CNCF-hosted Co-located Events North America 2023 are taking place November 6. This event is happening in person at McCormick Place West in Chicago, Illinois.

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Monday, November 6 • 9:50am - 10:15am
How We Power the Largest AI Deployments on the Planet: Running Virtual Clusters at Scale - Brandon Jacobs, CoreWeave & Lukas Gentele, Loft Labs

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Running and managing a large number of Kubernetes clusters on bare metal poses significant challenges, from security to GPU provisioning to scalability. Specialized cloud provider CoreWeave experienced these first-hand, operating 3,000+ Kubernetes clusters on top of 5,000 bare metal nodes with massive amounts of GPUs to power modern AI applications at scale. In the session, we’ll dive into these challenges and how CoreWeave partnered with Loft Labs, the maintainers of vcluster, to create this serverless Kubernetes experience for numerous companies running AI workloads at scale. This session demonstrates the pitfalls, design choices and architectural challenges the teams have dealt with over the course of 3 years while evolving its serverless Kubernetes offering, including: -Secure Isolation Of Tenants On A Shared Infrastructure -Challenges in achieving 10 second autoscaling -On-Demand Cluster & Compute Provisioning For Tenants -Day 2 Operations & Managing A Fleet Of Clusters At Scale

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Lukas Gentele

CEO, Loft Labs, Inc.
Lukas Gentele is the CEO of Loft Labs, a venture-backed startup that enables companies to operate their cloud infrastructure more efficiently using virtual Kubernetes clusters. Loft’s product boosts provisioning velocity, increases developer productivity, and can reduce infrastructure... Read More →
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Brandon Jacobs

Infrastructure Architect, CoreWeave
Brandon Jacobs is an Infrastructure Architect at CoreWeave focused on building and scaling the CoreWeave Kubernetes offering.

Monday November 6, 2023 9:50am - 10:15am CST