Main Conference (May 19th, 2022)

State of Kubernetes 2021


“By 2023, more than 500million digital applications and services will be developed using cloud-native (Kubernetes) approaches” - IDC , Research Inc.

Earlier this year VMware completed a study which included insights from 357 software development and IT professionals globally on the current state of Kubernetes.

In this presentation we will cover the findings of this report which includes the extent to which businesses are currently using Kubernetes, the benefits they’re seeing but also the challenges they are encountering.

We will replicate the global study for a smaller scale New Zealand group to compare if global trends match those seen here. Using the questions from the global survey we will replicate the report with a New Zealand only focus. This will allow us to compare local trends to those seen in the global report, as well as discuss unique challenges for our market.

The local survey will be shared in our extensive networks and we will use New Zealand based Cloud Technology interest groups to help widen the reach.

Finally we will touch on one of the re-occurring themes globally as well as locally when trying to adopt cloud native technology; the culture challenge. According to Forbes, 84% of digital transformation projects fail as organisations attempt to adopt the technology. One of the reasons is that organisations try to address structure and agile rituals whilst missing the important work of changing the culture.

Speakers:

Cloud Native Summit - Emma Tordsson

Emma Tordsson

Solutions Engineer at VMware

Emma Tordsson works as a Solutions Engineer supporting businesses across New Zealand and the Pacific Islands in their digital transformation journey. Having spent 10 years working in Applications and Cloud before finding herself in Infrastructure in late 2019, Emma enjoys helping organisations merge the innovation of cloud with the stability and control of on-premise platforms.

With a master's degree in Psychology of Language she brings a uniquely humanistic approach to her work, and you will find her equally enthralled in conversations about CPU contention as Cognitive Dissonance Theory.

Cloud Native Summit - Tessa Davis

Tessa Davis

Solutions Engineer at VMware

Tessa has spent 12 years helping organisations in Australia, Singapore and New Zealand to make IT Ops simpler so that software can move faster. While her day to day work is currently focussed on infrastructure code, Tessa is most passionate about technologies where the boundaries of Physics and software matter including IoT, HPC and Quantum Computing.

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