Engineer for the future of Cloud
June 10-13, 2019
San Jose, CA

Tutorials

These expert-led presentations on Tuesday, June 11 give you a chance to dive deep into the subject matter. Please note: to attend tutorials, you must register for a Gold or Silver pass; does not include access to training courses on Monday or Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 11

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9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: LL21 A/B
Seth Vargo (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.78, 9 ratings)
By default all Kubernetes secrets are base64 encoded and stored as plaintext in etcd. Seth Vargo shares techniques for securing Kubernetes secrets, including encryption, KMS plug-ins, and tools like HashiCorp Vault and the trade-offs of each approach to better secure their clusters. Read more.
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9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: LL21 C/D
Neil Peterson (Microsoft)
Average rating: ***..
(3.38, 8 ratings)
As we move toward hosting workloads on cloud-based resources such as virtual machines, storage, and container-based solutions, it's also important to modernize how these resources are deployed and managed. Neil Peterson walks you through methods for deploying cloud infrastructure with Terraform, including through a modern CI/CD pipeline. Read more.
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9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: 230 A
Isobel Redelmeier (LightStep)
Average rating: **...
(2.12, 8 ratings)
Every week, seven brave SWEs and seven brave SREs get sacrificed to the Minotaur: the legendary latency leech lurking somewhere in the labyrinthine depths. You've been tasked with rescuing your comrades. But even a hero as brave as you cannot possibly survive the maze without some help. Isobel Redelmeier shows you how to leverage observability to tackle distributed system problems. Read more.
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9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: LL20 A/B
Michael Kehoe (LinkedIn)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Michael Kehoe gets you up and running on the extended Berkeley Packet Filter (eBPF). Join in to learn what eBPF is, how it works, how to use it, and how to program against it with a set of labs and plenty of preread material to get you up to speed. Read more.
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9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: LL21 E/F
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Ryan Kitchens (Netflix), Lorin Hochstein (Netflix), Nora Jones (Slack)
Average rating: ****.
(4.80, 10 ratings)
Ryan Kitchens, Lorin Hochstein, and Nora Jones discuss incident management and explore effective approaches and techniques that help you build the capacity to encounter failure and manage the consequences of failure successfully. Read more.
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9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: LL20 C
William Pressly (Verizon Digital Media Services)
For those interested in developing more performant applications at the edge of the network, William Pressly provides an overview of Verizon Digital Media Services’ function as a service (FaaS) platform, which enables developers to run code at the network edge for richer, more personalized user experiences at ultralow latency. You'll then participate in an FaaS hackathon using the platform. Read more.
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9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: LL20 D
Ben Bleything (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Automated software testing has become a standard practice. You probably have a variety of test suites exercising every part of your application. Do you have the same thing for your infrastructure? What about your audit controls? Join Ben Bleything to learn how to use the open source InSpec framework to build infrastructure and compliance tests so you can focus on building the next thing. Read more.
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1:30pm5:00pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: LL21 A/B
Patrick Meenan (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Patrick Meenan lets you in on how HTTP/2 prioritization is effectively broken in most deployments and shows you how to detect, debug, and fix the issues. Read more.
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1:30pm5:00pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: 230 A
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Christian Saide shows you how to defend your infrastructure against costly DDoS attacks by blacklisting or white-listing traffic, load-shedding, and analyzing traffic using XDP and eBPF. Read more.
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1:30pm5:00pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: LL20 A/B
Priyanka Sharma (GitLab), Sébastien Goasguen (TriggerMesh)
Average rating: ****.
(4.38, 8 ratings)
Priyanka Sharma and Sébastien Goasguen walk you through deploying serverless functions to any cloud provider of choice, breaking the shackles of vendor lock in. Read more.
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1:30pm5:00pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: LL21 E/F
Jeremy Rickard (Microsoft), Carolyn Van Slyck (Microsoft)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Jeremy Rickard and Carolyn Van Slyck introduce the Cloud Native Application Bundle (CNAB) specification and teach you how to author bundles using Porter to deploy complicated modern applications with load balancer creation, certificate management, application deployment, and persistent storage. Read more.
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1:30pm5:00pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: LL21 C/D
Jenny Liao (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.43, 14 ratings)
Explore the key concepts behind large system design with Jenny Liao, as she guides you through building, scaling and provisioning a system. Apply the concepts you learn to evaluate and build systems of your own. You will be working in small groups. Read more.