It's all about the apps! Performance sensitive workloads, app visualizations

Red Hat Annex - 190 E Davie Street Raleigh NC 27601 - View Map Morrisville
Thu, Feb 15, 2018, 6:30 PM (EST)

About this event

Hey Kubernetes and OpenShift Enthusiasts!

We are excited to get going in the new year and working to line up the best content, speakers and venues. We'll be reaching out to better gather what you what hear, who's willing to speak and host/sponsor.

February Kubernetes and OpenShift Meetup #24

6:00-6:30: Gather, network, beer, food, swag

6:30-7:15 Topic #1 Overview of the OpenShift Performance-Sensitive Application Platform (P-SAP) project origins from Jeremy Eder

Kubernetes and OpenShift have evolved to support diverse, increasingly complex classes of applications.

Through helping to establish the Kubernetes Resource Management and Network Plumbing working groups, Red Hat is working to pave the way to on-boarding workloads with an increasing reliance on specialized hardware and advanced performance requirements.

Speaker Bio:
Jeremy Eder, Red Hat, Inc
Senior Principal Software Engineer, Performance Engineering

Jeremy leads a high-output team of engineers focused on performance, scalability and capacity planning of container-based infrastructures in the Atomic and OpenShift family of Red Hat products, including the application of these next generation technologies to the high performance space. Participates in the Kubernetes Resource Management Working Group, sig-node and sig-scale.

Break : switch presenters

7:15-8:00 Overview of the OpenShift Open Design process and get a sneak preview of a OpenShift application topology concepts — with Serena Doyle & Chris Shinn

This talk will review some of the progressions of how experience improvements have been designed around Kubernetes core concepts. Then we'll dive into some specific areas around helping developers better understand constructs in Kubernetes and OpenShift, so they can quickly assess their application's constructions and health.

Speakers Bios:
Serena Chechile Doyle, Red Hat, Inc
Senior Principal Interaction Designer, UXD

Serena is the UX Strategist for OpenShift and the Unified Management Experience at Red Hat, leads the respective UX efforts and strives to increase the UX maturity level of the portfolio. She is a member of the PatternFly, ManageIQ, oVirt and OpenShift communities. One of her current efforts encourages "Designing in the Open" as a Red Hat UXD best practice. In 2016, she established the UX Design Exchange Program as a way to collaborate with the community and users, share ideas and understand their challenges.

Chris Shinn, Red Hat, Inc
Interaction Designer, UXD

Chris is currently using open-source design techniques to improve OpenShift and better communicate its features. He works with a team of designers, developers, and researchers to make open-source IT software more accessible and useful to beginners and experts alike.

8:00-9:00 Q&A / Social / Wrap-up

Location/Instructions: Red Hat Annex Bldg, Kickball Room

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Food/Drink: Provided by Red Hat

More swag this meetup! Include Kubernetes, OpenShift and ???. Provided by Red Hat

Live Streaming: TBD

Guests: Please bring your friends who share the same passion with us!


Thursday, Feb 15
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)


Red Hat Annex
190 E Davie Street Raleigh NC 27601