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A Podcast About Cloud Native Software Development, AWS, and Distributed Systems.


Replay of Ep 43 - The Birth of NoSQL and DynamoDb – Part 5
Apr 15 • 42 min
This is the fifth and final episode that we’re re-releasing from back when we told Chris’s personal story of starting Viathan, which was a software startup built to create one of the first internet scale databases. In this episode, we compare Viathan’s…
Replay of Ep 42 - The Birth of NoSQL and DynamoDb – Part 4
Apr 8 • 41 min
Welcome to Mobycast! This is the fourth episode that we’re re-releasing from back when we told Chris’s personal story of starting Viathan, which was a software startup built to create one of the first internet scale databases. In this episode we finish…
Replay of Ep 41 - The Birth of NoSQL and DynamoDb – Part 3
Apr 1 • 29 min
Welcome to Mobycast! This is the third episode that we’re re-releasing from back when we told Chris’s personal story of starting Viathan, which was a software startup built to create one of the first internet scale databases. In this episode we start to…
Replay of Ep 40 - The Birth of NoSQL and DynamoDb – Part 2
Mar 25 • 33 min
Welcome to Mobycast! This is the second episode that we’re re-releasing from back when we told Chris’s personal story of starting Viathan, which was a software startup built to create one of the first internet scale databases. You’ll get to see how his…
Replay of Ep 39 - The Birth of NoSQL and DynamoDB
Mar 18 • 33 min
We present to you a remastered and re-released version of one of our early shows from 2018. It was one of our most popular shows of all time, and in it, Chris Hickman recounts his story of being a Microsoft employee dealing with issues of internet scaling…
Replay of Ep 14. Stop Worrying About Cloud Lock-in
Mar 11 • 27 min
Cloud lock-in is always fun to talk about. Conversations abound on Twitter, at conferences, and by the water cooler. This week we replay an early episode from June 13, 2018 to see if our opinions on cloud lock-in have changed in the past two years.…
Learn cloud native software development by podcast
Mar 8 • 2 min
You can learn how to be a great software developer by listening to this podcast. Get to know Chris and Jon by listening to our personal story, and continue from there into topics ranging from serverless to Docker to networking, encryption, and purpose…
Automate all the things - Updating container secrets using CloudWatch Events + Lambda
Mar 4 • 68 min
Back in episode #94 of Mobycast, we showed how Amazon Elastic Container Service (or ECS) makes it easy to inject sensitive data into your containers. However, ECS only injects secrets at container startup. It’s up to you to ensure that the container is…
Database Soup - Explaining ACID, BASE, CAP - Part 3
Feb 26 • 49 min
This week on Mobycast, Jon and Chris conclude their multi-part series on “database soup”, where we make sense of the jumbled acronyms of consistency models. In this episode, we learn about eventual consistency and the BASE properties. Eventual consistency…
Database Soup - Explaining ACID, BASE, CAP - Part 2
Feb 19 • 45 min
This is part 2 of our three-part series where we make sense of the alphabet soup of acronyms for database consistency models. In this episode of Mobycast, we learn how the explosion of the Internet created new challenges for strongly consistent systems,…
Database Soup - Explaining ACID, BASE, CAP - Part 1
Feb 12 • 41 min
Databases are one of the fundamental building blocks for cloud-native apps. And with so many types of databases to choose from, it’s important to understand their consistency models so that we can make smart choices. But with acronyms such as ACID and…
Your Most Important Skill
Feb 5 • 59 min
Technology is changing rapidly and it is a major investment to learn a new skill, technique or technology. Our knowledge gained is so hard fought that it is only natural to rely on it dearly. But it’s a mistake to hold on to this knowledge for too long -…
