The talk focuses on the core values of a great developer experience on Kubernetes based on the speaker's multi-decade career building application development tools and working with one of today’s most thriving open source developer communities, Spring. The speaker emphasizes the need for PlatformOps teams to build, run, and manage platforms that lead with developer experience.
- Reduce complexity without sacrificing flexibility
- Shift outcomes left without shifting the burden left
- Ensure consistency and security without giving up agility
The speaker shares his experience working with VMware and the Spring acquisition, highlighting the importance of understanding both the operations team and the application developers' needs. He emphasizes the need for operations teams to make a self-service platform and treat developers as customers. He also stresses the importance of reducing complexity, shifting outcomes left, and ensuring consistency and security without giving up agility.