Clouds & Containers: Hit the High Points and Give it to Me Straight, What's the Difference & Why Should I Care?


Numerous examples of containers (Docker, CoreOS), orchestration tools (Swarm, Kubernetes, Mesos), and cloud services (Cloud Foundry, Amazon, Azure, GCP) vie for our attention and implementations. The presenter discusses these technologies, compares them, and _deploys real applications to them LIVE_ to demonstrate subtle differences & tradeoffs each choice imposes upon developers. Seeing is believing; lively follow-on discussions are guaranteed!

Language: English

Level: Beginner

Mark Heckler

Developer Advocate - Pivotal Software, Inc.

Mark Heckler is a Pivotal Principal Technologist & Developer Advocate, conference speaker, & published author focusing upon software development for the IoT & the Cloud. He has worked with key players in the manufacturing, retail, medical, scientific, telecom, & financial industries & various public entities to develop & deliver critical capabilities on time & on budget. Mark is an OSS contributor & author/curator of a developer-focused blog ( & an occasionally interesting Twitter account (@MkHeck). Mark lives with his very understanding wife in St. Louis, MO USA.

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