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June 11–12, 2018: Training
June 12–14, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Introduction to containers and Kubernetes (sponsored by Heptio)

Ryan Schneider (VMware)
1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Location: LL20 C Level: Beginner
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 4 ratings)

Who is this presentation for?

  • Developers who are new to Kubernetes

Prerequisite knowledge

  • A working knowledge of the Unix command line and system administration

Materials or downloads needed in advance

  • A laptop

What you'll learn

  • Learn how to use Kubernetes and containers to build a microservices architecture


Using a combination of lecture and hands-on exercises, Ryan Schneider walks you through deploying Kubernetes and containers to build out a microservices architecture.

All conference type pass holders are welcome to attend this session.

This tutorial is sponsored by Heptio.

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Ryan Schneider


Ryan Schneider is a lead education engineer at VMware in the cloud native business. He has a passion for architecture and building great systems and is excited about the cloud native movement that the Kubernetes community is driving. Previously, he worked at Heptio, as a backend and distributed system engineer in companies both large and small, and as an adjunct professor in the Software Engineering Department at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). After years of software development and architecture in the industry, he decided to blend his love for teaching and open source software and took a position as education engineer at Elastic, where he taught and consulted with engineers worldwide about Elasticsearch. Ryan holds a BS in CS and an MS in software development and management.