The Future of Containers - Part 3 - Unikernels
Jan 29 • 57 min
What is the future of containers? In this three-part series, we are exploring the promising technologies aiming to make our cloud-native apps more secure without giving up performance. Previously, we learned all about microVMs, taking a deep dive on the…
The Future of Containers - Part 2 - Making Sense of MicroVMs (continued)
Jan 22 • 60 min
Maybe you’ve heard some of the buzzwords everyone seems to be talking about when discussing the future of containers. Strange words like “microVMs”… “unikernels”… “sandboxes”. Have you wondered what these things are and how you can use them? Or, for that…
The Future of Containers - Part 1 - Making Sense of MicroVMs
Jan 15 • 68 min
With cloud computing, we started with virtual machines. They allow us to virtualize an entire server, while providing strong isolation and security. Then containers came along. They allow us to virtualize just our applications, making containers faster…
Psst… Secrets Handling for Cloud-Native Apps - Part 2
Jan 8 • 46 min
In episode #93 of Mobycast, we discussed secrets management for our cloud-native applications. We learned why we need secrets management and some of the possible solutions available to us. Now that we know the “theory”, it’s time to put that knowledge…
Psst… Secrets Handling for Cloud-Native Apps - Part 1
Jan 1 • 55 min
Applications frequently need access to sensitive data, such as database credentials, API keys, passwords and tokens. Of course, we can’t just store these secrets in plain text or hard-coded into our applications. Rather, we need to securely protect this…
VPC Ninja - Part 3 - Moving an ECS Application to Private Subnets
Dec 25, 2019 • 53 min
In the first two episodes of this series, we learned how to build a VPC with public and private subnets. We did a deep dive on NAT, or network address translation, and then setup a software-only VPN for secure access to the private subnets. Now, it’s time…
That’s a Wrap - AWS re:Invent 2019 Takeaways - Part 2
Dec 19, 2019 • 45 min
Last episode of Mobycast, we began our post-coverage analysis of AWS re:Invent 2019. With a major theme of “transformation”, we walked through some of the key advancements being made by AWS to drive innovation now and into the future. From supercomputing…
That’s a Wrap - AWS re:Invent 2019 Takeaways - Part 1
Dec 18, 2019 • 51 min
We’re happy to report that we are back and survived AWS re:Invent. As promised, re:Invent is a heavyweight of a conference and this year did not disappoint! With 4 keynotes, over 3,000 sessions, and hundreds of new product and feature announcements, we’ve…
VPC Ninja - Part 2 - Private subnets with VPN (continued)
Dec 11, 2019 • 61 min
In episode #89 of Mobycast, we introduced using private subnets for your cloud network. We learned about the differences between public and private subnets, as well as some of the key technologies they depend upon such as NAT, or network address…
VPC Ninja - Part 1 - Private Subnets with VPN
Dec 4, 2019 • 57 min
You may know that it is best practice to use private subnets for your cloud network. But, have you actually implemented them? They can be challenging to setup, especially if you have an existing VPC. And using private subnets creates a new dilemma… how do…
AWS re:Invent 2019 - A Preview Show
Nov 27, 2019 • 61 min
Let’s get ready to rumble! It’s that time of year when we head to Las Vegas with 50,000 of our closest friends for the biggest AWS event of the year: re:Invent. Five days long, with more than 2,500 sessions, taking place in 6 huge venues spread over 2.5…
Serverless Containers with ECS Fargate - Part 3
Nov 20, 2019 • 58 min
You may not be an expert on container networking, but wouldn’t you like to impress guests at your next party by explaining the difference between “host” and “bridge” networking? This week on Mobycast, Jon and Chris conclude their three-part series on…
Bonus Episode! Docker Is Kind of Acquired By … Who Is Mirantis?
