[Jenkins-events] "Jenkins Workflow Summit" to go with JUC Bay Area?

James Nord (jnord) jnord at cisco.com
Thu Jul 31 09:41:10 UTC 2014

Hi Kohsuke et al.

I'm defiantly interested in the workflow brainstorming/hacking/discussing etc. assuming I get travel approval.

Having something focused is easier to get approved rather than a generic unconference.


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> From: jenkinsci-dev at googlegroups.com [mailto:jenkinsci-
> dev at googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Kohsuke Kawaguchi
> Sent: 30 July 2014 22:31
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> Subject: "Jenkins Workflow Summit" to go with JUC Bay Area?
> Some of you were in the Jenkins Scalability Summit last year [1,2,3].
> I'm trying to see if we can do a similar one this year back to back with JUC Bay
> Area.
> To recap, the idea of the scalability summit was to have a small number of
> serious active users/developers in the room, to deep dive into Jenkins. The
> last year the event was themed around scalability and was run in part like an
> unconference, where the attendees have collectively decided on the agenda
> for the day.
> We could keep the same theme this year, but someone suggested to me
> that since workflow is a big focus this year, maybe that could be the theme.
> I can easily picture Jesse and I presenting technical details of various parts of
> the workflow plugin, people sharing and collecting real-world use cases,
> brainstorming around enhancements / roadmap, maybe even a workshop of
> getting extensions implemented.
> Is something like this interesting for you? Is it worth doing?
> (Another suggestion was to just turn it into a full-blown unconference.
> Namely, don't have any particular theme, and allow anyone who wants to
> come to come. We'll just let attendees dictate the topics. The only problem I
> have with this is that we need a lot bigger venue, which is hard to come by,
> so unless somebody local in the bay area shows up and sponsors a suitable
> venue, I don't think this is happening.)
> [1]
> https://wiki.jenkins-
> ci.org/display/JENKINS/Jenkins+Scalability+Summit+2013
> [2] http://jenkins-ci.org/content/jenkins-scalability-summit-recap
> [3]
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GqkWPnp-
> bvuObGlSe7t3k76ZOD2a8Z2M1avggWoYKEs/edit
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