Great Lakes Software Symposium

November 2 - 4, 2018

Introduction to Container Orchestration

Saturday - Nov 3 9:00 AM - BALLROOM 1-2

Ken Sipe

Ken Sipe

Cloud Solution Architect

There are lots of questions on how to get Docker applications into a production environment. This is the session to discussion the options along with pros and cons.

This session will start with the discussion of why we need a container orchestrator and will dive into and compare the top contenders which include:

  • Kubernetes
  • Apache Mesos
  • DC/OS
  • Swarm

About Ken Sipe

Ken is a distributed application engineer at Mesosphere. Ken has worked with Fortune 500 companies to small startups in the roles of developer, designer, application architect and enterprise architect. Ken's current focus is on containers, container orchestration, high scale micro-service design and continuous delivery systems.

Ken is an international speaker on the subject of software engineering speaking at conferences such as JavaOne, JavaZone, Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS), and The Strange Loop. He is a regular speaker with NFJS where he is best known for his architecture and security hacking talks. In 2009, Ken was honored by being awarded the JavaOne Rockstar Award at JavaOne in SF, California and the JavaZone Rockstar Award at JavaZone in Oslo, Norway as the top ranked speaker.