Nov 16, 2019 • 23 min
Docker sold its Docker Enterprise business to Mirantis last week. The internet has been abuzz with hot takes and laments for the once high flying unicorn. In this short bonus episode of Mobycast, Jon and Chris discuss what this really means for Docker, we…
Serverless Containers with ECS Fargate - Part 2
Nov 13, 2019 • 57 min
In episode #85 of Mobycast, we introduced AWS Fargate, which brings the serverless concept to running containers on ECS. We discussed the features and benefits of Fargate, as well as how it differs from normal EC2 launch types. Now it’s time to dive…
Serverless Containers with ECS Fargate - Part 1
Nov 6, 2019 • 64 min
The Amazon Elastic Container Service (or ECS) is the container orchestration system built by AWS. ECS features tight integration with many AWS services, and is a powerful choice for running containers in the cloud. We first discussed ECS back in episode 3…
Virtual Machines vs. Containers Revisited - Part 4
Oct 30, 2019 • 56 min
In episode #83 of Mobycast, we learned that containers are normal Linux processes. But they take advantage of powerful operating system functionality that gives these processes their container superpowers. In particular, we learned about namespaces and…
Virtual Machines vs. Containers Revisited - Part 3
Oct 23, 2019 • 58 min
Containers are just lightweight virtual machines, right? No, not really. There’s much more to the story than that, so we decided to do a four-part series on virtual machines versus containers. In parts 1 and 2, we discussed virtual machines in detail and…
Virtual Machines vs. Containers Revisited - Part 2
Oct 16, 2019 • 49 min
Cloud computing would not be possible if not for virtual machines. They are the fundamental resource for cloud-native applications. Then along came Docker with its containers, and the virtualization scene got a bit more complicated and confusing. So, we…
Virtual Machines vs. Containers Revisited - Part 1
Oct 9, 2019 • 47 min
Back in January 2018, Jon, Rich and Chris were having lunch together in Denver. The subject of virtualization came up, and Rich said he was confused on the difference between containers and virtual machines. As we answered Rich’s question, we realized…
Are You Well Architected? The Well-Architected Framework - Part 3
Oct 2, 2019 • 55 min
Previously on Mobycast… In episodes #78 and #79, we broke down the AWS Well-Architected Framework, and covered the first three pillars of excellence: “Operational Excellence”, “Security” and “Reliability”. This week on Mobycast, Jon and Chris wrap up…
Are You Well Architected? The Well-Architected Framework - Part 2
Sep 25, 2019 • 64 min
In episode #78 of Mobycast, we introduced the AWS Well-Architected Framework, an indispensable resource of best practices when running workloads in the cloud. We explained that the framework defines five pillars of excellence, and we dug deep on the first…
Are You Well Architected? The Well-Architected Framework - Part 1
Sep 18, 2019 • 55 min
Just as the Twelve-Factor App methodology was born from real world experience of deploying successful apps at Heroku, architects at AWS created the Well-Architected Framework to document best practices they observed when running workloads in the cloud.…
The Twelve-Factor App: 12 Best Practices for Microservices
Sep 11, 2019 • 51 min
The 12 factor app methodology was created by developers at Heroku after their experience working with hundreds of thousands of apps on the Heroku platform. They noticed that successful apps shared a core set of things in common. First published in 2012,…
An Encryption Deep Dive - Part Four
Sep 4, 2019 • 52 min
In Episode 76 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris finish our series on encryption by digging into AWS’ encryption services. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
An Encryption Deep Dive - Part Three
Aug 28, 2019 • 32 min
In Episode 75 of Mobycast, we continue with part three of our series on encryption. In particular, we discuss end-to-end encryption in practice. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed…
An Encryption Deep Dive - Part Two
Aug 21, 2019 • 36 min
In episode 74 of Mobycast, we continue with part two of our series on encryption. In particular, we’ll discuss Transport Layer Security in practice. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed…
An Encryption Deep Dive - Part One
Aug 14, 2019 • 42 min
In episode 73 of Mobycast, we start a new series on encryption and dive into the essentials. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
Growth Hacking for Remote and International Developers - Part 2
Aug 7, 2019 • 42 min
In Episode 72 of Mobycast, we dive into part two of our discussion on growing high performing remote and international engineering teams. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
Growth Hacking for Remote and International Developers - Part 1
Jul 31, 2019 • 30 min
