DevConf.cz 2018 has ended

DevConf.cz 2018 is the 10th annual, free, Red Hat sponsored community conference for developers, admins, DevOps engineers, testers, documentation writers and other contributors to open source technologies such as Linux, Middleware, Virtualization, Storage, Cloud and mobile where FLOSS communities sync, share, and hack on upstream projects together in the beautiful city of Brno, Czech Republic.

When: Friday, January 26 to Sunday, January 28, 2018

Venue: Faculty of Information Technology (VUT FIT - Božetěchova 2, Brno)


  • Friday 17:15: at the venue there will be a surprise show, stick around!
  • Saturday 19:00: the social event starts at Fleda Club. TICKET IS REQUIRED. Tickets will be distributed each day at check-in. First come, first serve.
  • Sunday 17:00: there will be many prizes given away at the closing session.
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Saturday, January 27 • 1:00pm - 1:53pm
Running CentOS on the Facebook fleet FEATURED

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"This talk will focus on how we deploy and manage CentOS on our fleet at Facebook, and showcase challenges, best practices and lessons learned working with a deployment of hundreds of thousands of machines. We'll discuss challenges encountered over the years, tools that we developed to overcome them, the process used to integrate upstream updates, packaging tools and workflows and configuration management challenges. The talk is mostly focused on bare metal, but will cover some container best practices as well. We'll also focus on our interactions with the RPM, Yum, Anaconda and systemd projects to showcase how to work with the upstream community."


Davide Cavalca

Production Engineer, Facebook
Davide Cavalca is a Production Engineer at Facebook on the Operating Systems team, currently leading the fleet migration to CentOS Stream 8. Before he worked on the ClusterOps team on capacity turnup automation, security and systems management.

Saturday January 27, 2018 1:00pm - 1:53pm CET
H-E112 Faculty of Information Technology (VUT FIT)