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When is K8s overkill?

Join us for a lively debate on the topic of 'When is Kubernetes overkill?'. Four experts from Chronosphere, Microsoft, Zesty and Robusta will face off in a heated discussion on the viability of using Kubernetes in different types of organizations and projects.

The panel will work its way through three main questions:

  1. When does Kubernetes make sense? Which situations have they personally seen?

  2. How is this changing? What has to change in tools, management or core K8s?

  3. How does it impact engineers? What skills are most helpful - and most overlooked?

Questions from the audience will be embedded into the discussion by our moderator Amit from

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Eric D. Schabell - Director Evangelism @ Chronosphere

Eric is Chronosphere's Director Evangelism. He's renowned in the development community as a speaker, lecturer, author and baseball expert. His current role allows him to help the world understand the challenges they are facing with cloud native observability. He brings a unique perspective to the stage with a professional life dedicated to sharing his deep expertise of open source technologies and organizations. Follow on

Chronosphere is the only cloud native observability platform that tames rampant data growth and puts you in control of cloud native complexity.

Lior Kamrat - Principal Product Manager Azure Arc Platform @ Microsoft

Lior is a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft, specifically, the Azure Arc Platform. He previously worked at VMware and is an avid blogger.

Microsoft Azure Arc is a hybrid cloud computing solution that enables customers to manage and govern resources across on-premises, multi-cloud, and edge environments from a single control plane. It allows customers to extend Azure services and management to any infrastructure, including Linux and Windows servers, Kubernetes clusters, and edge devices.

Omer Hamerman - Principal DevOps engineer @ Zesty

Omer is a Principal DevOps Engineer at After earning his BS in Computer Science as well as Industrial Engineering and Management, Omer began his career in DevOps and never looked back. Omer loves learning about new technologies and better approaches to merging Dev and Ops. He currently lives in London with his wife and daughter and enjoys climbing, hiking, and other outdoor activities. In his spare time, he writes about his experiences with various technologies on Medium and

Zesty helps organizations to be more adaptable to changing business needs by making their cloud infrastructure more dynamic. With offerings for compute, block storage, and Kubernetes, Zesty automatically scales resources to meet application demands in real-time. This helps DevOps teams to slash cloud costs, maintain perfect app performance, minimize the hassle of managing infra, and fully realize the true flexibility of the cloud.

Natan Yellin - Co-founder and CEO @ Robusta

Natan is a co-founder of - an open-source platform for better Kubernetes monitoring, based on Prometheus. In the past he was a passable programmer who recently tried rust but couldn't get any of it to compile.

MODERATOR: Amit Eyal Govrin - Co-founder and CEO @ Kubiya

Amit led the AWS Global DevOps and DevSecOps partnerships, is a former VP at Cloudyn and a second time founder in the DevOps domain.

His familiarity with DevOps challenges from a practitioner, vendor and AWS prospective offered him a window into the unique challenge between Developers and DevOps exchange that led him to co-found Kubiya. As the industry’s first DevOps virtual assistant, Kubiya was early to involve LLMs and Conversational AI into the DevOps tool chain as a Slack native chatbot that helps developers self-serve DevOps functions with minimal human intervention - think ChatGPT for DevOps.



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