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Deploying greenfield JVM microservices on Kubernetes on-premise with a service mesh WITHOUT Openshift or CloudFoundry

Submitted by Akshay Mathur (@awkshwayrd) (proposing) on Apr 16, 2019

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Section: Full talk Technical level: Beginner Status: Submitted


Lessons learned from deploying open source Kubernetes in a traditional financial data center without a supported vendor implementation (no IBM, RedHat, or Google support)
Intended audience - anyone interested in Kubernetes
Expected outcome - A good discussion around the philosophy and operational capabilities needed to deploy microservices on-prem on Kubernetes


How to architect the platform to meet specific non-functional requirements - IDAM, observability,
traceability, configuration management, etc. The pain points you don’t typically face when you provision Kubernetes on GKE How to leverage a service mesh such as Istio for inter-service interactions. How to discover the DevOps model for new greenfield microservices. The tools needed to deploy JVM based microservices on Kubernetes.


An open mind

Speaker bio

Software consultant and architect with 13 years of product engineering expertise. Currently grokking CNCF, service meshes, and reactive architectures.


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    Zainab Bawa


    a year ago

    Upload draft slides and preview video by 30th April to complete evaluation of this proposal.

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    Anwesha Sarkar


    a year ago

    Hi, since we have not received any preview video or slides we will not be able to consider your presentation for Rootconf 2019 Bengaluru edition. You are welcome to submit the slides and preview video to be considered it for coming editions. All the best.

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