The Service Mesh: It's About Traffic

The "cloud native" ecosystem---largely centered around Kubernetes and microservice architectures---has taken the industry by storm. As teams rush into this brave new world, they quickly find that there's a need for a new set of instrumentation and tooling primitives. This can be...

Oliver Gould Co-Founder & CTO @BuoyantIO
Managing Kubernetes with Istio

Developers are moving away from large monolithic apps in favor of small, focused microservices that speed up implementation and improve resiliency. Microservices and containers changed application design and deployment patterns, but along with them brought challenges like service discovery,...

Mofizur Rahman Software Developer/Developer Advocate @IBM

Past Presentations

Generating Unified APIs with Protobuf & gRPC

With today's commonplace polyglot architectures, taming service APIs can be challenging. At Lyft, gRPC enforces a common protocol and types to solidify communication between backend services. How can we bring this same consistency to RESTful services and frontends? In this talk, we will cover...

Chris Roche Core Libraries Engineer @Lyft
Christopher Burnett Core Libraries Engineer @Lyft
Rethinking CodeGen: IDL, Thrift, gRPC, Ohh My

At Compass we have seen a dramatic evolution in our API over the last 18 months. We have doubled the number of backend services we use and transitioned from a relative "mess" of different API programming patterns and technologies to a unified API architecture that is used across web and mobile....

Cameron Waeland Software Engineer @Compass
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


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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