How To Host Your Applications On The Cloud

GDG Soweto

We will be showing you how to host your applications on the Google Cloud Platform. This is an important topic for developers,entrepreneurs,sysadmins and devops. Your application needs to be able to meet the needs of your users and scale with demand.

Aug 28, 2020, 5:00 – 6:30 PM

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Key Themes

CloudDevOpsEnterprise/Business Solutions

About this event


19h00-19h10 - Welcome To GDGSoweto

19h10-19h40 Jacob Wilson - Serverless On GCP


Jacob is a certified Google Cloud Professional Architect and Professional Data Engineer and works as a Senior Architect focused on cloud, data, and analytics/ML systems for Alto, a ride hailing startup out of Dallas. Before Alto, Jacob led the Google Cloud practice for a Dallas-based tech consultancy and worked on a number of enterprise Big Data, analytics, and data platform projects as a Google Cloud partner. In his spare time, Jacob organises the Dallas/Ft. Worth GDG Cloud chapter and has picked up an obsession for bread making in the new work from home era.

19h45-20H15 Raju Dawadi - Diving Into Kubernetes


Highly motivated person pursued Computer Engineering from Tribhuvan University(TU) and is a tech enthusiast along with DevOps & System Engineer. I have been leading & experiencing DevOps transformation on both service & product based companies. Culture, Automation and Lean has always been on my top priority with architecting by the utilization of appropriate tools & practices based on the resources available & required.

I am a Google Developer Expert(GDE) in cloud platform, a global program to recognize individuals who are experts and thought leaders in Google technologies. By being a GDE, I have been contributing developer and startup ecosystem for building their cloud infrastructure as well as software architecture both locally and globally.

Currently, I am focused mainly on container based technologies, microservice architecture and serverless environments along with diving into SRE apart from consulting FMCG to FinTech companies remotely and in Kathmandu. The implementation of service mesh & microservice concepts on production grade system interests me. And I always believe and adopt in Cloud Native DevOps concept keeping collaboration & communication in center. Find my writings on Medium:

20h15-20h30 - Giveaway & Closing.


  • Lesego Ndlovu


    GDG Organizer

  • Simon Mokgotlhoa


    GDG Organizer

  • Michaela McRowdie

    Google Developer Groups Soweto

    Diversity Program Coordinator

  • Alex Thotse

    Sponsorship Relations Manager

  • Ayanda Buda

    Creative Director

  • Patience Edward

    Social Media Manager

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