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Wednesday, May 22 • 11:55 - 12:30
Deep Dive: Rook - Jared Watts & Bassam Tabbara, Upbound

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In this talk, we will be taking a deep-dive through both the architecture and some of the more recent developments of the Rook project. Rook is an open source cloud-native storage orchestrator for Kubernetes, providing the platform, framework, and support for a diverse set of storage solutions to natively integrate with cloud-native environments. We will learn in more depth about the recently added support for new storage providers, such as Cassandra and EdgeFS. We will also explore how Rook can implement new abstractions of storage to enable dynamic provisioning of more persistent resources in your applications, making them more portable and able to deploy consistently no matter what the environment is. Rook was accepted as the first storage project hosted by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation in January 2018.

Speakers
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Bassam Tabbara

Founder & CEO, Upbound
Bassam Tabbara is the founder and CEO of Upbound, the company behind the Rook and Crossplane projects. Prior to Upbound Bassam was the CTO @ Quantum, co-founder and CTO @ Symform (a P2P storage startup acquired by Quantum), and Partner Architect @ Microsoft.
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Jared Watts

Founding Engineer, Upbound
Jared Watts is a Founding Engineer at Upbound, where he is working on advancing cloud-native computing by "freeing the cloud". He is also a senior maintainer for the open source Rook (https://rook.io/) and Crossplane (https://crossplane.io/) projects. Prior to Upbound, Jared worked... Read More →



Wednesday May 22, 2019 11:55 - 12:30
Hall 8.1 G3