Cloud Native Java and how NAV builds applications on GCP

Damsgårdsveien 82, 82 Damsgårdsveien, Bergen, 5058

We are back! This time we will take a deep dive into what it means to have a cloud native Java Application presented by Rustam Mehmandarov. We are also so lucky to have Hans Kristian Flaatten walk us through how NAV is deploying applications on GCP.

Jan 10, 4:30 – 6:30 PM

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About this event

We are so luck to have two great speakers for this meetup 




Your Cloud-Native Toolbox for Java

What does it mean to have cloud-native Java applications? What do you need to think about to be a good Cloud citizen?

It is not about the platform you run it on or the library/framework you want to use. It is about how you build scalable, observable, resilient applications while keeping in mind the application architecture, containers, builds, testing, automation, and standards.

Join us in exploring different tools for creating cloud-native Java apps. We will go through the whole life-cycle of an application – from the first lines of code to a fully operational and containerized application.


Bio:

Rustam Mehmandarov

Computas

Passionate computer scientist. Java Champion and Google Developers Expert for Cloud. Public speaker. Ex-leader of JavaZone and Norwegian JUG – javaBin.


How NAV builds applications in GCP

Since 2018 NAV has been using GCP for their application platform and since then about 60% of our container-based applications are running in Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) utilizing Google CloudSQL, Google Cloud Storage and Google BigQuery for data persistence. In this talk Hans Kristian Flaatten will describe how NAV builds modern applications in GCP.


Bio:

Hans Kristian Flaatten

Platform Engineering at the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV) responsible for the NAIS platform. NAIS is an application platform built to increase development speed by providing our developers at NAV with the best possible tools to develop and run their applications. Previously Principal Consultant and DevOps Practice Lead for TietoEVRY where I drove culture and competency building for DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and Cloud Native practices internally and for customers in public government, telecom, banking and insurance sectors. Open Source, DevOps, and Cloud Native evangelist. Member of the Node.js Foundation where I manage test and release of official Node.js versions and the official Docker Image for Node.js with 10M+ downloads. Organiser of DevOps Bergen, Bergen NoSQL User Groups, and Co-Organiser of the DevOps Days Oslo Conference. I speak at various other local, and national, user groups and conferences on Open Source, open data, Cloud Native, and other new and exciting technologies and practices.


When

When

Wednesday, January 10, 2024
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM UTC

Agenda

4:30 PMDoors Open!
4:45 PMPizza!
5:15 PMYour Cloud-Native Toolbox for Java
5:45 PMHow NAV builds applications in GCP
6:30 PMMingling and drinks at location decided later

Speakers

  • Rustam Mehmandarov

    Computas

    Cloud GDE | Chief Engineer

  • Hans Kristian Flaatten

    NAV

Facilitator

  • Øyvind Randa

Hosts

  • Øyvind Randa

  • Håkon Nilsen

    Apparat

    CEO

  • Hans Kristian Flaatten

    NAV

Partner

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Apparat AS

Organizers

  • Øyvind Randa

    GDG Organizer

  • Tormod Tønnesen

    Organizer

  • Hans Kristian Flaatten

    NAV

    Site Reliability Engineer

  • Håkon Nilsen

    Apparat

    CEO

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