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Presentation: The 10 Kubernetes Commandments

Track: Delivering on the Promise of Containers

Location: Ballroom BC

Duration: 1:40pm - 2:30pm

Day of week: Tuesday

Level: Intermediate

Persona: Architect, Backend Developer, DevOps Engineer

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Abstract

We've been in the operations and development game for years; it has made us animals. We've learned there are rules for success, so we created a manual. This is a step-by-step checklist to get your Kubernetes game on track. (and maybe your manager off your back?) 

In this session, Carlos and Bryan are going to share ideas that your teams can employ to make working Kubernetes less of a chore and more of a way of life. The topics of this session cover tips and hints ranging from bootstrapping your clusters, to managing custom workloads, to using the Kubernetes API as your applications' API. These ideas will be paralleled with lessons we learned growing up in Hip Hop culture. 

This session has two goals. First, we'd like to introduce the canonical Kubernetes day 0, day 1, and day 2 experiences. We'll take those experiences and interlace them with real-world tips that can be employed by users of Kubernetes.

We'll be exploring topics from booting Kubernetes clusters to running complex workloads as a list of 10 items. If you'd like any more information (or our list of 10 topics), let me know.

Host: Bryan Liles

Staff Engineer @heptio

Bryan Liles is an engineer at Heptio. When he is not writing software to help move teams to Kubernetes, he gets to speak at conferences on topics ranging from machine learning to building the next generation of developers. In his free time, Bryan races cars in straight lines and around turns and builds robots and devices.

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Speaker: Carlos Amedee

Senior Software Engineer @digitalocean

Carlos Amedee is a senior software engineer at DigitalOcean. He is passionate about distributed systems, cloud architecture, container orchestration and metrics. Over the last 20 years, he has been in various roles including systems administration, systems engineer and web programming. Carlos believes that early access to computing should be provided to all people.

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