Build Systems that Drive Business
30–31 Oct 2018: Training
31 Oct–2 Nov 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK

Schedule: Kubernetes sessions

Kubernetes has emerged as the defacto standard for container orchestration and networking. This track takes a look at best practices for deploying, networking and securing Kubernetes for container orchestration.

Track host

Michael HausenblasMichael Hausenblas (Red Hat) is a developer advocate for Go, OpenShift, and Kubernetes at Red Hat, where he helps app ops engineers build and operate distributed services. Michael shares his experience with distributed systems and large-scale data processing through demos, blog posts, and public speaking engagements and contributes to open source software such as OpenShift and Kubernetes. Previously, Michael was a developer advocate at Mesosphere, chief data engineer at MapR Technologies, and a research fellow at the National University of Ireland, Galway, where he researched large-scale data integration and the internet of things and gained experience in advocacy and standardization (World Wide Web Consortium, IETF). In his free time, Michael contributes to open source software (mainly using Go), blogs, and hangs out on Twitter too much.

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9:3013:00 Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Location: King's Suite - Sandringham
Secondary topics:  Resilient, Performant & Secure Distributed Systems
Bridget Kromhout (Microsoft)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 6 ratings)
In this hands-on Kubernetes workshop, Bridget Kromhout guides you through an interactive look at all the moving parts you need to know about to use Kubernetes in production. Read more.
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9:3013:00 Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Location: Buckingham Room - Palace Suite
Secondary topics:  Systems Monitoring & Orchestration
Michael Kehoe (LinkedIn)
Michael Kehoe walks you through building a small monitoring utility for cgroup containers to illustrate best practices in container monitoring. You'll explore various cgroup constraints and learn how to specifically monitor for each of them to ensure that your application is behaving as expected. Along the way, Michael shares tricks and tips about monitoring containerized applications. Read more.
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14:0017:30 Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Location: King's Suite - Sandringham
Secondary topics:  Resilient, Performant & Secure Distributed Systems
Lee Calcote (SolarWinds), Girish Ranganathan (SolarWinds)
Lee Calcote and Girish Ranganathan walk you through building observable, resilient, and secure microservices with Istio and Kubernetes. Read more.
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13:1513:55 Friday, 2 November 2018
Location: King's Suite - Balmoral
Secondary topics:  Systems Architecture & Infrastructure
Bridget Lane (Gannett | USA Today), Marcelo Mandolesi (Gannett | USA Today)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Bridget Lane and Marcelo Mandolesi share the USA TODAY NETWORK's two-year journey learning, migrating to, and running Kubernetes, exploring the hidden costs, expectations broken, the company's process of evangelizing, and why they would do it all over again. Read more.
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14:1014:50 Friday, 2 November 2018
Location: King's Suite - Balmoral
Secondary topics:  Resilient, Performant & Secure Distributed Systems
Andrew Martin (ControlPlane)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Kubernetes provides multiple layers of network security, from the API server to requests between applications themselves. Andrew Martin explores the underlying technologies on which these layers are built and discusses the principles behind encryption, identity, and trust in Kubernetes. Read more.
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14:1014:50 Friday, 2 November 2018
Location: Park Suite (St. James / Regents)
Secondary topics:  Resilient, Performant & Secure Distributed Systems
Nic Jackson (HashiCorp)
Dynamic cloud-based infrastructure has forced us to reevaluate how we route and secure traffic in our internal networks. One popular solution is to use a service mesh. Nic Jackson demonstrates how the open source HashiCorp Consul Connect and Envoy allow you to easily secure service-to-service communication in Kubernetes while also securely integrating external services and data stores. Read more.
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15:4016:20 Friday, 2 November 2018
Location: King's Suite - Balmoral
Secondary topics:  Systems Architecture & Infrastructure
Sarah Wells (Financial Times)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
The Financial Times recently migrated its content platform to Kubernetes. Join Sarah Wells to find out what it takes to migrate 150+ microservices from one container stack to another without affecting the existing production users and while the rest of your teams are working on delivering new functionality. Read more.
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16:3517:15 Friday, 2 November 2018
Location: King's Suite - Balmoral
Secondary topics:  Systems Monitoring & Orchestration
Philippe MARTIN (Anevia)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 1 rating)
The Kubernetes API is extensible, allowing you to create your own resources that behave like native ones. Philippe Martin explores the tools, concepts, and a real example of a custom resource that simplifies the deployment of a complete content delivery network (CDN). Read more.
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16:3517:15 Friday, 2 November 2018
Location: Blenheim Room - Palace Suite
Tracy Miranda (CloudBees)
Tracy Miranda discusses GitOps, Jenkins X, and what the future of CI/CD for Kubernetes should look like. Read more.