Overcoming the Challenges of Centralizing Container and Kubernetes Operations

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 2:30 pm3:00 pm

Oleg Chunikhin, Kublr


Containers and Kubernetes are becoming the de-facto standard for software distribution, management, and operations. Development teams see and realize the power of these technologies to improve efficiencies, save time, and enable focus on the unique business requirements of each project, but the process of deploying, running, managing, and handling upgrades for Kubernetes is time-consuming and requires significant in-house expertise. InfoSec, infrastructure, and software operations teams, for example, face myriad challenges when managing a new set of tools and technologies as they integrate them into an existing enterprise infrastructure.

In this session, Oleg Chunikhin, CTO at Kublr, will provide an overview of the general architecture of a centralized Kubernetes operations layer based on open-source components such as Prometheus, Graphana, ELK Stack, KeyCloak, etc. From there, he will outline the unique challenges to consider for each of the following critical elements before embarking on a containerization and Kubernetes strategy:

  • Centralized monitoring and log collection; audit
  • Identity and access management
  • Backup and disaster recovery
  • Infrastructure management

By looking at each of these areas, attendees will leave with an understanding of how to ensure successful container and Kubernetes ‘Day 2’ operations.

Oleg Chunikhin, Kublr

Oleg Chunikhin is CTO of Kublr. With nearly 20 years of software architecture and development experience, Oleg is responsible for defining the company’s technology strategy and innovative standards, while forging growth plans. To this end, Oleg has championed the standardization of DevOps in all the company does. He is also committed to driving the adoption of automation and AI applications in innovation-driven industries such as genetics, 3D printing, robotics, neural interfaces, mesh technologies, etc. A popular speaker on all things Kubernetes, Oleg’s speaking credentials include Interop ITX (Las Vegas), Cloud Computing Expo (NYC), and the 21st Cloud Expo (Silicon Valley).

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@conference {221750,
author = {Oleg Chunikhin},
title = {Overcoming the Challenges of Centralizing Container and Kubernetes Operations},
year = {2018},
address = {Nashville, TN},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = oct

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