May 2-4, 2018 - Copenhagen, Denmark
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Tuesday, May 1 • 17:50 - 17:55
Lightning Talk: Extending Kubernetes with gRPC - Vladimir Vivien, VMware (Intermediate Skill Level)

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The Container Storage Interface is the latest (at the time of this writing) sub-system in Kubernetes that adopted gRPC as an extensibility mechanism. Others include the Device Plugin and the API for Key Management Service (KMS). As these implementations become successful, gRPC is poised to become an integral part of Kubernetes.

This talk explores how and why gRPC is being is being used as a plugin system to provide Kubernetes expansion points without changing the API server. We will look at CSI and other systems that uses gRPC and the design philosophy that is making this possible.

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Vladimir Vivien

Software Engineer, VMware
Vladimir Vivien is a software engineer and author of the book "Learning Go Programming". Currently he works at VMware in the Cloud Native Application group where he spends time promoting and contributing to open source including Kubernetes.

Tuesday May 1, 2018 17:50 - 17:55
Auditorium 10-12