Build resilient systems at scale
October 12–14, 2015 • New York, NY
Brendan Burns

Brendan Burns
Senior Staff Software Engineer, Google, Inc


Brendan Burns is a senior staff software engineer at Google and a founder of the Kubernetes project. He works in the Google Cloud Platform, leading engineering efforts to make the Google Cloud Platform the best place to run containers. He also has managed several other cloud teams, including the Managed VMs team and Cloud DNS. Prior to Cloud, Brendan was a lead engineer in Google’s web search infrastructure, building back ends that powered social and personal search. Prior to working at Google, he was a professor at Union College in Schenectady, New York. Brendan received a PhD in computer science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a BA in computer science and studio art from Williams College.


4:35pm–5:15pm Wednesday, 10/14/2015
Location: Regent Parlor
Brendan Burns (Google, Inc)
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Containers have been at the core of the way many web-scale companies build their distributed systems for years. More recently, containers have become an increasingly popular tool for developers. Container cluster management systems like Kubernetes de-couple different layers of operations, enabling specialization and separation of concerns that radically improve reliability and scalability. Read more.

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