The Power of Three: Flux, Flagger, & Linkerd

Join us for this exciting event where you’ll get an overview and update on CNCF Projects Flux and Flagger (Incubating), and Linkerd (Graduated), then see the power of three when these projects are combined (in a live demo) to offer a robust and automated GitOps experience!

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Join us for this exciting event where you’ll get an overview and update on CNCF Projects Flux and Flagger (Incubating), and Linkerd (Graduated), then see the power of three when these projects are combined (in a live demo) to offer a robust and automated GitOps experience!

▶️ Flux https://fluxcd.io/ is a collection of tools for keeping Kubernetes clusters in sync with configuration sources (like Git repositories) and automating updates to the configuration when there is new code to deploy. Flux is a CNCF Incubating Project.

▶️ Flagger https://flagger.app/ is a progressive delivery Kubernetes operator and is part of the Flux Family of Projects. Flagger automates the release process for applications running on Kubernetes. It reduces the risk of introducing a new software version in production by gradually shifting traffic to the new version while measuring metrics and running conformance tests.

▶️ Linkerd https://linkerd.io/ is a service mesh for Kubernetes. It makes running services easier and safer by giving you runtime debugging, observability, reliability, and security - all without requiring any changes to your code. Linkerd is a CNCF Graduated Project.

📍 Date: Tuesday, September 28th @ 10 am PST to 11:25 am PST (1:00 - 2:25 pm EST)


Speakers:

🔶 Kingdon Barrett, Open Source Support Engineer (Weaveworks)

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kingdon-barrett-73100a2/

Kingdon is a FluxCD collaborator and one of the newest members of the DX team at Weaveworks. He is a long-time Helm enthusiast and Ruby/Go developer and works on the legendary cloud-native PaaS for Kubernetes, Hephy Workflow, in his fun time. His recent speaking engagements were Helm Summit 2019, GitOps Days 2020, KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2021.

🔶 Jason Morgan, Technical Evangelist (Buoyant)

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonmorgan2/

Jason Morgan is Technical Evangelist for Linkerd at Buoyant and co-chair of the CNCF Business Value Subcommittee. Passionate about helping others on their cloud-native journey, Jason educates engineers on Linkerd, the original service mesh. You might have encountered his articles in The New Stack, where he breaks complex technology concepts down for a broader audience. Before joining Bouyant, Jason worked at Pivotal and VMware Tanzu.



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Sponsor: A giant THANK YOU to the team at Zelarsoft for supporting and arranging this month’s meetup! Thanks also to our organizers Vasu Maganti, Josh Hurst, and Thu Vuong for their ongoing support.


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