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From Laptop to Cloud: Developing Cloud-Native Applications with Containerized Databases

Written on November 28, 2022 at 9:35 AM, by

With the advent of microservices in Kubernetes, individual developer teams now manage their own data, middleware, and databases. Automated tests and CI/CD pipelines must be revisited to include these new requirements. This session demonstrates how to use Kustomize and Tekton to provide Kube-Native automated workflows taking into account new parameters such as database operators, StorageClass  Continue Reading »

Kubernetes Operator Lifecycle Management

Written on November 28, 2022 at 7:43 AM, by

In this Talk, Anynines CEO Julian Fisher shares about the challenges of managing Kubernetes operator’s lifecycle. Julian and his team benchmarked multiple tools that could help with that. The talk covers Carvel, Helm, OLM, Operator SDK, where the pros and cons are shared for each tool.   Julian Fischer  00:00 Great to be here in  Continue Reading »

Protection against accidental deletion of PVs or Namespaces

Written on November 16, 2022 at 9:40 AM, by

Accidental PVC delete or namespace delete can cause the Persistent Volume to get deleted. Such volumes lose their data, and the stateful applications lose their state. By using Persistent Volume TrashCan, users can get a grace period to undo such unintended delete operation. This talk will showcase how to overcome one of the admin’s pain  Continue Reading »

Leveraging Running Stateful Workloads on Kubernetes for the Benefit of Developers

Written on November 14, 2022 at 1:06 PM, by

Kubernetes comes with a lot of useful features like Volumes and StatefulSets, which make running stateful workloads simple. Interestingly, when combined with the right tools, these features can make Kubernetes very valuable for developers wanting to run massive production databases in development! This is exactly what was seen at Extendi. The developers at Extendi deal  Continue Reading »

Resilient Redis

Written on October 11, 2022 at 8:19 AM, by

Redis is a widely used open-source in-memory data store and cache that has become a key component in the development of scalable microservice systems. While all of the main cloud providers provide fully managed Redis services (Amazon ElastiCache, Azure Cache for Redis, and GCP Memorystore), it may also be simply implemented in Kubernetes if you  Continue Reading »

DoK Day @ KubeCon NA 2022 Schedule is Here!

Written on October 11, 2022 at 5:38 AM, by

DoK Day – happening next October 24th – is where the industry meets to forge relationships, share best practices, and use cases about running data on Kubernetes. We have a great lineup of 15+ talks, check out the schedule here 👈 You will learn how ML startup A3Data built its Big Data stack on top  Continue Reading »

Build your own social media analytics with Apache Kafka

Written on September 21, 2022 at 7:25 AM, by

Apache Kafka is more than just a messaging broker. It has a rich ecosystem of different components. There are connectors for importing and exporting data, different stream processing libraries, schema registries, and a lot more. In this talk, Senior Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat Jakub Schultz, shows how to use Kafka to read data  Continue Reading »

One Click to Run Apache Spark as a Service on Kubernetes

Written on September 18, 2022 at 1:01 PM, by

It is still challenging to run Apache Spark on Kubernetes, especially on a large scale. People must address issues like resource isolation, queuing, and cost efficiency. In this talk, Bo Yang discusses these challenges and how to address them. He also presents a one-click way to deploy Apache Spark on Kubernetes. Bo Yang So, we  Continue Reading »

Kanister & Kopia – An Open-Source Data Protection Match Made in Heaven

Written on September 9, 2022 at 12:07 PM, by

During this talk, Pavan Navarathna demonstrates how two open-source tools, Kanister and Kopia, work together to optimize backup and recovery for Kubernetes applications.  Kanister allows domain experts to capture application-specific workflows in Blueprints to extend and share. Kopia uses state-of-the-art encryption algorithms (AES-256 or ChaCha20) and compresses data to save bandwidth and storage.   Today  Continue Reading »

Kubernetes and Real-Time Analytic Applications

Written on August 29, 2022 at 1:24 PM, by

Kubernetes is turning into a preferred platform for real-time analytic apps that crunches billions of events per day and returns insights in seconds. In this talk, Robert Hodges, the CEO of Altinity introduces the standard analytic app design pattern of fast event streams coupled with low-latency data warehouses, using open source projects. He walks us  Continue Reading »