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December 10–13, 2018
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Monday, December 10 • 6:35pm - 6:40pm
Lightning Talk: How Fast Was My Database? - Josh Berkus, Red Hat

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"I know my database will be slower on Kubernetes and cloud native storage, but HOW MUCH slower?"

This is a question everyone thinking of moving traditionally hosted stateful services like database to Kubernetes ask all the time. And until now, we haven't had good answers. This presentation will detail a series of microbenchmarks on PostgreSQL running on and off Kubernetes in a variety of configurations, including bare metal, local storage, gluster, and rook. You'll get a solid idea of what the cost in latency and throughput is for abstracting away your storage problems, and be able to make platform decisions for yourself.

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Josh Berkus

Kubernetes Community Manager, Red Hat
Josh Berkus is the Kubernetes Community Manager for Red Hat and a member of SIG-Release and SIG-Contribex. Before joining the Kubernetes project, he spent 18 years working on PostgreSQL, and many other open source projects including OpenOffice. Josh lives in Portland, OR with a librarian... Read More →

Monday December 10, 2018 6:35pm - 6:40pm
Ballroom 6A
  • Skill Level Any