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Friday, October 28 • 9:25am - 9:40am
Keynote: Cloud Native 101: Motor City Edition - Jeffrey Sica, Principal Developer Experience Engineer, Cloud Native Computing Foundation & Bob Killen, Program Manager, Google

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The Cloud Native ecosystem is a complex topic. While most things start with Kubernetes as a foundation, a stack can vary wildly, even when sticking only to CNCF-accepted projects. In addition to the technical aspects, there’s also community, docs, and governance to be aware of when looking to contribute (and often even consume) these technologies.  Never fear, for Bob Killen (Google) and Jeffrey Sica (CNCF) are here to provide attendees a map of the land(scape). Both have been active consumers of, and contributors to, CNCF projects for years. In this talk, Bob and Jeff will guide attendees through what a Cloud Native stack looks like, the common problems that different projects look to solve, and how Community plays a big part in this technology.

Coincidentally, both have also been residents of Southeastern Michigan for most of their lives! Therefore the talk will be chalked full of analogies to Detroit Style Pizza, Coney Dogs, and Automobiles to celebrate their home state and the wonderful city of Detroit.

Speakers
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Jeff Sica

Principal Developer Experience Engineer, Cloud Native Computing Foundation
When not poking holes at test plans, he can usually be found working on upstream Kubernetes in various sub-projects or posting an unhealthy amount of GIFs on Twitter. He is a Goose Enthusiast and enjoys referring to himself as a Michigander (though has relocated to Minnesota)
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Bob Killen

OSPO, Google
Bob is a Program Manager at the Google Open Source Programs Office with a focus on Cloud Native computing. He serves the Kubernetes project as a member of the Kubernetes Steering Committee, a chair of the Contributor Experience Special Interest Group and has been involved in many... Read More →


Friday October 28, 2022 9:25am - 9:40am EDT
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