Fueling innovative software
July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR

Schedule: Cloud-Native Strategies and Implementation sessions

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9:00am12:30pm Monday, July 15, 2019
Location: Portland 251
Secondary topics:  Cloud Native
Priyanka Sharma (GitLab), Cullen Taylor (GitLab)
Average rating: **...
(2.21, 28 ratings)
Break the shackles of vendor lock-in. SĂ©bastien Goasguen and Priyanka Sharma walk you through deploying serverless functions to any cloud provider of your choice. Read more.
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1:30pm5:00pm Monday, July 15, 2019
Location: D138-140
Secondary topics:  Cloud Native
Josh Berkus (Red Hat)
Average rating: ***..
(3.70, 10 ratings)
Once, nobody ran a database on top of Kubernetes or OpenShift. Now everyone's doing it, and you can too. Josh Berkus walks you through deploying and managing two different databases so you can get a taste of cloud native database hosting. Read more.
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1:30pm5:00pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Location: Portland 252
Secondary topics:  Cloud Native
Anubhav Mishra (HashiCorp)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Kubernetes is a popular application delivery platform, but its built-in secret-management system does not serve the diverse needs of many organizations. Anubhav Mishra demonstrates how to run HashiCorp Vault on Kubernetes and use Vault to store and retrieve secrets for applications running on Kubernetes. Read more.
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11:00am11:40am Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: Portland 251
Secondary topics:  Cloud Native
Christian Posta (solo.io)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 10 ratings)
Service mesh has hit the cloud-native computing community like a storm, and we're starting to see gradual adoption across the enterprise. Christian Posta examines the strengths and weaknesses of respective service mesh implementations to help you decide which one is right for you or, more importantly, whether a service mesh is right at all. Read more.
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11:50am12:30pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: Portland 251
Secondary topics:  Cloud Native
Ellen Korbes (Garden)
Average rating: ****.
(4.60, 10 ratings)
Developers working with Kubernetes still wonder what the optimal development workflow looks like. Ellen Korbes explores the capabilities of the tooling available in the current landscape and sees if it can offer end-to-end workflows that perform effectively in the real world. Read more.
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1:45pm2:25pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: Portland 251
Secondary topics:  Cloud Native
Kris Nova (Independent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.62, 13 ratings)
Virtual machines (VMs) changed the world and containers swooped in shortly after. Learn about the deep technical differences between virtualization and containers with Kris Nova as she dives into the relevance and unique implementation of VMs in Kubernetes now and moving forward into the new world of cloud native. Read more.
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2:35pm3:15pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: Portland 251
Secondary topics:  Cloud Native
Arun Gupta (Amazon Web Services), Meena Gowdar (Amazon Web Services)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 10 ratings)
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.
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4:15pm4:55pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: Portland 251
Secondary topics:  Cloud Native
Jessica Deen (Microsoft)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Join Jessica Deen to walk through two key workflows for Windows applications and containers: the lift and shift scenario and the modern .NET Core framework. Read more.
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5:05pm5:45pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: Portland 251
Secondary topics:  Cloud Native
Waldemar Quevedo Salinas (Synadia Communications, Inc)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 5 ratings)
NATS is a mature, high-performance publish/subscribe messaging system that's part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Waldemar Quevedo explores how to build production-ready applications using NATS to address common issues that arise in cloud native environments, such as service discovery, scalability, self-healing, authentication/authorization, and low-latency RPC. Read more.
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11:00am11:40am Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: Portland 251
Secondary topics:  Cloud Native
Subbu Allamaraju (Expedia Group)
Average rating: ****.
(4.55, 11 ratings)
Enterprises undergoing large transformations face a simple reality: there's never enough time to get the house in order. Subbu Allamaraju uses his experience at an organization going through change to walk you through patterns from several hundred critical production incidents and arrives at a few effective strategies for improving resilience of production environments. Read more.
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11:50am12:30pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: Portland 251
Mitchell Kelley (Solo.io), Scott Cranton (Solo.io)
Average rating: ****.
(4.07, 15 ratings)
Mitchell Kelley and Scott Cranton explain how to use open source tooling to inject, debug, and diagnose abnormal conditions in your microservices architecture. Read more.
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1:45pm2:25pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: Portland 251
Secondary topics:  Cloud Native
Christie Wilson (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.31, 16 ratings)
Systems are going cloud native, but do you know if your CI/CD is keeping up? Moving your systems to more complicated environments impacts your entire software supply toolchain. Christie Wilson walks you through how to use CI/CD to effectively build, test, and deploy cloud native applications. Read more.
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2:35pm3:15pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: Portland 251
Secondary topics:  Cloud Native
Aimee Barciauskas (Development Seed)
Average rating: ****.
(4.70, 10 ratings)
NASA's Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) is working toward a vision of a cloud-based, highly flexible system to meet its ever-growing and evolving data demands. Aimee Barciauskas walks you through Cumulus, the open source software supporting the NASA Earth Observation Division as it grows its data archive 10x in the next four years. Read more.
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4:15pm4:55pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: Portland 251
Secondary topics:  Cloud Native
Jeff Thorne (Aqua Security)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
Penetration testing (pentesting) a Kubernetes cluster simulates what a hacker might do when trying to attack a deployment. Jeff Thorne demonstrates how to use the open source testing tool kube-hunter to run penetration tests on your Kubernetes clusters and reveals misconfigurations that might leave you open to attack. Read more.
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5:05pm5:45pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: Portland 251
Jimmy Ray (Capital One)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Jimmy Ray explains how to use Open Policy Agent to apply rules-based control of resources—a dynamic approach to managing Kubernetes configuration and enforcing compliance. Read more.