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Episode 136: Lightbend’s Cloudstate Builds on Akka to Offer Stateful Serverless
Sep 29 • 33 min
In this episode of The New Stack Context podcast, we speak with Jonas Bonér, Akka creator and founder/chief technology officer of Lightbend, about the challenges of bringing state to serverless, reactive microservices frameworks, and Cloudstate itself.…
Episode 135 : WebAssembly Could Be The Key For Cloud Native Extensibility
Sep 25 • 37 min
For this week’s episode of The New Stack Context podcast, we ask Levine about the excitement around WebAssembly, its use in the Envoy proxy, and Solo.io’s new proposal for packaging WASM modules in the Open Container Initiative format. TNS editorial and…
Context 134 : The CNCF Technology Radar Evaluates Observability Tools
Sep 20 • 32 min
Application and system observability was the focus of the latest Cloud Native Computing Foundation Technology Radar end user survey, posted last week. So for this week’s TNS Context podcast episode, we invited Cheryl Hung, CNCF vice president of…
Episode 133: Crossplane - A Kubernetes Control Plane to Roll Your Own PaaS
Sep 11 • 31 min
The ideal state of a cloud native shop is to run a development and deployment pipeline that can seamlessly move applications from the developer’s laptop to the data center (or the edge) without any manual intervention. And while there are many tools…
Episode 132: Darren Shepard of Rancher - Who Needs Kubernetes Operators Anyway?
Sep 4 • 30 min
Late last month, Rancher Labs donated its popular K3s Kubernetes distribution to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. This stripped down version of Kubernetes has been a quiet hit among cloud native users — many who are deploying to edge environs. So…
Episode 131: in-Memory Computing Meets Cloud Native Computing
Aug 28 • 32 min
For this week’s episode, we spoke with Mike Yawn, a senior solution architect at Hazelcast, about the potential of in-memory computing to supercharge microservices and cloud native workloads. Yawn recently contributed a post to TNS explaining how an…
Episode 130: KubeCon EU and the Zombie Workloads
Aug 21 • 38 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Pratik Wadher, vice president of product development at Intuit, to discuss the…
Episode 129 : Kubernetes 2020, by the Numbers
Aug 14 • 38 min
The New Stack has just released an updated eBook on Kubernetes, “The State of the Kubernetes Ecosystem,” and so this week on The New Stack Context podcast, we’ve invited TNS analyst Lawrence Hecht to discuss some of the analysis he did for this volume. We…
Episode 128: Operators Can Be a Security Hazard
Jul 31 • 35 min
A few years back, Kubernetes was in full development and many of its basic concepts were still evolving, so security was not a huge priority. But as K8s deployments have moved into production, more attention is being focused in securing Kubernetes and its…
Episode 127: Serverless Web Content Delivery with JAMstack
Jul 24 • 41 min
There is a new architecture for front-end web development: JAMStack rethinks the current server-browser architecture, freeing the developer from worrying about fiddling with Apache, Linux or other aspects of backend support. For this week’s episode of the…
Episode 126: Denise Gosnell, DataStax - How Many Database Joins Are Too Many?
Jul 17 • 33 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Denise Gosnell, chief data officer at Datastax, who is a co-author of the O’Reilly…
Episode 125: Chris DiBona - Google Launches a Trademark Office for Open Source
Jul 10 • 32 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Chris DiBona, director of open source at Google, about Google’s launch of the Open…
Episode 124: Tanzu, VMware’s Kubernetes Distro for Developers
Jul 3 • 32 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Craig McLuckie, who is the VMware chief of Tanzu development, as well as one of…
Episode 123: What ‘Open Source’ Means for the GitHub Generation
Jun 26 • 36 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Matt Asay, principal from the open source office at Amazon Web Services about his…
Episode 122: Splunk on Removing Exclusionary Language from its IT Systems
Jun 19 • 31 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Eric Sammer, Splunk distinguished engineer, about the IT system monitoring…
Episode 121: CTO, Ben Hindman D2IQ - How Mesosphere Helps Kubernetes Grow
Jun 12 • 38 min
This week in TNS, D2IQ co-founder Tobi Knaup wrote about the growing problem of container sprawl, a by product of more companies running containers in production, and as a result, there is a loss of efficiency on the part of the DevOps teams managing…
Episode 120: Priyanka Sharma - The New Boss of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation
Jun 3 • 43 min
For this week’s episode, we spoke with Priyanka Sharma, the new general manager for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, about her rich work history and her visions and strategies for moving CNCF forward. Also joining the convo is Chris Aniszczyk, CNCF…
Episode 119: Observability in the Time of Covid
May 29 • 32 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Christine Yen, CEO of Honeycomb.io, the observability platform vendor, about the…
Episode 118: SQL Databases in a Cloud Native World
May 24 • 37 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Peter Zaitsev, CEO of the open source database software and services company…
Episode 117: Is Kubernetes the New App Server?
