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

Building Cloud Native Systems sessions

Track host

Tasha DrewTasha Drew (VMware) is a product line manager at VMware, working on vSphere, and is the Kubernetes working group co-chair for Multitenancy. Previously, she was the product manager for Habitat.sh, an open source framework for building, running and deploying applications in a 12-factor, cloud-native friendly way—that works for both legacy and net new applications and services. Prior, she launched Chef Automate's analytics platform, Rentlytics.com, was responsible for product management for Engine Yard Cloud, and spent some years running around Lockheed Martin's data centers. She holds a masters degree in Management from RPI and a bachelors degree in Computer Science from USC.


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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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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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11:35am12:15pm Thursday, June 13, 2019
Location: LL21 A/B
Kyle Anderson (Yelp)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 9 ratings)
Are we building the right abstraction layers? And how would we know? To answer these questions, Kyle Anderson looks at the past, present, and future of the abstraction layers we've built as an industry. Read more.
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1:25pm2:05pm Thursday, June 13, 2019
Location: LL21 A/B
Osman Sarood (Mist Systems)
Average rating: ****.
(4.57, 7 ratings)
Server faults are a reality. While public cloud vendors try to improve hardware reliability, software should play its part by being resilient to server failures. Mist consumes TBs of telemetry data daily to do machine learning. Osman Sarood explains how the company is running 80% of its production infrastructure, reliably, on AWS Spot Instances while keeping annual costs to $2 million. Read more.
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2:20pm3:00pm Thursday, June 13, 2019
Location: LL21 A/B
Daniel Hochman (Lyft), Jose Nino (Lyft)
Average rating: ****.
(4.80, 10 ratings)
Lyft has made the transition from a single monolithic service to 300+ microservices by leveraging Lyft's open source proxy Envoy. Daniel Hochman and Jose Nino explain how Lyft migrated from a legacy monolithic application to over 300 microservices while keeping drivers, passengers, and developers happy. Read more.
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3:50pm4:30pm Thursday, June 13, 2019
Location: LL21 A/B
Heather Martin (Discover)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 10 ratings)
Ent infrastructure is unpredictable, and being agile means working harder and faster to complete project after project to keep the business moving forward. You do very little to improve the solutions you provide to your customers, and this model just doesn't scale. Heather Martin describes the journey of moving from a project to a product mind-set to transform how we deliver infrastructure. Read more.
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4:45pm5:25pm Thursday, June 13, 2019
Location: LL21 A/B
Alex Chen (Alibaba Cloud)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 7 ratings)
On November 11, 2018, more than $30.5B of goods from over 180 thousand brands were sold in one day through one platform, with peak message requests of 1.72B per second. Alex Chen details Alibaba's cloud storage infrastructure that supports this level of data velocity, variety, and volume. Read more.