Mario Mercado is a systems engineer working in the software and IT industry for almost 10 years. He has held roles as a software developer and quality assurance engineer. In the last 5 years, he’s been working with AWS helping multiple companies to achieve their best architectures in the cloud. Currently Mario is focused on Kubernetes and containers in general, and developing CICD pipelines for multiple projects and microservices. He is an AWS Community Builder, holds the AWS Solutions Architect Associate, AWS Solutions Architect Professional, and Security Specialty certifications. He's also the author of "A Practical Guide to EKS" and "AWS CodeStar Deep Dive" in A Cloud Guru. He’s also a musician, so he’s familiar with the “orchestration” term as a whole ;).