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Thursday, May 6 • 13:30 - 14:05
Why Use Managed Kubernetes?: It's Dangerous to Go Alone! - Seth McCombs, Workday

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Seth will cover common misconceptions and dispel myths around the usage of managed Kubernetes services. Without focus on specific services in particular, more of a push towards acceptance of managed services, especially if you're an engineer or leader that is considering Kubernetes but don't know how to get started. When discussing a managed Kubernetes service, responses have range from “why?” or “managed services aren’t as powerful” or the all too common reference to "vendor lock in" - often leaving those on the receiving end with a feeling of being lesser. Viewers will walk away from this session with more acceptance of managed services, and realize that using a managed service doesn't make one a bad engineer. There are many benefits to be had adoption of Kubernetes, and it's not a contest to prove how much you can build. If you have a small team and want to use Kubernetes, then a managed service can be the first step or only step towards Kubernetes usage.

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Seth McCombs

Software Development Engineer III, Workday
Seth McCombs is a Software Development Engineer, III at Workday - currently helping build the company’s future focused Kubernetes based platform on various cloud providers. Past roles have ranged from Infrastructure Engineer, DevOps Engineer and Site Reliability Engineer, Seth has... Read More →



Thursday May 6, 2021 13:30 - 14:05 CEST
101 Theater
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