In this live discussion moderated by DigitalOcean’s Michelle Peot, we’ll hear
from infrastructure platform owners at Nordstrom, Kairos, and Attest on how they
use Linkerd as part of their broader application health monitoring strategy to
secure, monitor, and observe Kubernetes applications.
The conversation covers a lot of ground, including how these organizations have
architected their infrastructure, which teams are responsible for application
health, how they use Linkerd as part of their application health strategy, and
the most challenging aspects of monitoring application health. It closes with
production-vetted tips that will help ensure your Kubernetes application won’t
misbehave without someone knowing about it well in advance.
Linkerd is a community project and is hosted by the
Cloud Native Computing Foundation. If you have feature
requests, questions, or comments, we’d love to have you join our rapidly-growing
community! Linkerd is hosted on GitHub,
and we have a thriving community on Slack,
Twitter, and the
mailing lists. Come and join the
Michelle Peot is a Senior Product Manager of the Insights group at Digital
Ocean. She develops and maintains the product strategy and roadmap for DO’s
customer-facing monitoring and metrics-driven operational features.
Jon Richards is Senior Software Engineer at Nordstroms on the global traffic
management team. He is focused on building and managing cloud computing systems,
serverless architecture design, and leading development teams and projects.
Cole Calistra is CTO at Kairos, a company that makes facial recognition and
behavior analysis software easy for developers. His is primarily responsible for
managing the explosive growth at the firm, building out Kairos’ SaaS platforms,
and leading their technology team.
Zak Knill is a Backend Engineer at Attest, a fast-growth market and brand
intelligence platform, helping to connect businesses to a network of 100 million
consumers across 80 different countries.
William Morgan is a maintainer of Linkerd and co-founder of Buoyant.