Nirav Kamdar

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Nirav Kamdar

Principal Sales Consultant

Oracle Australia

Biography

Nirav Kamdar has been with Oracle for over five years working as Principal Consultant. He has extensive experience in operations, IT architecture, security and open source technologies. Since joining Oracle, Nirav has been at the forefront of enabling enterprises to digitally transform using cloud native, DevSecOps, and virtualization solutions.

Papers

Oracle Linux DevSecOps: Staying Ahead of Cyberthreats

Event: Virtual Connect 2020, Virtual Connect 2020-Development
Stream: Architecture, Cloud Database & Technology

Oracle Linux (OL) Premier Support includes KVM and server virtualization manager, Oracle Linux Cloud Native Environment which includes Kubernetes, Kata Containers, and more. IT systems require regular patching for security, performance, and compliance reasons. OL Premier support also includes zero-downtime kernel and user-space updates with Oracle Ksplice. 1. Secure Linux: Oracle Linux is certified under Common Criteria and FIPS 140-2, as well as Listed on NIAP product compliant list. 2. Securing Linux Kernel: Non-Disruptive kernel patching, Ksplice supports critical user space packages such as Glibc and OpenSSL, KVM and Xen hypervisors. Ksplice also delivers Known exploit detection for privilege escalation vulnerabilities. 3. Secure Containers: Kata containers are lightweight VMs, which behaves like containers with the isolation of VMS. With Kata containers, get security for workload while running them on Kubernetes. 4. Secure Code: Istio can help secure application/code, while delivers automatic encryption of communication between services. There is no silver bullet to Cyber Security, hence leveraging defence-in-depth approach will at least improve security posture.

Oracle Linux Cloud Native Environment

Event: Virtual Connect 2020, Virtual Connect 2020-Development
Stream: Architecture, Cloud Database & Technology

Oracle Linux Cloud Native Environment (OLCNE) combines the best of both worlds: a curated, standards-based suite of open source software technologies that are tested, integrated and supported on-premises or in the cloud by Oracle for your enterprise. OLCNE can not just help you start your journey from monolithic to microservice, but also advance your digital transformation journey with sophisticated tools. OLCNE includes open source service mesh, Istio. Using Istio projects can deploy canary services, chaos testing, request routing, load balancing and much more. This session will cover; 1. Kubernetes: It provides comprehensive container and orchestration environment 2. Container runtimes: CRI-O, runC and Kata containers 3. Observability and Diagnostics: Prometheus and Grafana. 4. Canary release, Traffic Shifting and Fault Injection using Istio. OLCNE can assist delivery of microservices and next-generation application development, with no lock-in, scalable, compliant, trusted and supported open source platform.