May 15 • 28 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Tina Nolte, vice president of product, for Kubernetes management service Spectro…
Episode 116: AWS Bottlerocket and the Age of the Linux Cloud Distributions
May 8 • 37 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Deepak Singh, Amazon Web Services’ vice president for containers and open source,…
Episode: 115 Serverless Application Flows in the Cloud
May 1 • 42 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Sebastien Goasguen, co-founder and chief product officer, TriggerMesh, about how…
Episode 114: Program the Infrastructure with an Actual Programming Language
Apr 24 • 42 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Joe Duffy, Founder and CEO of Pulumi, and Sophia Parafina, Pulumi’s technical…
Episode 113: Stress, Resilience and the Network Effects of COVID-19
Apr 17 • 26 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with The New Stack correspondent Jennifer Riggins about all of the excellent reporting…
Episode 112: Derek Weeks VP Sonatype - The Secrets of a Successful DevSecOps Shop
Apr 10 • 46 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Derek Weeks, vice president at Sonatype, about the results of a new community…
Episode 111: A Remedy for Outdated Vulnerability Management
Apr 3 • 33 min
For more episodes listen here: https://thenewstack.io/podcasts/ Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with a couple of folks…
Episode 110: Kelsey Hightower and Ben Sigelman Debate Microservices vs. Monoliths
Mar 27 • 40 min
Listen to ALL of our shows here: https://thenewstack.io/podcasts/ Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Kelsey…
Episode 109 : DevOps - Who Should Own Security ?
Mar 20 • 37 min
Listen to more from The New Stack here: https://thenewstack.io/podcasts Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Liran Tal,…
Episode 108: Mohan Raj - NetApp’s Internal DevOps Platform
Mar 13 • 44 min
Listen to all of The New Stack podcasts here: https://thenewstack.io/podcasts/ Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. This week we spoke with Mohan Raj, IT…
Episode 107 : Rob Skillington - Chronosphere’s Next Generation Monitoring
Mar 6 • 36 min
To hear more episodes go to: https://thenewstack.io/ Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. This week we spoke with Rob Skillington, co-founder and Chief…
Episode 106 : Ryan Staatz - The State of Kubernetes
Feb 28 • 34 min
Read More: Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. This week we spoke with Ryan Staatz, head of DevOps at LogDNA, about running stateful services on Kubernetes,…
Episode 105 : Two Views of Open Source Security
Feb 21 • 38 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. This week we have two guests, who discuss their experience with the challenges of securing open source software. First,…
Episode 104 : Monoliths and Microservices
Feb 14 • 28 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. Today we’re talking to The New Stack news correspondent Mike Melanson, about his recent coverage of the ongoing debate…
Amanda Brock - Open Source Under Brexit
Feb 10 • 38 min
In this podcast, we ask Brock about the changes she has seen in the U.K., post-Brexit, as well as the open source culture in the country, and what can be done to bring more visibility to the vast pools of developer talent that the country possesses. Then…
Diversity in the Board Room
Jan 31 • 35 min
This week, we chat with Yvonne Wassenaar, CEO at Puppet, about the announcement that Goldman Sachs will no longer go public with companies that have no female or under-represented minority board members. Late last week Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon…
Ep. #101 The Long Road to Cloud Native Computing
Jan 24 • 25 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. This week, we chat with Catherine Paganini who leads marketing at Kublr, about her recent ongoing series of posts that…
Linux and the Hidden Politics of Open Source w/ Jack Wallen
Jan 17 • 52 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. This week, we chat with The New Stack’s Linux correspondent Jack Wallen who writes regular tutorial articles for us and…
Episode 99 w/ John Jeremiah A Preview of GitLab Commit San Francisco
Jan 10 • 41 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. In this week’s episode, we talk with John Jeremiah, product marketing manager at GitLab, about the GitLab Commit user…
Episode #98 Microservices for Dummies
Jan 3 • 42 min
This week on The New Stack Context podcast we discuss databases and microservices. We chat with Kyle Davis, Redis Labs’ head of developer advocacy and Loris Cro, Redis Labs’ developer advocacy manager, about their new e-book, “Redis Microservices for…
Developers Are Putting Pressure on Infrastructure Teams to Modernize
Dec 23, 2019 • 30 min
The New Stack Editor in Chief Alex Williams sat down at the IFX infrastructure conference with one of the companies looking to apply the speed, delivery, and, most importantly, the resilience built into software teams to the infrastructure side. After…
Context Episode 97 Continuous Documentation
Dec 20, 2019 • 32 min
The New Stack Context is joined by our very own Jennifer Riggins to discuss this week’s topic of Continuous Documentation and its roll in the industry.
