Cluster Schedulers

Cindy Sridharan
Jul 14, 2017 · 32 min read

1. Introduction

2. What even is a scheduler?

3. Cluster Schedulers in the Wild

4. The need for a scheduler

The Packaging Problem

Bryan Cantrill at Velocity 2016

The Deployment Problem

The Life Cycle Problem

5. Problems we actually had

The Packaging Problem

The Deployment Problem

The Life Cycle problem

6. Why not Kubernetes?



Incremental Refactor of Infrastructure

7. Why Nomad?

8. Immediate Wins

Minimal change required to our existing stack

* Deployments as Code

Fantastic Consul Integration

* Simplified Graceful Restarts

* Flexibility

* Democratization of Operation


9. Pain Points



10. Conclusion

Cindy Sridharan

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