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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon preview: Watch our talks about Prometheus, Cortex, and more

Michelle Tan

Michelle Tan 10 Nov 2020 2 min read


At KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America (Virtual) next week, Grafana Labs team members will be joining the thousands of people gathered for CNCF’s flagship event. It’s not too late to sign up; registration is still open.

Here’s where you will find Grafana Labs team members during the conference:

Talks

Getting Started with Jaeger

Tuesday, November 17 @ 2:55pm ET

Joe Elliott, Grafana Labs senior backend engineer and Jaeger maintainer, gives a lightning talk about the basics of Jaeger architecture, installation, and configuration in a Kubernetes cluster.

Evolution of Metric Monitoring and Alerting: Upgrade Your Prometheus Today

Wednesday, November 18 @ 3:00pm ET

Björn Rabenstein and Richard Hartmann from Grafana Labs join fellow Prometheus maintainers Julius Volz and Bartlomiej Płotka in this session covering the ever-growing ecosystem around Prometheus. The talk will offer examples of basic monitoring and alerting with metrics via Prometheus as well as advanced usage patterns,and how to use the newest features.

Intro to Scaling Prometheus with Cortex

Thursday, November 19 @ 2:55pm ET

Tom Wilkie, VP Product at Grafana Labs and Cortex co-creator, and Microsoft’s Ken Haines discuss how to get started with the CNCF incubating project for running Prometheus at massive scale.

Jaeger Deep Dive

Thursday, November 19 @ 2:55pm ET

Grafanista Annanay Agarwal joins Jaeger creator Yuri Shkuro and maintainer Povol Loffay to discuss recent features and integrations, as well as the roadmap for this graduated CNCF project.

Observing Cloud Native Observables with the New SIG Observability

Friday, November 20 @ 4:00pm ET

Richard Hartmann and Bartlomiej Płotka will talk about the new CNCF special interest group on observability that they founded this year, their goals and objectives, and how to get involved.

In the Expo Hall

The Prometheus Booth will be located in the Project Pavilion in the Expo Hall. Prometheus maintainers from Grafana Labs will be available to talk about what’s new in the Prometheus project.

Press and industry analysts looking to schedule meetings during the show can send an email to grafana@offleashpr.com.

We hope to see you (virtually) at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America!