Thinking Inside the Box
Learn how to deploy, manage, and orchestrate BIG-IP solutions using included elements. This session will focus on rarely used configuration elements, synchronization parameters, and health monitoring.
DevCentral Basics: Application Delivery Services
This pre-101 DevCentral Basics course takes a high-level look at F5 core application delivery competencies and related modules.
DevCentral Basics: Understanding your BIG-IP Stack
This pre-101 DevCentral Basics course takes a high-level look at the BIG-IP platform and where it sits. Discuss architecture concerns and ideas, and walk through a few scenarios from on-premises to cloud deployments.
F5 Solutions for VMware Workspace One
Learn how F5 and VMware worked together to integrate the BIG-IP Access Policy Manager and BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager product lines with Workspace One, delivering a fully vetted customer solution.
Aspen Mesh: Enterprise Service Mesh
Shawn Wormke and Andrew Jenkins
See how F5’s enterprise service mesh, built on open source, enables customers to run containers at scale in production by providing visibility, analytics, security, and network services in Kubernetes.
Workshop Your Future Architecture
Learn how F5 Solution Definition Workshops have helped customers build the right application delivery architecture to support business initiatives, including cloud migration, automation, microservices architectures, and more.
Future of Application Services
Get an overview of F5’s State of Application Delivery 2018 report. Topics include changes in how orgs develop, deploy, and deliver applications; cloud adoption with flexibility, scale, and security; and how per-app services support application teams.
Future-Proof Your Hardware Investment
Ankita Bhalla and Greg Gordon
Learn about the BIG-IP iSeries and VIPRION platforms. This session covers TurboFlex FPGA technology and enhanced SSL capabilities, as well as newly released platforms and strategies to future-proof your investments.
F5 in the Federal Government Space
Juned Shaikh (DevCentral member)
See how the federal government can use F5 to gain compliance with FISMA, NIST, and DHS directives without requiring app developers to completely re-code to match emerging requirements.
Dynamic App Services in Containers
David Garrison and Jonathan George
Organizations are migrating AppDev to container environments and have tested or deployed containerized applications. Learn how F5 Container Connector provides self-service selection in orchestration and automates configurations of BIG-IP application delivery in containerized environments.
The Future of F5's User Experience
Learn about F5's development of a new, cloud-native product, which allows for a design systems approach to graphic user interface design and delivery, resulting in a radically modernized user experience.
The Not-So-Great Eight of Microservices
Review the eight types of problems you’ll encounter as you deploy a large-scale microservice architecture—and the various techniques and technologies you can use to address them.
BIG-IP Migration and Troubleshooting
Learn about configuration migration options between hardware and software platforms using the BIG-IP Migration Assistant Tool. We will also discuss proper configuration and usage of the Always-On Management subsystem and other remote diagnostic tools.
BIG-IQ 101: Centrally Manage Your F5 Environment
Kyle Oliver and Jim McCarron
High-level overview of centrally managing your F5 environment. You’ll learn why you should care about BIG-IQ Centralized Management and what you need to know to be successful.
BIG-IQ: Auto-Scaling Apps w/ Per-App VE
Ronnie Dockery and JC Ferguson
This session will take you through the auto-scaling setup in BIG-IQ with BIG-IP Per-App VE. You’ll see some practical examples and a live demo.
Certification Prep: Planning to Succeed
KJ (Ken) Salchow, Jr., DBA
Prepare for F5 Certified professional certification exams. Rather than focusing on specific content, you’ll get a road map for incorporating both official F5 and third-party resources to prepare to become F5 Certified.
Automate with F5 API Services GW and App Services 3.0
Kat Austria and Fred Slater
Learn about declarative application deployment using the extensible container-based F5 API Services Gateway and App Services 3.0 Extension.
Enabling Self-Service For Application Owners
Kyle Oliver and Jim McCarron
Get an overview of the application-owner view while learning about the capabilities of the new functionality, including analytics, network mapping, troubleshooting, and RBAC.
F5 and Ansible
Tim Rupp and Thomas McGonagle
This demo-heavy session will cover basic and advanced F5 product administration with Ansible, including debugging of common Ansible problems as they relate to F5 products.
Write Fast iRules—Fast
Learn how to write high-performance iRules with iRules Tracer and Profiler, including iRules event firing sequencing, command execution trace, TCL VM execution, and TCL variable update.
What's in My Packets? sFlow Knows!
What's in your network's packets? If you know, you can troubleshoot effectively and worry less about security. Supported in BIG-IP and in many other products, sFlow technology can show you.
So You Think You Can Scale...Containers?
Lori Mac Vittie
Traditional models of scale aren’t going to be able to keep up with the velocity of scale and fail in large-scale containerized environments. In this session, we’ll explore how we scale today, why we need a new model to deal with microservices and containers, and what that looks like.
BIG-IP: The Universal Gateway
Though largely regarded as a traditional ADC, the BIG-IP platform is the most advanced L2-7 gateway available for LAN, DC, Cloud, and SP. See what's possible when it flexes its muscles!
Decrease Your Workload With Transparency
Patrik Jonsson (DevCentral MVP)
Agile organizations need information from all areas, and they need it now. This presentation will show ways of giving colleagues the information they need, when they need it.
Enterprise HTTP/RDP Services without VPN Based on APM/LTM/iRules
Kevin Davies (DevCentral MVP)
Get a 3-stage plan for using BIG-IP LTM solutions to solve for enterprise HTTP/RDP services without VPN. Techniques will include LTM virtual servers, SSL certificates, iRules, AES crypto and data classes.
A Little Help For Software Upgrades
Leonardo Souza (DevCentral MVP)
Computers are good at comparing things, especially zeros and ones. Why not use that for software upgrades? This presentation will show a script that can help you compare services after the upgrade.
El Futuro de los Application Services (Spanish Session)
Presentaremos un resumen del reporte F5’s State of Application Delivery 2018. Abordaremos los cambios en como las organizaciones desarrollan despliegan y entregan aplicaciones; la adopción del cloud con flexibilidad, escalabilidad y seguridad: y como los servicios per-app soportan a los equipos de desarrollo.
iRules LX Show and Tell
iRules LX is a commonly overlooked feature within the F5 BIG-IP platform that expands upon the programmability capabilities of traditional TCL iRules by integrating the use of the Node.js run-time environment. This breakout session will cover at a high level how iRules LX work, demonstrate how World Wide Technology has used iRules LX for unique use cases such as canary deployments, and explore how an administrator can get started if they are interested in iRules LX.
SSO via SAML Okta and Custom JSON Token
See how BIG-IP APM and iRules bridged a portal hosted by Episerver (IaaS), authentication services hosted by Okta (SaaS), and the on-premises implementation of Guideware insurance policy suite.
F5 Elite – Partner Pre-Sales Engineering Program (Partner Session)
Learn about F5's new Partner SE program, F5 Elite. A program designed by Pre-Sales Engineers for Pre-Sales Engineers.
F5’s Subscription and ELA Licensing Program – Business and Implementation (Partner Session)
Damir Vrankic and JC Ferguson
Learn about F5’s subscription and enterprise license agreement programs from a business, customer implementation, and technical point of view. At this session, you’ll hear it direct from the experts – the Product Manager and the Software Architect responsible for bring this program to our customers.