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Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center [clear filter]
Monday, November 18
 

9:00am PST

MulticloudCon: The Zero-Day Event to Learn About New Approaches for a Multi-Cloud Ecosystem hosted by GitLab and Upbound (Additional Registration + Fee Required)
Join us for the first MulticloudCon, the zero-day event that will spark conversation about what multicloud really means, how it’s quickly becoming a reality and why you should care.  The program will include a mix of deep technical talks and demos showcasing the future of multicloud [& workload portability], joined with visionary talks from the ecosystem. Learn from experts in cloud, Kubernetes, database resources, CI/CD, security and more to learn how multicloud is evolving to make developers and operations lives easier. 

How to Register: Pre-registration is required. To register for MulticloudCon, add it on during your KubeCon + CloudNativeCon registration.

For questions regarding this event, please reach out to events@gitlab.com.

Monday November 18, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level
 
Tuesday, November 19
 

10:55am PST

Intro to gRPC - Jayant Kolhe & Eric Anderson, Google
gRPC is a modern, open source remote procedure call (RPC) framework that can run anywhere. It enables client and server applications to communicate transparently, and makes it easier to build connected systems. Join us for this session to hear about the gRPC project, how you can use it in your applications, and how to get involved with contributing!

Speakers
avatar for Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson

Software Engineer, Google
Eric Anderson is the tech lead of gRPC Java as a software engineer at Google. He contributed to the gRPC wire protocol and is experienced with HTTP/2. Previously, he developed the Connectors 4 framework for the Google Search Appliance. Prior to Google, Eric maintained data-driven... Read More →
avatar for Jayant Kolhe

Jayant Kolhe

Engineering Director, Google
Jayant is Director of Engineering at Google working in Google Cloud Organization. He has been at Google for last 10 years. He manages teams that work in areas of Networking, distributed systems and APIs. He has led and managed multiple Open Source Projects such as gRPC and Protocol... Read More →



Tuesday November 19, 2019 10:55am - 11:30am PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level
  Maintainer Track Sessions
  • Experience Level Any
  • Session Slides Included Yes

11:50am PST

Intro to Cloud Native Buildpacks - Terence Lee, Heroku & Emily Casey, Pivotal
You're great at running containers but you shouldn't have to be great at building them. In this talk, you'll learn about Cloud Native Buildpacks, a higher-level abstraction for building apps compared to Dockerfiles. Buildpacks are a standardized tool for creating images in a secure, reproducible, and efficient manner. As an app developer, you don't need to know best practices around ordering commands for layer reuse. As an operator, you don't need to worry about exposing developers to the responsibilities that come with Dockerfile. Come learn how buildpacks meet developers at their source code, automate the delivery of both OS-level and application-level dependency upgrades, and help you efficiently handle day-2 app operations

Speakers
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Emily Casey

Cloud Native Buildpacks Lead Engineer, Pivotal
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Terence Lee

Build & Languages Architect, Heroku/Salesforce
Terence leads Heroku’s Ruby Task Force curating the Ruby experience on the platform. He's worked on some OSS projects such as Ruby (the language), mruby, Bundler, Resque, as well as helping with the Rails Girls movement. When he’s not going to an awesome Heroku/Tech event he lives... Read More →


Tuesday November 19, 2019 11:50am - 12:25pm PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level
  Maintainer Track Sessions
  • Experience Level Any
  • Session Slides Included Yes

2:25pm PST

A Peek Inside the Enterprise Cloud at Salesforce - Xiao Zhou & Thomas Hargrove, Salesforce
This talk offers a peek inside the enterprise cloud infrastructure at Salesforce. Kubernetes is open source software which is becoming the de facto standard for running services as scale.
Enterprise data centers are aiming to be closely managed and very secure. At Salesforce, we are bringing these two together. We are using Kubernetes to manage 2600+ hosts across 20+ private data centers. In this talk, we’ll be looking at the challenges and our approaches for using Kubernetes as the management software from several perspectives: Multi-tenants and self-serving, Management tooling, Security, Testing, Monitoring/alerting, also Visibility.

