Last year was an amazing experience, and we can't wait to come back for more. Join us to hear talks from leading open source developers, web operations experts, and associated thought leaders. Find out which tools and techniques are in use at some of the largest web architectures in the world.
Because you care about the tools that you work with. You're an artisan within your team and you want to improve the monitoring toolkit. Oh, and because you understand that #monitoringlove isn't just a bespoke laptop sticker.
You know it! Portland in June is probably one of the most amazing cities in the world. Besides being a fantastic tech city, Portland, OR has some of the best food, coffee, and culture around.
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Share your work at Monitorama. Tell us about your open source project, the interesting failures and successes you've encountered in production, or how we're doing it all wrong. We're looking for 30-minute talks for our single-track sessions, 45-minute workshops on monitoring tools and techniques, and 5-minute lightning talks on whatevs.
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Monitorama takes place June 15-17, 2015 in the Gerding Theater at The Armory in Portland, Oregon. Our first two days will include a series of single-track sessions designed to educate and inspire. The event will culminate on the third day with our annual "hack day", including a number of talks showcasing Open Source monitoring projects.
We're still finalizing the schedule appointments so please check back for updates.
Need to cancel? We'll haz a sad but we understand. Contact us by email no later than June 1, 2016 for a full refund or if you'd like to transfer your ticket to someone slightly more attractive and significantly more intelligent than you. Just kidding, you're fabulous -- please don't ever change.
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Monitorama PDX will be held in the Gerding Theater at The Armory (map), in the Pearl District of Portland, Oregon. The venue is a beautiful space, and also happens to be one of the greenest buildings in America. It's the first theater in the U.S. and the first building on the National Register of Historic Places to achieve a LEED Platinum rating. The venue address is 128 NW 11th Ave Portland, OR 97209.
Let's go for a hike! We'll leave the venue after the closing on Wednesday afternoon and head into the beautiful hills west of downtown. After a short walk through the city, we'll find ourselves in Portland's famous International Rose Test Garden. We'll stroll along trails in the hills, see the sun begin to set on the city, and then head back to the venue by 7:00PM. Plan for 30 minutes (two miles) of city walking to and from the hills and an hour (4-5 miles) of hiking among roses and along gentle hill trails in warm, dry afternoon weather. You can preview the route on Google maps.
We generally recommend either Ace Hotel Portland or the The Mark Spencer Hotel. Both are walking distance from The Armory and have good reviews. Note that we do not encourage anyone to book their travel or hotel until you have your conference registration confirmed. There should be plenty of time to plan your travel and accommodations afterwards.
Check out the directions provided by The Armory.
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