In episode 71 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris discuss lessons learned while working with remote and international engineering teams. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
Microservices Bootcamp 3 - Micro Frontends
Jul 24, 2019 • 37 min
In Episode 70 of Mobycast, we wrap up our bootcamp on Microservices with the discussion on Micro Frontends. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
Microservices Part 2: Sizing, Decomposition, and Dismantling the Monolith
Jul 18, 2019 • 41 min
In Episode 69 of Mobycast, we get hands-on with part two of our Microservices bootcamp and discuss sizing, decomposition, and dismantling monolith. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed…
Microservices Boot Camp Part 1
Jul 10, 2019 • 37 min
In episode 68 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris kick off part one of our Microservices bootcamp, answering the essential questions of what, why, and how. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about Cloud native development, AWS, and building distributed…
Real World AWS - Using Custom CloudWatch Metrics to Monitor Disk Space
Jul 3, 2019 • 35 min
In Episode 67 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris discuss using custom CloudWatch metrics to monitor disk space. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
Using Feature Flags to Increase Velocity and Decrease Risk in a Modern CI:CD Delivery Pipeline
Jun 26, 2019 • 31 min
In Episode 66 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris discuss using feature flags to increase velocity and decrease risk in your CI/CD pipeline. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
Practical AWS - Hosting a Personal Blog the Hard Way, Then the Easy Way
Jun 19, 2019 • 30 min
In Episode 65 of Mobycast, Chris walks us through the setup of his personal blog using Ghost. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
Post Gluecon Thoughts and How Aurora Serverless Works
Jun 12, 2019 • 31 min
In Episode 64 of Mobycast, Jon shares his thoughts on Gluecon 2019 and then dives into one of his favorite sessions which focused on AWS’ Aurora Serverless. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building…
Service-to-Service Authentication for Microservice APIs
Jun 5, 2019 • 42 min
In Episode 63 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris discuss service-to-service authentication for microservice APIs. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
Practical Istio (A Dockercon 2019 Recap)
May 29, 2019 • 33 min
In episode 62 of Mobycast, we recap another DockerCon 2019 session. This one focuses on Practical Istio by Zack Butcher. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
Just What is a “Service Mesh”, and If I Get One Will It Make Everything OK? (A Dockercon 2019 Recap)
May 22, 2019 • 30 min
In episode 61 of Mobycast, we recap another DockerCon 2019 session titled “Just What Is A ‘Server Mesh,’ And If I Get One Will It Make Everything OK?” by Elton Stoneman. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and…
Node.js Rocks in Docker for Dev and Ops (Part 2)
May 15, 2019 • 31 min
In episode 60 of Mobycast, we conclude our series on Bret Fisher’s DockerCon session, Node.js Rocks in Docker for Dev and Ops. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
Node.js Rocks in Docker for Dev and Ops (A Dockercon 2019 Recap)
May 8, 2019 • 25 min
In Episode 59 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris break down Bret Fisher’s DockerCon 2019 session which was titled, Node.js Rocks in Docker for Dev and Ops. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed…
Practical Issues with RDS Replicas
May 1, 2019 • 23 min
In episode 58 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris discuss the practical issues with RDS replicas. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
DockerCon 2019 - A Preview Show
Apr 24, 2019 • 24 min
In episode 57 of Mobycast, we look ahead towards DockerCon 2019, discuss what to expect and throw down a few predictions. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
How to Become a Great Software Developer (Part 2)
Apr 17, 2019 • 23 min
In Episode 56 of Mobycast, we conclude our mini series on how to become a great software developer. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
How to Become a Great Software Developer (Part 1)
Apr 10, 2019 • 30 min
In Episode 55 of Mobycast, we start a new miniseries on how to become a great software developer. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
DNS 101
Apr 3, 2019 • 25 min
In Episode 54 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris teach a primer on DNS and explain exactly what happens when you type the URL into the browser. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
Health Checks for Services, Containers and Daemons
Mar 27, 2019 • 29 min
In episode 53 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris discuss health checks for services, containers, and daemons. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.
