Seattle, WA
December 10–13, 2018
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Thursday, December 13 • 10:50am - 11:25am
DBaaS on Kubernetes: Peanut Butter and Jelly, or Oil and Water - Steve Croce & Wes Ashkinazy, ObjectRocket

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Kubernetes wasn't designed to run databases, but recent features have opened the door to stateful applications and databases in particular. However, once you add the "as a service" part, things get a whole lot more interesting. Steve Croce and Wes Ashkinazy from ObjectRocket talk about the problems they expected, the challenges that surprised them and ultimately the solutions that allowed the ObjectRocket team to design Elasticsearch, MongoDB, and Redis as a service on Kubernetes. The session will cover a set of particular challenges in the design of custom Kubernetes operators, solving problems with Event Recorder, Remote Execution, and Stateful Set Update Strategies, to name a few, and leveraging other CNCF projects to fill in the gaps.


Wesley Ashkinazy

Developer, ObjectRocket
Wesley Ashkinazy is a senior engineer at ObjectRocket who leads development for the ObjectRocket for Elasticsearch offering. He has 15 years experience developing and supporting web applications with experience at Atlassian, XO Group, etc.
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Steve Croce

Product Manager, ObjectRocket
Steve Croce is currently a product manager at ObjectRocket and has 20 years experience in the tech industry with ObjectRocket, Dell, ATI, and others. Since joining ObjectRocket, Steve has developed a deep interest in database technologies and currently spends his time mastering Elasticsearch... Read More →

Thursday December 13, 2018 10:50am - 11:25am