Speakers
avatar for Thomas Hargrove

Thomas Hargrove

Software Engineering Senior Director, Salesforce
Thomas is a Software Engineering Senior Director at Salesforce on the infrastructure engineering team. He helped build the hosted Kubernetes offering for Salesforce 1st party data centers with many enhancements around security, visibility and integration to internal systems. Before... Read More →
avatar for Xiao Zhou

Xiao Zhou

Director Software Engineering, Salesforce
Xiao is a Software Engineering Director in Salesforce. She has about 10 years of experiences in the large scale and distributed computing area. Xiao has led numerous cloud native efforts and projects at Salesforce, and previously VMware. She is very passionate about improving quality... Read More →



Tuesday November 19, 2019 2:25pm - 3:00pm PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level
  Application + Development

3:20pm PST

Intro: Harbor - Enterprise Cloud Native Artifact Registry - Steven Ren & Alex Xu, VMware
As container technology becomes widely adopted in the industry, how to manage containerized applications poses new challenges to platform engineers. One of the challenges is to securely and efficiently manage containerized application packages with either container image or Helm Chart format. Project Harbor is an open-source trusted cloud native registry project that stores, manages, signs, and scans content, thus resolving common image or Helm Chart management challenges. In this presentation, we will focus on the management of container images and Helm Charts through Harbor. We will review and provide solutions to the challenges faced by organizations, including RBAC (Role-Based Access Control), vulnerability scanning, large scale content distribution, content replication, content trust (notary), webhook, tag retention, and DevOps integrations, etc.. Real-world use cases will be discussed in the session. Of course, fantastic demos will be shown to let you easily understand the related use cases.

Speakers
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Steven Ren

Senior Manager, VMware
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Alex Xu

Product Manager, VMware


Tuesday November 19, 2019 3:20pm - 3:55pm PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level

4:25pm PST

Panel: Is Service Mesh Ready for Edge-Native Applications? - Wendy Cartee, Ramki Krishnan, VMware; Srini Addepalli, Intel; Parveen Patel, Google; & Ravi Chunduru, Verizon
Edge deployments, in contrast to large public clouds, pose interesting demands since they are physically insecure & capacity constrained. Also, Edge Computing Apps such as AR-VR, have low-latency characteristics with RTT typically few msec and pose further demands to edge deployments.

Edge Computing Apps like to use Service Meshes (SM) such as Istio/Envoy, Linkerd etc. to offload infrastructure related activities such as security.

In this panel, we first examine the unique challenges in using SM technologies for Edge Computing Apps - especially the additional latency and resource usage to due to Kernel Networking. Next, we will explore software techniques such as Kernel Bypass, QUIC as an alternative to TCP/IP etc. to alleviate the performance bottlenecks introduced by SM technologies including early results. Last, we will touch upon hardware acceleration techniques for the above.

Speakers
avatar for Ramki Krishnan

Ramki Krishnan

Lead Technologist, Open Source, VMware
Ramki, with 20+ years of industry experience, has a deep understanding of various technologies and strong business acumen to lead and transform innovation into customer-winning products. Currently, at VMware, he is responsible for Telco/Enterprise open source technology vision, strategy... Read More →
avatar for Wendy Cartee

Wendy Cartee

Senior Director of Marketing, VMware
Wendy Cartee is senior director of product marketing for service mesh, cloud and container networking at VMware. She works on products and open source projects to drive enterprise user adoption. Wendy has been in open source for over a decade and helped form the Linux Foundation’s... Read More →
avatar for Srinivasa Addepalli

Srinivasa Addepalli

Sr. Principal Engineer, Intel Corporation
Srini Addepalli is a Sr. Principal Engineer in NEX/NPG business unit of Intel Corporation. He is one of the principal architects of networking, security & Edge technologies for the Network Function Virtualization/Containerization (NFV/NFC) and Software Defined Networks (SDN). Srini... Read More →
avatar for Ravi Chunduru

Ravi Chunduru

Associate Fellow, Verizon
Ravi Chunduru is a Senior Architect at Verizon responsible for Product strategy and thought leadership in the domain of Virtual Network Services and MEC solutions. Ravi has been a key player in conceptualizing and delivering various products at Verizon such as VNS Application Edge... Read More →
avatar for Parveen Patel

Parveen Patel

Senior Director Engineering, Google Cloud
Parveen Patel is Senior Director of Engineering at Google Cloud. Parveen leads the Host Networking team responsible for building high-performance networking and distributed systems. These systems enable a wide range of Google workloads such as Google Search and Ads, YouTube and Google... Read More →



