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November 17–November 20, 2020
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Thursday, November 19 • 3:45pm - 4:20pm
Enhancing the Kubernetes Scheduler for Diverse Workloads in Large Clusters - Yuan Chen & Yan Xu, Apple

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As a wide diversity of workloads are being deployed in Kubernetes, the default scheduler has become insufficient in the light of scheduling performance and functionality. In this talk, Yuan Chen and Yan Xu will present their experience and results of leveraging the Kubernetes scheduling framework and developing new plugins to create a custom scheduler. The scheduler can meet different scheduling needs of diverse workloads in large scale clusters, from stateless to stateful services, big data jobs and machine learning applications. They will deep dive into (1) the design and implementation of the scheduling plugins for performance optimization, custom pod placement and group scheduling, and (2) the use of plugins and scheduling profiles to achieve a better balance between scheduling performance and quality. New features and enhancements of the scheduling framework will also be discussed.

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Yan Xu

Softwae Engineer, Apple
Yan Xu is an engineering manager at Apple where he focuses on Kubernetes and containerization. He has also been a committer and PMC member of Apache Mesos since its early days when he worked at Twitter.
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Yuan Chen

Software Engineer, Apple
Yuan Chen is a software engineer at Apple. He has 15+ years of R&D experience in the areas of cloud computing and distributed systems. His current work focuses on Kubernetes scheduling and scalability. As a Kubernetes community member, he has made continuous contributions to multiple... Read More →



Thursday November 19, 2020 3:45pm - 4:20pm EST
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