Five questions for Brendan Burns: How containers and cluster management have changed systems development, and common patterns for building distributed systems.
Brendan Burns is a director of engineering at Microsoft Azure, where he runs the Container Service and Resource Manager teams, and a co-founder of the Kubernetes open source project. Previously, he worked at Google on cloud APIs and web search infrastructure, and was a professor of computer science at Union College. Brendan holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a BA in computer science and studio art from Williams College.
Cluster management systems can improve operations and productivity across data centers.