Tuesday November 19, 2019 4:25pm - 5:00pm PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level
  Service Mesh
 
Wednesday, November 20
 

10:55am PST

Day 2 Operations with Windows Containers - Michael Michael, VMware & Patrick Lang, Microsoft
The chairs for SIG-Windows will provide an update on the efforts to bring Windows to Kubernetes. This session will concentrate on presenting new features and capabilities as well as focus on day 2 operations and troubleshooting. We will also have a detailed discussion on our future roadmap, key functionality that we want to enable, and open the floor for Q&A with customers and members of the SIG-Windows community. Some familiarity with Windows on Kubernetes is required for the deep dive part since we will have an in-depth discussion on key features that are in the pipeline for Windows, explain their implementation and have a discussion on trade-offs with the community.

Speakers
avatar for Patrick Lang

Patrick Lang

Software Engineer, Microsoft
Patrick Lang is a Software Engineer at Microsoft building and teaching how to use Kubernetes and Windows container technologies. He is a regular speaker on Windows Server Container development and management that helped launch the tech at MS Ignite and Build conferences along with... Read More →
avatar for Michael Michael

Michael Michael

Director of Product Management, VMware
Michael Michael (or M2) is a Maintainer of Harbor and Contour, co-chairs Kubernetes' SIG-Windows, and is the product lead for Velero, Octant, and Sonobuoy. M2 is focused on cloud native technologies, delivering agility and simplicity to developers and accelerating the modernization... Read More →



Wednesday November 20, 2019 10:55am - 11:30am PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level
  Maintainer Track Sessions

11:50am PST

gRPC Deep Dive: Prevent Your Service From Overtaking Itself - Lidi Zheng, Google
In any distributed system, it is very common to have mismatched processing power on sending (client) and receiving (server) side. This can result in failures or excessive buffering of messages on either side leading to out-of-memory situation. Fortunately, gRPC has a flow control mechanism that transparently throttles the traffic to protect both services. In this presentation, we will dive into how does networking protocols (like TCP, HTTP, gRPC) control traffic, and how gRPC flow control facilitate your usage of the bandwidth between your services.

Speakers
avatar for Lidi Zheng

Lidi Zheng

Software Engineer, Google
Lidi Zheng is a Software Engineer at Google under the Tech Infra Network Systems area. He is an active maintainer of gRPC repo, and mostly contributing to gRPC Python. He focuses on the API design, distributed system and tooling. Prior to Google, he completed his Master degree from... Read More →



Wednesday November 20, 2019 11:50am - 12:25pm PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level
  Maintainer Track Sessions

2:25pm PST

Panel: Enterprise-grade, On-prem Kubeflow in the Financial Sector - Laura Schornack, JPMorgan Chase; Jeff Fogarty, US Bank; Josh Bottum, Arrikto; & Thea Lamkin, Google
This presentation will explore the journeys of two ML architects from JPMorgan Chase and US Bank, who have deployed Kubeflow into their on-premise environments. These subject matter experts will review their pre-installation checklists, their software architectures, and their operating expectations. They will pinpoint the critical features for an enterprise-grade deployment like authentication and authorization, data management, credentials management, and support for air gapped environments. They will also discuss their collaboration with the Kubeflow code contributors to define requirements and develop new functionality. The talk will include a review of planned Kubeflow enhancements, and a roadmap for those deliveries by code contributors to the Kubeflow On-Prem Special Interest Group (SIG).


Speakers
avatar for Josh Bottum

Josh Bottum

Vice President, Arrikto
I am a Kubeflow Community Product Manager and VP at Arrikto. We simplify storage architectures and operations for K8s platforms.
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Jeff Fogarty

Innovation Engineer,, US Bank
Jeff Fogarty is an Innovation Engineer at US Bank Supporting a team of Data Scientists. He participates with the Kubeflow open source community focusing on On-Prem functionality. Jeff speaks at technical events and conferences including the Kubeflow Contributors Summit and Cloud Native... Read More →
avatar for Thea Lamkin

Thea Lamkin

Open Source Developer Relations Program Manager, Google
Thea Lamkin leads Google's Open Source Developer Relations Program for Kubeflow. Thea sets the developer program strategy for Kubeflow and executes on the tactical work items and events necessary to make Kubeflow a success. Thea specializes in Open Source Community Architecture, Developer... Read More →
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Laura Schornack

