Technical teams vie against each other in a live competition, assaulting the infrastructure and interrupting the workloads of opponents, while keeping their systems online and functional. The cloud is your battlefield as you learn practical infrastructure crisis management, high availability design, system monitoring and alerting, and IT security in a fast and furious game of skill.
You will build a distributed cloud based system, it will be crippled by your competition, and then you will rush to repair and stabilize the system - all in real time. Absorb new skills and strategies from other DevOps warriors and work with AWS architects to build even better, faster, and stronger.
Skills Needed: DevOps is a plus. AWS is a must.
Things to Know: EC2, SQS, SNS, Python, and AWS CLI tools are helpful.
Things to Bring: Laptop and AWS account.
Things Not to Bring: A team. Your team will be chosen for you.
What We Bring: Food, adult beverages, AWS credits, power, Internet, running water, etc.