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Apr 3, 2023

Thomas Vitale is a software engineer and architect specializing in building cloud-native, resilient, and secure enterprise applications. He designs and develops software solutions at Systematic, Denmark, where he’s been working on modernizing platforms and applications for the cloud-native world, focusing on developer experience and security.


Topics of Discussion:

[3:52] How did Thomas get into software development?

[6:00] Thomas talks about his book, Cloud Native Spring in Action.

[7:31] Thomas goes over the basics of Kubernetes.

[8:42] What about orchestration of all these containers in a production scenario? How can we distribute these containers across the machines?

[12:11] How do we know when we need more than one Kubernetes cluster?

[19:46] What are a node and a pod, and how do those two relate?

[24:05] How does the application know when Kubernetes might move one container to a pod that happens to be on a different virtual machine with a different IP address?

[27:36] Where does Docker Swarm fit in, and where does Helm fit in?

[33:12] Thomas explains why he likes Carvel as a tool.

[34:12] What is Thomas’s favorite method for spinning up your own Kubernetes cluster locally?


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