David Sanftenberg

DevOps Engineer



The Reaper: Keeping a Rancher/Docker/Azure Environment Healthy through Controlled Destruction

I’ll talk about how we keep Rancher environments healthy and test their resilience at the same time, by taking a page from the Netflix playbook and proactively destroying and recreating hosts in live production environments, with zero downtime.


David Sanftenberg is a DevOps Engineer originally from Montreal, Canada. He spent his early career as an SDET on .Net and NodeJS platforms before transitioning to a DevOps / DevSecOps focus. He’s now building a cutting-edge Docker/Cloud (Azure) deployment using Rancher for Cardano (www.cardano.com) in London.