Creating a Code to Customer Feedback Loop
Dec 13, 2019 • 38 min
In the first segment of this episode, TNS editorial and marketing director Libby Clark talks with Dave Harrison, senior application development manager at Microsoft, and Raygun co-founder and CEO John-Daniel Trask about how developers can help customers…
Context Episode 95: AWS Re:Invent, IFX
Dec 6, 2019 • 22 min
In Context Episode #95 The New Stack Crew discusses two conferences this week: Amazon Web Services’ RE:Invent 2019 and Packet’s IFX conference. TNS Publisher Alex Williams hosted this episode, and we speak with TNS European Correspondent B. Cameron Gain.…
KubeCon+CloudNativeCon North America 2019
Nov 22, 2019 • 32 min
My how KubeCon (now “KubeCon+CloudNativeCon”) has grown! We remember four years ago, when the conference was held in the second floor of a Seattle hotel, you could take a tour of all the booths within a few minutes. This year, more than 12,000 attendees…
The Past, Present and Future of Kubernetes.mp3
Nov 15, 2019 • 39 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a weekly podcast where we discuss the latest news and views from the cloud native community. This week we speak to Joe Fernandes, Red Hat’s vice president of product for the company’s cloud platforms business unit. We…
Context: How to Choose Proprietary vs. Open Source Tools
Nov 8, 2019 • 28 min
Today on The New Stack Context podcast we talk with Kara de la Marck, open source community manager at CloudBees, about when it makes sense to rely on open source tools and when proprietary alternatives should be considered. The abundance of tooling in…
How NetApp Can Help Run Stateful Workloads on Kubernetes
Nov 1, 2019 • 26 min
On this week’s episode of The New Stack Context podcast, we discuss Kubernetes and cloud native storage with NetApp’s Business Director for its Cloud Infrastructure Business Unit, Dale Degen, during NetApp’s annual user conference this week in Las Vegas,…
Context: All Things Open 2019
Oct 25, 2019 • 33 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context podcast, where we discuss the week’s hottest news around cloud native technology. On this week’s episode, we discuss one of our favorite yearly events, All Things Open open source conference, held earlier this month in…
Spring for Microservices, the Future of the Cloud Computing Market
Oct 18, 2019 • 34 min
On this week’s episode, we spoke with The New Stack founder and publisher Alex Williams and TNS correspondent and columnist Mike Melanson about the Pivotal SpringOne Platform developer conference in Austin, which they both attended last week. Pivotal is a…
Oracle’s Autonomous Database, Puppet’s Continuous Delivery Orchestrator
Oct 11, 2019 • 29 min
This week we speak to Maria Colgan, Oracle master product manager, to learn about the company’s Oracle Autonomous Database. Last month, at Oracle OpenWorld, the company introduced a new free tier to this cloud offering. Then, for the second half of the…
RPA with Tricentis, Automation at AnsibleFest
Oct 4, 2019 • 27 min
For this week’s episode, we’re talking with Wayne Ariola, chief marketing officer at Tricentis. Tricentis develops DevOps tools for continuous software testing and is a sponsor of The New Stack. Ariola is a frequent contributor to The New Stack on the…
Blockchain for IT, FutureStack New York
Sep 27, 2019 • 37 min
For this week’s episode, we’re conversed with Srinath Perera, software architect and vice president of research in the CTO Office of WSO2, about his research on the practical uses of blockchain. WSO2 is a sponsor of The New Stack and it offers an…
Tidelift Open Source Survey Results, GitLab Commit Brooklyn
Sep 20, 2019 • 38 min
This week we’re talking with Chris Grams, the head of marketing at open source subscription startup, Tidelift. Tidelift offers a managed open source subscription to help companies manage and maintain their dependencies on open source projects. They’re…
New Versions of HashiCorp’s TerraForm Cloud for Teams and for Governance
Sep 13, 2019 • 26 min
This year at its annual user conference –Seattle this year—HashiCorp introduced two new tiers to its Terraform Cloud service, a paid version that isn’t the full enterprise version, but one for smaller teams, and another one that covers governance, and…
The Golden Age of Enterprise
Sep 6, 2019 • 36 min
This week, we’re recording from TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise event in San Francisco, held September 5. Our guest is Haley Daiber, a senior associate at Unusual Ventures, a seed-stage venture capital fund. The New Stack has been talking and writing a…
VMworld 2019 Wrapup with RackN’s Rob Hirschfeld
Aug 30, 2019 • 27 min
This week we discuss all the news from VMware’s annual VMworld conference, held this week in San Francisco, with special guest RackN founder/and CEO Rob Hirschfeld. RackN is provider of next generation infrastructure automation software for provisioning…
Dynatrace Introduces AIOps to Kubernetes
Aug 23, 2019 • 33 min
This week we spoke with Andreas Grabner, a DevOps Activist at Dynatrace, about why Kubernetes and artificial intelligence (AI) are made for each other. Grabner wrote a contributed post for us last week, “How AI Solves the Kubernetes Complexity Conundrum”…
Reversing Conway’s Law For Superior Service Management
Aug 16, 2019 • 37 min
This week we spoke with Chip Childers, technology chief of staff at the Cloud Foundry Foundation, about the technical and architectural decisions that help define the modern enterprise. Cloud Foundry Foundation is the independent organization that…
