Mesos and Docker in Practice with Michael Hausenblas

Mesos and Docker in Practice


Apache Mesos is an open-source cluster manager that enables resource sharing in a fine-grained manner, improving cluster utilization.

Michael Hausenblas is a developer and cloud advocate with Mesosphere, which builds the Datacenter Operating System (DCOS), a distributed OS that uses Apache Mesos as its kernel.


  • Can you give the historical context for cluster computing?
  • How are the distributed systems needs of different companies changing?
  • What is Apache Mesos and how does it fit into this ecosystem?
  • What are the operational problems that Mesos alleviates?
  • What is the history of Kubernetes?
  • How does a container work?
  • Where is the interface between Mesos and Kubernetes?
  • Does Kubernetes provide any cluster-wide services that Mesos can take advantage of?


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