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Wednesday, June 24

9:15am CDT

Why Empathy Matters in Infrastructure Technology - Craig McLuckie, VMware
The industry has standardized around Kubernetes as its leading orchestration platform. But due to its complexity – and a lack of experience and expertise – Kubernetes remains a challenge to deploy and manage.

Faced with an increasing amount of pressure to create innovative software that delivers competitive business advantages and beneficial user experiences, developers hold a crucial role in the development cycle. Thus, it's the developer experience that must be at the forefront. Empathy must be top of mind for the individuals behind the delivery of orchestration platforms like Kubernetes.

Craig McLuckie, Vice President of R&D at VMware, will discuss the importance of the developer experience, the role empathy can play for the broader developer ecosystem, and how his team is ensuring the VMware Tanzu portfolio extends beyond IT infrastructure.

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Craig McLuckie

Vice President, R&D, Modern Applications Platform Business Unit, VMware
Craig McLuckie is the Vice President of research and development at VMware, working in the Modern Applications Platform business unit. He arrived at VMware via the acquisition of Heptio, a company he co-founded and led as CEO. Previously, Craig co-founded the Kubernetes project, created... Read More →

Wednesday June 24, 2020 9:15am - 9:30am CDT
  Developer Experience Track
Thursday, June 25

9:15am CDT

Cloud Foundry for K8s - Same Great PaaS. Brand New Foundation - Andrew Wittrock, VMWare & Eric Promislow, SUSE
Come check out this talk on Cloud Foundry for Kubernetes (cf-for-k8s), a fully native Kubernetes foundation. We will walk through the project, give a glimpse of the community involvement, and explore how you can contribute to cf-for-k8s projects.

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Eric Promislow

Senior Software Engineer, SUSE
Eric has worked in the CloudFoundry space since 2012, first with ActiveState's Stackato PaaS, then HP, and now currently at SUSE. He has been an upstream contributor to CloudFoundry since 2016, now with the Release Integration team. Pre-cloud he worked on various dev tools, including... Read More →
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Andrew Wittrock

Member of Technical Staff, VMWare
Andrew joined Pivotal/VMware in early 2019 and has been following Kubernetes since 2016. Previously, he worked as a full stack developer, focusing on Single Page Applications and build tooling. Previously, he has spoken at CloudFoundry Summit Europe.

Thursday June 25, 2020 9:15am - 9:50am CDT
  Contributor Track

11:50am CDT

Bringing the Simplicity of "cf map-route" to Kubernetes - Tim Downey & Nitya Dhanushkodi, VMware
Cloud Foundry for Kubernetes seeks to bring the simple, self-service APIs of Cloud Foundry to the powerful, but complicated world of Kubernetes. By bringing the “cf map-route” experience to Kubernetes, developers can focus on core application business logic instead of complex Kubernetes networking configuration.

In this session, Tim and Nitya will cover the design decisions, implementation, and extensibility of the new networking tier in CF for Kubernetes. They will demonstrate how CF for Kubernetes leverages Istio service mesh and Kubernetes networking features to enhance the platform. They will also present a new Kubernetes custom resource and controller: the CF Route CRD and RouteController. The CF Route CRD and RouteController lend future extensibility to the networking tier by opening up potential for additional control planes and pluggable ingress implementations in the future.


Nitya Dhanushkodi

Member of Technical Staff 3, VMware
Nitya Dhanushkodi is a software engineer at VMware, working on the Cloud Foundry Application Connectivity team. She is currently working on bringing the Cloud Foundry networking experience to Kubernetes as part of the CF for K8s effort. She has also worked on the CF MySQL and Credhub... Read More →
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Tim Downey

Senior Member of Technical Staff, VMware
Tim Downey is a software engineer on the Cloud Foundry Application Connectivity team at VMware. He is currently working on bringing the Cloud Foundry networking experience to Kubernetes as part of the CF for K8s effort. Prior to networking, he spent a considerable amount of time working... Read More →

Thursday June 25, 2020 11:50am - 12:05pm CDT
  Contributor Track

12:25pm CDT

What We Learned From Deploying 7000 Cloud Foundry Foundations Per Month - Rowan Jacobs, VMware
The Cloud Foundry Toolsmiths team at VMware deploys up to 7,000 Cloud Foundry foundations a month for internal testing for VMware and open source Cloud Foundry R&D teams. Here's what we've learned about observability, reliability, repeatable deployments, and keeping our Concourse happy.


Rowan Jacobs

Jacobs, VMware
Rowan Jacobs is the anchor of the Cloud Foundry Toolsmiths team at VMware. He has also worked on the CF Infrastructure team building bosh-bootloader, and has been a happy Cloud Foundry user at HCSC.

Thursday June 25, 2020 12:25pm - 12:40pm CDT
  Contributor Track

1:05pm CDT

What's New for Services on the CF API V3? - Felisia Martini & Derik Evangelista, VMware
The services endpoints on the Cloud Controller API have been a general source of pain for consumers. Some of the problems with the V2 implementation include: needing several requests to get basic information about a service or service instance, multiple endpoints to manage the same resource, leaking abstractions between the API and the Service Broker, and lack of features like blocking during service instance creation. This contributes to frustrate not only API consumers but also CLI/GUI users.

The SAPI team is working on improving many aspects of the services API with V3 of the cloud controller API. The new services endpoints provide much more flexibility and control over the workflows available for service offerings and service instance management. Many of these features and improvements are already available as experimental APIs on recent versions of Cloud Foundry.

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Felisia Martini

Software Engineer, VMware
Felisia is a Software Engineer at VMWare, anchoring the effort to refactor and improve the Services API within the Cloud Foundry API. She also oversees the On-Demand Broker SDK product. Previously, she's been part of several teams setting up and transforming their development processes... Read More →
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Derik Evangelista

Staff Software Engineer, VMware
Derik is a software engineer currently working at VMware, part of the Services API team refactoring the Cloud Controller API. Previously, he spent his time building service brokers, delivering pipelines as a product, developing the pipeline configuration used for several teams to... Read More →

Thursday June 25, 2020 1:05pm - 1:20pm CDT
  Contributor Track