An Interview with Observability Pioneer Charity Majors
Aug 9, 2019 • 39 min
This week, we talk with Charity Majors, chief technology officer of Honeycomb.io and a pioneer in observability about the three-year anniversary of that movement which has significantly changed how applications are monitored and maintained in the cloud…
‘If Data Is King, then Distribution Is the Queen’
Aug 2, 2019 • 36 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and views from the cloud native community. This week, we spoke Luca Mezzalira, chief architect at sports video streaming site DAZN (Da-Zone), about the idea and evolution of…
Continuous Verification and Site Reliability Engineering
Jul 26, 2019 • 32 min
In this week’s episode, we’re talking with a couple of VMware folks about a way to optimize continuous deployment with a new technique called continuous verification. Dan Illson, native cloud advocate at VMware cloud services, and Bahubali (Bill) Shetti,…
SAP Open Source and Sharing Data Across Multiple Vendors
Jul 19, 2019 • 34 min
This week’s episode was recorded (mostly) live from O’Reilly’s flagship open source conference, OSCON 2019, held this week in The New Stack’s home base of Portland, Oregon. Our special guest for this episode was Thomas Grassl, who is a vice president, and…
How eBPF Sets the Stage for Superior Container Monitoring
Jul 12, 2019 • 38 min
This week, we discuss the use of the extended Berkeley Packet Filter (eBPF) to improve container monitoring. For this discussion we are joined by Daniella Pontes, who is the senior manager of product marketing at InfluxData and Luca Deri, founder of the…
KubeCon + CloudNativeCon + Open Source Summit China 2019
Jul 5, 2019 • 32 min
This week, we catch up with The New Stack founder and Publisher Alex Williams to learn about his trip to Shanghai, China, to attend the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon + Open Source Summit China 2019. In this chat, we discussed the ongoing trade issues between…
Selecting Managed Services on AWS
Jul 1, 2019 • 27 min
Today we’re talking with Nitzan Shapira, co-founder and CEO of Epsagon, about how and why to use managed services from a cloud provider such as AWS. Epsagon is a sponsor of The New Stack that provides automated observability and cost management for…
The Stateful Services of Serverless 2.0
Jun 21, 2019 • 29 min
This week, we spoke with Jonas Bonér, Founder and Chief Technology Officer of real-time system provider Lightbend, about some experimental work his company is doing to create a serverless interface for general purpose, stateful applications. Jonas gave a…
How Kubernetes is Actually Used, the Practical Service Mesh
Jun 14, 2019 • 26 min
How is the open source Kubernetes container orchestration engine actually used out in the wild? Does it drive large clusters for service providers to run multi-tenant apps? Or are its clusters small, fit for managing the lifecycle of a single app? Rob…
Monitorama 2019
Jun 7, 2019 • 39 min
This week, we come live from the the Monitorama conference, held this week in Portland, where we spoke with Liz Fong Jones, developer advocate at observability service provider Honeycomb.io and Quintessence Anx, developer advocate, at troubleshooting firm…
Microservice Architectures for the Enterprise
May 31, 2019 • 31 min
This week on The New Stack Context podcast we discuss how the enterprise can deploy microservices, with two authors of the recently published book, “Microservices for the Enterprise: Designing, Developing, and Deploying.” Kasun Indrasiri is the director…
Context: Monitoring and Observability Trends, KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2019
May 24, 2019 • 49 min
This week on The New Stack Context podcast, recorded live from KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2019, we’re talking all about monitoring and observability. Our guests are Kresten Krab Thorup, chief technology officer for Humio and Colin Fernandes, director of…
The Future of Data Is in Streaming
May 17, 2019 • 50 min
On this week’s episode of The New Stack Context podcast, we speak with Mark Brewer, CEO of Lightbend, as well as with Lawrence Hecht, research director and columnist at The New Stack, about the current state and future of data streaming technology. The…
How CHAOSS Measures Diversity; Windows Gets a Proper Terminal
May 10, 2019 • 38 min
This week on The New Stack Context podcast, we speak with Nicole Huesman, open source community and developer advocate and Georg Link, an open source community strategist and PhD student, about their work on the Linux Foundation’s CHAOSS project. Yes,…
DockerCon 2019, TNS Turns 5
May 3, 2019 • 29 min
In this episode, we do a recap of DockerCon 2019, Docker’s flagship user conference, which was held in San Francisco this week. The big news for the week was the release of Docker Enterprise 3.0, the only end-to-end platform for building, sharing and…
The New Stack Context: DockerCon Preview
Apr 26, 2019 • 39 min
Today we’re talking with Joe Duffy, co-founder and CEO of Pulumi, who spoke with us about what’s fueling his company’s growth and why they’ll be at DockerCon next week. Also joining us today are Alex Williams, founder and publisher of The New Stack, and…
Apache Spark for Artificial Intelligence and AI 2.0
Apr 19, 2019 • 29 min
