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Thursday, November 21 • 5:20pm - 5:55pm
Staying in Tune: Optimize Kubernetes for Stability and Utilization - Randy Johnson & Koushik Radhakrishnan, VMware

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Kubernetes provides a number of primitives to manage resource consumption. Implementing resource limits, requests and quotas are often the first steps taken to solve this problem at the pod or namespace level. However, the behaviour of an overall Kubernetes cluster as it nears capacity and the parameters available to tune it are often overlooked. To ensure optimal stability and utilization of a cluster, users must learn how to implement, test and manage these parameters over time.

With their field engineering work done for healthcare and financial customers, Randy and Koushik have gathered valuable lessons on how one should approach this problem.This talk will illustrate how you should approach resource limits, resource requests, eviction policies and node allocatable constraints to get the most out of your Kubernetes clusters.

Speakers
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Koushik Radhakrishnan

Cloud Native Architect, VMware
Koushik has helped build and rollout infrastructure for some of the largest service providers and enterprise customers. In his role as a Cloud Native Architect at VMware, he is passionate about helping organizations adopt and build solutions around the Kubernetes ecosystem and making... Read More →
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Randy Johnson

Cloud Native Architect, VMware
Randy is a Cloud Native Architect on the Kubernetes Architecture team at VMware. He is passionate about container orchestration, distributed systems and solving hard problems. Prior to joining VMware, he was guiding organizations along their cloud modernization journey at Red Hat... Read More →



Thursday November 21, 2019 5:20pm - 5:55pm
Room 6F - San Diego Convention Center Upper Level