Real World Architecture in the Cloud Using Event-Driven Techniques to Build a PDF Rendering Pipeline
Mar 20, 2019 • 26 min
In episode 52 of Mobycast, we discuss a real world example of using event-driven techniques to add a new feature to an existing application. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud native developments, AWS, and building distributed systems.
Evolve or Die - The Importance of Continuous Learning
Mar 13, 2019 • 25 min
In episode 51 of Mobycast, we talk about the importance of continuous learning for both the software developer as well as the organization in general. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development, AWS, and building distributed…
Open Source Tension - Who Should Profit?
Mar 6, 2019 • 34 min
In Episode 50 of Mobycast, we discuss the tension between creators of open-source projects and those that use the software commercially. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about cloud-native development.
Building RESTful APIs (Part 2)
Feb 27, 2019 • 42 min
In episode 49 of Mobycast, we continue our conversation on building RESTful APIs. In particular, we discuss authentication and error handling. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
Microservice RESTful APIs - Tips & Guidelines for Crafting Beautiful, Simple APIs
Feb 20, 2019 • 19 min
In Episode 48 of Mobycast, we discuss tips and guidelines for creating beautiful simple APIs. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker and modern software deployment.
Evaluating AWS Cognito For Your Architecture
Feb 13, 2019 • 18 min
In episode 47 of Mobycast, we take a high level look at AWS Cognito and discuss when it’s a good option for your projects. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
Revisiting the Serverless Holy War
Feb 6, 2019 • 25 min
In episode 46 of Mobycast, we revisit the holy war of serverless API development, whether or not it’s a good idea for real-load projects. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
Serverless Made More Modular - Lambda Layers and Runtime API
Jan 30, 2019 • 51 min
In episode 45 of Mobycast, we discuss Lambda Layers, the Runtime API, and how to make serverless more modular. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
The Birth of NoSQL and DynamoDB - Part 5
Jan 23, 2019 • 32 min
In episode 43 of Mobycast, we conclude our series on the birth of NoSQL and DynamoDB. In particular, we take a deeper look at Leviathan, the NoSQL database created by Chris’ startup in the late 90s and we compare it to DynamoDB today. Welcome to Mobycast,…
AWS Launches DocumentDB - Should Mongo Be Worried?
Jan 16, 2019 • 36 min
In episode 44 of Mobycast, we discuss AWS’s launch of DocumentDB, and whether or not Mongo should be worried.
The Birth of NoSQL and Dynamo DB - Part 4
Jan 9, 2019 • 31 min
In episode 42 of Mobycast, we continue our conversation on DynamoDB, this time diving deep into its architecture and components. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
The Birth of NoSQL and DynamoDB - Part 3
Jan 2, 2019 • 20 min
In episode 41 of Mobycast, we continue our conversation on the birth of NoSQL and DynamoDB. In particular, we pull back the covers on DynamoDB, examine its architecture and discuss why it’s such a popular solution for internet-scale databases.
The Birth of NoSQL and DynamoDB - Part 2
Dec 26, 2018 • 26 min
In episode 40 of Mobycast, we learn about Chris’s first venture-backed startup circa 1998 and their goal to build a database for internet scale applications. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software…
The Birth of NoSQL and DynamoDB - Part 1
Dec 19, 2018 • 27 min
In episode 39 of Mobycast, we lead a history lesson on the unique challenges of data at “internet scale” and how this gave rise to NoSQL.
When (and When Not) to use Open Source Libraries
Dec 12, 2018 • 30 min
In episode 38 of Mobycast, we discuss when and when not to use open source libraries in your projects. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker and modern software deployment.
