Building an Application-centric Kubernetes Platform for Enterprise Scale w/ Intuit

Cloud Native @Scale
Tue, Feb 22, 10:00 AM (PST)

In this talk, Todd Ekenstam will share details of how Intuit achieved this and lessons learned along the way, and what it means to build an Application-centric Kubernetes Platform. In addition, Todd will demonstrate the Open Application Model and KubeVela and how you can use these open-source tools to implement an application abstraction to improve software engineers' experience using Kubernetes.

About this event

Building an Application-centric Kubernetes Platform for Enterprise Scale

πŸ“… Date: Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022

πŸ“ Time: 10 am PST to 11:30 am PST (1:00 - 2:30 pm EST)

Over the past several years, Intuit has migrated to Kubernetes running in the public cloud and now has over 1,700 applications and services running on over 270 clusters. Intuit's cloud-native platform has accelerated the development velocity of Intuit's 5,000+ developers while improving performance and reliability and reducing operational overhead.

In this talk, Todd Ekenstam, a Principal Software Engineer in Intuit's Kubernetes platform team, will share details of how Intuit achieved this and lessons learned along the way, and what it means to build an Application-centric Kubernetes Platform. In addition, Todd will demonstrate the Open Application Model and KubeVela and how you can use these open-source tools to implement an application abstraction to improve software engineers' experience using Kubernetes.

Speakers:

πŸ”Ά Todd Ekenstam, Principal Software Engineer at Intuit

Todd Ekenstam is a Principal Engineer at Intuit building a platform for secure, multi-tenant Kubernetes infrastructure supporting applications serving Intuit's ~50 million customers. Todd has worked on various large-scale distributed systems projects during his 25+ year career, ranging from hierarchical storage management, peer-to-peer database replication, enterprise storage virtualization, two-factor authentication SaaS, and most recently, Kubernetes clusters. He has presented at a variety of academic, government, and industry conferences. Todd is co-author of the book "GitOps and Kubernetes: Continuous Deployment with Argo CD, Jenkins X, and Flux."

πŸ”Ά Host: Michael Bowen, Sr. Principal Engineer at BlackRock

Michael is an Open Source advocate, evangelist, and engineer as part of the Platform Engineering team at BlackRock. Heavily focused on cloud-native solutions targeting container workloads, Kubernetes orchestration, and application delivery to consumers.


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πŸ”ΉYaron Schneider, Founder/CTO at Diagrid

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  • Michael Bowen

    Michael Bowen

    BlackRock

    Sr. Principal Engineer

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