Build Systems that Drive Business
Sep 30–Oct 1, 2018: Training
Oct 1–3, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
James Wen

James Wen
Site Reliability Engineer, Spotify

James Wen is a site reliability engineer at Spotify, where he’s currently focused on revamping Spotify’s infrastructure and adopting Kubernetes. Previously, James was the team lead (anchor) of the Cloud Foundry buildpacks team at Pivotal and a core contributor and maintainer of Bundler. James has spoken about buildpacks at Cloud Foundry Summit Europe and Spotify’s infrastructure journey and migrations at QCon New York, KubeCon Europe, and DevfestDC. He loves climbing, whether it’s on gorgeous Fontainebleau slopers or nasty plastic crimps.


9:35am–10:05am Monday, October 1, 2018
Location: Sutton Center Level: Intermediate
James Wen (Spotify)
Spotify recently completed the migration of all services from running on bare-metal hardware to hosts in the cloud on GCP. Spotify is now in the exciting process of journeying from merely cloud hosted to cloud native via migrating the running of services to Kubernetes. James Wen discusses the work involved, lessons learned, and pitfalls encountered in moving services onto Kubernetes. Read more.