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Combining Cloud Native & PaaS: Building a Fully Managed Application Platform on Kubernetes

Published on November 11, 2020 · Updated on November 11, 2020
Combining Cloud Native & PaaS: Building a Fully Managed Application Platform on Kubernetes


About the Talk

An engineering-led talk that covers the challenges DigitalOcean encountered with a Droplet-based architecture and why we pivoted to using Kubernetes. Steven Normore, Engineering Manager at DigitalOcean, shares the benefits that a Kubernetes-based architecture provides to customers, and shares guidance on what to keep in mind as you build your business on DigitalOcean.


About the Presenter

Steven Normore is an Engineering Manager at DigitalOcean. He builds and operates systems for production web applications. He has an education in computer science and mathematics with a focus on combinatorics and distributed systems.

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