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Meetup #6: Kubernetes on AWS & Serverless with AI

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Talk #1: “Kubernetes on AWS — how to manage containers with a style” by Tomek Stachlewski

Abstract
During this session we’ll focus on AWS cloud and EKS service (managed Kubernetes). We’ll see how to run & manage fleet of servers and how to run containerized applications on top of it. Additionally we’ll look how to optimize clusters with spot instances (to minimize costs) and we’ll see some native EKS integration with DNS and Service Discovery.

Talk #2: “Let’s build! Building serverless app based on AWS cloud & AI” by Tomek Stachlewski

Abstract
In the serverless world 1 hour may be enough not only to build 1, but even 2 serverless applications. And I’ll try to prove it during this presentation.

In the first part we will build an app which — in line with today’s trends — will use AI (text-to-speech, image recognition, language detection). We will be able to communicate with it and it will be able to understand what we are saying (we will be leveraging Amazon Alexa functions here).

In the second part we will build distributed app, deployed in data centers on two continents. Application will be mimicking architectures of e.g. Netflix and will replicate it’s data across continents and will be resilient enough to handle data center unavailability.

Bio
Tomasz Stachlewski will be doing both presentations this time. Few words about him below.

Tomasz Stachlewski is a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services, where he helps companies of all sizes (from startups to enterprises) in their Cloud journey. He provides guidelines for creating cloud solutions that deliver the most value to his customers, and help take their IT to the next level. He is a big believer in innovative technology such as serverless architecture, which allows organizations to accelerate their digital transformation. Before joining Amazon, he worked at LOT Polish Airlines, where he architected their first cloud projects, IBM and at Accenture.

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Sponsors:

VirtusLab is the founding sponsor of Kraków Cloud Native Group.
Bitnami supports the organization of the event from the very beginning.