The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) is an open source software foundation dedicated to making cloud native computing universal and sustainable. With over 300 members including the world’s largest public cloud and enterprise software companies, Alexis Richardson, CEO of Weaveworks and chair of the CNCF Technical Oversight Committee will walk you through some success stories, and why cloud native is the way forward. You’ll learn why Kubernetes and other CNCF projects have some of the fastest adoption rates in the history of open source, and how this is only the beginning.
Alexis will then show how you can increase speed and reliability in your development workflows even further by using the GitOps model, which has been developed at Weaveworks. You’ll learn about the core concepts of GitOps, including customer success stories, and how you can benefit from using this model.
is the founder of Weaveworks, makers of Weave – a new product for Docker and containerized applications. Previously, Alexis was head of product for App Suite and Real Time Intelligence at Pivotal, where he led commercial vFabric products that moved to Pivotal from VMware, including open source projects Spring, RabbitMQ, Redis and Tomcat. Along with Weaveworks, Alexis is a co-founder of four companies, including Rabbit Technologies Ltd (RabbitMQ), Cohesive Networks and MetaLogic Oy. He has also been active in the cloud and web standards community, as a co-founder of CloudCamp, co-chair of OCCI (Open Cloud Computing Interface), a member of the AMQP (Advanced Message Queuing Protocol) working group, and a contributor to Google’s PSHB open protocol. In a previous life, Alexis worked as quantitative trader in fixed income derivatives after a misspent youth studying and teaching mathematics at Oxford University.