Nicolas is a senior architect in the Scality R&D team, focusing on defining and designing delivery, installation and operability of cloud-native solutions. He has a background in cloud, distributed systems and automation for 10+ years, and is a long-term Open Source contributor to various projects in multiple stacks. Startup-minded, Haskell’ist and music lover.
Nicolas has spoken at OpenStack Summits, OUD, KubeCon/CloudNativeCon and various other occasions, and is the co-author of ACM RELENG and ICFP papers.
In this session we discuss why Scality decided to use Kubernetes as the platform underlying its on-premise storage and data-management solutions, why we started the open-source MetalK8s project, the lessons we learned from the first iteration, and most importantly what's coming in the next major version.