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Lance Ball

Principal Software Engineer @ Red Hat


Lance Ball is a Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat Middleware. He is an active open source contributor, an author of several NPM modules, and a committer on the Node.js project.

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Cloud Native Node.js with Kubernetes and Istio

As cloud services have come to bear more responsibility for the enterprise features of modern app development, Node.js has become quite appealing for developers wanting to take advantage of its light weight, quick startup time and developer productivity. With cloud native application development patterns and Kubernetes deployments, Node.js is a formidable enterprise player.

Cloud native development can seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. I will show you how Red Hat's OpenShift Kubernetes platform and the Istio service mesh make enterprise grade Node.js apps simple and straightforward.