Today on The New Stack Context we talk with Garima Kapoor, COO and co-founder of MinIO, about using Spark at scale for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML) workloads on Kubernetes. The Apache and Hadoop ecosystem hasn’t had much overlap…
LaunchDarkly’s Trajectory, Google Cloud Next
Apr 12, 2019 • 36 min
This week, we spoke with Oakland The New Stack correspondent TC Currie who attended LaunchDarkly’s Trajectory conference in Oakland this week. Then later in the show our own Alex Williams, founder and publisher of The New Stack, and Joab Jackson, TNS…
12-Factor Serverless Apps, Cloud Foundry Summit Philly
Apr 5, 2019 • 33 min
This week, we’re talking with Toby Fee, community developer at serverless software provider Stackery, about how to apply the principles of the 12-factor application model to serverless apps. In the second half of the show, we spoke with Roman Swoszowski,…
How to Prepare the IT Department for Cloud Native Computing
Mar 29, 2019 • 29 min
Today we’re talking with Bob Quillin, vice president of Oracle Cloud developer relations, about how to move IT operations to the cloud when personnel is resistant to make the change. Last year, a survey from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation found…
Context: Amazon’s Elastic Distribution, The Business of Quantum Computing
Mar 22, 2019 • 44 min
This week, we spoke with Sharone Revah Zitzman, developer relations at AppsFlyer and author of the contributed piece we ran last week titled “What the Fork, Amazon?” In the last episode, we talked about Amazon Web Services’ new distribution of the open…
Cloud Providers vs. Open Source, the Open Source Leadership Summit
Mar 18, 2019 • 35 min
This week, on The New Stack Context podcast, we talking about how cloud providers are affecting open source companies with Karthik Ramasamy, co-founder and CEO of Streamlio. Streamlio offers cloud native messaging, processing and event storage as a…
Kubernetes Security Checklist and Assorted News from RSA
Mar 8, 2019 • 29 min
This week, in a nod to the RSA Conference that was held this week, we spoke to Jim Bugwadia, CEO of Nirmata, about what your Kubernetes security checklist is probably missing. Bugwadia wrote a post for The New Stack in which he shares the security model…
Feature Flags that Promote Teamwork, Kubernetes Catches up on IPv6
Mar 1, 2019 • 31 min
This week on The New Stack Context podcast, we talk about how feature flagging promotes cross-team collaboration and DevOps with Adam Zimman, vice president of product and platform at The New Stack sponsor LaunchDarkly. As Zimman wrote in a post this…
Google’s Hybrid Cloud, Cloud Foundry’s Upcoming Philadelphia Summit
Feb 22, 2019 • 31 min
This week, we’re talking with TNS correspondent Mike Melanson about Google’s new Cloud Services Platform. It’s a software offering (now in beta) that links Google’s managed Kubernetes service GKE with its on premises version, GKE on-prem, for enterprises…
New Relic Takes on AIOps
Feb 15, 2019 • 37 min
In this week’s episode of The New Stack Context, we talk about New Relic’s growth into AI ops with its recent acquisition of SignifAI. Aaron Johnson, SVP of Product Management at New Relic and Guy Fighel, co-founder and former CTO of SignifAI and now the…
DevOps Maturity and the O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference
Feb 8, 2019 • 34 min
This week on The New Stack Context podcast, we speak with Rob Zuber, chief technology officer of CircleCI about what it means for an organization to reach DevOps maturity. “The good news is the kind of growth we see in DevOps organizations of all kinds is…
How to Respond to Any Crisis (IT or Otherwise) in an Organized Way
Feb 1, 2019 • 38 min
For this week’s episode, we speak with Rich Adams, a senior engineer of security and incident response at PagerDuty. A few weeks back, PagerDuty released as open source the documentation for how organizations can set up a process for responding to…
Cloud Native Live: Twistlock’s Virtual Conference
Jan 25, 2019 • 26 min
For this week’s episode, we speak with Sonya Koptyev, who is the director of evangelism for cloud native security provider Twistlock, which is holding a webinar/conference, Cloud Native Live this Monday, on Jan. 29. There are a lot of great speakers on…
TNS Context: The Art of Developer Relations
Jan 18, 2019 • 27 min
For this week’s episode, we’re speaking with Emily Freeman, a software engineer and cloud advocate at Microsoft, about the role of developer relations in developer marketing. Freeman wrote on her personal blog late last year about the role of developer…
InfluxData’s Times Series Query Language, Exoscale’s Container Stack 2019
Jan 11, 2019 • 37 min
This week on The New Stack Context, our weekly news wrapup podcast, we spoke Paul Dix, founder and chief technology officer of InfluxData, about why time series databases are needed now. The New Stack sponsor InfluxData launched InfluxDB, an open source…
TNS Context: Holberton School Students on Cloud Native DevOps
Jan 4, 2019 • 27 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a weekly wrapup of the hottest news in scalable IT development and deployment. This week we’re talk with Essence Boayue, a full-stack engineer in training at the Holberton School for software engineering, as well as Max…
TNS Context: The Culture of Technology, Self-Provisioning Kubernetes
Dec 21, 2018 • 32 min
