Lee Calcote

Lee Calcote

Cloud native and its management.

  • @lcalcote

Austin, Texas

Areas of Expertise:

  • cloud native
  • kubernetes
  • docker
  • service mesh
  • istio
  • linkerd
  • prometheus
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • training
  • writing

Lee Calcote is an innovative product and technology leader, passionate about empowering engineers with efficient and effective solutions. As Founder and CEO of Layer5, he is at the forefront of the cloud native movement. Open source, advanced and emerging technologies have been a consistent focus through Calcote’s tenure at SolarWinds, Seagate, Cisco and Schneider Electric. An advisor, author, and speaker, Calcote is active in the community as a Docker Captain, CNCF SIG Chair, Cloud Native Ambassador and Google Summer of Code Mentor.

More from Lee: blogs, talks, and the service mesh community.

Istio: Up and Running Istio: Up and Running
by Zack Butcher, Lee Calcote
October 2019
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $42.99

Webcast: Istio – The extensible service mesh
February 01, 2018
Istio envelops and integrates with open source projects to deliver a full-service mesh. We'll explore these integrations, and Istio's extensibility in terms of choice of proxies and adapters.

Webcast: Load-Balancing in the Cloud using NGINX & Kubernetes
March 16, 2017
In this webcast, we'll examine the load-balancing capabilities of different public clouds and container platforms and walk through a case study involving a bloat-a-lith - an overstuffed monolithic application.