Kubernetes at Scale


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Monday, November 9, 2020
1 p.m. EDT
Now that Kubernetes has become the de facto standard in container orchestration, a growing number of organizations are discovering first-hand the challenges of deploying Kubernetes clusters at scale. What’s causing these deployment challenges, and how can organizations cope?
This panel webinar examines the issues surrounding Kubernetes at scale and offers some tips to ease the pain.
Chad Tripod
Senior Deployment Engineer at Armory
Chad has over 15 years of large-scale application/service delivery experience and has handled production deployment projects with some of the largest cloud properties in the world, ensuring millions of users and devices can connect with their most beloved applications and services.
David McKay
Senior Developer Advocate at Equinix Metal
David is a senior developer advocate at Equinix Metal and a member of the Kubernetes organization and release team. As a professional technology magpie, David was an early adopter of cloud, container and cloud-native technologies; crossing the murky waters of AWS in 2008, Docker in 2014 and Kubernetes in 2015.
Shiri Ivtsan
Senior Product Manager at WhiteSource
Shiri is an experienced cloud solutions architect and product manager and holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management. Prior to joining WhiteSource as a product manager, Shiri worked for various companies where she held roles in R&D, such as solutions architect, R&D team leader and product manager.
Senior Developer Advocate - Snyk
Eric has 25 years of professional experience in enterprise software development and architecture, including build, test and deployment automation. He has been practicing DevOps concepts since long before the term was coined. On practically every project throughout his career, he has worn multiple hats: developer, automated testing evangelist, version control administrator and build system engineer. Eric has been a continuous integration advocate and implementer for nearly a decade, a Jenkins Ambassador and a Docker user since 2013. A second generation software developer (his father was a SNOBOL coder in the 60s!), he grew up in the 1980s and was coding 8-bit machines in elementary school. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, traveling, photography and, of course, hacking on software. Eric is “@ericsmalling” on Twitter, LinkedIn and GitHub.
Aaron Newcomb
Director of Product Marketing - Sysdig
Aaron Newcomb is the director of product marketing at Sysdig focusing on the Sysdig Monitor product and related Kubernetes and container monitoring features. He has worked in the technology industry for over 20 years for companies such as AppDynamics, New Relic, NetApp, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, and Hewlett Packard where he worked with APM, Storage, and Systems Monitoring products. He is a published author, non-profit founder, and speaks about cloud technology and open source software regularly at conferences and on podcasts like TWiT.tv. Aaron spends his free time tinkering with Raspberry Pi or Arduino as well as restoring and hacking old computer systems like the Commodore 64, Apple II and TRS-80 Color Computer.
Evangelist - Harness
Ravi Lachhman is an evangelist at Harness. Prior to Harness, Ravi was an evangelist at AppDynamics. Ravi has held various sales and engineering roles at Mesosphere, Red Hat, and IBM helping commercial and federal clients build the next generation of distributed systems. Ravi enjoys traveling the world with his stomach and is obsessed with Korean BBQ.

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