Kubernetes Master Class:

Shifting Left -- From Wishes to Workflows

with GitLab Director of Technical Evangelism Priyanka Sharma and Rancher Head of Product Management Ankur Agarwal
Online Training: Tuesday July 23, 2019




Priyanka Sharma

Director of Technical Evangelism 






Ankur Agarwal

Head of Product Management




With the explosion of microservices and Kubernetes, enterprises have recognized the importance of empowering developers to productionize their software. However, most companies still have separate Ops/DevOps teams and software teams. Why is that?

In this talk, Priyanka Sharma will show how tooling and workflows make or break shift left. We will look at the current tooling landscape, how cluttered it is, and how a thoughtful tool-chain strategy can set companies on the path of true shift-left.

What people will learn:

  • Definitions: What is shift-left?
  • The importance of shifting left for business - faster cycle times
  • What are the challenges people face today - tool chain challenges and unempowered developers
  • How to fix that - Picking the right tooling model and empowering developers with infrastructure as code and other tips and tricks

About Priyanka Sharma:

Priyanka Sharma is the Director of Technical Evangelism at GitLab Inc and serves on the board of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). She has deep expertise in DevOps and observability. A former entrepreneur with a passion for growing developer products through open source communities, Priyanka advises startups at HeavyBit industries, an accelerator for developer products. 



Time: 1:00 pm Eastern Time

Date: Tuesday July 23rd, 2019