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July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR
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Meena Gowdar

Meena Gowdar
Senior Product Manager, Tech, Amazon Web Services


Meena Gowdar is a senior product manager at Amazon Web Services, where she’s responsible for strategy and product delivery of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), and Firecracker, an open source virtualization technology. She’s a passionate technologist who has worked in consumer electronics, wearables, and fintech industries and helped grow businesses worldwide and an advocate and advisor for #BUILTBYGIRLS, a nonprofit for women leaders in tech. She’s also a devoted reader and vehement skier, loves cooking, and enjoys traveling.


2:35pm3:15pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Secondary topics:  Cloud Native
Arun Gupta (Amazon Web Services), Meena Gowdar (Amazon Web Services)
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Firecracker is an open source virtualization technology that is purpose-built for creating and managing secure, multitenant containers and functions-based services. Firecracker runs in user space and uses the Linux kernel-based virtual machine (KVM) to create microVMs. Arun Gupta and Meena Gowdar explore the foundations of Firecracker and examine how it's used with different technologies. Read more.