Better Software West 2018 Concurrent Session : Container Orchestration: What's in the Box?!


Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Container Orchestration: What's in the Box?!

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Many organizations are leveraging virtualized microservices to achieve greater efficiency and high availability. Containers facilitate this move, allowing faster scaling and simplified adoption of continuously changing requirements. However, challenges regarding how to best continuously deploy microservices remain, as well as which particular containers and orchestration mechanisms are best for any given situation. Join Alicja Gilderdale as she tackles these challenges. This session will provide an overview of different orchestration platforms with emphasis on their functionality and technologies. Learn about the strengths and weaknesses of each approach and how to create a good reference point for implementing a containerized, fully orchestrated infrastructure. Discover key tips and techniques for choosing an appropriate containerization solution, as well as what risks are inherent in each one. You will leave with valuable information about how to decide which container orchestration approaches may be the best fit for your particular situation.


Alicja Gilderdale is an associate at Equal Experts, providing expertise in DevOps engineering. She has held a variety of roles in DevOps, enterprise architecture, and integration technologies for large organizations in the financial, commercial, and public sectors. Her current interests include hybrid cloud, IaaS, and emerging technologies, with emphases on containers, IoT, and cognitive computing.