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OpenStack:K8s::Peanutbutter: Jelly

OpenStack and k8s are often pitted against one another as if they are incompatible and you have to choose between them which simply isn’t true. Not only that, there are numerous use cases where operators run Kubernetes on top of OpenStack, they run Kubernetes supplemented with OpenStack services, or they run a containerized OpenStack. In this talk, attendees will learn about how companies can and ARE using Kubernetes with OpenStack. Viewers will walk away with a better understanding the configurations possible and that Kubernetes and OpenStack are like peanut butter and jelly.


  • Kendall Nelson
    Kendall Nelson
    The OpenStack Foundation

    Kendall is an Upstream Developer Advocate at the OpenStack Foundation based in Seattle, WA. She first started working on OpenStack during the Liberty release (2015) on Cinder and since then gotten involved in Release Management, StoryBoard, the Women of OpenStack (WoO), the First Contact SIG, the Contributor Guide, and OpenStack Upstream Institute. She has also worked as an election official for TC and PTL elections (Pike-Train) and served as a track chair for the Barcelona, Boston, Sydney, and Vancouver summits.

    She’s recently gotten more involved in the Kubernetes community helping bridge between it and the OpenStack community via the SIG Cloud Provider and provider OpenStack. Most recently, she gave a talk on provider OpenStack at KubeCon + CloudNative Con San Diego and helped out as a track chair for KubeCon + CloudNative Con that will be in Amsterdam.

    When she is not evangelizing about the awesomeness of OpenStack, bringing people into the community, binding open source communities together, or working to make upstream development in open source a friendlier place, she can be found reading Harry Potter, watching Doctor Who, or out on a photo taking adventure.


Jun 17 2020


14:25 - 14:55


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