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Description: A group to share techniques and lessons learned using DevOps tools and methods

Points Of Contact: David Hughes ( and Derek Masaki (

Meetings: 1st Tuesday of the month, alternating months, from 11am-12pm ET (Join Microsoft Teams Meeting+1 719-733-3211 ,  240 607 95#

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DevOps (a clipped compound of "software DEVelopment" and "information technology OPerationS") is a term used to refer to a set of practices that emphasize the collaboration and communication of both software developers and information technology (IT) professionals while automating the process of software delivery and infrastructure changes. It aims at establishing a culture and environment where buildingtesting, and releasing software can happen rapidly, frequently, and more reliably. (Wikipedia)

Recent topics

USGS DevOps Meeting Topics Summary

Recent Presentations below, use link above for full list 




December 7, 2021

USGS CHS - AWS Elastic Kubernetes Service - Managing IP Address Allocation

Limited IP Addresses Available To CHS EKS - Potential Solution

Robert Djurasaj, USGS

October 5, 2021

ArcGIS Enterprise on Kubernetes - Provisioning on Government Cloud PlatformsDolores Buljevic, Robert Djurasaj, Derek Masaki, Treavor Seaton, Ed Phillips, Joel Schlagel
April 6, 2021

USGS NGTOC Dynamic Mapping - A Custom Mapping Platform For User Defined Topo Maps

Automating the Deployment of a National Geospatial Map Production Platform Using DevOps Workflows

Jesse Hopkins, Ed Phillips, Brian Cherry, Danielle Howard
December 1, 2020Prisma Cloud - DevSecOps Platform: Securing Cloud ApplicationsPaul Fox, Senior Product Manager with Palo Alto Networks
October 6, 2020

Roadmap to DevSecOps Adoption @ EPA 

(slides) (recording)

Cynthia Ferreira, EPA
September 2020No meeting
August 4, 2020EPA Data Management and Analytics Platform DevOps (recording(slides)Dave Smith, Environmental Protection Agency
July 7, 2020No meeting
June 2, 2020

Elevation Data Processing At Scale - Deploying Open Source GeoTools Using Docker, Kubernetes and Jenkins CI/CD Pipelines (recording)

Josh Trahern, Project Manager of the NGTOC Elevation Systems Team

April 7, 2020Tidelift: Managed open source for application development teams created in partnership with open source maintainers (recording) (slides)Matthew Arnow and Jesse Houldsworth, Tidelift
February 4, 2020Revision of US Topo POD Architecture; Automating a Windows-based Esri environment in AWS (recording)Andy Stauffer, Robert Djurasaj, Derek Masaki, USGS
January 7, 2020A Serverless Platform For Protected Areas of the US  (recording)Mike Giddens, Xentity



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