February 23–26, 2020
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If you like having options when hosting your app...you're wrong (sponsored by IBM)

Doug Davis (IBM)
1:15pm2:05pm Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Location: Sutton South



Cloud Foundry for web apps. More than just a web app? Docker is the answer. Sorry, wait…Kubernetes so you can get a zillion control knobs when you need them. Well, not really. You should break things up even more and use functions or serverless.

Seriously? Aren’t they all just running containers? So why should you be forced to choose between the ease of use of Cloud Foundry, the features of Kubernetes, or the flexibility of serverless?

You shouldn’t, and that’s where Knative comes in. Doug Davis explains how you get all worlds with Knative from a feature perspective but with the promise you’ve been given of a higher-level abstraction that keeps you from having to become IT experts, so your devs can actually get back to being devs. You’ll explore and see demos of the latest features from the community.

This session is sponsored by IBM.

What you'll learn

  • Discover what Knative can do for your business
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Doug Davis


Doug Davis is a Knative operations manager in the Hybrid Cloud Division at IBM. He’s worked on cloud-related technologies for many years and with many of the most popular OSS projects, including OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, Docker, and Kubernetes. He cochairs the CNCF’s Serverless Working Group and the Cloud Events project.

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