The Path to AWS Certification
Dec 5, 2018 • 31 min
In episode 37 of Mobycast, we discuss the process of becoming AWS certified. Including a few tips on how to prepare and pass the exam. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker and modern software deployment.
Preparing for Re:Invent 2018
Nov 14, 2018 • 43 min
In episode 36 of Mobycast, we look ahead to re:Invent 2018, discuss what to expect as well as offer a few practical tips to get the most value. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker and modern software deployment.
A Mobycast Retrospective
Nov 7, 2018 • 21 min
In episode 35 of Mobycast, we’ll talk about the original goals for this podcast and where we plan to take it in the future. Welcome of Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment. Let’s jump right in.
Event-Driven Architecture (Part 2)
Oct 31, 2018 • 19 min
In episode 34 of Mobycast, we dive into part 2 of our micro-series on Event-Driven Architecture. In particular, we discuss a few practical examples used at Kelsus. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern…
Event-Driven Architecture (Part 1)
Oct 24, 2018 • 21 min
In episode 33 of Mobycast, we begin a new micro-series on Event-Driven Architecture. Inparticular, we discuss the how and the why as well as the Pub/Sub design pattern. Welcome toMobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker and modern…
Logging A-to-Z for Containerized Microservices (Part 3)
Oct 17, 2018 • 24 min
In Episode 32 of Mobycast, we finished our series on application logging. In particular, we discuss how Kelsus leverages Sumo Logic to manage the logs of their projects. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker and modern…
Logging A-to-Z for Containerized Microservices (Part 2)
Oct 10, 2018 • 25 min
In Episode 31 of Mobycast, we dive into Part 2 of our series on application logging. In particular, we discuss best practices as well as how to forward logs from your containers to other services. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about…
Logging A-to-Z for Containerized Microservices
Oct 3, 2018 • 25 min
In episode 30 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris talk about how Kelsus handles application-level logging for the microservices running on ECS. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
VPC on AWS (Part 3)
Sep 26, 2018 • 21 min
In episode 29 of Mobycast, we conclude our series on how to setup your VPC to run ECS workloads. Welcome of Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
Setting up Virtual Private Clouds on AWS (Part 2)
Sep 19, 2018 • 23 min
In Episode 28 of Mobycast, we continue our conversation on VPC setup on AWS. In particular, we discuss availability and security considerations. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker and modern software deployment.
Setting up Virtual Private Clouds on AWS (Part 1)
Sep 12, 2018 • 25 min
In Episode 27 of Mobycast, we start a new micro-series discussing the setup of virtual private clouds on AWS. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker and modern software deployment.
Docker Tips & Tricks (Part 3)
Sep 5, 2018 • 19 min
In episode 26 of Mobycast, we conclude our micro series on Docker tips and tricks. In particular, we discuss security and pruning. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
Docker Tips & Tricks (Part 2)
Aug 29, 2018 • 21 min
In Episode 25 of Mobycast, we continue our micro-series on Docker Tips and Tricks. In particular, we discuss how to start up containers dependably and shut them down gracefully. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker and…
Docker Tips & Tricks (Part 1)
Aug 22, 2018 • 17 min
In episode 24 of Mobycast, we dive into a new micro series on Docker tips and tricks. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
Case Study: Troubleshooting Container Disk Space
Aug 15, 2018 • 33 min
In episode 23 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris will dive into another Kelsus case study. This time, we chat about troubleshooting container disk space. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
Adventures in AWS Certification
Aug 8, 2018 • 28 min
In episode 22 of Mobycast, Chris recaps his experience attending a rare, and privileged workshop at the AWS offices in San Francisco. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
Effective Container Images (Part 2)
Aug 1, 2018 • 28 min
In episode 21 of Mobycast, we picked around last week’s conversation with part two of how to create effective container images. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
Effective Container Images (Part 1)
Jul 25, 2018 • 27 min
In episode 20 of Mobycast, Chris recaps another DockerCon 2018 session, how to create effective container images by Abby Fuller. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
Securing Containerized Deployments (Part 2)
Jul 18, 2018 • 28 min
In episode 19 of Mobycast, Chris leads part two of a discussion about securing containerized deployments. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
Securing Containerized Deployments (Part One)
Jul 10, 2018 • 23 min
In episode 18 of Mobycast, Chris leads a DockerCon session roll up. In particular, we discussed securing container-based deployments. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
Takeaways from Dockercon 2018
Jul 4, 2018 • 25 min
In episode 17 of Mobycast, Chris provides his main takeaways from dockercon 2018. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
Troubleshooting Distributed Systems: A Case Study
Jun 27, 2018 • 30 min
In episode 16 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris discuss how they recently troubleshot a client’s distributed system. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
All About Docker Compose
Jun 20, 2018 • 25 min
In episode 15 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris teach me all about Docker Compose. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
Stop Worrying About Cloud Lock-in
Jun 13, 2018 • 24 min
In Episode 14 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris explained why you should stop worrying about cloud lock-in. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker and modern software deployment.
