Top US DevOps Conferences 2019: Creating the Future of DevOps

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Top US DevOps Conferences 2019: Creating the Future of DevOps

Looking for a platform that will address your DevOps related concerns?

Here’s an opportunity to put an end to all those queries and learn new ways of working with this innovative concept.

2019 has brought with it a wave of US DevOps conferences that will keep you updated on all the DevOps, cloud and container management best practices. Here, you will get to interact with a network of practitioners who can show you some DevOps tips and tricks that help in successful DevOps implementation.

UPDATE: Top USA DevOps Conferences of 2021

List of US conferences that you could attend between Jan – Dec, 2019

1) KubeCon/CloudNativeCon

  • Date: December 18-21
  • Location: San Diego, California, USA

Sponsored by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and Linux Foundation, the conference will see the participation of leading contributors in microservices, containers, orchestration and cloud-native applications. The conference will also shed light on open-source projects including Kubernetes, OpenTracing, Fluentd, Linkerd, gRPC, CoreDNS, Prometheus, CNI and rkt.

Who will benefit?
Application developers, technical managers, line-of-business leaders, end-users, service providers, IT operations staff, CNCF community ambassadors, CNCF contributors and people willing to gain knowledge on cloud-native computing.

2) Machine Learning for DevOps Summit Houston

  • Date (2018): November 29-30
  • Location (2018): Houston, Texas, USA

The event will cover discussions on the utilization of machine learning technology to improve DevOps practices. It features presentations on a wide range of topics such as ‘Using Data to Infer Deployment Profiles for Cloud Applications’, ‘Deploying Scalable ML Models in the Enterprise’, ‘Machine Learning with Kubernetes’ and ‘AI DevOps for Large-Scale 3D Audio Experiences’.

Who will benefit?
Everyone with focus on combining DevOps practices and machine learning including IT decision-makers, Developers, data scientists and DevOps specialists.

3) Agile + DevOps East

  • Date: November 3-8, 2019
  • Location: Orlando, Florida, USA

A TechWell event, Agile+DevOps will focus on software quality professionals. The event will dwell upon a wide variety of technology topics such as software development lifecycle, software quality and testing, software project management, career and professional development, digital transformation, architecture and design, and development and testing frameworks.

Who will benefit?
IT Directors, QA managers and analysts, Software and test managers, test practitioners and engineers, development managers, developers and CTOs.

4) Microsoft Ignite

  • Date: November 2-8, 2019
  • Location: Orlando, Florida, US

Ignite was first held in 2014 with an aim to consolidate several smaller conferences including Microsoft Management Summit, Microsoft Exchange Conference, SharePoint Conference, Lync Conference, Project Conference and TechEd.

The 2019 edition will cover a wide range of topics on software architecture, implementation and migration, deployment and development, operations and management, security, access management and compliance, and usage and adoption.

Organized by Microsoft and focused on Microsoft products, the event is expected to see the participation of more than 100 vendors, speakers and in the expo.

Who will benefit?
Microsoft developers

5) DevOps Enterprise Summit USA

  • Date: October 28-30, 2019
  • Venue: Las Vegas, Nevada

The event will be a gathering of leaders from organizations of all sizes, discussing on implementation of DevOps practices and principles. The proceedings cover discussions on a wide range of topics including evolving technical and architectural practices, and methods that transform large organizations. The conference is aimed at empowering leaders with the right knowledge on tools and strategies that support quicker software deployment.

Who will benefit?
Developers, CxOs, software architects, operations professionals, systems and network administrators


  • Date: October 28-30, 2019
  • Location: Portland, Oregon, USA

This conference brings together the system administration community, with a focus on training activity. The event is being organized by Usenix, Advanced Computing Systems Association and Large Installation Systems Administration (LSA) are organizing this event, which is being positioned as a vendor-neutral meeting place for system administrators.

Who will benefit?
Software Architects, Network Engineers, System Administrators and Developers

7) AnsibleFest

  • Date: October 2-3, 2019
  • Location: Austin, Texas, USA

The event brings together Ansible community to discuss and share information about the latest developments related to Red Hat’s Ansible, an open-source framework for configuration management and automation.

