Presentation: Kubernetes AMA w/ Fei Guo & Oliver Gould

Track: Speaker AMAs (Ask Me Anything)

Location: Manhattan Ballroom, 8th fl.

Duration: 4:10pm - 5:00pm

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Speaker: Oliver Gould

Co-Founder & CTO @BuoyantIO

Oliver Gould is the creator of Linkerd and the CTO of Buoyant, where he leads open source development efforts. Prior to joining Buoyant, he was a staff infrastructure engineer at Twitter, where he was the technical lead of Observability, Traffic, and Configuration & Coordination teams.

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Speaker: Fei Guo

Senior Staff Engineer in Alibaba Container Platform Group

Fei Guo is currently a senior staff engineer in Alibaba Container Platform Group. He has more than 10 years of experience in compute resource management and performance optimization for virtualized and containerized environments. Before joining Alibaba, Fei worked in VMware and was the tech leader for vSphere DRS (distributed resource scheduler). He has authored/co-authored a few white papers and academic papers in these technical areas.

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Speaker: Brendan Burns

Co-Founder of the Kubernetes Open Source Project & Distinguished Engineer @Microsoft

Brendan Burns is a Distinguished Engineer in Microsoft Azure and co-founder of the Kubernetes open source project. In Azure he leads teams that focus on containers, open source and devops, including the Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure Resource Manager, Service Fabric and Azure Linux teams. He also has contributed many significant pieces of code to the Kubernetes project, including most recently work on client libraries for working with the Kubernetes API. He has been involved in open source for more than two decades, over that time he has acted as maintainer for projects as diverse as the JMeter load testing tool, the DroidDraw WYSiWYG designer for Android and the port of the Quake II to Linux. He has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a BA in Studio Art and Computer Science from Williams College.

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