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Friday, December 8 • 2:45pm - 3:20pm
From Monolith to Microservices with Kubernetes and Linkerd - Mason Jones, Credit Karma

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After about eight years, Credit Karma had built up an impressive tech infrastructure...based on a PHP monolith. Over the past 18 months we’ve (carefully) adopted Docker, Linkerd, Consul, Kubernetes, and more as we shifted to microservices in order to enable continued engineering innovation. This is the story of our evolution from monolith to microservices, starting with our own homegrown tools. The talk will cover our iterations from basic plumbing to dynamic service discovery; why we started using Linkerd and selected Kubernetes; and how we evolved our systems step by step while continuing to serve 75 million members.

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Mason Jones

Senior Staff Infrastructure Engineer, Credit Karma
Mason is a technical leader in Credit Karma’s platform engineering department. His work has included spearheading the company's migration to microservices; integrating Kubernetes, service mesh, and Vault; and migration to public cloud. Before joining Credit Karma, Mason spent more... Read More →

Friday December 8, 2017 2:45pm - 3:20pm CST
Ballroom B, Level 1
  In Production - KubeCon