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Applications on Kubernetes
September 14, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Lubar Hall, N333
Workshop presenter, Jonathan Johnson, is a Software Architect at Thermo Fisher Scientific. He actively presents a variety of topics around the Kubernetes ecosystem that radiate from his daily experience with delivering enterprise applications with Kubernetes. He enjoys developing and managing teams that deliver quality commercial applications and sees Kubernetes as an empowering tool to deliver complex architectures such as distributed microservices.
Building containers and designing microservices to work and coordinate together across a network is complex. Given limitations on resources, failing networks, defective software and fluctuating traffic you need an orchestrator to handle these variants. Kubernetes is designed to handle these complexities, so you do not have to. It’s essentially a distributed operating system across your data center. You give Kubernetes containers and it will ensure they remain available. Kubernetes continues to gain momentum and is quickly becoming the preferred way to deploy applications. Read more…