Agenda

 

Open source, containers and orchestration are the order of the day. Kubernetes has taken the industry by storm and become the de-facto orchestration standard throughout the commercial, financial and government sectors. This premier event is the only one of its kind, DevNation Federal brings the most respected industry experts and key maintainers of popular open source projects on stage to deliver a one day immersive conference to federal developers.

Thursday, June 27, 2019
InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf
801 Wharf Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024

 

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.Breakfast & Registration
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Keynotes
  • Top 10 mistakes people make with open source
    Julia Ferraioli, Developer Advocate, Google’s Open Source Programs Office
  • Clarity in the world of service mesh confusion
    Christian Posta, Global Field CTO, Solo.io
  • Apache Kafka® and the Rise of Event-Driven Microservices
    Jun Rao, Co-founder, Confluent
  • Nicholas Chaillan, Special Advisor for Cloud Security and DevSecOps, Department of Defense
  • Simmons Lough - *Pending Agency Approval - Software Architect, US Patent and Trademark Office
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.Networking & Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.Breakout Sessions
3:00 - 3:45 p.m.Lightning Talks
3:45 - 6:00 p.m.Happy Hour

*Kubernetes Operators Expo Open 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sessions

 

Keynote

Clarity in the world of service mesh confusion

Christian Posta, Global Field CTO, Solo.io

Service mesh is a pattern and technology layer that has been emerging to solve cloud-native, service-to-service communication challenges. Things like service resilience patterns, service identity and security, metric collection and observability, et.al., can be solved with a service mesh. As you start to dig in, you may wonder “well, how do I get this into my services architecture?”, or “with the plethora of service mesh options out there, which one do I choose?”. You may also be wondering “do I need a service mesh for my situation?”. In this session, we look at when to use and not use a service mesh and then explore three open-source service mesh implementations, Istio, Linkerd, and Consul, how the compare and contrast and how to best get started with them. Lastly, we look at the SuperGloo service-mesh orchestrator which solves some of the challenges of operating a service mesh at scale, regardless of which mesh implementation you choose.

Keynote

Apache Kafka® and the Rise of Event-Driven Microservices

Jun Rao, Co-founder, Confluent

This talk will address something that is missing from a lot of the applications we build today, and something Kafka has enabled the vision for: I will be talking about events and how event-driven microservices are on the rise, as well as some practical applications that they enable in the industry.

Breakout

Policy Enabled Kubernetes with Open Policy Agent

Jimmy Ray, Software Engineer, Capital One

A move to Cloud Computing is done, in large part, to address the common concerns of “infrastructure provisioning” that are shared by all application teams. Moving to containers and Kubernetes can be seen as the next evolution in allowing development teams to focus on their work, not on infrastructure. Cloud Computing and containerization move fast, and require automated policy enforcement points. Open Policy Agent can be used with Kubernetes to enforce a variety of policies. Based on my Medium article: https://medium.com/capital-one-tech/policy-enabled-kubernetes-with-open-policy-agent-3b612b3f0203

Breakout

k3s lightweight kubernetes on the Edge

Mark Abrams, Field Engineer, Rancher Labs

Rancher Labs created K3s to solve a problem anyone who works with constrained resources understands: Kubernetes doesn't run in those environments. We removed alpha and optional features, converted others to dynamic add-ons, and replaced etcd with sqlite. The result is a single binary that works on x86 and Arm processors and lets you run Kubernetes workloads on hardware with as little as 512 MB of RAM. We want to share K3s with as many people in the Kubernetes community as we can. We've put together a live presentation to demonstrate a tiny slice of what people can do with K3s. It begins with a discussion of what K3s is and how it works, and then follows with a live demonstration of the software by installing it on a small device. With the basic cluster up and running, we will take a look at how to scale both services and the cluster itself. The presentation is very interactive and we anticipate lots of Q&A.

Breakout

Building sustainable civic tech with open data

Jason Hibbets, Senior Community Architect, Red Hat

What do you get when you blend open data, open source, and challenges created by a community and government partnership? The answer: Sustainable civic tech. There is a secret recipe for successful civic tech that solves community problems. As a Code for America brigade captain, organizer of numerous civic tech events and hackathons, and author of a book about open source, open government, and open data, I have a tremendous amount of experience to share about the civic tech scene. In this session, the audience will learn how the Open Raleigh Brigade partnered with our county IT innovation team to identify challenges based on community goals, set by our county commissioners. Finally, the audience will learn more about the open data competition and we'll explore the impact of open data and how its having a positive impact in our community. Session participants will learn: * The value of open data in civic tech * The importance of creating community-focused challenges * How events can compliment and advance community projects * How community and government partnerships can help create sustainable civic tech

Breakout

A Crash Course in the Service Mesh: Istio under the hood

Brian 'redbeard' Harr, Principal Product Manager, Red Hat

With the increasing adoption of Istio and other service mesh technologies, we have more moving parts and more complexity to understand. Isn't the goal of a service mesh to lessen those concerns? In this talk we will dive into the components of Istio, how they interact, and explain their importance.

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Mark Abrams

Rancher Labs

Mark Abrams

Field Engineer, Rancher Labs

Mark has worked as a full stack engineer for nearly 20 years. For the last 6 years Mark has been developing and delivering private cloud solutions for global enterprises and Fortune 100 companies, helping developers, operators, and executives with strategy, architecture, and the development of private cloud solutions. The scope of his expertise ranges from embedded systems to multi-tier architectures, enabling him to understand solutions from the highest overview to the most integral components.

