More about me and my background.

Hi. My name is Sean Kane and I am the founder of techlabs and a principal production operations engineer with a long and ongoing career in distributed systems, that has included many diverse roles across a broad range of industries. 

In addition to teaching with multiple organizations, I am a published technology author, patent inventor, and speaker.

In my spare time I am avid traveler, hiker, and camper and live in the US Pacific Northwest with my wife, children, and dogs.


My technical background and capabilities.

30+ years of hands-on industry experience in Production Operations including recent focuses on:

  • Linux Containers
  • Kubernetes
  • AWS
  • Linux
  • Terraform
  • CI/CD Pipelines
  • DevOps
  • Engineering Culture

Inventions & Patents

Recent Certifications & Accreditations

  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator
    Credential ID: LF-zccmksp50t


Recent books and guides I’ve authored.

Docker: Up & Running

Shipping Reliable Containers in Production
3rd Edition

by Sean P. Kane with Karl Matthias
Scheduled Release June 2023
Publisher(s): O’Reilly Media, Inc.
ISBN: 9781098131807

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