• GridUnity hiring - several positions open

    Are you interested in renewables?  Are you great at what you do?  Do you think you can make a difference?  Talk to us.

    The rapid growth of solar PV systems, electric vehicles and energy storage is changing the energy game.  At GridUnity we are helping transform the world’s energy supply chain by accelerating the integration of distributed energy resources.  We do this by providing pioneering software-as-a-service analytics solutions to utilities, renewable energy developers, and households joining the grid with self-generation and storage.

    GridUnity has been steadily growing and we need more great people on our team to help us continue to deliver.

    See listings on our site: https://gridunity.com/careers/


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  • Events
      • Fourth Annual NEJUG Holiday Party

        Attending: 8
        Thursday December, 13, 2018 06:00 PM
        Bertucci's
        475 Winter St Waltham MA 02451
        42 Spots available

      The NEJUG Holiday Party is scheduled for our normal "second Thursday" in December, but it is not a normal presentation meeting. Instead, it's an "all fun time" event where we get to chat, eat, drink, and socialize. Come, join us for dinner, great conversation and raffle prizes.

      Menu items include:

      • Rolls
      • Salad
      • Appetizers
      • Chicken Parma
      • Four Cheese Ravioli
      • Rigatoni, Broccoli & Chicken
      • Dessert

      Soft drinks, tea, and coffee are included. Cash bar also available.
      Space is limited to 50 guests so buy your tickets early!

      Buy tickets for yourself and your guests here:

      https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nejug-holiday-2018-tickets-51209185051

       

      Corporate Sponsors:
      We are looking for additional corporate sponsors to provide raffle prizes and gift cards or help offset the overall cost of tickets.
      Please contact us if you have a sponsor available.

      Thanks to our current sponsor:

      • Meshing Around with Istio

        Attended: 121
        Thursday October, 11, 2018 06:00 PM
        Constant Contact Reservoir Place
        1601 Trapelo Road Waltham MA 021451
        1

      Check out the Prezzi that Jonathan made for this presentation

      https://prezi.com/view/awP8F1N9QDV3vRCEAYCY/

       

      Kubernetes out of the box is a strong platform for running and coordinating large collections of services, containers, and applications. As is, Kubernetes is powerful for many solutions.

      Remember Underdog?  He was a mild-mannered dog, but when stress and conflict were introduced to the plot he took a magic pill, he became a superhero. Istio is a superhero for Kubernetes.

      Istio is an open, platform-independent service mesh that manages communications between services in a transparent way. With a distributed architecture many things can fail, slow down and become less secure. Istio provides solutions to those stresses in our plot toward this architecture style:

          • Traffic management

          • Observability

          • Policy enforcement

          • Service identity and security

       

      We will explore these benefits with Istio through some working examples on Kubernetes. The key point is this meshing solution allows your Java code to be less coupled to the inherent weaknesses of a distributed platform.