Kubernetes at Ticketmaster and Scaling MySQL in the Cloud

SpotHero - 125 South Clark Street Chicago - View Map Chicago Kubernetes
Tue, Apr 17, 2018, 6:30 PM (CDT)

About this event

Hello Chicago Kubernauts!

We're very excited to announce our April event!

SPONSORED: Deploy & manage a Kubernetes + Istio cluster at AWS, GCE, GKE, DigitalOcean or Azure today! (https://stackpoint.io/clusters/new?solution=istio&utm_source=meetup&utm_medium=event_page&utm_campaign=chicago_k8s)

First up, group member and CNA Mike Goodness will update us on Kubernetes at Ticketmaster.

Then, Jiten Vaitya will demo scaling MySQL in the cloud, based on the lessons learned while at YouTube and now as CEO of PlanetScale Data.

Hope to see you there!

6:30 - 7:00 - Social
7:00 - 7:10 - Community Announcements
7:10 - 7:40 - Michael Goodness, Ticketmaster
7:45 - 8:15 - Jiten Vaidya, PlanetScale Data
8:15 - 8:45 - Social / Wrap-up

Mike Goodness is a Lead Systems Engineer on the Kubernauts team at Ticketmaster and a CNCF Ambassador. He began working with Kubernetes in late 2015, and quickly became an avid member of the community. While primarily involved with day-to-day cluster operations, he is also keenly interested in helping developers use cloud native technologies to deploy scalable, reliable applications. He is a co-maintainer of the Helm community charts repository, and has contributed several popular charts. Hailing from Wisconsin, Mike is a co-organizer of DevOps Days Madison, a dedicated Milwaukee Brewers fan, and a cheese curd aficionado.

Jiten Vaidya is CEO at PlanetScale Data, a NewSQL DbaaS based on Vitess. For most of his career, he worked as a backend infrastructure engineer and manager at Dropbox, YouTube and Google. It was at YouTube, where he managed the DBA and SRE teams, that the open-source project Vitess started (http://vitess.io). He also once wrote an Android app that saw over 100,000 downloads.


Tuesday, Apr 17
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (CDT)


125 South Clark Street Chicago


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