Guy Barrette

Information & Communications Technology

Docker Kubernetes Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS) Linode Kubernetes Engine DigitalOcean Kubernetes Service Cloud Native Microsoft Azure

Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Running Kubernetes on the Alternative Cloud

You think of managed Kubernetes service and immediately you think about the big 3 hyperscalers (AWS, Azure, and GCP) but do you know that you can also create a managed Kubernetes cluster on the alternative cloud? In this presentation, we will take a look at Civo, DigitalOcean, and Linode, and see the advantages and disadvantages of using a smaller cloud provider.


Guy Barrette

Cloud Native Digital Learning Experiences Creator

Guy Barrette is a freelance trainer based in Montreal, Canada, and a Microsoft Azure MVP. His focus is to train organizations in using Docker/Kubernetes at Kubernetes Academy Online, offering hands-on public and private corporate classes, and self-paced video training. He has been a speaker at developers' conferences like Confoo, Microsoft TechDays, and DevTeach. Guy was the leader of the Montreal .NET User Group for more than 23 years and is the Visual Studio Talk Show French podcast co-host. Guy has the following certifications: Kubernetes and Cloud Native Associate, Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), AWS Cloud Practitioner, Google Cloud Associate Cloud Engineer, Azure Fundamentals, Azure Developer Associate, and Azure Architect Design.

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