The Future of Serverless
Jun 5, 2018 • 26 min
In episode 13 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris discussed the future of serverless. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
Key Takeaways from Gluecon 2018
May 30, 2018 • 26 min
In episode 12 of Mobycast, John discusses his key takeaways from GlueCon 2018. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker and modern software deployment.
Will AWS be Crushed Under it’s Own Weight? (Part 02)
May 22, 2018 • 21 min
In Episode 11 of Mobycast, we continue last week’s conversation regarding the negative implications of AWS’ rapid growth. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
Will AWS Be Crushed Under it’s Own Weight? (Part 01)
May 15, 2018 • 23 min
In episode 10 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris consider a reality where AWS crushes under its own weight. Welcome to Mobycast, a weekly conversation about containerization, Docker, and modern software deployment.
AWS Services We’re Evaluating
May 9, 2018 • 57 min
In episode 9 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris discuss a few of the AWS services they’re currently evaluating.
Core AWS Services
May 2, 2018 • 51 min
In episode 8 of Mobycast, Jon and Chris discussed the core AWS services they use regularly.
How to Create Containers (Part 2)
Apr 25, 2018 • 42 min
In episode 7 of Mobycast, we continue with part 2 of a technical series around the creation of Containers. Specifically, Jon and Chris dive deep into Docker networking.
How to Create Containers (Part 1)
Apr 17, 2018 • 33 min
In episode six of Mobycast, we introduce Part 1 of a technical series around the creation of containers. Specifically Jon and Chris teach me about base images and volume mounts.
Making the Business Case for Docker
Apr 11, 2018 • 44 min
Episode 5 of Mobycast focuses on building a business case for transitioning to Docker.
The CI/CD Pipeline
Apr 4, 2018 • 57 min
Chris Hickman and Jon Christensen of Kelsus discuss the company’s CI/CD toolchain - continuous integration (CI) and deployment (CD) - when it comes to containerization. Your CI/CD pipeline will look completely different after being dockerized.
An Introduction to Elastic Container Service (ECS)
Mar 29, 2018 • 60 min
Jon Christensen and Chris Hickman of Kelsus discuss Amazon’s Elastic Container Service (ECS) – how it works and why they use it. The term “container” comes from stacking containers on ships, and containers offer several advantages. But how does…
Transitioning Legacy Applications to Docker
Mar 29, 2018 • 53 min
What goes on inside an organization when it decides to make the switch to Docker? What does a team and company go through? Chris Hickman and Jon Christensen of Kelsus discuss transitioning legacy applications to Docker. About two-three years ago, Chris…
Virtual Machines vs. Containers
Mar 29, 2018 • 43 min
Chris Hickman and Jon Christensen of Kelsus and Rich Staats from Secret Stache discuss the differences between virtual machines (VMs) and containers. What are the pros? Cons? Similarities? Differences?