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Tuesday, September 15

11:45am CDT

Pod scaling ad infinitum!! - Krishna Harsha Voora& Mithun HR, IBM India Pvt. Ltd.
In this talk, we will look at the importance of Kubernetes Quality of Service, it’s journey & evolution. QoS is a Kubernetes concept that is leveraged by the Kubernetes scheduler to make scheduling decisions about pods onto nodes. How will this benefit you? We were compelled after seeing significant improvement by merely switching between different QoS Classes & eventually exploiting POWER Architecture thus application performance boosted when compared to other architectures, so what changes now? A "DevOps" scenario with a workload similar to a MEAN stack (Mongo, Express, Angular, and Node) / PostgreSQL was selected to purposefully demonstrate the POWER Architecture value proposition when compared with other architectures.

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Krishna Harsha Voora

Software Developer - Cognitive Systems, IBM India Pvt. Ltd.
Krishna Harsha Voora is a consultant in UNIX® and Linux operating systems with IBM Systems and Development Lab India. He is actively contributing to Hyperledger Fabric on POWER and he evangelizes Blockchain technology in various forums, conferences, and meet-ups. He also actively... Read More →
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Mithun HR

Software Developer - Cognitive Systems, IBM India Pvt Ltd
Mithun works as a software developer at IBM Systems and Development Lab India.He works on Opensource Performance projects with IBM Linux on Power ISV ecosystem.

Tuesday September 15, 2020 11:45am - 12:15pm CDT
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2:55pm CDT

POWER your CLOUD - Toshaan Bharvani, VanTosh
This presentation is about how we transformed our Data Center from a vintage server center to a dynamic DevOps inspired Cloud. In the process we build an open source Linux distribution and provide a wide range of software that can run directly on multiple platforms to our customers that enable them to take advantage of a cloud based approach. The use of open source software enabled us to build and maintain a platform that has multiple CPU architectures, multiple CPU optimizations and get the maximum from the hardware and software. PowerEL, the Linux distribution, that enables us to get an optimized experience for the users while utilizing the maximum of the hardware. In addition to that we recompile optimized version of many open source components to be able to deliver software rapidly and conveniently.

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Toshaan Bharvani

CTO, VanTosh
Toshaan Bharvani is a IT consultant, currently self-employed at VanTosh, with a interest in Open Source Software and Open Source Hardware. He started his IT interest at a very early age, when his father gave him his first own PC components. Ever since he has been interested in IT... Read More →

Tuesday September 15, 2020 2:55pm - 3:25pm CDT
Track 3
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3:30pm CDT

You Can Run Power on Microsoft Azure - Dan Jones, Skytap
Microsoft Azure is the public cloud of choice for many organizations, but what about IBM Power systems? Now you can run your Power workloads on Microsoft Azure. In this session, join experts from Skytap to learn just how easy it can be. Skytap is a cloud service designed to natively run traditional applications, including AIX, IBM i, and Linux on Power, in the public cloud. In this session we will explore how Skytap partners with Microsoft to run Power in Azure, and we will discuss use cases from application development to key production workloads to disaster recovery.

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Dan Jones

Senior Vice President of Products, Skytap
Dan has over 20 years experience at major enterprises leading product strategy and user experience for everything from cloud and data platform to gaming. Prior companies include Nordstrom, Microsoft, IBM, and Hewlett Packard

Tuesday September 15, 2020 3:30pm - 4:00pm CDT
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