Embracing change: Policy-as-code for Kubernetes with OPA and Gatekeeper

As more enterprises migrate to cloud native environments like Kubernetes the need for more scalable ways to define and enforce fine-grained policies increases: how can I limit the number of replicas of a pod for certain users? how can I ensure that all images come from trusted registries? Gatekeeper, a CNCF project, allows to define policy as Kubernetes objects, making it easier to adopt policy-as-code practices in Kubernetes environments and sharing reusable policy templates. In this talk we will demo Gatekeeper for Kubernetes environments. You will learn how to adopt policy-as-code techniques and how you can integrate Gatekeeper with your existing tools.


  • Ara Pulido
    Ara Pulido

    Ara Pulido is a Technical Evangelist at Datadog. Prior to that she worked as an Engineering Manager in Bitnami and Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu. She has more than 10 years of experience working on infrastructure open-source companies. She is a Certified Kubernetes Administrator.


Jun 15 2021


10:45 - 11:15
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