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Wednesday, October 13 • 11:00am - 11:35am
What's New With SIG-Windows: HostProcess and Developer environments - Brandon Smith & Danny Canter, Microsoft; Jay Vyas, VMware; Friedrich Wilken, SAP Hybrid

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Members of the SIG-Windows community will provide an update on the efforts to bringing Windows workloads to Kubernetes. We'll start off by going over recent improvements including a demo of the new HostProcess feature enabling “privileged” containers on Windows. Next we'll talk about planned future improvements. We'll then show our new development tooling that will enable you to get started with development for Windows in Kubernetes. Lastly we'll finish up with some Questions and Answers with the speakers.


Jay Vyas

Software Engineer, VMware
In addition to working for several years on several aspects of Kubernetes core since its inception (at Red Hat), Jay also has served as the Engineering lead for Cloud Native product lines at Synopsys (Blackduck), bringing Kubernetes based solutions at massive scales to 100s of customers... Read More →
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Friedrich Wilken

Software Engineer, SAP Hybris
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Danny Canter

Work on container runtime components both for Windows and Linux containers. 
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Brandon Smith

Product Manager, Microsoft
Brandon Smith is a Kubernetes SIG-Windows contributor and product manager focused on driving the performance and reliability of the Windows container technology. He helped drive the HostProcess K8s feature to fruition, has presented for SIG-Windows at previous KubeCons, and is working... Read More →

Wednesday October 13, 2021 11:00am - 11:35am PDT
Room 402 AB + Online
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