Build Systems that Drive Business
June 11–12, 2018: Training
June 12–14, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Integrating Vault and Kubernetes

Seth Vargo (Google)
1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Location: LL20 A/B Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics: Resilient, Performant & Secure Distributed Systems
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Prerequisite knowledge

  • Familiarity with Kubernetes and Vault

Materials or downloads needed in advance

  • A WiFi-enabled laptop with an SSH client installed and the ability to SSH to public IP addresses (no corporate firewalls or proxies)
  • A public GitHub account

Speaker introduction


Kubernetes is a popular application scheduler and orchestration tool, but its built-in secret storage does not provide the robustness many organizations require. In this interactive workshop, Seth Vargo demonstrates how to connect applications and services running under Kubernetes to HashiCorp Vault.

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Seth Vargo


Seth Vargo is an engineer at Google Cloud. Previously he worked at HashiCorp, Chef Software, CustomInk, and some Pittsburgh-based startups. He is the author of Learning Chef and is passionate about reducing inequality in technology. When he is not writing, working on open source, teaching, or speaking at conferences, Seth advises non-profits.