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Containers, Docker, and Kubernetes on Linux

Date and Time

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm


MIT Building E-51, Room 315
Brian DeLacey - CryptographicHistory gmail com
Kurt Keville , Thaumaturgical Engineer , MIT Clinical Research Center - kkeville alum mit edu
Michael Splain , Lead DevOps engineer , Barkly Protects, Inc. - mike.splain barkly com


Managing large clusters of Docker containers


Brian DeLacey will discuss and demonstrate the basics of Containers and Docker. We'll show deployment of some containerized code in the Go language. Kurt Keville will cover related concepts of clusters and the evolution of scalable systems.

Mike Splain, Lead DevOps engineer at Barkly, will discuss and demonstrate Kurbernetes. You can read more on his recent work at this blog post, linked below.


  1. Kubernetes by Google
  2. Scaling Docker with Kubernetes
  3. Docker Code Lab
  4. Compute Engine & Kubernetes (Container Engine)
  5. Mike Splain's blog post: Custom High Availability of Kubernetes

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