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December 10–13, 2018
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Thursday, December 13 • 10:50am - 11:25am
A Vision For API Machinery: Coming to Terms with the Platform We Built - Daniel Smith, Google

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Kubernetes is what it is in large part due to the API Machinery it is constructed from and co-evolved with. At this point in the project’s life, we have a much richer understanding of the users API Machinery serves--and their needs. And so we propose a path forward, describing how API Machinery can better serve these and future users, and how the Kubernetes runtime, libraries, tools, and repositories can be refactored in service of this goal. API Machinery is a force multiplier for Kubernetes, but often disguised as a tax; it’s time to rectify this together.

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Daniel Smith

Staff Software Engineer, Google
Daniel has been working on Kubernetes since before it was open sourced, and is still one of the top contributors overall today. Currently, he is co-TL of the Kubernetes API Machinery SIG, and TL of the corresponding Google team. Before Kubernetes, Daniel worked on Google’s borg... Read More →

Thursday December 13, 2018 10:50am - 11:25am PST
Tahoma 3/4 @ TCC The Conference Center (TCC) - Separate from WSCC building