Intro to HashiCorp Vault

A Hands-on Workshop by Bitrock and HashiCorp


We look forward to welcoming you at our virtual HashiCorp Vault Hands-On Workshop!

This free virtual event will begin with a brief presentation of the HashiCorp stack, before starting a hands-on labs session where you can learn how to secure sensitive data with Vault.

HashiCorp Vault is an API-driven, cloud agnostic Secrets Management System, which allows you to safely store and manage sensitive data in hybrid cloud environments. You can also use Vault to generate dynamic short-lived credentials, or encrypt application data on the fly.

Vault was designed to address the security needs of modern applications. It differs from the traditional approach by using:

  • Identity based rules allowing security to stretch across network perimeters
  • Dynamic, short lived credentials that are rotated frequently
  • Individual accounts to maintain provenance (tie action back to entity)
  • Credentials and Entities that can easily be invalidated

Vault can be used in untrusted networks. It can authenticate users and applications against many systems, and it runs in highly available clusters that can be replicated across regions.
Join our experts Gianluca Mascolo (Senior DevOps Engineer at Bitrock) and Luca Bolli (Senior Solution Engineer at HashiCorp) for an overview of the HashiCorp toolset and an unmissable labs session, where you'll learn to enable a new Key/Value secrets engine and store a secret, retrieve stored secrets, authentication methods, and much more.

We look forward to connecting with you.

  • When: Thursday, 16th June 2021
  • Time: From 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (CEST)
  • Language: ITA
  • This event will take place virtually (Zoom)

To register to the event, click here!

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An advanced Data Architecture for Manufacturing 4.0

Leveraging A.I., IoT and Stream Processing to enable the Smart Manufacturing paradigm


On June 3rd we hosted our webinar “An advanced Data Architecture for Manufacturing 4.0” in collaboration with our Partner Radicalbit.

During the event, attendees had the chance to learn more about the potential of the combination of A.I., IIoT and Stream Processing: a perfect blend of cutting-edge technologies that can enable the Smart Manufacturing paradigm, allowing companies to forecast in run-time production behavior, predict instantly economic and timing impacts, analyze good functioning of the equipment and, last but not least, have the predictive maintenance status in (near) real-time.

More specifically, attendees discovered how it is possible to transform data into information as quickly as possible and interpret it correctly thanks to RNA, a DataOps & MLOps enterprise-grade end-to-end platform designed to combine streaming event analysis and A.I., simplifying and accelerating developments in Advanced Analytics projects and Machine Learning enabled Decision Support Systems.

With the adoption of these cutting-edge technologies, companies in the Manufacturing industry can become more efficient, less resource consuming, services oriented (instead of merely product oriented), fast adaptable to business needs, and act autonomously leveraging human interaction.

Thanks to Roberto Mariotti (Technical Presales Manager at Radicalbit), Davide Fiacconi (Data Scientist at Radicalbit) and Cosma Rizzi (International Business Development at Bitrock) for sharing with us all your expertise in the field, and giving useful insights on the main challenges and trend topics of Manufacturing 4.0.

If you didn’t have the chance to attend the webinar live, or if you want to go back through the slides that were shown, you can access the presentation at the following link: https://bit.ly/3g4TR2v

If you want to access the webinar recording, or simply know more about RNA and Bitrock technology offering, send an email to info@bitrock.it


Davide Fiacconi, Data Scientist

Roberto Mariotti, Technical Presales Manager

Cosma Rizzi, International Business Development Manager

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Byteconf React 2020

Byteconf React 2020

Byteconf React is a 100% free conference with the best React speakers and teachers in the world.

The first edition was launched by Bytesized Code (whose mission is to innovate developer education online) in March of 2018. The conference, which represented a great resource for React developers of all experience levels, was streamed online on Twitch to over 900 people across the world.

Since then, the event has proved to be increasingly successful and highly appreciated by the audience, thanks to its ability to make the global dev community a small village and provide an awesome experience to everyone, in every corner of the world.

Bitrock was present during this year’s edition thanks to Claudia Bressi, brilliant Frontend Developer belonging to our Team, who was one of the official Speakers presenting her React Bandersnatch experiment project.

A great spotlight for Claudia and a source of pride for our whole frontend Team, whose expertise could be shared on one of the major stages for the global dev community.

The conference was streamed on YouTube, for free, so anyone and everyone could attend.

If you want to listen to Claudia's speech again, simply click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCURSlsjnoA

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Bitrock is silver sponsor of "Codemotion 2018"

Codemotion 2018

Codemotion is a platform devoted to developers that connect IT professionals, tech communities, and IT companies. As we're a hub of innovation, we share the latest tech information and best practices among the tech community worldwide.

We organize:

  • the coolest tech conferences in EMEA: 7 countries, 8 conferences, 570.000 developers!
  • very tech hackathons
  • training for IT professionals
  • school of technology for kids ... and more!

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As Silver Sponsor of Codemotion 2018 (November 29-30 - Milan - Italy) we invite all developers and technology lovers to come and discover our company and meet our Front-end unit to explore relevant Job Opportunities.

