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CNCF Project Salons


Wednesday, March 29

gRPC: What is the Project About and Where Are We Going?

When:  Wednesday, March 29, 11:15 - 11:50

Where: C04, Berlin Congress Center (BCC)

  • We will provide an overview, mission, roadmap and direction of gRPC.

  • We will, specifically, mention why it's great for cloud native, its plumbings into other CNCF projects, where we want community help, etc.


gRPC: Hands-on Building and  Debugging Services

When:  Wednesday, March 29, 12:00 - 12:35

Where: C04, Berlin Congress Center (BCC)

  • Meet the developers of gRPC and get a hands on feel of what it takes to build, test, monitor, change and debug gRPC services.


Kubernetes Contributor Introduction and Office Hours

When:  Wednesday, March 29, 15:15 - 16:55

Where: A08, Berlin Congress Center (BCC)

  • Meet top contributors and get an overview of how you, too, can contribute to the Kubernetes project.


Linkerd Salon

When:  Wednesday, March 29, 15:35 - 16:55

Where: C04, Berlin Congress Center (BCC)

  • Oliver Gould, creator of Linkerd, will give a hands-on workshop on using Linkerd in production, covering concepts, usage, deployment, monitoring, and productionization.

  • Learn about the service mesh model and how Linkerd fits into other CNCF projects like Kubernetes, Prometheus, and gRPC, and get first-hand info about Linkerd and its upcoming roadmap from the author himself.


Thursday, March 30


CoreDNS Salon: DNS for Service Discovery

When:  Thursday, March 30, 11:30 - 12:50

Where: C04, Berlin Congress Center (BCC)

  • Miek Gieben, CoreDNS project lead, will talk about the challenges of using DNS for service discovery.

  • Learn to love DNS and help shape CoreDNS's short term roadmap.


Fluentd Salon: Logging, Community and Food

When:  Thursday, March 30, 11:30 - 12:50

Where: A08, Berlin Congress Center (BCC)

  • The Fluentd Salon is an unconference session for attendees interested in logging in the context of Kubernetes, containers and standalone applications.

  • The Salon will be facilitated by Fluentd core developers and community members. We will give a brief update about Fluentd v1.0, roadmap and tools around the Fluentd ecosystem plus a space for lightning talks and open discussions. This will be a great networking opportunity.

If you are interested in suggesting a topic or giving a lightning talk (5 minutes presentation), please fill the form with the required information.


Distributed Tracing Salon: Kubernetes, OpenTracing, Group Therapy, & Brainstorming

When:  Thursday, March 30, 14:00 - 15:20

Where: A08, Berlin Congress Center (BCC)

  • The session will be facilitated by Priyanka Sharma, Ted Young and senior engineers from companies using OpenTracing in production to help create a free-flow conversation.

  • This is a first-come-first-served session and it is capped at 50 attendees (we want everyone to actually have a conversation!) so please sign up here, in advance, if you can.


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