David Linthicum, Chief Cloud Strategy Officer | Deloitte Consulting
About this talk
This presentation explores the benefits and challenges of adopting cloud-native practices for application development and deployment. It highlights the importance of leveraging containers and container orchestration technologies like Kubernetes to achieve scalability, portability, and operational efficiency. You’ll understand key concepts and principles of cloud-native architecture, including how it enables faster software delivery, improved resource utilization, and easier application management.
Attendees will better understand the strategies and best practices needed to effectively modernize applications and maximize their potential in the cloud-native ecosystem. The presentation will also address potential challenges such as skill gaps, security concerns, and cultural transformation, guiding how to overcome them. By the end of the session, participants will have the necessary knowledge and tools to embark on successful application modernization journeys, empowering them to harness the full potential of cloud-native architecture and drive digital transformation within their organizations.
Topics covered will include:
- Scalability: Cloud-native architectures enable applications to scale easily and efficiently.
- Portability: Cloud-native architectures promote application portability across different cloud providers and environments.
- Operational Efficiency: Cloud-native practices promote automation and streamline operational tasks.
- Faster Software Delivery: Cloud-native architectures facilitate faster software delivery through continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD).
- Resilience and Stability: Cloud-native architectures enhance application resilience and stability.
- Cost Optimization: Cloud-native approaches can optimize resource utilization, enabling organizations to control and manage costs.