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

Cynthia Thomas
Networking Specialist, Google


Cynthia Thomas is a Networking Specialist at Google Cloud. She has spent 10+ years in the networking industry, most recently with open source cloud and networking solutions. Cynthia has been an advocate of open source technologies while working on cloud-related technologies for the last 5 years. She is a frequent speaker at conferences, including DevOpsDays, DockerCon, Kubernetes meetups, and OpenStack events.


3:40pm4:10pm Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Location: B113-114
Cynthia Thomas (Google), Romain Lenglet (Cilium)
BPF technology is bringing Linux kernel capabilities up to speed with modern workload requirements. Cilium helps make BPF consumable for microservices architectures and enables Istio with the most powerful security solution by way of the kernel. Cynthia Thomas and Romain Lenglet explain why you should use Cilium to enforce API-aware policy while coordinating with Istio. Read more.