August 2019 Meetup @ Zendesk


Aug 29, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

In-person event

About this event

Thanks to Zendesk for providing Venue for our August meetup.

Agenda to be announced soon

Talk 1: Scaling Microservices with Message Queues, Spring Boot and Kubernetes - Daniele Polencic
Talk 2: Zero downtime deployments of .NET Core apps on GKE - Vignesh Rajasekaran

Scaling Microservices with Message Queues, Spring Boot and Kubernetes

How do you design a service that can handle hundreds of thousands of requests?
And how do you deploy an application that scales dynamically?

In this talk, you'll learn how to design, package and deploy applications to Kubernetes. You'll understand the many configuration options available to configure your cluster and how best to tweak them to scale your application. You will learn how you can expose metrics from your app and autoscale it as you receive more traffic.

Zero downtime deployments of .NET Core apps on GKE:

At Titansoft, we recently embarked on a journey of modernising our systems and one of the tools we’ve embraced is K8s. Amongst other reasons for this change, one of it was to be able to update our web apps quickly without any downtime. Whilst our POC was flawless, we noticed service disruption after deploying to production. Cut to the end, we learnt on how rolling updates are performed the hard way and were able to achieve our goal of zero downtime. In this beginner friendly talk, I’ll share about why the default rolling update did not work for us and how we managed to solve the issue.

Vignesh is the R&D lead at Titansoft, developers of online gaming platforms. He’s passionate about building robust distributed systems which just work. Topics that have recently kept him awake include K8s, GraphQL and load testing distributed systems.



Thursday, August 29, 2019
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM UTC


  • Yongkang He

    CNCF Ambassador | KubeArmor Advocate