Introducing Amazon EKS

Track: Serverless / FaaS

Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS) is a new managed service for running Kubernetes on AWS. This session will provide an overview of Amazon EKS, why we built it, and how it works.

Scott Malkie

Scott Malkie is a Specialist Solutions Architect with the Container Services team at Amazon Web Services. He is passionate about open source software and sharing knowledge. When not helping customers on their cloud native journey, he enjoys thrashing on his bass guitar, playing cards, and embarrassing his children.

Arun Gupta

Arun Gupta is a Principal Open Source Technologist at Amazon Web Services. He has built and led developer communities for 12+ years at Sun, Oracle, Red Hat and Couchbase. He has deep expertise in leading cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategy, planning and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and programs. Prior to that he led engineering teams at Sun and is a founding member of the Java EE team.

He has extensive speaking experience in more than 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rock Star for four years in a row. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. A prolific blogger, author of several books, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Docker Captain, a Java Champion, a JUG leader, NetBeans Dream Team member, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.