Put open source to work
July 16–17, 2018: Training & Tutorials
July 18–19, 2018: Conference
Portland, OR
Christian Posta

Christian Posta
Field CTO, solo.io

Website | @christianposta

Christian Posta is field CTO at solo.io, where he helps companies create and deploy large-scale, resilient, distributed architectures—many of what we now call serverless and microservices. Previously, Christian spent time at web-scale companies. He’s well known in the community as an author—of Istio in Action (Manning) and Microservices for Java Developers (O’Reilly)—a frequent blogger, a speaker, an open source enthusiast, and a committer on various open source projects, including Istio and Kubernetes. He enjoys mentoring, training, and leading teams to be successful with distributed systems concepts, microservices, DevOps, and cloud native application design. You can find Christian on Twitter as @christianposta.


10:00am10:30am Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Location: B113-114
Christian Posta (solo.io)
Istio provides a lot of powerful features to developers, including making it easier to manage traffic. As you start to build out systems that span multiple services, security becomes an even more important thing to get right. Christian Posta explores some of the ways Istio helps you build more secure systems with mutual TLS, OAuth 2.0, and JSON Web Token verification. Read more.
1:30pm5:00pm Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Level: Intermediate
Christian Posta (solo.io)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Service mesh is getting a lot of attention, but for developers, this technology may seem a bit too magical. Christian Posta offers a pragmatic, hands-on approach to understanding service mesh and the Istio architecture, covering how the various pieces work and how they work together to deliver powerful resilience, security, and control over your microservices. Read more.
4:15pm4:55pm Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Level: Intermediate
Christian Posta (solo.io)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Christian Posta leads a deep dive into Istio, an open source service mesh with a growing community of users and contributors. You'll learn how Istio works and how to debug issues as you take a step-by-step walkthough of Istio's components. Read more.