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Lambda World 2018

Lambda World 2018

Lambda World is the largest Functional programming event in the country, carefully crafted for you by 47 Degrees and the Scala and Java communities of Spain. The event takes place in Cádiz, one of the most beautiful cities in Spain, and includes Workshops, hands-on experience, hacking, and debugging.

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Our colleagues Andrea Bessi and Alberto Adami will be our representatives in Spain.


Discover the Full Event Agenda at: http://cadiz.lambda.world/schedule/


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Bitrock at "Jenkins World"

Jenkins World 2018

Jenkins World brings together the DevOps community in two locations, providing opportunities to learn, explore, network and help shape the future of DevOps and Jenkins. DevOps World | Jenkins World is designed specifically for IT executives, DevOps practitioners, Jenkins users and partners.

2,500 attendees will attend this year, from all over the globe. They'll get access to 100+ workshops, training opportunities and sessions covering software automation, DevOps culture, performance measurement, security and more.

Bitrock is present with Matteo Gazzetta, Simone Ripamonti, and Andrea Simonini, members of Bitrock's DevOps Team. But not only DevOps are attending... Our Backend Developer Simone Esposito is attending too.


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Nice, France | Palace of Congresses and Exhibitions Nice Acropolis October 22-25

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Our Team at the Event

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Nice, France | Palace of Congresses and Exhibitions Nice Acropolis October 22-25

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Bitrock, Platinum Sponsor at "Technology Infrastructure Summit 2018"

Technology Infrastructure Summit 2018

Addressing the issue of digital transformation often means to focus on the application areas and the business impacts of technologies and digital solutions: performance management, customer experience, the evolution of enterprise business models are just some of the recurring themes under the broader hat of digital transformation.

On the other hand, flexibility, performance, scalability and responsiveness are the elements that are increasingly essential in a modern and digital-ready infrastructure: being able to adapt and face the challenges of the business becomes the founding condition of every IT infrastructure in an overall digital transformation strategy.

Hybrid Cloud architectures, software-defined data centers, edge computing, containers and microservices, serverless technology, infrastructure-as-a-code, robotic process automation (RPA), API-based architectures, new processes of Agile development and integration with IT operations such as DevOps and the new risks related to security are just some of the issues concerning the evolution and planning of the future of the ICT infrastructure of companies.

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On September 20th, Bitrock will be Platinum Sponsor of Technology Infrastructure Summit 2018, where Marco Veronese, our COO, will talk about:

"AGILE ARCHITECTURE & AGILE OPERATIONS" | The evolution of IT architectures towards agile and innovative models - Introducing Microservices, Containers, Open API and DevOps processes.

Invited Speakers:

  • Massimiliano Pianciamore, Head of Distributed Architectures Competence Center, CEFRIEL
  • Mirko De Dominicis, ‎IT Manager, Rewe Group – Penny Market Italia
  • Giovanni Daprà, Co-Founder & CEO, Moneyfarm

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Bitrock at "Scala Italy 2018"

Scala Italy 2018

After sponsoring Scala Days 2018 in Berlin and Scala Days 2018 in NewYork, our commitment to supporting Scala language goes on. Also this year Bitrock will be sponsor at Scala Italy 2018, the Italian Conference on Scala, taking place in Florence, September 14th-15th.

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Scala combines object-oriented and functional programming in one concise, high-level language. Scala's static types help avoid bugs in complex applications, and its JVM and JavaScript runtimes let you build high-performance systems with easy access to huge ecosystems of libraries.

Scala is a pure object-oriented language in the sense that every value is an object. Types and behavior of objects are described by classes and traits. Classes are extended by subclassing and a flexible mixin-based composition mechanism as a clean replacement for multiple inheritance.

Scala is also a functional language in the sense that every function is a value. Scala provides a lightweight syntax for defining anonymous functions, it supports higher-order functions, it allows functions to be nested, and supports currying. Scala’s case classes and its built-in support for pattern matching model algebraic types used in many functional programming languages. Singleton objects provide a convenient way to group functions that aren’t members of a class.

Furthermore, Scala’s notion of pattern matching naturally extends to the processing of XML data with the help of right-ignoring sequence patterns, by way of general extension via extractor objects. In this context, for comprehensions are useful for formulating queries. These features make Scala ideal for developing applications like web services.

Scala is equipped with an expressive type system that enforces statically that abstractions are used in a safe and coherent manner. In particular, the type system supports:

Type inference means the user is not required to annotate code with redundant type information. In combination, these features provide a powerful basis for the safe reuse of programming abstractions and for the type-safe extension of software.

In practice, the development of domain-specific applications often requires domain-specific language extensions. Scala provides a unique combination of language mechanisms that make it easy to smoothly add new language constructs in the form of libraries.

In many cases, this can be done without using meta-programming facilities such as macros. For example,

Scala is designed to interoperate well with the popular Java Runtime Environment (JRE). In particular, the interaction with the mainstream object-oriented Java programming language is as smooth as possible. Newer Java features like SAMs, lambdas, annotations, and generics have direct analogues in Scala.

Those Scala features without Java analogues, such as default and named parameters, compile as close to Java as they can reasonably come. Scala has the same compilation model (separate compilation, dynamic class loading) like Java and allows access to thousands of existing high-quality libraries.

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