Highlights from the O’Reilly Velocity Conference in San Jose 2019

Experts explore cloud native infrastructure, SRE, distributed systems, and more.

By Mac Slocum
June 12, 2019
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People from across the cloud native and distributed systems worlds came together in San Jose for the O’Reilly Velocity Conference. Below you’ll find links to highlights from the event.

Infrastructure first: Because solving complex problems needs more than technology

Everett Harper looks at the key practices that are crucial for solving our most critical challenges.

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From puzzles to products

Jessica Kerr argues that most programming careers aren’t about writing software; they’re about changing it.

How do we heal?

Drawing inspiration from restorative justice practices and her own journey of healing, Alex Qin offers a hopeful vision for how we can come together and co-create the world we yearn for.

Cultivating production excellence

Liz Fong-Jones says management of complex distributed systems requires changing who’s involved in production, how they collaborate, and how success is measured.

Kubernetes for the impatient

Bridget Kromhout looks over the cloud native landscape and talks about what’s new, what’s next, and what you need to get started with Kubernetes right now.

The SRE I aspire to be

Yaniv Aknin dives into the secret sauce for a successful SRE organization: high-quality measurements of reliability.

Channel into the universe of eventually perfect distributed systems

Modern distributed systems are immensely different from distributed systems of just a decade ago. Lena Hall looks at how our approaches and practices progress with time.

Community projects inform enterprise products

Lachlan Evenson and Bridget Kromhout discuss the journey to build Gatekeeper, a community-driven approach for enforcing policy on any Kubernetes cluster.

The cloud native elephant in the room

Bob Quillin outlines how the cloud native community can reduce complexity, be more inclusive to all teams, and create a more open, multicloud future.

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