Meetup will be in hybrid mode and the panel discussion will be in English. The physical part takes place in Microsoft Prague office. Online stream will be available on Bevy platform for registered attendees. Records will be published to community's Youtube channel.
Topic of this panel discussion questions is to explore various facets of platform engineering, encompassing perspectives from both developers and platform engineers. Speakers would discuss the maturity of platform engineering as a whole, strategies for abstracting platforms to streamline development for developers, ensuring the appropriate level of abstraction to relieve developers from the need to become Kubernetes experts, and understanding the expectations of platform engineers when working with platforms. Additionally, speakers will delve into the realm of platform orchestrators, including experiences with different orchestrators such as Kubernetes and Platform as a Service (PaaS), the challenges organizations encounter in scaling and optimizing internal developer platforms, common obstacles and lessons learned in building and scaling internal developer platforms, and future trends and advancements in platform orchestration. Overall, the questions aim to provide insights into the complexities, challenges, and future directions of platform engineering and orchestration.
Prusa Research / Freelance
Cloud & DevOps Team Lead / Cloud Native Architect
Senior Software Engineer
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 4:30 PM – 9:00 PM UTC
First part of panel discussion will focus on various aspects of platform engineering, ranging from assessing the overall maturity of platform engineering to understanding the needs and expectations of both platform engineers and developers. Discussants will delve into topics such as abstracting the platform for developers, ensuring the right level of abstraction to alleviate the need for developers to be Kubernetes experts, and exploring the expectations of platform engineers in their role.
[EN] Panel discussion part 2
Second part of panel discussion will revolve around platform orchestration, particularly exploring the landscape of platform orchestrators such as Kubernetes and Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions. They delve into the experiences, challenges, and future trends associated with building, scaling, and optimizing internal developer platforms. The aim is to understand the current state of platform orchestration, the challenges organizations encounter in scaling and optimizing developer platforms, common lessons learned in platform development, and anticipated advancements and trends shaping the future of platform orchestration. Overall, the discussion centers on gaining insights into the evolving nature of platform orchestration and its implications for organizations and developers.