Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Kelsey Hightower

Kelsey Hightower
Staff Developer Advocate, Google Cloud Platform, Google

@kelseyhightower

Kelsey Hightower has worn every hat possible throughout his career in tech but most enjoys leadership roles focused on making things happen and shipping software. Kelsey is a strong open source advocate focused on building simple tools that make people smile. When he is not slinging Go code, you can catch him giving technical workshops covering everything from programming and system administration to his favorite Linux distro of the month.

Sessions

1:30pm5:00pm Monday, May 8, 2017
Infrastructure
Location: Ballroom F
Kelsey Hightower (Google)
Average rating: ***..
(3.26, 19 ratings)
Kelsey Hightower offers a hands-on demonstration of Kubernetes, teaching you how to package your applications as Linux containers, manage secrets with Vault and custom controllers, create and manage metrics with Prometheus, implement distributed tracing with Zipkin and OpenTracing, implement service discovery and keep your sanity, and expose your applications to external users and clients. Read more.
1:30pm5:00pm Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Adopt This Now
Location: Meeting Room 18 A/B
Level: Beginner
Kelsey Hightower (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.83, 6 ratings)
Measure all the things. It’s a great mantra for any organization that wants the benefits of cloud computing while maintaining solid operational stability. But how? With what tooling? Kelsey Hightower guides you through hands-on tutorials using open source software that empowers you to continue down the journey of measuring the right things using open source tools. Read more.
9:00am9:05am Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Location: Ballroom D
Rachel Roumeliotis (O'Reilly Media), Kelsey Hightower (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Program chairs Rachel Roumeliotis and Kelsey Hightower open the first day of keynotes. Read more.
9:00am9:05am Thursday, May 11, 2017
Location: Ballroom D
Rachel Roumeliotis (O'Reilly Media), Scott Hanselman (Microsoft), Kelsey Hightower (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Program chairs Rachel Roumeliotis, Scott Hanselman, and Kelsey Hightower open the second day of keynotes. Read more.