Tales from the Branches - GitOps in the Real World

Cloud Native @Scale
Tue, Feb 8, 2022, 10:00 AM (PST)

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Panel Discussion : Tales from the Branches - GitOps in the Real World

This panel discussion will explore GitOps from an end-user perspective, discussing what works as well as the new challenges GitOps creates. If your organization is considering a move to a GitOps model, this panel discussion will help you understand what it is, and what it is not. You will also hear reasons for adoptions and the ‘gothcas’ to look out for.

📅 Date: Tuesday, February 8th, 2021

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


🔶 Sergiu Petean, Head of DevOps at Allianz Direct

Sergiu Petean is the Head of Devops at Allianz Direct. He has over 20 years of experience leading work across start-ups, large enterprises and non-profit organisations in various domains such as Insurance, Banking, Telecom, IoT, Financial Markets.

🔶 Edgar Magan, Senior Principal Software Engineer at Splunk

Edgar is an emerging leader in Cloud Computing DevOps. He has specialized in SaaS Architectures, Micro-services, Network Virtualization, Software-defined Networking (SDN), CI/CD and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). He has developed excellent software development skills and outstanding customer and business driven experience. Edgar has strong experience in fully automated continuous delivering systems with hands-on experience in technologies such as Docker, Terraform, Helm, Kubernetes, OpenStack and Spinnaker. He has led open-source communities and has a proven record of driving operations and development teams for over 20+ years.

🔶 Srinivas Peri, Director Of Engineering at Adobe

Project Ethos represents a OneAdobe Cloud Foundation platform for managed Kubernetes, supporting hundreds of teams and workloads with millions of GB of traffic. Srinivas’s team is passionate about offering a state-of-the-art container deployment service with emphasis on usability, performance and stability to product/app engineers by using the most up-to-date open source technologies. Srinivas mainly responsible for enabling frictionless developer experiences (all the way from Concept --> Code --> Cloud) to thousands of Adobe Cloud Developers.

🔶 Christopher Lane, Sr Principal Team Leader, Enterprise Architect at Chick-fil-A Corporate

Christopher Lane is a Principal Enterprise Architect with Chick-fil-A focused on Customer Technology Solutions (CTS). CTS' profile includes all customer-facing applications and services at Chick-fil-A, including our industry-leading Chick-fil-A One mobile application. Prior to joining Chick-fil-A, Christopher worked at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA, as well as several startups in the Los Angeles and Nashville areas.

🔶 Moderator: Tracy Ragan, CEO & Founder of DeployHub

Tracy is an expert in configuration management and pipeline life cycle practices with a hyper-focus on microservices and cloud-native architecture. She currently serves as a board member of the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF) and the Executive Director of the Ortelius Open Source project for Microservice Management. In addition, Tracy is a recognized evangelist in microservices and the continuous delivery pipeline. She is the Continuous Delivery Foundation Interactive Landscape creator, a blog contributor for the CDF, recognized by TechBeacon as one of the top 100 DevOps visionaries. She speaks at many DevOps events such as CNCF’s KubeCon and CloudBees DevOps World. Tracy is also a DevOps Institute Ambassador and speaks at AWS Marketplace webinar educational events.