Get to know more about Red Hat’s Platform as a Service, OpenShift, at the first ever outreach event in Singapore. 

Updates: Due to the high demand for the event, SMU has decided to reserve the remaining seats for students and alumni of the university. We will keep the community updated on future events run by the OpenShift team.

OpenShift is Red Hat’s open source, auto-scaling Platform as a Service (PaaS) that allows developers to focus on building their apps and leaving the stack management to the service. Launched about a year go, OpenShift’s FreeShift plan is available without charge. Red Hat recently announced the pricing tiers for more advance features of the service.

With cloud-based application platforms growing in popularity, Red Hat is taking OpenShift closer to home with outreach events in Singapore. Targeting the student developer and faculty staff, the event will be held on 26 July, Thursday, at the Singapore Management University (SMU). Attendees will get to learn about how to save time and other resources by building on OpenShift, without fearing of being locked-in.

The session this Thursday will be headed by two of OpenShift’s evangelists – Lu Linqing, who is based in China and overseas the Asia Pacific market, and Marek Jelen, who takes care of Europe. The evangelists will run through a couple of introductory topics to get attendees familiar with OpenShift. Topics address would include deploying web apps on OpenShift, mobilizing apps with OpenShift backend and building your own PaaS with OpenShift Origin.

Registered attendees will receive a free OpenShift welcome pack which includes a cool tee-shirt, notepad and JBoss Developer Studio 5 CD. Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis and seats are closing fast.

Event Details:

Date: 26 July, 2012 (Thursday)

Time: 7.00pm –  9.00pm

Venue: Seminar Room 2.1, Singapore Management University, 80 Stamford Road, School of Information Systems, Singapore 178902 (