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

Brendan Burns
Distinguished Engineer, Microsoft

Brendan Burns is a distinguished engineer at Microsoft Azure, where he runs the container service and resource manager teams, and a cofounder of the Kubernetes open source project. Previously, he worked at Google on cloud APIs and web search infrastructure and was a professor of computer science at Union College. Brendan holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a BA in computer science and studio art from Williams College.


11:00am11:40am Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Distributed computing
Location: Portland 255
Level: Intermediate
Brendan Burns (Microsoft)
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Though thousands of distributed systems are activated every day, designing and building them is more black art than science. However, the study of such systems reveals a collection of repeated patterns and practices that can be applied to quickly construct reliable systems. Brendan Burns describes these patterns and explains how they can be used with the Kubernetes container orchestrator. Read more.