Talks

short topical talks, delivered virtually and in-person

  • meetup April 1, 2021
    Diving into Istio Service Mesh for Kubernetes

    Modern microservice architectures are complex and runs into operational challenges with connectivity, security, and observability. This talk focused on addressing those challenges with Istio service mesh in Kubernetes based deployments.

  • webinar December 10, 2020
    Surviving the Peak: Optimizing the Cloud to Prevent Downtime

    In this webinar, I talked about the challenges arising due to a system downtime within the context of online retail , how to address them, and what processes and architectures to put in place to prevent them in the future.

  • webinar September 25, 2020
    Cloud-Native Engineering Principles

    This talk focused on Cloud-Native Engineering Principles used in developing modern data and app platforms at egen. It was hosted for the students of National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India.

  • webinar July 1, 2020
    How Leaders should Prepare for Success in a Post-COVID-19 World

    In this webinar, co-presented with Tom Goodwin, I talked about how companies can use technologies to bring transformation in the context of the post-COVID world.

  • meetup February 11, 2020
    12 Factor App Principles for front-end apps

    12Factor App principles are the basis of a cloud-native architecture. This talk focused on how to apply some of those for the front-end apps written in Angular, React, or Vue.

  • meetup December 18, 2019
    AWS Serverless beyond Lambda - Panel Discussion

    There is more to serverless than just Lambda or Functions (FaaS). This panel discussion focused on the principles of serverless architecture, learning and experiences.

  • meetup November 12, 2019
    Cloud-Native Engineering Principles

    This talk focused on Cloud-Native Engineering Principles used in developing modern data and app platforms at egen. It was hosted for the graduate students of Northeastern University, Boston.

  • meetup August 28, 2019
    Developing Powerful CLIs using Go

    Go is the goto programming language for the DevOps toolkit. This talk focused on how to develop powerful customer CLIs to automate CI/CD and other tasks.

  • meetup August 6, 2019
    Infrastructure as Code with AWS CloudFormation

    Infrastructure as Code (IaC) is a powerful Cloud Native principle. This talk focused on how to automate AWS infrastructure using AWS CloudFormation.

  • meetup July 17, 2019
    Securing Kubernetes API Server with RBAC and AWS IAM

    Running Kubernetes is easier today but securing its most important component is not. This talk focused on how to do it with a Kubernetes cluster running on AWS.