The Roadmap to Becoming a DevOps Professional

3 years ago Docker was not a must-know technology for DevOps professionals. In just one year, Docker became a technology that every DevOps professional should have in his CV. How to become a DevOps professional ? My response to this question in 2017 will not be the same in 2018.

So how DevOps ecosystem involved during the last 5 years ? What is the roadmap to becoming a DevOps professional in 2017 and what are the changes that 2018 will bring to the DevOps ecosystem ?

This talk is inspired by a serie of articles that I published in my blog that got more than 35k reads in less than 6 months.

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Aymen El Amri


He is an entrepreneur, engineer & DevOps enthusiast. He worked as a web developer, ops engineer, IT Architect then a CTO before founding eralabs, a DevOps & Cloud consulting company helping companies and startups across Europe and US adopt DevOps, agility & cloud computing.

Aymen is also the founder of DevOpsLinks, a professional community of thousands of IT experts, developers & ops engineers.

He founded Jobs For DevOps, a dedicated job board to the DevOps ecosystem and many projects in relation with the DevOps ecosystem.

Aymen wrote books like Painless Docker and Saltstack for DevOps and helped more than 2000 IT professional & developers learn new technologies through online trainings. He is recognized as a DevOps thought leaders by many bloggers and DevOps community members