December 10 – 13, 2018 | Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA | #KubeCon #CloudNativeCon
December 10: Community Co-Located Events + Conference Lightning Talks | December 11 – 13: Conference
KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 is a wrap!
Thank you to all the attendees and sponsors that joined us in Seattle. To experience the best of this year’s event be sure to watch the keynotes and breakout sessions on YouTube. View photos from the event on Flickr. Review session slides from speakers who provided them via the event schedule.
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Save the Dates!
KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2019, May 20 – 23 at Fira Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain
KubeCon + CloudNativeCon China 2019, June 24 – 26 at the Shanghai Expo Center in Shanghai, China.
KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2019, November 18 – 21 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.
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Equal access and diversity are important to Cloud Native Computing Foundation. We are pleased to offer both need-based and diversity scholarships for this event. Click here to learn more about scholarship eligibility requirements and how to apply.
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Cloud native end users can send 5 people to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon *and* join with other cloud native leaders like Bloomberg, Box and GitHub for less than the cost of 5 tickets (2 people for less than the cost of 2 tickets for startups). The End User Community, which is limited to companies that do not sell cloud native services, has a private monthly call and email list and gets direct access to project maintainers and other community leaders. Learn more or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you must cancel for any reason, please notify us via email at email@example.com. Refunds will only be issued for cancellations received no later than November 27, 2018 at 11:59PM PT. Please note that all refunds are subject to a 3% processing fee and may take up to 14 days to process. If you are unable to attend, you may substitute another attendee in lieu of cancellation. You can update the information on your order (like name, email address, or answers to organizer’s questions) by logging into your RegOnline account and clicking ‘View or Change Your Existing Registration’.
“This was my first time at KubeCon, a conference dedicated to Kubernetes and other cloud native technologies. There were three times the number of attendees in Copenhagen as there had been last year in Berlin and it feels as though these technologies are ‘crossing the chasm’ to reach the early adopters.” – Sarah Wells, Technical Director for Operations and Reliability, Financial Times
HIGHLIGHTS FROM PAST KUBECON + CLOUDNATIVECON
Located in the heart of Seattle, a city resonating with innovative minds and a vibrant arts scene, WSCC is within walking distance of world-class hotels, restaurants, entertainment and attractions. With a longstanding commitment to sustainability, public art and modern technology, WSCC serves its surrounding community and provides visitors with a truly unique Northwest experience.
Red HatBrandon Philips, as co-founder and CTO of CoreOS at Red Hat, is building modern server infrastructure. He leads teams building enterprise products, like CoreOS Tectonic, the enterprise-ready Kubernetes platform, and pioneering cloud native open source projects like Container Linux. Prior to CoreOS, he worked at Rackspace hacking on cloud monitoring and was a Linux kernel developer at SUSE.
UberCelina is a software engineer on Uber's observability team. She works on the timeseries database that provides metrics from all of Uber's services and hosts. Prior to Uber, she worked at Capsule8, working on real-time threat detection for containerized deployments at scale.
Red HatClayton is architect and engineer on cloud orchestration and containers at Red Hat, in charge of both technical direction for Kubernetes and OpenShift (Red Hat's platform as a service built on top of Kubernetes) as well as the broader container and container content efforts at Red Hat. Clayton is one of the top contributors to both Kubernetes and OpenShift and has been involved in many projects in the container, platform-as-a-service, and ci/cd ecosystem over the last four years. He enjoys sleeping, but rarely has time to do it anymore.
StripeJulia Evans is a software engineer at Stripe. She writes at https://jvns.ca & https://jvns.ca/zines.
MicrosoftKaren Chu is a Community Manager at Azure, with a focus on Azure Container Services (AKS) and open source container-native developer tools, such as Helm, Draft, and Brigade. When she's not helping connect dots in the community, you can find her traveling and pursuing photography.
Aqua SecurityLiz Rice is the Technology Evangelist with container security specialists Aqua Security, and also works on container-related open source projects including manifesto and kube-bench. She has a wealth of software development, team, and product management experience from working on network protocols and distributed systems, and in digital technology sectors such as VOD, music, and VoIP. When not writing code, or talking about it, Liz loves riding bikes in places with better weather than her native London.
MicrosoftMatt Butcher is a Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft, where he leads the team that created Helm, Draft, and Brigade. He is the author of the Children's Illustrated Guide to Kubernetes, as well as eight "serious" books. Matt holds a Ph.D. in philosophy and teaches in the computer science department at Loyola University Chicago. When not coding or writing, Matt enjoys sipping coffee and hiking in the Colorado Rockies.
UberMatt is a Site Reliability Engineer at Uber where he works on their open-source metrics platform, M3. Recently his efforts have been focused on improving the operational experience for M3 users and making it Kube-native. Prior to Uber, Matt was an SRE at Tumblr where he spent his time improving the reliability of Tumblr's infrastructure. In his spare time Matt can be found hiking, skiing, and building datacenters in his apartment.
AirbnbMelanie Cebula is a software engineer at Airbnb, where she works on service orchestration. She is passionate about making it easy for any developer to create and operate their service. Previously, she's spoken publicly about Airbnb's move from a monolithic to a microservices architecture and empowering engineers to create their own services with Kubernetes.
AlibabaXiang is a Senior Staff Engineer of Alibaba. He works on Alibaba’s cluster management system and helps with Kubernetes adoption for the entire Alibaba group. Prior to Alibaba, Xiang led the Kubernetes upstream team at CoreOS. He is also the creator of etcd and Kubernetes operator pattern.
Liz Rice is the technical evangelist at container security specialists Aqua Security. Prior to that she was CEO of Microscaling Systems and one of the developers of MicroBadger, the tool for managing container metadata. She has a wealth of software development, team, and product management experience from working on network protocols and distributed systems, and in digital technology sectors such as VOD, music, and VoIP. When not building startups and writing code, Liz loves riding bikes in places with better weather than her native London.
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