Sr. Architect, JPMorgan Chase
Laura Schornack is a JPMorgan Chase lead design architect and expert engineer for shared services. Previously, she worked for other leading tech organizations such as IBM and Nokia. She holds a degree in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Laura presents... Read More →



Wednesday November 20, 2019 2:25pm - 3:00pm PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level
  Machine Learning + Data

3:20pm PST

OpenFaaS Cloud + Linkerd: A Secure, Multi-Tenant Serverless Platform - Charles Pretzer, Buoyant & Alex Ellis, OpenFaaS, LTD
In this talk, maintainers of the OSS projects OpenFaaS and Linkerd discuss and demonstrate combining the features of each to build a scalable and secure multitenant serverless platform.
OpenFaaS is a lightweight serverless platform built on Docker and k8s. Linkerd is an ultralight service mesh for k8s. The projects share philosophy around simplicity, ease of use, speed, and low resource impact. OpenFaaS was designed for small teams and tackled multitenancy by creating OpenFaaS Cloud to layer on top. Scaling for multitenancy requires more robust networking, encryption, detailed metrics, and load-balancing strategies than Kubernetes L4 can offer.
Linkerd fits because it provides the features listed above required for scaling multitenancy while remaining focused on simplicity, security, and performance as a part of a modular platform built around OpenFaaS.

Speakers
avatar for Alex Ellis

Alex Ellis

Founder, OpenFaaS Ltd
Alex is a respected expert on serverless and cloud native computing. He founded OpenFaaS, one of the most popular open-source serverless projects, where he has built the community via writing, speaking, and extensive personal engagement. As a consultant and CNCF Ambassador, he helps... Read More →
avatar for Charles Pretzer

Charles Pretzer

Field Engineer, Buoyant, Inc.
Charles Pretzer is a field engineer at Buoyant, where he spends his time collaborating and engaging with the open source community of the CNCF service mesh, Linkerd. He also enables production level adoption by helping companies integrate Linkerd into their Kubernetes based applications... Read More →



Wednesday November 20, 2019 3:20pm - 3:55pm PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level
  Serverless

4:25pm PST

Deep Dive: Linkerd - Oliver Gould, Buoyant
In this session, Oliver Gould, will focus on lessons learned, how to's, and what the future of Linkerd holds.

Speakers
avatar for Oliver Gould

Oliver Gould

CTO, Buoyant, Inc.
Oliver is the CTO & co-founder of Buoyant, where he leads engineering. Prior to founding Buoyant, he was a staff infrastructure engineer at Twitter, where he led the Observability, Traffic, and Configuration & Coordination teams---projects essential to Twitter's adoption of a modern... Read More →



Wednesday November 20, 2019 4:25pm - 5:00pm PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level
  Maintainer Track Sessions

5:20pm PST

Flyte: Cloud Native Machine Learning & Data Processing Platform - Ketan Umare & Haytham AbuelFutuh, Lyft
Flyte is the backbone for large-scale Machine Learning and Data Processing (ETL) pipelines at Lyft. It is used across business critical applications ranging from ETA, Pricing, Mapping, Autonomous, etc. At its core is a Kubernetes native workflow engine that executes 10M+ containers per month as part of thousands of workflows. The talk will focus on,
- Architecture of Flyte and its specification language to orchestrate compute and manage data flow across disparate systems like Spark, Flink, Tensorflow, Hive, etc.
- Deploying highly scalable and fault tolerant Kubernetes Operators
- Learnings from operating Flyte across multiple Kubernetes clusters and using other CNCF technologies like gRPC, Envoy, FluentD, Kustomize and Prometheus.
- Use-cases where Flyte can be leveraged
The talk will conclude with a demo of a machine learning pipeline built using the open source version of Flyte.

