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Living on the Edge

Global Internet connectivity provides a unique opportunity to scale products and services. In many areas performance, reliability, and efficiency of network requests directly impact business metrics, requiring to scale architectures beyond the central data center to the Edge of the infrastructure. 

This track shares the latest techniques to scale software architectures to the Edge networks with thousands of points of presence and ways to minimize the last-mile data delivery.


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Session Edge Computing

Building Modern Transportation System with KubeEdge, How We Made It

Monday Nov 8 / 11:10AM EST

Transportation is one of the most important industries of edge computing, building a highly distributed, edge-cloud collaborative platform to leverage new applications and services for modern transportation has been a hot topic these years.To deal with massive edge apps & nodes deployment,...

Kevin Wang

Lead of Cloud Native Open Source Team @Huawei

Huan Wei

Chief Architect at HarmonyCloud

Session GraphQL

GraphQL Caching on the Edge

Monday Nov 8 / 12:10PM EST

In January 2018, I was the CTO of a fast-growing startup with a very ready-heavy use case. Our infrastructure couldn't keep up with our load, so our servers were crashing almost daily. At the time, no traditional CDN could cache GraphQL APIs, meaning we had no choice but to...

Max Stoiber

Co-Founder @GraphCDN

Session Edge Computing

Machine Learning at the Edge

Monday Nov 8 / 01:10PM EST

Traditional machine learning pipelines and methods break down in supporting machine learning at the edge; however, the data we get via embedded systems and edge devices is valuable to solve many problems. Rather than taking the traditional approach, we can utilize new distributed data science and...

Katharine Jarmul

Security & Privacy in Machine Learning

PANEL DISCUSSION Edge Computing

Architecting for the Edge

Monday Nov 8 / 02:10PM EST

Whether edge means CDN servers, cell towers or user devices, embracing the Edge in applications and services requires different architecture building blocks. We are going to have a discussion on main differences in how one should design and build services when embracing the Edge as part of the...

Jason Shepherd

VP of Ecosystem at ZEDEDA

Max Stoiber

Co-Founder @GraphCDN

Kaladhar Voruganti

Senior Fellow, CTO Office @Equinix


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Kevin Wang

Lead of Cloud Native Open Source Team @Huawei

Kevin Wang is a contributor in the CNCF community since its beginning, leader of the cloud-native open source team at Huawei, and co-founder of the CNCF KubeEdge, Volcano, Karmada projects. Kevin has contributed to Kubernetes upstream for years and now spends 100% of his work and focus on...

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Huan Wei

Chief Architect at HarmonyCloud

Huan is the chief architect of HarmonyCloud, and director of edge computing. He designs and implements private cloud construction for many large enterprise customers. Huan has 10+ years of experience on software design and development across a variety of industries and technology bases, including...

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Max Stoiber

Co-Founder @GraphCDN

Max is the co-founder of GraphCDN, the GraphQL CDN. Previously, he worked at Gatsby, and before that GitHub, who acquired his last startup. He's most widely known for creating open source projects used by millions of developers, including styled-components and react-boilerplate.

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Katharine Jarmul

Security & Privacy in Machine Learning

Katharine Jarmul is a Python engineer and educator based in Berlin, Germany. She runs a data science consulting company, Kjamistan, and offers several private and public courses on data automation, cleaning and acquisition. She has worked on data extraction and analysis since 2008. She offers...

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Jason Shepherd

VP of Ecosystem at ZEDEDA

Jason Shepherd is VP of Ecosystem at edge orchestration company ZEDEDA and the governing board chair of the Linux Foundation’s LF Edge organization. Prior to joining ZEDEDA, Jason was CTO for the Dell Technologies Edge and IoT Solutions Division. His proven track record as a thought leader...

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Kaladhar Voruganti

Senior Fellow, CTO Office @Equinix

Kaladhar Voruganti is a Senior Fellow, Technology and Architecture, in the Office of the CTO at Equinix. He is currently working on Distributed AI and AI Marketplace architectures. He previously worked at IBM Research and NetApp CTO office on large scale autonomous systems. He obtained his BSc in...

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Track Date

Monday Nov 8 / 11:00AM EST

Topics

NetworkingEdge ComputingTraffic ManagementArchitecture

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Track Host

Sergey Fedorov

Director of Engineering @Netflix

Sergey is a hands-on engineering leader working for the Content Delivery team at Netflix. An early member of the team that built an Open Connect CDN delivering 13% of the world Internet traffic, he spent years building monitoring and data analysis systems for Netflix video streaming. As part of...

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