Prow + Tide = Happy Kubernetes Contributors

Prow and Tide for Kubernetes Contributors

In my work in the Kubernetes world, I look up a label or Prow command often. The systems behind the scenes (Prow and Tide) are here to help Kubernetes Contributors get stuff done. Labeling which SIG, WG, subproject, etc. is as important as the issue or PR having someone assigned. To quote the docs, “Tide is a Prow component for managing a pool of GitHub PRs that match a given set of criteria....

May 6, 2022 · 3 min · Chris Short

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2021 — Panel Discussion: Marketing as Code: How to Rock Out with Non-Code Contributions

For new folks in the CNCF space, becoming a contributor may sound daunting, and even overwhelming. But guess what? There are tons of ways to contribute apart from code. 5 members of the Contibex Marketing working group (Kunal, Bart, Chris, Kaslin, and Matt) are all participating and contributing through positive attitudes, documentation, networking, videos, drawings, and even raps. They want to share the welcoming spirit of the CNCF where no contribution is too small, and everyone will have something to share....

October 23, 2021 · 1 min · Chris Short

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Daily Wrap Up: Tuesday — KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2021

Chris Short sits down with KubeCon speakers, attendees, and Cloud Native contributors for the KubeCon NA 2021 (Los Angeles) wrap up show on Day 0 of KubeCon. Download as MP4 Source: KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Daily Wrap Up: Tuesday Here's a current list of ready to go CFPs and/or abstracts that I can speak to at a moments notice. If you'd like to have me speak at your conference, Meetup, podcast, webinar, live stream, etc....

October 12, 2021 · 1 min · Chris Short

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2021: How You Can Tell Your Kubernetes Contributor Story with These Tips - Matt Broberg & Chris Short, Red Hat; Kaslin Fields, Google; Peeyush Gupta, DigitalOcean

The Upstream Marketing Working Group began as a vision to connect contributors. It has grown into a set of practices, channels, and bots that unite us all across the Kubernetes community. In this talk, contributors will walk through their experience of learning to tell their own contributor story. In doing so, we will walk through how anyone can write a great story, including key takeaways around narrative, call to action (CTA), structure, and available channels....

May 7, 2021 · 2 min · Chris Short

Named Key Opinion Leader, Kubernetes Influencer, and (accidentally) Red Hat CEO by Onalytica

Reasons I’m writing this Positive recognition is cool in my book (no matter the medium) Also, I was identified at first as CEO, Red Hat (community and work friends got a kick out of that) What Happened? Onalytica, an “Influencer Marketing Platform,” a parallel in tech would be an analyst firm, I guess. Mentioned me twice in their “Who’s Who in Hybrid Cloud?” report. This report bills itself as a “Hybrid Cloud report we have a look at a range of influencers and personas....

March 10, 2021 · 2 min · Chris Short