KubeCon Recap, Helm with Cloud Native Apps & Network Virtualization

Cloud Native San Francisco

Nov 17, 2016, 2:30 – 5:00 AM

In-person event

About this event

SF Kubernauts! 

We are excited to announce the next San Francisco Kubernetes meetup will be November 16, 2016 at Bitnami in San Francisco. 

Also, if you'd like to do a quick 5 - 10 minute lightning talk please ping us via meetup or twitter (@baldwinmathew @arieldesign). We'd like to include more quick sessions to demo tricks, neat things, new apps, etc. so reach out! 

Lastly, you can livestream this event using this URL:


6:30 - 7:00 - Social Mixer

7:00 - 7:30 - Adnan Abdulhussein & Michelle Noorali - Bitnami & Deis - Taking the Helm: Delivering Kubernetes-Native Applications

7:30 - 8:00 - Cynthia Thomas - Midokura - Network Virtualization in Kubernetes

8:00 - 8:20 - Lightning Talks or KubeCon Recap or both!

8:30 - 9:00 - Wrap-Up / Mingle


Adnan Abdulhussein (@prydonius) is working on all things containers at Bitnami, driving the development of Stacksmith to help automate the delivery of up-to-date container orchestrated applications, as well as helping to maintain Bitnami's Docker images and Kubernetes/Helm charts. He has also worked on several other cloud projects including the Bitnami Launchpads for Azure, Google and vCloud Air. Adnan is passionate about infrastructure, dev tools, Ruby, F/OSS, and the possibility of time travel. He holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Bristol.

Michelle Noorali (@michellenoorali) is a software engineer at Deis. She is a core maintainer on the Kubernetes Helm project. Michelle is a founder and co-lead of the Kubernetes Special Interest Group for Applications, more commonly known as SIG-Apps, which focuses on how to define, manage, and run applications in Kubernetes. She has previously worked on the Engine Yard PaaS, at Cox Enterprises, and at Studiocom (now VML). In her spare time, Michelle loves to tinker on side projects which usually involve Go, 3D technology, or music tech.

Cynthia Thomas (@_techcet_) is a Systems Engineer at Midokura. Her background in networking spans Data Center, Telecommunications, and Campus/Enterprise solutions. Cynthia has earned a number of professional certifications, including: Alcatel-Lucent Network Routing Specialist II (NRS II) written certification exams, Brocade Certified Ethernet Fabric Professional (BCEFP), Brocade Certified IP Network Professional (BCNP), and VMware Technical Sales Professional (VTSP) 5 certifications.

Lightning Talks:

#1 - Navops Command - Rob Lalonde

#2 - TBD

Our friends at Bitnami have offered to provide space for this upcoming event. The address is:

650 Mission Street Floor 2

San Francisco, CA



Thursday, November 17, 2016
2:30 AM – 5:00 AM UTC


  • Jason Smith


    App Modernization Specialist

  • Reyann Lejano

    Red Hat

    Solutions Architect