Build resilient systems at scale
May 27–29, 2015 • Santa Clara, CA
Kelsey Hightower

Kelsey Hightower
Staff Developer Advocate, Google Cloud Platform, Google


Kelsey Hightower is an open source advocate who is helping to build and advocate a modern way to run Linux servers at CoreOS. As an engineer, Kelsey enjoys building simple tools that make people smile. He is a regular contributor to Google’s Kubernetes project. When he is not slinging Go code, you can catch him giving technical workshops covering everything from programming and system administration to CoreOS.


11:50am–12:30pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Mission City Ballroom B1
Kelsey Hightower (Google)
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The last decade belonged to virtual machines; the next one belongs to containers. It is time to look at new ways to deploy and manage applications at scale. CoreOS is a new Linux distribution designed specifically for application containers and running them at scale. This talk will examine all the major components of CoreOS (etcd, fleet, docker, systemd) and how these components work together. Read more.