Keynote: Interoperability of Open-Source Tools: The Emergence of Interfaces 

Location: Fleming / Whittle, 3rd flr. & Simulcast in Abbey, 4th flr.

Duration: 9:00am - 10:10am

Day of week: Tuesday

Abstract

In the past years, Kubernetes has been the nucleus of container orchestration frameworks. Numerous tools have been developed to extend Kubernetes capabilities and enhance its features. Over time, tools with similar functionalities would have fundamentally different implementations and practices to converge with the Kubernetes components. The emergence of shared standards and a set of best practices became imperative. 

This talk will focus on the evolution of interfaces within the Kubernetes landscape, including networking, storage, service mesh and cluster provisioning. Attendees will acquire an understanding of why the interoperability of open-source tools is pivotal in the modern infrastructure. 

Speaker: Katie Gamanji

Cloud Platform Engineer @condenastint

Currently a Cloud Platform Engineer at Condé Nast. Previously worked on maintaining and automating site delivery on OpenStack based infrastructure, which transitioned into a role with a focus on designing, deploying and evolving a Kubernetes centric infrastructure. Condé Nast sets the benchmark for publishing excellence with leading print and digital brands, including Vogue, GQ, Wired. Hence, having a scalable, reliable and highly available platform in combination with a robust delivery process is the raison d’etre of the current cloud platform team.

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