Speaker Details

Alberto Rios


Software Engineer interested in building products people love in agile environments with a focus on high-quality tests and clean code. At the moment, I am part of the Spring Engineering team at Pivotal working from Seville, Spain on a fully remote team. We are building Spring Cloud related products and frameworks to help people adopting a microservices architecture and improving the experience of Spring in Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes. I like to focus on Reliability, Continuous Delivery, and Testing tasks and I mainly commit to Java Open Source projects.

Kubernetes Distilled - an in depth guide for the busy Java developer

Deep Dive
Cloud, Containers & Infrastructure

The Kubernetes hype train has reached full velocity and many organisations are now adopting the technology.

The Kubernetes ecosystem can be very operator focussed and it can be a challenge for developers to distil the information that is relevant for their job. There are a large number of available tools aimed at solving a broad set of problems but it can be daunting choosing which to invest in.

This deep dive sessions aims to provide developers with a thorough grounding on Kubernetes concepts, suggest best practices and get hands-on with some of the essential tooling.

Topics will include

  • Local development workflow
  • Approaches for building images from source
  •  Image Tagging Strategies
  • Using profiles
  • Deployment
  • Remote build services
  • Automated testing & Kubernetes
  • Debugging apps on Kubernetes
  • Provisioning a persistent data store with your application
  • Packaging your service as a Cloud Native Application Bundle
  • Health monitoring and management of running services
  • Log aggregation
  • TLS Termination
  •  Integrating with Kubernetes security
  • Externalised Configuration & Secrets
  • Service to Service communication & discovery
  •  Ingress Controllers
  • Observability of applications

Cloud Native Applications

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