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

Kris Nova
Senior Developer Advocate, Independent

Kris Nova is independent, focusing on containers, infrastructure, and Kubernetes, and she’s an ambassador for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. Previously, she was a developer advocate and an engineer on Kubernetes at Heptio. Kris has a deep technical background in the Go programming language and has authored many successful open source tools in Go. She’s a Kubernetes maintainer and the creator of kubicorn, a successful Kubernetes infrastructure management tool. Kris organizes a special interest group in Kubernetes and is a leader in the community. She understands the grievances with running cloud native infrastructure via a distributed cloud native application and recently authored an O’Reilly book on the topic, Cloud Native Infrastructure. Kris lives in Seattle and spends her free time climbing mountains.


4:00pm–4:55pm Monday, October 1, 2018
Cloud Computing Day with Kubernetes
Location: Sutton Center
Sarah Wells (Financial Times), Brendan Burns (Microsoft), Kris Nova (Independent), Alice Goldfuss (GitHub)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
Join this panel on the future of Kubernetes, as Sarah Wells, Brendan Burns, Kris Nova, and Alice Goldfuss explore upcoming challenges and opportunities. Read more.
11:35am–12:15pm Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Location: Beekman/Sutton North Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Distributed State
Kris Nova (Independent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
Kris Nova tells the true and painful story of what it's like to move a monolithic enterprise app to running in a container in Kubernetes. Kris then prototypes a production environment that is designed to be as hard as possible to containerize and liberates the application into a scalable and modern cloud-native environment. Read more.