This week on TNS Context, our weekly news wrap-up podcast, we speak with our technology culture reporter David Cassel, who has been filing stories each weekend about the weirder cultural edges of technology and the Internet. If you’ve read the story about…
Grafana Loki and KubeCon Takeaways
Dec 14, 2018 • 23 min
This week on Context we talk with Tom Wilkie, VP of product, at Grafana Labs, which just announced a new open source log aggregation tool for Kubernetes called Loki. Unlike other log aggregation tools, instead of indexing the full text of the logs, Loki…
TNS Context: KubeCon Preview and Kubernetes Custom Controllers
Dec 7, 2018 • 35 min
This week we’re talking with Joel Speed, a cloud infrastructure engineer at Pusher who’s been helping build its internal Kubernetes platform. Joel wrote a contributed post for us this week about how to solve Kubernetes configuration woes with a custom…
TNS Context: AWS Re:Invent 2018 and IFX 2018
Dec 1, 2018 • 26 min
This week The New Stack hits the road again, hitting two conferences in Las Vegas. TNS managing editor Joab Jackson calls in from Amazon Web Services’ annual user conference, AWS Re:Invent, which brought a plethora of new services and features. Most…
TNS Context: Semaphore 2.0 and VMware Buys Heptio
Nov 9, 2018 • 35 min
Welcome to The New Stack Context podcast where today we will be discussing the release of Semaphore 2.0 tool for continuous delivery on Kubernetes. We’ll also be discussing yet another hot acquisition — this time it’s VMware announcing plans to acquire…
What IBM’s Purchase of Red Hat Will Mean for Open Source
Nov 2, 2018 • 30 min
In this week’s episode we will be discussing the news about IBM acquiring Red Hat for $34 billion, with special guests Ritesh Patel, co-founder at Nirmata, and Benjamin Ball, TNS marketing director and native of Raleigh North Carolina, corporate…
All Things Open and Our TNS Guide to Serverless Technologies
Oct 26, 2018 • 36 min
This week on The New Stack Context, our weekly news wrap-up podcast, we take a look at some of the results of a survey we did for our newly-released eBook on serverless technologies. We also discuss All Things Open, a conference held earlier this week in…
All the Conferences: GitHub Universe, Cloud Foundry, Node+JS Interactive
Oct 19, 2018 • 34 min
This week on TNS Context, the editorial team catches up on some events we’ve attended recently. TNS correspondent TC Currie is here to talk about GitHub Universe, which was held this week. We also have TNS Founder and Editor-in-Chief Alex Williams to talk…
The New Stack Context: Cloud Foundry Summit Europe and a Kafka Alternative
Oct 12, 2018 • 20 min
IBM is building out its portfolio of cloud services in order to offer cloud native capabilities with higher degrees of security and isolation for the enterprise, combined with the user experience of public cloud such as self-service provisioning,…
The New Stack Context: Gremlin Chaos Testing, Pulumi Kubespy
Oct 5, 2018 • 36 min
This week on The New Stack Context podcast, we spoke with Matthew Fornaciari, Gremlin chief technology officer and co-founder, about a new feature in the Gremlin’s chaos engineering package that allows developers to apply resilience testing to serverless…
The New Stack Context: SaltStack Does Orchestration and Linus Torvalds’ Apology
Oct 1, 2018 • 34 min
This week on the TNS Context podcast, we talk with Alex Peay, SaltStack vice president of product, and Gary Richmond, a SaltStack product manager, about automated security compliance scanning and event-based orchestration. Also joining us today is TNS…
The New Stack Context: Serverless Days and Linkerd 2.0
Sep 24, 2018 • 30 min
On this episode of The New Stack Context podcast, we’re recapping the Serverless Days event we attended in Portland last week and discussing the 2.0 release of the Linkerd service mesh project. Joining us today is TNS managing editor Joab Jackson, TNS…
The New Stack Context: PagerDuty Summit and Microsoft Azure DevOps
Sep 14, 2018 • 29 min
This week on The New Stack Context podcast we’re talking with Emily Freeman, the new CloudOps advocate for Microsoft about PagerDuty Summit in San Francisco this week. Also joining us today is TNS founder and editor-in-chief Alex Williams and TNS managing…
The New Stack Context: VMworld Recap and ‘Cloud Native DevOps’
Sep 7, 2018 • 37 min
This week, we have a wrap-up discussion with TNS contributor Scott M. Fulton about the VMWorld 2018, in which the giant of virtual machine software is taking bold steps into Kubernetes and containers, through a managed Kubernetes offering and also with…
TNS Context: The CNCF Open Source Survey and the Ballerina Programming Language
Aug 31, 2018 • 41 min
Today on The New Stack Context podcast, we talk with Chris Aniszczyk, co-founder of the TODO Group and Chief Technology Officer of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) about the results of our recent open source program management survey. We also…
The New Stack Context: Sensu Summit 2018
Aug 24, 2018 • 55 min
Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud native technologies/at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. This week, we recorded…
The New Stack Context: Black Hat 2018 and New ML Workflow Tools
Aug 17, 2018 • 39 min
This week on The New Stack Context, we speak with our security correspondent Lucian Constantin about what he saw at the recent trio of security conferences held in Las Vegas last week, BlackHat, DEF CON, and Security B-Sides. Turns out, industrial control…
The New Stack Context: Kubernetes SDKs and the Oracle Database as a Service
