Kubernetes Bangalore Meetup November 2017

On 18th November 2017, Kubernetes Bangalore Meetup came up with its next edition. This time GO-JEK agreed to host the meetup in their supercool office. So, once again, on this lazy Saturday morning all the Kubernauts gathered to make the weekend productive, with both the awesome Bangalore weather and traffic favoring the event, making sure that more Kubernetes friends share their knowledge.

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest” - Benjamin Franklin

After a slight delay, the session finally kicked off at 9:45 instead of 9:30. This time the number of attendees list was bigger with a turnout of around 50 people. Most of them were new to container world and were struggling to move their work to Kubernetes.

Turnout was great on Saturday morning !
Turnout was great on Saturday morning !

Curtains were raised and Suraj Deshmukh from Red Hat started his presentation titled Doing Kubernetes Native Development. He talked about Kedge which is a tool to deploy applications to Kubernetes and Openshift by writing very concise application definitions. He started his presentation focusing on the pains which developers with no Ops experience face while deploying their containerized applications. Then he introduced Kedge and gave a live example of how Kedge can simplify life in container world. Link to slides

Application was live using Kedge
Application was live using Kedge

There were a lot of questions and excitement around Kedge from the attendees. Finally we paused the Q&A round and moved onto our next talk.

Next talk on schedule was by Suraj Narwade from Red Hat titled Network Policies in Kubernetes using Calico. Suraj in his own words, “I am a newbie to Kubernetes Networking concepts”, went on to explain really well what developer problems Calico can resolve and also gave a quick demo which was very helpful to get started with it. Then as usual, all the new Kubernetes friends had some query sessions and today’s session was already halfway by now. Link to slides

Suraj Narwade briefed about Calico wearing Calico T-shirt
Suraj Narwade briefed about Calico wearing Calico T-shirt

Lazy developers were also hungry and tired. So GO-JEK willingly opened doors to their nice cafeteria for us :P. We had a quick snacks break, which gave all the Kubernauts an opportunity to talk and share their experiences with each other.

Kubernauts hung out during snacks break
Kubernauts hung out during snacks break

Finally we moved on to our last but not the least talk of the day titled Building Robust Micro Service with Istio by Hemanth Malla from Paytm. He gave a very detailed information about Istio and moved on to showcase how Paytm is using Istio for their deployments. The talk was very informative and helpful. He showed us live glance of shipment microservice of Paytm. The crowd was full of questions and Hemanth handled all the queries and concerns by fellow Kubernauts very nicely. Link to slides

Hemant explained istio
Hemant explained istio

The meetup concluded with discussion and planning for the next chapter of this meetup, which will be a Kubernetes and OpenShift 101 workshop for beginners.

With this, we came to an end of the session and finally the curtains fell. Thanks to all the Kubernauts who travelled on this Saturday Morning to attend the show, leaving their sleep aside. Thanks to all the awesome organizers for organizing this event and the speakers for sharing their knowledge. Thanks to Hemani and Zeeshan for reviewing the write-up. Thanks to our lovely host, GO-JEK for all the fish !!

And all the Kubernauts !!
And all the Kubernauts !!

Thanks for spending your time !!