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Thursday, May 23 • 11:05 - 11:40
Testing your K8s apps with KIND - Benjamin Elder, Google & James Munnelly, Jetstack.io

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Part of the promise of Docker is being able to run tests in the same environment as production. For applications running on Kubernetes, though, development and testing is still a challenge. Developers of these applications have to choose between three poor options: an external, stateful cluster, spinning up a cluster for each test, or running tests outside of Kubernetes. All of these have significant drawbacks that hinder the acceptance of Kubernetes in new environments. kind presents a fourth option: a small, compliant Kubernetes that comes up in one minute, not twenty. Using kind, CI signal can be more reliable, integration tests faster, and local development streamlined.

Speakers
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James Munnelly

Solutions Engineer, Jetstack
James is a Solutions Engineer at Jetstack, which involves helping customers bend and break Kubernetes to their will. He helps maintain a number of extensions to Kubernetes, including cert-manager (a Kubernetes native x509 certificates platform), kubernetes-sigs/kind (Kubernetes-in-Docker... Read More →
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Benjamin Elder

Software Engineer, Google
Ben first worked on Kubernetes around the 1.0 launch, implementing the initial version of the iptables kube-proxy for Google Summer of Code 2015. He later started working full time on Kubernetes in the summer of 2017, focusing on the test-infra, local clusters, build, and test with... Read More →


Thursday May 23, 2019 11:05 - 11:40
Hall 8.0 B3