Benefits of Multi-Cloud & Evolution of a Build Process & Automate Everything

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Hello Los Angeles Kubernauts!

We are going to mix things up slightly by having not just two, but three K8s presentations!

First, Kevaughn is going to discuss how Steelhouse deploys to Kubernetes in a multi-cloud environment. He will talk about the architectural decisions that made the Steelhouse cloud-agnostic platform possible and highlight the benefits of running in multiple clouds.

Second, Zach will take us on a journey through the evolution of the Steelhouse build process. He will highlight the pain points they wanted to solve from a Software Engineer’s perspective.

Finally, Erik will introduce the Geodesic cloud automation shell. This open source project is a superset of other open source tools that can be used to automate workflows. It easily versions dev/staging/prod environments in a repeatable manner that can be followed by any team member with only a single dependency: Docker.

SPONSORED: A big thank you to Codefresh, Steelhouse and NetApp for their support of this meetup.

Are you a local group member interested in presenting to the group? If so, please submit your talk at: https://goo.gl/forms/KoO7vpCLrx1VGEiK2

AGENDA

6:00 - 6:25 - Social and Food
6:25 - 6:30 - Community Announcements
6:30 - 6:55 - Kevaughn Bullock, Steelhouse
6:55 - 7:20 - Zach Schoenberger, Steelhouse
7:20 - 7:45 - Erik Osterman, Cloud Posse
7:45 - 8:15 - Extra Q&A / Social / Wrap-up

SPEAKER BIOS

Kevaughn Bullock has spent 8 years at Steelhouse and is responsible for designing and developing high-volume, low latency services.
GitHub: rickhunter

Zach Schoenberger has been at Steelhouse for the past three years, where he is responsible for developing flexible and scalable software solutions using Java, Kotlin, and Kubernetes. Zach leads the development of build pipelines utilizing Codefresh & Helm and is leading the effort to implement Istio service mesh.
GitHub: zach-schoenberger

Erik Osterman is a technical evangelist and insanely passionate DevOps guru with over 12 years of experience architecting systems for AWS. After leading major cloud initiatives at CBS Interactive as the Director of Cloud Architecture, he founded Cloud Posse, a DevOps consultancy whose sole purpose is to help high-growth Startups and Fortune 500 Companies adopt and leverage cloud-based solutions to gain the upper hand and maximize their return on investment.
Twitter: @eosterman
GitHub: osterman

LOCATION

There is usually a good amount of street parking available nearby after 5 PM, some is metered, some is free.