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KubeCon Developers [clear filter]
Wednesday, March 29

12:00 CEST

Reworking Your Team for Kubernetes [B] - Hans Kieserman, Yahoo
Launching a product on Kubernetes involves a lot more than just “containerization”. It’s an interesting challenge to train team members for expertise in networking, monitoring, debugging, and reworking legacy apps to perform better under orchestration. Beyond the common issues of optimizing Docker containers, you’ll need a whole new understanding in order to create the right team, schedule, and ambitious but realistic adoption path.
We can help your efforts towards adoption by explaining common problems with getting up to speed. With several Kubernetes projects in the works across multiple teams, Yahoo has recent experience that can benefit any company.

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Hans Kieserman

Architect, Yahoo
Hans Kieserman is an infrastructure architect at Yahoo, currently working to build out as much Kubernetes as he can get away with. He has previously worked on payments infrastructure, web services, chaos engineering, and CI/CD systems. The power of open source initiatives are almost... Read More →

Wednesday March 29, 2017 12:00 - 12:35 CEST
B 07 - B 08 Berlin Congress Center, Alexanderstraße 11, 10178 Berlin, Germany

13:55 CEST

When Failure is Not an Option: Processing Real Money at Monzo with Kubernetes and Linkerd [I] - Oliver Gould, Buoyant & Oliver Beattie, Monzo
In this talk, we describe how Monzo processes financial transactions involving real money and real people in way that's safe, secure, and resilient. We show how combining Kubernetes with Linkerd creates a highly adaptive system, where Kubernetes provides a baseline level of protection against hardware and software failures and Linkerd layers on request-level resilience, including including latency-aware load-balancing, intelligent retries, and service-level measures of success rates and latency. We show how the resulting system is resilient to a wide variety of failures and protects the financial transactions that flow through it from failure, yet still allows for a rapid pace of feature development and iteration.

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Oliver Beattie

Head of Engineering, Monzo
Oliver Beattie is Head of Engineering at Monzo, leading the development of the distributed systems to power a new kind of bank. He previously worked on Hailo's global micro-services platform.
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Oliver Gould

CTO, Buoyant
Oliver Gould is a core maintainer of Linkerd, and is the co-founder and CTO of Buoyant, where he leads open source development efforts. Prior to Buoyant, he was a staff infrastructure engineer at Twitter, where he was the tech lead of Observability, Traffic, and Configuration & Coordination... Read More →

Wednesday March 29, 2017 13:55 - 14:30 CEST
B 07 - B 08 Berlin Congress Center, Alexanderstraße 11, 10178 Berlin, Germany