BUSINESS: Data On Kubernetes Community Announces Schedule For DoK Day At KubeCon North America 2021

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By Daniel Webster, dWeb.News Publisher

OREGON CITY, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Data on Kubernetes Community (DoKC), an openly governed community for data on Kubernetes, today announced the schedule for the second Data on Kubernetes Day, to be held at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2021 following the success of the first event in May with over 4,400 people watching online.

The DoK Community was founded in June of 2020 to bring practitioners together to share their experiences in running Data on Kubernetes. Since then, the DoK Community has grown rapidly with more than 90 scheduled meetups and over 4,000 registered members in its Slack and LinkedIn channels.

The Data on Kubernetes Day will be held on Tuesday, October 12 as a free co-located event at KubeCon. Enterprises including 99.co, Flipkart, Macquarie Bank, Sourcegraph, and Zalando will share their experiences with running stateful data on Kubernetes in production environments, while speakers from AirAsia, CNCF, DataStax, EnterpriseDB, MayaData, Portworx and more share advanced engineering techniques, best practices, and industry trends. Melissa Logan, Director of the Data on Kubernetes Community, stated that although the Kubernetes community made significant strides in supporting stateful workloads it is only the beginning of how Kubernetes can be used as a standard to revolutionize the data industry. “As more organizations rely on Kubernetes to manage their infrastructure, the Data on Kubernetes Community continues to bring together practitioners who build and operate data-centric Kubernetes applications.”

Register on the main KubeCon registration website here. The event will start at 9: 00 a.m. Pacific time.

A full day of nearly 20 talks includes:

  • Migrating and running Elasticsearch on Kubernetes — Gregorius Marco, 99.co
  • What’s Coming in Kubernetes Storage — Xing Yang, CNCF Storage TAG co-chair and VMware
  • The Future of Data on Kubernetes — Melissa Logan, Data on Kubernetes Community
  • Macquarie Bank’s Journey to Running Databases on Kubernetes — Jeremy Hanna, DataStax; and Jon Lau, Macquarie Bank
  • Building Disaggregated Storage for Kubernetes Using Open Source Technologies — Anuj Agrawal, Flipkart
  • Indexing the world of open source at Sourcegraph — Dax McDonald, Sourcegraph
  • Postgres on Kubernetes Applied at Scale in Zalando — Alexander Kukushkin, Zalando; and Alvaro Hernandez, OnGres

Additional Resources

  • Data on Kubernetes Weekly Newsletter
  • DoKC Twitter
  • DoKC LinkedIn
  • DoKC YouTube
  • DoKC Website
  • Learn about Sponsorship

About Data on Kubernetes Community (DoKC)

Kubernetes was initially designed to run stateless workloads. It is now used more frequently to run stateful workloads and databases. The Data on Kubernetes Community was founded in June 2020 to bring practitioners together to solve the challenges of working with data on Kubernetes. DoKC is an openly managed community that supports the development and emergence of Kubernetes-based data processing techniques. https://dok.community/

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