Aug 10, 2018 • 41 min
On this week’s episode, we talk with technology evangelist Ravi Lachhman from AppDynamics, a sponsor of The New Stack, about the rise of software development kits for container orchestrators. Also joining us today are TNS Managing Editor Joab Jackson and…
The New Stack Context: Istio 1.0 and ServerlessConf
Aug 3, 2018 • 36 min
This week on The New Stack Context podcast, we discuss the 1.0 release of the Istio service mesh as well as a new private container registry project at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation called Harbor. We also speak with TNS editor-in-chief Alex…
The New Stack Context: Knative and Google Next
Jul 27, 2018 • 37 min
This week on The New Stack Context podcast we talk with Pivotal Director of Technical Marketing Dan Baskette and Pivotal Senior Staff Engineer Mark Fisher about Knative, which is a new tool Google and a few other partners such as Pivotal built to help…
This Week on The New Stack: OSCON and Java Container Images
Jul 13, 2018 • 31 min
This week we spoke with our San Francisco correspondent Alex Handy about containerizing Java applications. The Google Cloud Platform recently released Jib, a new open-source container image builder for Java developers. Google says that Jib “does not…
This Week on The New Stack: Apache Spark and QCon
Jun 29, 2018 • 36 min
Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. For this Context, we talk…
This Week on The New Stack: In-Memory Compute, ContainerDays
Jun 22, 2018 • 38 min
Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. On this week’s episode we…
This Week on The New Stack: DockerCon, Serverless Business
Jun 15, 2018 • 33 min
Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. This week on Context…
This Week on The New Stack: Don’t Call Containers “Docker”
Jun 8, 2018 • 35 min
Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/ at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. Microsoft announced on…
This Week on The New Stack: ChefConf 2018, Plus Hedley the Robotic Skull
Jun 1, 2018 • 36 min
This week on The New Stack Context podcast, we delve into the latest project from our resident hardware hacker, Dr. Torq, offer a summary of last week’s ChefConf conference. Last week, TNS Editor Alex Williams attended ChefConf in Chicago where he hosted…
This Week on The New Stack: Cloud-Native Storage and the OpenStack Summit
May 25, 2018 • 34 min
Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies and at-scale application development, and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. Joining us this week…
This Week on The New Stack: Kubernetes Needs Developers
May 18, 2018 • 35 min
Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/ at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. Hacker News and the…
This Week on The New Stack: Git and GitOps
May 11, 2018 • 34 min
This week on The New Stack Context podcast, we are all about the git open source version control software. Last Friday, TNS correspondent Michelle Gienow has kicked off a series git, with an introduction to git for everyone. This week, she continues that…
This Week On The New Stack: KubeCon Highlights
May 4, 2018 • 23 min
This week on The New Stack Context, the editorial team recorded live from Copenhagen, Denmark, at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon — the CNCF’s premiere event focused on Kubernetes and other cloud-native open source projects including Prometheus, OpenTracing,…
This Week on The New Stack: A Kubecon + CloudNativeCon Europe Preview
Apr 27, 2018 • 29 min
Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/ at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. Next week, the New Stack…
This Week on The New Stack: Ripping Out The Guts Of Cloud Foundry And Adding Kubernetes
Apr 20, 2018 • 24 min
The New Stack editorial team is reporting live this week from Cloud Foundry Summit in Boston. We hosted a pancake breakfast and podcast discussion on the intersection of Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes this morning. And we’ve been hosting a day of podcasting…
This Week on The New Stack: Telcos’ Move to Kubernetes Means Cloud Race Isn’t Over Yet
Apr 13, 2018 • 28 min
On this week’s episode of The New Stack Context, TNS Managing Editor Joab Jackson was reporting live from AnacondaCon in Austin, Texas. He covered the annual data science conference for Anaconda users and came back with some insights on Anaconda and…
This Week on The New Stack: DevOps Performance Metrics, Microservice Workflows
Apr 6, 2018 • 30 min
This week on The New Stack Context we talk with CircleCI CEO Jim Rose about a three-part series of posts he just wrote for The New Stack about the metrics that the company has found are useful for measuring an organization’s DevOps performance. The series…
This Week on The New Stack: Hykes Leaves Docker, Nvidia Joins the Kubernetes Movement
Mar 30, 2018 • 30 min
Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. This week we start with…
This Week on The New Stack: Kubernetes and the Single Sign-on
Mar 23, 2018 • 31 min
Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/ at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. This week, we’re joined…
This Week in News: Microservices, Kubernetes Data, and SXSW
Mar 16, 2018 • 32 min
Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. This week, we’re joined…
This Week in News: Time-Series Data and Instagram’s Storage Engine