Who will benefit?
Ansible users, operations and developer professionals.

8) DevOps World / Jenkins World

  • Date: Aug 12-15, 2019
  • Location: San Francisco, California, USA

The conference will cover everything about the industry’s well-known open-source continuous integration engine ‘Jenkins’. As the largest gathering of Jenkins users with around 2000 technology lovers, the event will cover a wide range of discussions on Jenkins, Cloud, DevOps, automated testing, security, process design and performance measurement, among others. Besides discussions and talks, the event hosts special sessions, workshops, training and certification programs on Jenkins and DevOps.

Who will benefit?
CxOs, Managers, Developers, DevOps practitioners, and Jenkins users and partners

9) DevOps Days

Location & Date Schedule

  • Austin: May 02-03, 2019
  • Des Moines: May 02-03, 2019
  • Los Angeles: March 08, 2019
  • Nashville: May 09-10, 2019
  • Salt Lake City: May 14-15, 2019
  • Seattle: April 23-23, 2019

DevOps Days is a global series of technical conferences with focus on software development and IT infrastructure operations, spanning automation, testing, security and organizational culture. Each conference is organized by a local team of individuals and companies, with different speakers and top professionals from the IT industry.

Who will benefit?
Developers, Operations Professionals and Managers.

10) PowerShell and DevOps Global Summit

Date: April 29 – May 02, 2019
Location: Bellevue, Washington, USA

The conference as the name suggests is focused on Microsoft’s PowerShell automation and configuration tool. The event is being organized by and will have PowerShell product team members, Microsoft MVPs, developers and system admins among others speaking to attendees. They will take attendees deep into the PowerShell concept and other DevOps principles and practices.

Who will benefit?
Developers and Windows System Administrators.

11) DockerCon US

Date: April 29 – May 02, 2019
Location: San Francisco, California, USA

DockerCon is a multi-track event focused on the Docker platform and ecosystem. The event sponsored by Docker will cover keynotes, workshops, hands-on labs and a chance for attendees to meet up with peers in the industry.

Who will benefit?
Developers, DevOps engineers, CxOs and Managers.

12) Interop ITX

Date: May 20-23, 2019
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

The landmark event will offer five tracks including infrastructure, emerging tech, DevOps, IT strategy and security. Under these tracks, it will focus on topics such as application deployment, cloud computing, collaboration, data center architecture, IT leadership and networking among other important concepts.

Who will benefit?
CEOs, CTOs, CIOs, developers, software architects, site reliability engineers, and system architects.

13) GlueCon

Date: May 22-23, 2019
Location: Broomfield, Colorado, USA

GlueCon will focus on software engineering and DevOps. It will explore how the technology landscape is constantly being transformed by serverless architectures, APIs, containers, microservices, cutting-edge developer platforms and tools, and more.

Who will benefit?
Developers, mobile developers and architects, software architects, DevOps engineers, enterprise, startup executives and team managers.

14) Agile + DevOps West

Date: June 02-07, 2019
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Make the most of the Agile + DevOps West platform that presents a complete package of:

  • Talks from reputed subject-matter experts
  • Training and certification classes
  • An Expo on latest testing solutions
  • Half and full-day tutorials on a range of topics

Who will benefit?
Software Managers, developers, testers and QA practitioners.

15) Monitorama PDX

Date: June 03-05, 2019
Location: Portland, Oregon, USA

With a focus on software and infrastructure monitoring, this dedicated conference will cover one track for attendees giving an in-depth experience of the subject. Organizers choose to maintain a single track to ensure do not feel overloaded or confused with multiple subjects.

Who will benefit?
Developers, DevOps engineers, operations professionals, QA practitioners, engineers, testers and site reliability engineers.

16) Velocity Conference

Date: June 10-13, 2019
Location: San Jose, California, USA

Velocity aims to discuss real-world best practices for building, deploying and running complex, distributed applications and systems.

It will cover keynote speeches, training courses, tutorials, technical sessions and have an exhibit hall with the latest tools and products. Attendees get to be a part of a gamut of developers, operations and management pros and designers.

Who will benefit?
Site reliability engineers, software architects, developers, DevOps engineers, academics, CxOs and operations managers.

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