Kubernetes Autoscaling at Grafana Labs + Getting started on Kubernetes

Cloud Native Dallas

Apr 18, 11:30 PM – Apr 19, 1:30 AM

In-person event

About this event

1st Presentation:

Learn about the challenges, scope, and implementation details of our Kubernetes autoscaling journey for Grafana Cloud Logs.

Speaker Bio:

Jordan Rushing - Senior Software Engineer at Grafana Labs, working on Grafana Loki and Grafana Cloud Logs. Previously AWS, Subspace. Obsessed with computers from a young age and am originally from Dallas, TX -- my career has blessed me with the opportunity to work with amazing people from around the world operating and developing ever-larger distributed system infrastructure.

Duration: 45 mins

2nd Presentation:

Getting started on Kubernetes

Many people who attend the meetings are now to Kubernetes, so we will have a beginner-friendly session. Come ready to have a hands-on practice session.

Speaker Bio

Damian Igbe is one of the organizers of Kubernetes and CloudNative North Dallas. Damian holds a PhD in Computer Science, and he is the CTO of Cloud Technology Experts, a Cloud training and Cloud consulting company. Damian obtained his CKA (Certified Kubernetes Administrator) back in 2016 and has been a Microservices/Kubernetes Instructor since then. Damian has a wealth of experience in Kubernetes and the cloud-native ecosystem.

6:30 - 6:45 - Social

6:45 - 6:55 - Club Business

6:55 - 7:30 - Kubernetes Autoscaling at Grafana Labs And getting started on Kubernetes

7:30 - 8:30 - Getting started on Kubernetes

8.30 - 8.35 - Social/Wrap-up



April 18 – 19, 2024
11:30 PM – 1:30 AM UTC


  • Mars Toktonaliev

    Lead Organizer

  • Bryan Landes

    Amazon Web Services

    Lead Organizer

  • Aly Ibrahim

    Red Hat

    Solutions Architect

  • Damian Igbe

    Cloud Technology Experts

    Lead Organizer