November 01, 2023

Comprehensive AI-powered DevSecOps Platform: Exclusive VMblog Video Interview | GitLab at KubeCon 2023

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In this exclusive VMblog video interview as part of our KubeCon + CloudNativeCon US 2023 coverage, we speak with David DeSanto, Chief Product Officer at GitLab.

Watch as we learn more about GitLab and their technology offerings and what they have planned for KubeCon attendees. Hear about the problems they solve, how they are unique, and what big trends and themes they are interested in as we head into 2024. Stick around to the end and watch a demo!

GitLab is the most comprehensive AI-powered DevSecOps platform for software innovation. Its open core software development platform enables organizations to increase developer productivity, improve operational efficiency, reduce security and compliance risk, and accelerate digital transformation.

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0:00 - Intro
0:18 - Welcome to David DeSanto, Chief Product Officer at GitLab
0:35 - Background on GitLab
1:36 - How does GitLab fit within the KubeCon ecosystem?
2:45 - What problems do you solve? And what are the use cases?
4:47 - A deeper dive into the technology and what's unique or differentiated
6:08 - Any new announcements being made at the show?
8:15 - Talking trends and themes heading into 2024
10:25 - Demo
18:56 - Wrap up

Brian Ducharme

Brian is an event reporter for and an expert in virtualization/cloud techonlogies.  In his 15+ years of experience in the virtualization/cloud field he has interviewed hundreds of companies, users and executives.  Brian has been an active member of the NEVMUG (NEVTUG) since 2006 and attends both vmworld and Citrix Synergy every year.  Brian works full time as a Senior Software Engineer for Liquidware Labs.

Brian also spent 5 years as the managing editor of Virtual Strategy Magazine, an online magazine focused on the virtualization industry and has been with vmblog since 2011. He has a background in Computer Graphics, Marketing, Programming, Web Design, Mobile App Development, Linux Administration and is an active member of the NHJS group. 


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