Ep 17 - Why Kubernetes Isn’t the Be All and End All Deployment Approach - with Ádám Márton Beke
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Are containerized microservices always the best deployment approach?

Kubernetes has quickly become the default system for managing containerized applications across multiple hosts, but its use often lacks nuance.

Some are pointing out that Kubernetes can potentially add unnecessary complexity to your environment.

In today’s episode, Ádám Márton Beke, DevOps Engineer at CGI, chats to Elias about the limits of automation in migrations, why he doesn’t always recommend K8s for deployment, and more.

What's in it for you:

1. Why you should do trial migrations before production
2. The challenges of automation in production servers
3. What is toil and why it should be automated
4. Why Kubernetes shouldn't be the default answer to every question about infrastructure

About Ádám:
Ádám is a DevOps engineer with a background in Python programming, Kubernetes orchestration, Terraform deployment, Cisco networking, Windows/Linux system administration, virtual and physical security, infrastructure monitoring, and automation. He also produces his own videos and articles on a weekly basis on his professional YouTube channel. At the age of 12, Ádám downloaded a song by Eminem that contained a virus and destroyed his computer.

Find Ádám on LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/ádám-márton-beke-01458416b

About CGI:
CGI is a Canada-based information technology consulting, systems integration and outsourcing company. CGI was founded in 1976 by Serge Godin and André Imbeau by providing IT consulting services. The company gradually entered the outsourcing market and began a strategy of acquiring other outsourcing companies. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services in the growth of businesses and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Website: https://www.cgi.com/
Industry: Banking, Consulting, Cyber Security, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Insurance, IT Management, Outsourcing, Retail, Transportation
Company size: 68,000+
Headquarters: Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Founded: 1976

About the host Elias:
Elias is the VP of North America at Checkmk. He comes from a strategy consulting background, but has been an entrepreneur for the better part of the last 10 years. In his spare time, he likes to do triathlons.

Get in touch with Elias via LinkedIn or email elias.voelker@tribe29.com

Podcast Music

Music by Ströme, used by permission
‚Panta Rhei‘ written by Mario Schoenhofer
(c)+p 2022, Compost Medien GmbH & Co KG


This podcast is produced by our friends at the SCL Program by SAWOO 

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