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Past Presentations

Chick-Fil-A: Milking the Most Out of 1000's of K8s Clusters

Last year, I shared about how Internet of Things and Edge Compute are providing a new platform for Chick-fil-A to transform its in-restaurant operations, from the customer experience to kitchen automation. At that time, we were running Docker Swarm to manage our container-based microservices at...

Brian Chambers Enterprise Architect @ChickfilA
Caleb Hurd Site Reliability Engineer @ChickfilA
Forced Evolution: Shopify's Journey to Kubernetes

Shopify, in 2014, was one of the first large scale users of Docker in production. We ran 100% of our production web workers in hundreds of containers. We saw the value of containerization and aspired to also introduce a real orchestration layer. Fast forward two years to 2016, when instead we...

Niko Kurtti Production Engineer @Shopify
Containers at Web Scale Panel

Containers and container management platforms are becoming a standard part of many infrastructures. At Facebook, Google, Netflix, and Uber container technologies have been a large part of their infrastructures for many years. By leveraging these technologies, each company has seen improvements in...

Kenny Yu Software Engineer @Facebook
Victor Marmol Staff Software Engineer @Google
Andrew Leung Senior Software Engineer @Netflix
Xiaojian Huang Engineer Manager @Uber
Wendy Dembowski Staff Software Engineer @Google
Control Planes: Designing Infrastructure for Rapid Iteration

As a small engineering team of 40 at Clever, we aim to focus all of our efforts on building feature depth and improve resiliency. As a company focussed on K-12 education, we want to maximize time working with our customers and not on building orchestration infrastructure. However, we also know...

Mohit Gupta Product Manager, Infrastructure @clever
Container and Orchestration Platforms Open Space

Open Space is a simple way to run productive meetings from 5 to 2000 or more people, and a powerful way to lead any kind of organization in everyday practice or extraordinary change. In Open Space sessions, participants create and manage their own agenda of parallel...

Introduction to gVisor: Sandboxed Linux Container Runtime

Linux containers are a lightweight and portable way to run your services at scale. However, since they share the same host OS, they are considered providing weaker isolation than virtual machines. gVisor is a user-space kernel that implements a substantial portion of the Linux system interface to...

Emma Haruka Iwao Senior Developer Advocate @GCPcloud

Interviews

Mike McGarr Manager of Developer Productivity @Netflix and Co-Host of the Productivity Engineering Silicon Valley Meetup

Better DevEx at Netflix: Polyglot and Containers

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Fei Guo Senior Staff Engineer in Alibaba Container Platform Group

Alibaba Container Platform Infrastructure - a Kubernetes Approach

What is the focus of your work today?

I'm currently working on Alibaba Container Platform team, focusing on the integration of the Kubernetes including extending it for our workloads and needs in terms of creating new controllers making the Scheduler more scalable and providing native Kubernetes API to the upper pass layer demanded by other clients in the Alibaba cloud...

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Jiaying Zhang Software Engineer @Google Kubernetes team

How to Evolve Kubernetes Resource Management Model

What is the focus of your work today?

I'm mostly working on two major things: a) Improve Kubernetes reliability in terms of resource isolation. We want to provide better isolation between containers by hardening the resource model. b) We also attempt to see how we can better support other non-primary resources such as GPU.

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Brian Chambers Enterprise Architect @ChickfilA Caleb Hurd Site Reliability Engineer @ChickfilA

Chick-Fil-A: Milking the Most Out of 1000's of K8s Clusters

How does the Kubernetes implementation at Chick-Fil-A differ from more common approaches to Kubernetes deployments?

Brian: Most of the people that we see in the industry that are running Kubernetes clusters at any kind of scale (or really running and big container platforms) generally have a cloud-based infrastructure that they run in AWS (or Google). Most companies have a single or a few sizeable Kubernetes clusters with a large number of nodes (on...

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Niko Kurtti Production Engineer @Shopify

Forced Evolution: Shopify's Journey to Kubernetes

What’s the focus of your work today?

I'm on the cloud platform team. Mostly I'm working with Kubernetes. The main goal is to make sure our platform for developers is working. That may mean that I'm debugging some issues with Docker or Kubernetes, or I’m writing Golang to automate the platform. Today, I'm actually working on improving our cluster life cycle, we are...

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Mohit Gupta Product Manager, Infrastructure @clever

Control Planes: Designing Infrastructure for Rapid Iteration

What is your field of working for today?

I've been at Clever for since the start (five and a half years while the company itself started around six years ago).  I joined as a software engineer, started focussed on infrastructure and security and also started the infrastructure team. Due to my tenure, I do end up dealing with things such as old database instances and the...

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