Press Release

17 Jul 2013

WANdisco adds Git track, renames Conference Subversion & Git Live 2013

WANdisco Adds Expert-Led Git Sessions to Conferences in Boston, San Francisco, and London

WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a provider of high-availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data and distributed software development, a today announced the addition of expert-led sessions for the version control tool Git to its popular annual conference series, Subversion Live. The company has also renamed the event to reflect the expansion, and the conference is now called Subversion & Git Live 2013. The announcement is being made following WANdisco’s launch of Git MultiSite earlier this week. 

The new Git track will supplement the event’s agenda, featuring expert-led discussions on the nature of software evolution, presentations highlighting the future of Git, live demos, and four breakout sessions focusing on the distributed version control software, including:

Introduction to Git: For the developer new to Git, an overview of how Git compares to other SCM systems and how to start using it.

Git Enterprise Challenges: In depth look at the challenges Git presents in an enterprise software development environment.

Git and Continuous Delivery: An overview of Git workflows and how they intersect with continuous delivery. This session will also cover how to build an effective continuous delivery tool stack using Git and popular open source tools like the Jenkins continuous integration build server.

Git Workflows: An exploration of Git’s powerful branching and how it influences some of the most popular Git workflows in use today. This session will explore these Git Workflows, contrast them to traditional branching models, and examine their application to continuous delivery.

“Subversion Live has a proud history of bringing together the most dedicated open source software users and committers to share their experiences and we’re excited to provide the same unique forum to the Git community,” said David Richards, WANdisco CEO. “We look forward to furthering the adoption of open source distributed development solutions.”

This year's conference will take place at the following locations on these dates (click links to register):

  • Boston, October 3 at the Westin Copley Place (10 Huntington Ave.)
  • San Francisco, October 8 at Le Méridien (333 Battery St.)
  • London, October 16, Lancaster London Hotel (Lancaster Terrace)

Any organization currently using Subversion or Git will find these conferences extremely beneficial, with sessions designed for developers, administrators and IT managers. Visit the event webpage to learn more about the conference, view the agenda, and register. Use promotional code EARLY2013 to take advantage of the 30% early bird registration discount available through July 31.

About WANdisco

WANdisco is the world leader in Active Data Replication. Its patented WANdisco Fusion technology enables the replication of continuously changing data to the cloud and on-premises data centers with guaranteed consistency, no downtime and no business disruption. It also allows distributed development teams to collaborate as if they are all working in one location. WANdisco has an OEM with IBM as well as partnerships with Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Google Cloud, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Microsoft Azure, and Oracle to resell its patented technology. WANdisco also works directly with Fortune 1000 companies around the world to ensure their data can give them the real insight they need.

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Alexandra Gee
VP Marketing & Communications