Kubernetes DevOps Tooling meets SaaS: Provisioning, Updates, and De-Provisioning

Kubernetes Austin

Apr 18, 11:00 PM – Apr 19, 1:00 AM

In-person event

About this event

Looking forward to seeing you on April 18th to talk about Tenant provisioning, updates, and deprovisioning. As usual, we'll have food and drinks!!

Featuring special guest Lucas Duarte, a Senior Specialist SA at AWS!! Lucas is a Sr. Containers Specialist SA at AWS, dedicated to supporting ISV customers in AMER through AWS Container services. Beyond his Solutions Architect role, Lucas brings extensive hands-on experience in Kubernetes and DevOps leadership. He's been a key contributor to multiple companies in Brazil, driving DevOps excellence.


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Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is all about agility, rapidly delivering innovation to customers and adapting to market changes. However, SaaS architectures pose unique DevOps challenges due to the need to manage 

multi-tenant deployments across different isolation models (silo, pool, hybrid). This session will explore best practices for implementing a DevOps process that enables SaaS teams to efficiently onboard and offboard new tenants while also allowing frequent application updates and uniform deployments across the tenants.

We will cover how to package applications via Helm charts and Terraform modules for consistent deployments, leveraging GitOps with Flux to maintain environments as an immutable infrastructure, automating tenant lifecycles with Argo Workflows for onboarding, updates, and offboarding, and balancing the need for agility in application delivery with operational efficiency across tenants. Attendees will gain insights into architecting a SaaS DevOps pipeline that maximizes agility and innovation while ensuring cost efficiency through unified tooling and processes. The session will provide strategies for overcoming the unique multi-tenancy challenges in developing and operating successful SaaS solutions.


  • Lucas Duarte


    Sr. Specialist Solutions Architect, Containers



April 18 – 19, 2024
11:00 PM – 1:00 AM UTC


  • Rafa Brito


    Staff Engineer


  • Chris Aniszczyk

    Linux Foundation (CNCF)


  • James Angel

    Kubernetes Austin

  • Chad Crowell


    Kubernetes SME

  • Rafael Brito


    Staff Engineer at StormForge


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