Whether you are a developer, ops pro, system engineer, or any other IT professional excited about cloud native technologies, the Kubernetes Community Days DC (KCD DC) will have something for you. Supported by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation the event will be hosted at the historic national head quarters of the American Red Cross in DC. This full-day conference will focus on knowledge sharing, best practices, and new developments in and around Kubernetes.
The CFP closed July 31st, 2022. The agenda is being finalized and will be posted in the last week of August.
Can’t wait until September 14th? Join our Kubernetes meetup group (https://community.cncf.io/washington-dc/) and our slack channel (#meetup-dc) on Kubernetes Slack workspace to learn from and network with your peers.
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G-Research Open Source
Open Source Developer
Tremolo Security, Inc.
Principal DevOps Architect
BoxBoat, an IBM Company
Software Supply Chain Architect
Rancher Government Solutions
I am a developer focused on enabling research workloads in the cloud native arena.
Marc has nearly twenty years of identity and access management experience as a software engineer, product developer, and consultant. Marc has worked with multiple companies and US federal agencies on their Kubernetes implementations including on-premises and cloud managed clusters. Marc is often on the sig-auth and kubernetes-users helping users debug their Kubernetes authentication and authorization issues and submitted much of the documentation for Kubernetes’ OpenID connect documentation. In addition to his open source and community work, Marc is the co-author of Kubernetes: An Enterprise Guide, 2nd Ed.
John Osborne is a Software Supply Chain Architect at Chainguard focusing on end-to-end integrity of software artifacts. Most of his time is spent helping customers along their software supply chain journey with SLSA or NIST SSDF. He’s been active in cloud-native communities for the past 7 years. Prior to his arrival at Chainguard, he spent 9 years at Red Hat, most recently as the NA Practice Lead for DevSecOps. He also spent 7 years as the Infrastructure Lead for a large U.S. Navy program and several years at a telco startup. He has his MS Software Engineering, MBA, and is also co-author of OpenShift In Action. He currently lives in Vienna, Virginia.
Adam has been helping federal customers with their journey to Kubernetes for the past 5 years. When he's not on-the-clock, he's working on productionalizing his homelab and digging deeper and deeper into the depths of Kubernetes and Istio.
Raghavan "Rags" Srinivas (@ragss) works as a Developer Advocate/Architect at Datastax with a mission to help developers build highly scalable and available systems. His areas of focus are containers, microservices, Open Source and DevOps. With an extensive background in both app development and infrastructure, he has gravitated towards distributed systems, with a specialization in Cloud Computing especially multi-cloud, Observability, Big Data and so on. He worked on Kubernetes, Azure, Cloud Foundry, OpenStack and Hadoop during its early stages and helped customers with implementations.
Rags brings with him over 30 years of hands-on software development and over 20 years of solutions architecture and technology evangelism experience and is on a never-ending mission to simplify the developer inner loop.
Drew has been working on infrastructure automation for the DoD and other US Federal agencies for over 15 years. Ask him about his elastic IP harvesting cron job!