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

Containers sessions

Companies continue to transition from monolithic infrastructures to distributed systems and are using microservices and containers to reduce complexity and increase speed and reliability. This track shares best practices and lessons learned building, deploying, and securing a container-based architecture.

Track host

Abby Fuller (Amazon Web Services)Abby Fuller (Amazon Web Services) is a software engineer, technical evangelist, and container fan at Amazon Web Services, where she focuses on all things ops and infrastructure. Previously, Abby worked at a number of high-volume startups, including Airtime and Hailo.

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11:25am–12:05pm Thursday, June 14, 2018
Location: LL21 E/F Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics: Resilient, Performant & Secure Distributed Systems
Abby Fuller (Amazon Web Services)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
There are many conference sessions on "how to get started with X." But once you've gotten up and running, there isn't always a lot of guidance on how to solve harder issues. Abby Fuller takes you beyond getting started with containers on AWS, covering advanced topics like hybrid clusters, bringing your own AMI, working with Docker settings not supported in the UI, and debugging load balancers. Read more.
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1:15pm–1:55pm Thursday, June 14, 2018
Location: LL21 E/F Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics: Resilient, Performant & Secure Distributed Systems
Liz Rice (Aqua Security)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
Liz Rice leads a dive into what's easy—and what's not—about finding and patching security vulnerabilities in containers. Read more.
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2:10pm–2:50pm Thursday, June 14, 2018
Location: LL21 E/F Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics: Resilient, Performant & Secure Distributed Systems
Qingyang Chen (Google), Appu Goundan (Google)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Qingyang Chen and Appu Goundan demonstrate how to speed up container-based development by building container images with Jib, a Google image build tool for Java applications. Read more.
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3:40pm–4:20pm Thursday, June 14, 2018
Location: LL21 E/F Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics: Systems Monitoring & Orchestration
David Cheney (Heptio)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 4 ratings)
David Cheney shares real-world advice on how to extend the capabilities of a Kubernetes cluster, using the development of the open source Contour Ingress controller as a case study. Read more.
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4:35pm–5:15pm Thursday, June 14, 2018
Location: LL21 E/F Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics: Resilient, Performant & Secure Distributed Systems
Cynthia Thomas (Cilium)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
Modern microservices architectures (like those run on Kubernetes) need modern security solutions to provide least-privilege security. Cynthia Thomas outlines traditional firewall methods and details the evolution of the distributed security model to enforce least privilege for microservices. Read more.