Community Presentations

Resources presented by the SPIFFE community


The following presentations, podcasts, and blog posts demonstrate how people have used SPIFFE and SPIRE to address complex software infrastructure challenges.

Introductions

These presentations are designed to give some background for those who are not familiar with SPIFFE and SPIRE.

 

The first public presentation of the SPIFFE and SPIRE projects at KubeCon 2017.

Presented by Evan Gilman at KubeCon NA 2017 on 15-Dec-2017.

 

Presented by Evan Gilman at KubeCon EU 2019 on 24-May-2019.

 

Presented by Andrew Jessup at KubeCon EU 2018 on 4-May-2019.

 

Presented by Andrew Jessup at KubeCon EU 2018 on 4-May-2019.

 

By Evan Gilman in Software Engineering Daily on 14-November-2018.

 
Zero-Trust Networks (Stripe, Scytale)

By Doug Barth & Evan Gilman on 22-October-2019.

 

Andrew and Andrés review the history of SPIFFE and SPIRE from 2016 to 2019 and showcase how applications can use SVIDs to interact with databases and cloud platform.

Presented by Andrew Jessup and Andrés Vega at KubeCon NA 2019 on 19-Nov-2019.

 
SPIFFE & SPIRE panel (VMware, Scytale, Google, Amalgam Insights, QAware)

Presented by Krishna Ganugapati, Andrew Jessup, Maya Kaczoworski, Tom Petrocelli, Andreas Zitzelsberger at KubeCon Europe on 10-May-2018.

 

Presented by Madhukesh Wali at Easy Bay Cloud Native Meetup on 25-Nov-2018.

 

Joe Beda gives a background on the motivation behind SPIFFE and SPIRE, and then livestreams installing it onto a Kubernetes cluster.

Presented by Joe Beda at TGI Kubernetes on 18-Oct-2019.

 
SPIFFE Overview (Scytale)

SPIFFE is the Secure Production Identity Framework for Everyone. Craig hates the name. Andrew Jessup, co-founder and VP of Product at Scytale (with a C) tells him and Adam why they should look past that and how Jason Bourne fits into the world of Cloud Native.

By Andrew Jessup on 21-March-2019.

Case Studies

These presentations from end-users of SPIFFE and SPIRE showcase how the projects are being used in practice.

 

Andreas from QAWare explains how they used SPIRE as the foundation of a secure workload identity management system for a client.

Presented by Andreas Zitzelsberger at KubeCon EU 2018 on 4-May-2018.

 

Presented by Tyler Julian at KubeCon EU 2019 on 24-May-2019.

 

By Jeremy Krach on 23-March-2019.

 

Presented by Matthew McPherrin at SPIFFE Community Day on 3-May-2019.

 

Presented by Charles Strahan at SPIFFE Community Day on 11-October-2019.

Advanced Topics

 

Evan and Oliver discuss how SPIFFE Federation works, and use it to show how a SPIRE- and Istio- identified workload can establish trust to each other.

Presented by Evan Gilman and Oliver Liu at KubeCon NA 2019 on 20-Nov-2019.

 

Presented by Andrew Harding at KubeCon NA 2019 on 20-Nov-2019.

 

In this deep dive, Tyler covers how SPIRE scales to meet the needs of hundreds of thousands of workloads. And, despite a requirement for high, efficient throughout, the system must remain resilient in the face of failure.

Presented by Tyler Julian at KubeCon NA 2019 on 21-Nov-2019.

 

In this talk, Sabree demonstrates how to use Envoy proxy and SPIRE to protect your telemetry endpoints, in both push and pull use cases, utilizing fluentd, Prometheus, and OpenTracing & Jaeger.

Presented by Sabree Blackmon at KubeCon NA 2018 on 15-Dec-2018.

 

Presented by Max Lambrecht & Eugene Weiss at SPIFFE Community Day on 3-May-2019.

 

Presented by Tyler Dixon at SPIFFE Community Day on 3-May-2019.

 

Presented by Spike Curtis at SPIFFE Community Day on 3-May-2019.

 

Presented by Yonggang (Oliver) Liu & Wencheng Lu at KubeCon China on 5-July-2019.

 

Presented by Eugene Weiss at SPIFFE Community Day on 11-October-2019.

 

Presented by Peyton Walters at SPIFFE Community Day on 11-October-2019.

 

Presented by Agustín Martínez Fayó at SPIFFE Community Day on 11-October-2019.

 

Presented by Faisal Memon at SPIFFE Community Day on 11-October-2019.