Speakers
avatar for Haytham AbuelFutuh

Haytham AbuelFutuh

Software Engineer, Lyft
Haytham Abuelfutuh is a software engineer at Lyft and leads the Flyte backend team. During his tenure at Lyft, Haytham has helped build Flyte from the ground up, built and shipped Kubernetes operators and investigated and optimized Flyte system performance on k8s. Before Lyft, Haytham... Read More →
avatar for Ketan Umare

Ketan Umare

Chief Software Architect, Union.ai
Ketan Umare is the TSC Chair for Flyte (incubating under LF AI & Data). He is also currently the Chief Software Architect at Union.ai. Previously he had multiple Senior Lead roles at Lyft, Oracle and Amazon ranging from Cloud, Distributed storage, Mapping (map making) and machine... Read More →



Wednesday November 20, 2019 5:20pm - 5:55pm PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level
  Machine Learning + Data
 
Thursday, November 21
 

10:55am PST

Balancing Power and Pain: Moving a Startup From a PaaS to Kubernetes - David Sudia, GoSpotCheck & Toni Rib, Gusto
By hiding a lot of complexity and allowing a team to move fast and simply "heroku push" applications, PaaS solutions like Heroku are a perfect fit when you are early stage startup. However, what do you do when your business starts to get traction, and your scale or use case begins to stretch the limitations of a PaaS? This talk will share the story of a startup's successful migration away from a PaaS to a self-built platform powered by CNCF technology.

We'll share the highlights of our journey, such as how we translated PaaS concepts to our new infrastructure, and explain the series of choices we made, like assembling our platform from Kubernetes and other CNCF components. We will also share some of our difficulties, with the goal that other organisations can avoid making the same mistakes.

Speakers
avatar for David Sudia

David Sudia

Senior DevOps Engineer, GoSpotCheck
David Sudia is a former educator turned developer turned DevOps Engineer. He's passionate about supporting other developers in doing their best work by making sure they have the right tools and environments. In his day to day he's responsible for managing Kubernetes clusters, deploying... Read More →
avatar for Toni Rib

Toni Rib

Software Engineer, Gusto
Toni Rib is a Software Engineer at Gusto. While she focuses mainly on application development, she isn't happy unless she understands not only the application she's developing, but also the database and infrastructure it relies on. This resulted in her being named "honorary DevOps... Read More →



Thursday November 21, 2019 10:55am - 11:30am PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level
  Case Studies

11:50am PST

Making Plugins Mainstream: Developing a Plugin Manager for Kubectl - Ahmet Alp Balkan, Google
Kubectl Plugins are an extension mechanism to add custom commands to Kubernetes developers’ favorite tool: kubectl. As the plugin mechanism became stable recently in Kubernetes 1.12 and people started to develop plugins, we realized a challenge is upon us: How to make these plugins easy to develop, package and distribute.

This talk is a Kubernetes SIG CLI subproject "krew" and how we have designed and built a "cross-platform package manager" that makes plugins accessible to vast amount of Kubernetes users easily.

This talk will go through:
* Kubernetes project’s emphasis on extensibility
* Introduction to kubectl plugins and writing a small plugin
* Designing Krew: how to write a plugin manager for kubernetes without writing a fully-fledged package manager
* Life of a kubectl plugin managed by Krew
* Challenges of building a curated catalog of plugins as Kubernetes OSS community

Speakers
avatar for Ahmet Alp Balkan

Ahmet Alp Balkan

Software Engineer, Google
Ahmet Alp Balkan is a Software Engineer at Google, working on developer experiences for open source technologies like Kubernetes and Knative. He is the maintainer of developer tooling like kubectx.dev and krew.dev, which is a Kubernetes SIG CLI sub-project. At Google, he works on... Read More →



Thursday November 21, 2019 11:50am - 12:25pm PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level

2:25pm PST

Gone in 60 Minutes: Migrating 20 TB from AKS to GKE in an Hour with Vitess - Derek Perkins, Nozzle
The holy grail of Cloud Native tech is to have zero vendor lock-in. That becomes extra challenging when dealing with stateful applications. By leveraging out of the box Kubernetes and Vitess features, Derek and his team were able to migrate a high throughput production workload of 20 TB from Azure (AKS) to Google (GKE) in under an hour. This workload consisted of dozens of services writing to MySQL, including heavy usage of the under-marketed pub/sub style message queue feature of Vitess. Derek will go into detail about the public Helm charts that were used to set up these workloads and how Kubernetes and Vitess were configured. We will also touch on a few ecosystem projects like external-dns, cert-manager that helped make the transition low-touch and seamless.

