James Strong

Kubernetes Best Practices Webinar

Slides: https://www.slideshare.net/jstrong09/kubernetes-do-or-do-not-there-is-no-try In this webinar Gregory Patmore and I covered: Getting started with Kubernetes - laying the foundations for success Clusters: Set up, security and operations Best practices for container and Kubernetes adoption Securing containers Optimising application development in Kubernetes environments

KubeCon San Diego Recap

KubeCon San Diego Recap KubeCon had a great turnout this year with 12,000 attendees that filled the San Diego Convention center. Three things stood out to me: Security, Network, and Community. The community was a big theme at this event and in many of the keynotes. From David’s talk about non-code ways to contribute to CNCF’s projects. Kelsey Hightower’s keynote on how we could never have done this as an individual or a single company.

Code PaLOUSa 2019

Another year! Another amazing Code PaLOUsa come and gone. Location This year Code PaLOUsa was at the Hyatt Regency, which is smack dap in the middle of downtown. This location makes it a perfect spot for all the speakers and conference-goers to experience some of the tourist spots in Louisville and still enjoy the conference. Sessions The sessions were action-packed, as well. A (useful?) attribute of a conference is the level of difficulty for goers to decide which speakers to see!

High-Performance Computing for Financial Services

The last week of July, I attended High-Performance Compute (HPC) Training for Financial Services in AWS. During this week-long training, AWS professionals in Financial Services shared their outlook on the needs that large financial institutions face from the industry, regulators, and markets. The first thing that caught my attention was this question: “If you could add 100,000 cores to your HPC grid, return them once you’re done and pay only for what you use, just like many of your peers do, how would that improve your business?

Kubernetes Networking

I have begin working on Deep Dive into Kubernetes Networking, Let me know your thoughts about what you want to see. https://strongjz.github.io/k8-networking/#/