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Kelsey Hightower

Kelsey Hightower
Staff Developer Advocate, Google Cloud Platform, Google


Kelsey has worn every hat possible throughout his career in tech and 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, System Administration, and his favorite Linux distro, CoreOS.


Office Hours
Location: Table B (Banquet Hall)
Kelsey Hightower (Google)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Interested in running CoreOS and managing a distributed platform in production? Bring Kelsey your questions about CoreOS, etcd, Docker, and cluster management with tools like Fleet and Kubernetes. Ask him about managing Docker containers at scale with Fleet, flannel, and Kubernetes; distributed configuration and locking with etcd; and managing CoreOS in production. Read more.
Location: 212 Level: Intermediate
Kelsey Hightower (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 16 ratings)
Linux containers provide the ability to reliably deploy 1000s of application instances in seconds, but how do we manage it all? The answer is CoreOS. This workshop will help you wrap your mind around complex topics such as distributed configuration management, service discovery, and application scheduling. Read more.