Speakers
avatar for Derek Perkins

Derek Perkins

Founder & CEO, Nozzle
Derek is the Founder and CEO of Nozzle, an enterprise rank tracking solution that helps companies understand where they and their competitors rank on Google and other search engines. He has been an evangelist for Vitess since it was open sourced, speaking about it often and was responsible... Read More →


Thursday November 21, 2019 2:25pm - 3:00pm PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level

3:20pm PST

Prepare to Be Boarded! A Tale of Kubernetes, Plunder, and Cryptobooty - James Condon, Lacework
How are Kubernetes cluster’s being compromised in the wild? There aren’t a whole lot of public reports detailing successful attacks against Kubernetes clusters. The goal of this talk is to demystify these attacks and provide recommendations to prevent them.

In this talk, a successful attack on a Kubernetes honeypot is analyzed. The amount of time it took for this to occur is quite surprising. Next, using this information, the scope of research is widened to survey other clusters that have fallen victim to the same attacks. Multiple cryptojacking campaigns emerge and details behind the methods of the attackers are shared. After providing statistics on these attacks, recommendations for prevention along with indicators of compromise are provided.

Speakers
avatar for James Condon

James Condon

Director of Research, Lacework
James Condon is Director of Research at Lacework. James is a security veteran with over 10 years of experience in incident response, intelligence analysis, and automated threat detection. James was previously Director of Threat Research at ProtectWise (acquired by Verizon), an Incident... Read More →



Thursday November 21, 2019 3:20pm - 3:55pm PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level

4:25pm PST

Identity Bootstrapping in Multi-tenant Multi-cluster Kubernetes - Manish Mehta, Volterra & Derek Suzuki, The Voleon Group
With the increasing popularity of Kubernetes, providing managed K8s has been a great way to convert enthusiasts into adopters. However, current solutions mainly focus on providing isolated clusters and adopters are responsible for making workload identities work across clusters. If multi-tenancy is added to the mix, the challenges of bootstrapping identities that work across clusters - but within tenancy - are even greater.

In this presentation, the speakers will share challenges of securely bootstrapping identities in such a setup (especially when the individual clusters could be running in untrusted environments), the tradeoffs, and possible solutions. Manish will also introduce planned open-source components of a solution used by Volterra Edge Services for identity bootstrapping and other security services.

Speakers
avatar for Derek Suzuki

Derek Suzuki

Director of DevOps, The Voleon Group
Derek Suzuki is Director of DevOps at The Voleon Group.  Previously he was Senior Director of Information Technology and Business Applications at Outbrain and has held a variety of technology management roles at Redwood Systems, ZipRealty, Wine.com, Juno Online Services, and other... Read More →
avatar for Manish Mehta

Manish Mehta

Chief Security Architect, Volterra
Manish Mehta is Chief Security Architect at Volterra Edge Services, CA. In the past, he has worked at Netflix, Cryptography Research Inc., and other SF bay area companies designing and developing solutions around secure bootstrapping, authentication (service and user), and authorization... Read More →



Thursday November 21, 2019 4:25pm - 5:00pm PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level

5:20pm PST

Creating a Micro Open-Source Community with Helm - Katie Gamanji, Condé Nast International
For over a century Condé Nast International has set the benchmark for print and digital publishing. Our portfolio is composed of luxury and fashion-oriented brands, like Vogue, GQ, Wired, Glamour and many more. Condé Nast International is a digital-first company, targeting to migrate 34 out of 62 existing websites to the Kubernetes clusters across the globe.

Kubernetes underpins Condé Nast International's entire infrastructure, and Helm is used as the de facto deployment package manager. These two components were critical for the delivery of the highest developer experience.

In time, the development teams became self-sufficient and started to contribute to the base Helm charts instead of going the feature requests route. This created a substantial and agile environment for developers, being able to instigate changes and contribute to the internal developer community.

Speakers
avatar for Katie Gamanji

Katie Gamanji

Senior Field Engineer @ Apple, Apple
Katie is a cloud-native leader, practitioner, and contributor, currently in a Senior Field Engineer role at Apple and a TOC for CNCF. As a cloud platform engineer, Katie has contributed to the buildout of infrastructure at Conde Nast, and American Express, gravitating towards cloud-native... Read More →



Thursday November 21, 2019 5:20pm - 5:55pm PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level
  Case Studies
 

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