Engineering the Future of Software
16–18 October 2017: Conference & Tutorials
18–19 October 2017: Training
London, UK

Cloud-native design patterns in practice (sponsored by Red Hat OpenShift)

15:5016:40 Monday, 16 October 2017
Location: Windsor Suite
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Prerequisite Knowledge

  • A basic understanding of Linux, container, virtualization, distributed systems, and cloud (IaaS/PaaS) concepts


The 12-factor app concept is more than five years old, and a lot has happened since: containers have gone mainstream, public cloud offerings have matured, and we now have FaaS (function-as-a-service) aka serverless compute at our disposal. The CNCF was born and took Kubernetes under its wings. It now hosts now 10 projects and is steadily growing. And yet, the term cloud native still means many things to many people.

Michael Hausenblas explores what cloud native means from an operations and developer perspective, offers an overview of the CNCF stack, where cloud native goes beyond 12-factor apps, and walks you through the design and implementation process for a concrete app, using Kubernetes, Prometheus, and Istio. Along the way, Michael also discusses the things budget holders and managers shouldn’t expect from cloud-native apps and useful cloud-native patterns.

This session is sponsored by Red Hat OpenShift.

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Michael Hausenblas


Michael Hausenblas is a developer advocate at AWS, part of the container service team, focusing on container security. Michael shares his experience around cloud native infrastructure and apps through demos, blog posts, books, and public speaking engagements as well as contributes to open source software. Previously, was at Red Hat, Mesosphere, MapR, and in two research institutions in Ireland and Austria.

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7/12/2017 17:11 GMT

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