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.


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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.