Build & Maintain Complex Distributed Systems
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

Prerequisite knowledge

Attendees should be familiar with Kubernetes and Vault, ideally having previously experimented with both. Attendees do not need to be _experts_ at this tools, but having a minimal understanding will be helpful.

Materials or downloads needed in advance

- Laptop with WiFi - An SSH client and the ability to SSH to public IP addresses (no corporate firewalls or proxies) - Public account


Kubernetes is a popular application scheduler and orchestration tool, but it’s built-in secret storage does not provide the robustness many organizations require. This interactive workshop walks attendees through the process of running HashiCorp Vault as a service in Kubernetes and accessing credentials and secrets.

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Seth Vargo


Seth Vargo is a Developer Advocate at Google. Previously, he worked at HashiCorp, Chef Software, CustomInk, and a few Pittsburgh-based startups. He is the author of Learning Chef. Seth is passionate about reducing inequality in technology. When he is not writing, working on open source, teaching, or speaking at conferences, Seth enjoys spending time with his friends and advising nonprofits. He loves all things bacon.

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