downtown Boulder office
  • Company culture that respects work/life balance

New employees are expected to join the OpDemand team at our Boulder, Colorado headquarters. Relocation assistance is not available.

Think you have what it takes? Apply here!

23 Jan 2014 in Deis v1 PaaS

Docker Boulder Meetup: Using Docker for Build and Test Automation

Want to learn about using Docker for testing and build automation? Come to the next Docker Boulder Meetup on January 29th hosted by OpDemand!

Register here.

We have two 20 min lightning talks scheduled, followed by pizza and beer...

Lightning Talk #1 - Docker at Rally

Aaron Nichols will talk about Rally Software's use of Docker to speed up their Chef test automation

Lightning Talk #2 - Containerizing Buildbot

Matt Boersma will demonstrate how he used Docker's Trusted Builds to containerize OpDemand's Continuous Integration system

Pizza & Beer

Let's eat, drink and talk about containerizing all the things!

15 Jan 2014 in Deis v1 PaaS

Deis 0.4.0 - Rollback and Auditing

The Deis project is glad to announce our v0.4.0 release. This version adds better logging, more detailed release summaries, and the ability to roll back to a previous release.

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31 Dec 2013 in Deis v1 PaaS

Deis 0.3.1 - Fixes and Docs

The Deis project is happy to announce our v0.3.1 release. Usage of Deis has begun to take off, and the user community has been extremely helpful in finding issues and suggesting improvements. This is a maintenance release that implements and fixes nearly everything reported so far. Please keep the feedback coming!

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12 Dec 2013 in Deis v1 PaaS

Deis 0.3.0 - App Sharing and Docker 0.7.1

The Deis project is thrilled to announce our v0.3.0 release. We've added support for team workflows with App sharing, beefed up our documentation for operations folks, developers, and contributors, and tightened up the Deis controller with updated components including the Flynn project's slugbuilder and slugrunner.

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