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Friday, October 15 • 3:25pm - 4:00pm
Declarative and Imperative Kubernetes Operations with Temporal and M3 - Matt Schallert, Chronosphere & Dominik Tornow, Temporal

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Operators allow users to orchestrate complex software, such as databases, running on Kubernetes. However, due to their declarative nature, expressing and coordinating imperative actions (such as “create a backup”) is awkward and cumbersome. In this talk, Matt and Dominik will explore how declarative solutions, such as Operators, along with imperative solutions, such as Temporal, an OSS Workflow Orchestration Platform, can be used to automate the operations of complex software systems on Kubernetes. They will demonstrate how Temporal workflows can leverage the same Go libraries users are familiar with. Finally, using the OSS M3DB Operator as an example, they will demonstrate how Operators and Workflows work in tandem and mitigate each others' limitations. You will walk away with an accurate, actionable, and dependable understanding of Kubernetes Operators and Temporal Workflows and how to craft scalable and reliable operation automation for your Kubernetes applications and clusters.

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Matt Schallert

Member of Technical Staff, Chronosphere
Matt is a Member of Technical Staff at Chronosphere, where he ensures Chronosphere's infrastructure meets the scale and reliability needs for cloud native observability. Previously, Matt was a Senior Site Reliability Engineer at Uber, where he helped launch the open source metrics... Read More →
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Dominik Tornow

Principal Engineer, Temporal
Dominik Tornow is a Principal Engineer at Temporal. He focuses on systems modeling, specifically conceptual and formal modeling, to support the design and documentation of complex software systems.

Friday October 15, 2021 3:25pm - 4:00pm PDT
Room 403 AB + Online