Josh Boyd

Booz Allen Hamilton

Josh Boyd

Chief Technologist, Booz Allen Hamilton

Josh Boyd is a Chief Technologist who works with Booz Allen Hamilton to build capabilities in the areas of Cloud, DevOps and Modern Software Delivery. Josh is a Red Hat Certified Architect, an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, and Amateur Radio operator. Josh holds a MS in Applied Computer Science from Columbus State University and a BS in Computer Science from Radford University.

Julia Ferraioli

Google

Julia Ferraioli

Developer Advocate, Google

Julia Ferraioli is a Developer Advocate with Google’s Open Source Programs Office. She's a polyglot, though in code only, and is excited about accessibility, open source, machine learning, containers, and sprinkles (in roughly that order).

Brian 'redbeard' Harrington

Red Hat

Brian 'redbeard' Harrington

Principal Product Manager, Red Hat

Brian 'redbeard' Harrington is the Product Manager for Istio and OpenShift Service Mesh within Red Hat. Previous to Red Hat he was the Chief Architect of the company CoreOS and before that served as the president of the non-profit HacDC. He is developer, hacker, and technical writer in the areas of open-source development and systems administration. His time spent in both defensive and offensive computing have combined with his readings of classical anarchism to present new ideas in organizational hierarchies for software development. He has been featured on Al Jazeera as an expert in the field of computer security, and has been seen and heard on Bloomberg Television and National Public Radio. In addition, he previously coordinated the security team for the conference "Shmoocon" and portions of the conference "DEFCON". He currently resides in Oakland, CA.

Jason Hibbets

Red Hat

Jason Hibbets

Senior Community Architect, Red Hat

Jason Hibbets is a senior community architect at Red Hat which means he is a mash-up of a community manager and project manager for Opensource.com—a publication and story-telling platform for open source communities. At night, he puts on his cape, and is a captain for the Open Raleigh Brigade, co-chair for NC Open Pass, and member of the Code for America Brigade National Advisory Committee. Follow him on Twitter: @jhibbets. Jason is the author of a book called The foundation for an open source city—a resource for cities and communities interested in improving their government through civic technology. While writing the book, he discovered his unknown super power of building communities of passionate people. Jason graduated from North Carolina State University and resides in Raleigh, NC with his wife, two kids, two border collies, a flock of chickens, lots of tomato plants, and a lazy raccoon somewhere in an oak tree. In his copious spare time, he enjoys surfing, running, gardening, traveling, watching football, sampling craft beer, and participating in local government—not necessarily in that order, but close to it.

Christian Posta

Solo.io

Christian Posta

Global Field CTO, Solo.io

Christian Posta (@christianposta) is Global Field CTO at Solo.io, former Chief Architect at Red Hat, and well known in the community for being an author (Istio in Action, Manning, Microservices for Java Developers, O’Reilly 2016), frequent blogger, speaker, open-source enthusiast and committer on various open-source projects including Istio, Kubernetes, and many others. Christian has spent time at both enterprises as well as web-scale companies and now helps companies create and deploy large-scale, cloud-native resilient, distributed architectures. He enjoys mentoring, training and leading teams to be successful with distributed systems concepts, microservices, devops, and cloud-native application design.

Jun Rao

Confluent

Jun Rao

Co-founder, Confluent

Jun Rao is a co-founder at Confluent, a company that provides an event streaming platform based on Apache Kafka®. Before Confluent, Jun was a senior staff engineer at LinkedIn where he led the development of Kafka. Before LinkedIn, Jun Rao was a researcher at IBM's Almaden research data center, where he conducted research on database and distributed systems. Jun Rao is the PMC chair of Apache Kafka and a committer of Apache Cassandra.

Jimmy Ray

Capital One

Jimmy Ray

Software Engineer, Capital One

Jimmy Ray is a Lead Software Engineer with Capital One, focusing on Cloud Computing and Containerization. He is currently the technical lead on the Cloud Engineering Kubernetes Platform Team. The majority of his 20+ years in IT has been spent developing software and architecting enterprise solutions. Jimmy is a leader in the Richmond, VA tech community, and has spoken at user groups and conferences in the U.S. and Europe, including Jenkins World 2016. He is passionate about delivering containerized cloud solutions.

Daniel Walsh

Red Hat

Daniel Walsh

Senior Distinguished Engineer, Red Hat

Daniel Walsh has worked in the computer security field for over 35 years. Dan is a Senior Distinguished Engineer at Red Hat. He joined Red Hat in August 2001. Dan is the lead architect of the Red Hat Container Runtime Engineering team. Dan has been working on container technology for 15 years. Dan focusess on the CRI-O Container Runtime for Kubernets, Buildah for building container images, Podman for running and managing containers, containers/storage and containers/image. He has led the SELinux project, concentrating on the application space and policy development. Dan helped developed sVirt, Secure Virtualization as well as the SELinux Sandbox. Previously, Dan worked Netect/Bindview's on Vulnerability Assessment Products and at Digital Equipment Corporation working on the Athena Project, AltaVista Firewall/Tunnel (VPN) Products. Dan has a BA in Mathematics from the College of the Holy Cross and a MS in Computer Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Twitter: rhatdan Blog: danwalsh.livejournal.com Email: dwalsh@redhat.com

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