Workshop: Production-Ready Kubernetes and GitOps

Location: Marquis C, 9th fl.

Duration: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Day of week: Tuesday

Level: TBD



Weaveworks has been running Kubernetes in production for over two years. The Weaveworks Engineering and Developer Experience teams will be running a workshop, sharing their expertise as users and contributors of Kubernetes as well as followers of GitOps (operations by pull request) practices. 

Join this hands-on workshop to learn how to define “production-ready” Kubernetes and the implications when developing, operating, and scaling your Kubernetes microservices. 

Topics include: What is "Production Ready"? DevOps best practices and the movement towards a “GitOps” approach Advanced Deployment Patterns such as Canary deploys, Blue/Green deploys, and A/B testing

Speaker: Stefan Prodan

Developer Experience Engineer @weaveworks

Stefan Prodan, a Developer Experience engineer at Weaveworks. He spends most of his time at Weaveworks integrating and testing different open source projects with Weave Cloud and blogging about it. He’s passionate about all things Cloud Native, programs in Golang and has a soft spot for Prometheus as well as OpenFaaS serverless technology -- where he is a core contributor. Previously he worked as a software architect and a DevOps consultant, helping companies embrace DevOps and the SRE movement. Stefan has over 15 years of experience with software development and he enjoys programming in Go and writing about distributed systems.

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Speaker: Ilya Dmitrichenko

Developer Experience Engineer @Weaveworks

Ilya is a Developer Experience Engineer at Weaveworks, focused on making the adoption of microservices easier. Prior to Weaveworks, Ilya worked at Xively, where he personally experienced the shift to a true DevOps culture. He began to shift focus down the stack, becoming one of the early evangelists of and contributors to open source projects in the emerging Docker/container ecosystem.

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