Sarah Saunders

Sarah Saunders

Sarah Saunders

Managing Software Engineer, Capgemini

Biography

Sarah is a Cloud Native developer with 20 years’ experience in the industry – working primarily with Java but branching out to full-stack development and into all sorts of technologies including voice interfaces, blockchain, LowCode, C# – you name it. She is an Agile evangelist and embraces the DevOps culture. She has a holistic understanding of technology concepts, and how architectures evolve.She has worked for Capgemini since 2008 in the Open-Source Cloud Engineering team, delivering technical solutions across most industries and sectors. She is a regular Capgemini blogger and has given numerous talks internationally.

DON’T LET DEVOPS GET IN THE WAY OF YOUR DEV – USING EPHEMERAL ENVIRONMENTS FOR CLOUD NATIVE EFFICIENCY
Companies move their IT estates to the cloud for one reason – efficiency. Sounds great – but how do we get there? I’ll talk through some of the steps a company needs to consider before they are ready to build cloud native apps. My favourite word in the Cloud Native landscape is EPHEMERAL – the concept that an environment can be temporary – built when needed and torn down afterwards. I’ll talk about how developers can build their own ephemeral environments using Terraform and Helm.