Networking, Open Contrail + Custom K8S Admissions Controller

New York Kubernetes Meetup

Sep 14, 2016, 10:30 PM – Sep 15, 2016, 1:00 AM

In-person event

About this event

Hello NYC Kubernauts!

We are happy to announce the September New York City Kubernetes Meetup (#NYCk8s) will be on Wednesday, September 14th at the MongoDB offices. 

We're very excited to host Michael Langdon from Juniper Networks and group member Pete Miron from Apcera. We'll be doing a deep-dive into networking for this session. Hope to see you there. 

6:30 - 7:00 - Social 
7:00 - 7:45 - Michael Langdon, Solving Kubernetes Networking with OpenContrail
7:45 - 8:30 - Pete Miron, Demonstrating custom Admission Control in Kubernetes -- Restricting which pods can access which secrets.
8:30 - 9:00 - Social / Wrap-up


Michael Langdon (@mflangdon) is a Senior Director at Juniper Networks in the Contrail Business Unit where he supports field enablement and evangelism for cloud and network services virtualization. He spends most of his time interacting with users discussing architectures to drive seamless integration of network services as part an overall agile application and user services delivery workflow.

Michael is now on his second tour with Juniper.  Starting with Juniper in 2000, Michael was a Sales Engineer focusing on carrier customers.  After almost 12 years at Juniper, he joined start up Contrail Systems to build & lead their Sales Engineering team.  Juniper acquired Contrail in late 2012 and Michael has been Contrailing ever since. Michael previously worked as an ISP consultant to carrier networks and as operations and engineering manager for one of the original NSFNet backbones (JvNCNet).  

Michael is a 1987 graduate of Villanova University and started his career as an officer in the US Navy onboard a Knox class frigate.  Michael is based in the New York City area.

Peter Miron (@petemiron) is currently Architect at Apcera. He is building a trust-first computing platform -- enabling your developers to move fast, while still meeting the demands of your ops teams. Pete was previously CTO at Ed-tech innovator Knewton developing an adaptive learning platform and VP, Engineering at Bitly and Vonage. He loves building teams to deliver increasingly high-quality software products to demanding customers.

MongoDB has offered to provide space for this upcoming event. The address is:

229 W 43rd Street
5th Floor
New York, NY 10036
United States

Looking forward to seeing you soon!





September 14 – 15, 2016
10:30 PM – 1:00 AM UTC


  • Ariel Jatib


  • Karen Chu


    Head of Community

  • Scott Rigby

    Cloud Native Ambassador

  • Tony Marfil


    Solutions Architect at F5 / NGINX