DoK Explorers Day 2

Cloud Native Students

Thursday, March 16, 2023, 12:30 – 2:30 PM UTC

Virtual event

DoK Explorers Day 2

About this event


Welcome/Intro- Bart Farrell

How to become a DevRel- Cortney Nickerson/Lisa-Marie Namphy

My first year as a software engineer- Nellie Tobey

What in the world are Operators?- Rohan Mishra

How Operators Run Stateful Apps in Kubernetes- Bilal Khan

Kubernetes: The Ultimate Platform for Streamlining Data Streaming- Yash Pimple

Entertainment Break

Mentoring with Karuna Tata (2x KubeCon Speaker/former DoKC Intern)

Kubernetes unleashed :AI/ML revolution- Luqmaan Hakeem

Operators 101- Uma Dhatti

Exploring the Power of Autoscaling- Aditya Tomar

Final Thoughts

About Data on Kubernetes Community (DoKC)

DoKC is an independent tech community where practitioners go to run data workloads on Kubernetes. It is managed by We produce a range of resources for end users looking to run DoK including:

- DoK Landscape

An interactive landscape of products and services for running data workloads on Kubernetes. (

- Videos and Blogs

Hundreds of videos and blogs including how tos, tutorials, use cases, case studies, and more. ( (

- DoK Reports

DoKC works with an independent research firm to annually produce the industry’s only DoK-focused report. (

- Livestreams and Local Meetups

Weekly livestreams on DoK-related topics including demos, tutorials, visionary talks, panels, and more. (

- DoK Days @ KubeCon

We host hybrid events twice a year for people to get together and learn in-person or online. Details are published on our main website. (

Connect With Us:


  • Bart Farrell

    Data on Kubernetes Community

    CNCF Ambassador


  • Ihor Dvoretskyi

    Cloud Native Computing Foundation

    Developer Advocate

  • Kunal Kushwaha



  • Amye Scavarda Perrin


  • Bart Farrell

    Freelance Consultant

    Community Builder

  • Saiyam Pathak


    Director of technical evangelism

  • Divya Mohan