Mar 9, 2018 • 25 min
Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a weekly podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. This week we’re…
This Week in News: Vulnerability Disclosure, Software Architecture
Mar 2, 2018 • 32 min
Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies and at-scale application development, as well as look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. On this…
This Week in News: VMware and OpenFaaS, Chef InSpec, HPE OneSphere
Feb 23, 2018 • 30 min
Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. This week, from a snowy…
This Week in News: Oracle’s Autonomous Database, InfluxData’s Timely One
Feb 16, 2018 • 29 min
Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context podcast, where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. This week we were busy…
This Week in News: Kubernetes Alone Does Not a Market Make
Feb 9, 2018 • 36 min
This week we are still talking about the CoreOS acquisition by Red Hat last week. TNS contributor Scott M. Fulton had the chance to talk with CoreOS CEO Alex Polvi and Red Hat’s vice president for OpenShift Ashesh Badani, for a story on TNS. He got the…
This Week in News: Red Hat Acquires CoreOS, Cost-Accounting for Serverless Devs
Feb 2, 2018 • 30 min
This week on The New Stack Context weekly news wrap podcast, we talk with TNS European correspondent Mark Boyd about his fascinating story on how serverless architectures are turning developers into accountants. Or, at least, making cost a central…
This Week in News: Meet Your New Pair-Programming Partner
Jan 26, 2018 • 27 min
This week on The New Stack Context weekly newswrap podcast, we talk with with TNS San Francisco correspondent Alex Handy about a fascinating story he wrote on a startup in Israel called Codota that’s applied machine-learning to the concept of pair…
This Week in News: Enterprise Serverless and Voice-Driven IT Management
Jan 19, 2018 • 26 min
This week on the New Stack Context podcast, we speak with Jenny Gao, an investor at Bessemer Venture Partners, about the suitability of serverless technologies to the enterprise. We explore the future of serverless and whether it’s feasible, or maybe even…
This Week in News: Meltdown/Spectre Woes, and the Future of JavaScript
Jan 12, 2018 • 27 min
We’re rolling into 2018 with many unanswered questions: Will Meltdown and the Spectre CPU flaws turn our highly-tuned cloud-native applications into performance sludge cakes? How many new JavaScript front-end frameworks will we have to learn this year?…
Show 9: Microservices and the Hunt for the New Normal
Feb 1, 2017 • 10 min
There is no “normal” for a microservices environment. And if a groundbreaking November 2016 white paper, produced by a team of six researchers from the University of Messina, the U.K.’s Newcastle University, and IBM Research, is to be taken at face value,…
Show 8: The Container Ecosystem - Who’s in Charge Here?
Jan 25, 2017 • 14 min
The ideal of a technology ecosystem is that the people who benefit most from it — presumably, the customers — share the fruits of their labor with the producers who maintain this system. Both the suppliers and the demanders benefit each other, and in so…
Show 7: Hyperscale Only Takes You So Far
Sep 30, 2016 • 9 min
I would use the term “trump card,” except that I don’t want to jinx anything. VMware holds a very high card in its portfolio of infrastructure resources: its installed base among enterprises. Its existing server virtualization platform is said to hold as…
Show 6: Kubernetes and OpenStack: Who’s On First?
Sep 15, 2016 • 10 min
It wasn’t all that long ago — not quite a year — that the leaders in the OpenStack community were openly discussing whether their platform should be expected to support both conventional and cloud-native workloads simultaneously. Some expressed their fear…
Show 5: What Does It Mean, “Server-less?”
Aug 17, 2016 • 10 min
“Serverless computing,” at the time of this writing, is an emerging ideal that’s past the embryonic stage, yet not quite fully formed. It has a variety of advocates, some of whom make more sense than others. But what does the term “serverless” mean,…
Show 4: Revolution in the Container Revolution
Jul 21, 2016 • 9 min
Four years ago, the virtualization industry was blown wide open by the arrival of Docker — a format which made it possible to stage workloads and scale them without the overhead of VMware, Xen, or KVM virtual machines. Last year, Docker Inc. graciously…
Show 3: Making Virtual Machines and Containers Coexist… Nicely
Jul 6, 2016 • 9 min
In May 2015, analysts at Gartner rejected OpenStack as a viable platform, for reasons which boil down to its being disruptive. Not quite a year later, analysts at Gartner appeared on stage at OpenStack Summit in Austin, Texas, to embrace OpenStack as a…
Show 2: Microservices and the Unsustainable Security Model
Jun 21, 2016 • 19 min
Our latest edition of The New Stack: Context dives nose-first into three sides of the container security pond simultaneously, to see which side cracks first. In this podcast, you’ll hear more from our visit to the Cloud Security Alliance summit at the…
Show 1: OpenStack and the Homogeneity Problem
Jun 8, 2016 • 21 min
The one most prophetic, emerging fact of life in a technological world where open source is the most prominent ethic, is that there may always be more than one open methodology contending for the same market space, at any one time. The moment enough…