Distributed fun with etcd

- View Map Riyadh
Wed, Dec 19, 2018, 6:00 AM (GMT+3)

About this event

etcd is the newest project to join cncf and the data store for all kubernetes data.

In this first meetup we will present etcd and one of the most common problems in distributed systems: consensus.

The consensus problem
Paxos and raft
What is etcd?
etcd use cases
etcd as a kv store
etcd consistency guarantees
etcd failure modes
Leader election
Distributed locks
Cluster configuration
Service discovery
How kubernetes uses etcd
1. PostgreSQL leader election with patroni and etcd
2. Using etcd and confd for dynamic pull based cluster reconfiguration

This event is co-organized with DistSys Riyadh group.
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Wednesday, Dec 19
6:00 AM - 8:00 AM (+03)