Kubernetes Podcast from Google

Kubernetes Podcast from Google

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A weekly podcast focused on what’s happening in the Kubernetes community


Kubernetes 1.17, with Guinevere Saenger
Dec 10 • 32 min
Hop on the release train for the fourth and final Kubernetes release for 2019. Release manager Guinevere Saenger joins Adam and Craig. to discuss how a classically trained pianist has a second act as a Kubernetes release team lead.
Chaos Engineering, with Ana Margarita Medina
Dec 3 • 32 min
Chaos Engineering is the discipline of experimenting in identifying potential areas of failure before they express themselves in outages. Ana Margarita Medina is a Chaos Engineer and Developer Advocate at Gremlin, a chaos-as-a-service vendor that recently…
Vitess, with Jiten Vaidya and Sugu Sougoumarane
Nov 26 • 37 min
Vitess is a cloud native database clustering system for horizontal scaling of MySQL. It was built for YouTube, open sourced, and has recently graduated from the CNCF. Two members of the team who wrote and ran Vitess at YouTube, Jiten Vaidya and Sugu…
Lyft and KubeCon NA 2019, with Vicki Cheung
Nov 19 • 32 min
Catch all the news (and there is a lot of it!) from KubeCon NA 2019 in this week’s show. We then talk to Vicki Cheung, the conference co-chair, and an Engineering Manager running Kubernetes infrastructure at Lyft.
Cloud Native Rejekts, with Chris Kühl
Nov 12 • 26 min
Due to overwhelming submission numbers, 85% of talks proposed to KubeCon are rejected. Cloud Native Rejekts, a two-day community conference immediately before KubeCon, gives a second chance to some of those talks. Chris Kühl is CEO and co-founder of…
KUDO, with Gerred Dillon
Nov 5 • 32 min
KUDO is the Kubernetes Universal Declarative Operator, a toolkit for writing operators for Kubernetes. Gerred Dillon works on KUDO at D2IQ, formerly Mesosphere, and joins Craig and Adam to discuss KUDO, how Mesos frameworks relate to Kubernetes operators,…
Engineering Productivity and Testing, with Katharine Berry
Oct 29 • 24 min
Katharine Berry works in the Engineering Productivity team at Google Cloud, and works in SIG Testing on the Kubernetes project. She joins Adam and Craig to discuss Prow, Pebble and ponies.
Pulumi, with Joe Duffy
Oct 22 • 39 min
Joe Duffy is the founder and CEO of Pulumi, an open-source cloud development platform. He joins Adam and Craig to explain why a general purpose programming language is a better tool for cloud infrastructure than a domain-specific language (or YAML), and…
cert-manager, with James Munnelly
Oct 15 • 41 min
cert-manager is a certificate management toolkit for Kubernetes, commonly used to get TLS certificates from Let’s Encrypt. Project founder James Munnelly of Jetstack joins hosts Craig and Adam to explain how how certificates are issued and managed, and…
Community and Contributor Experience, with Jorge Castro
Oct 8 • 41 min
Jorge Castro is a community manager employed by VMware to help keep the Kubernetes project running smoothly. He joins Adam and Craig to talk about the programs run by SIG Contributor Experience, the difference between supporting contributors and end…
CRDs, Extensibility and API Machinery, with Daniel Smith
Oct 1 • 31 min
Daniel Smith is co-Chair and co-TL of SIG API Machinery, as well as TL of the corresponding Google team. Daniel has been working on Kubernetes since before it was open sourced, and is one of the top overall contributors to the codebase. He joins Adam and…
Kubernetes 1.16, with Lachlan Evenson
Sep 24 • 38 min
Kubernetes 1.16 is out, and our guest this week is its release manager, Lachlan Evenson. Lachie is a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft and an Australian living in the US; Craig and Adam are therefore method-interviewing, being this week in those two…
containerd, with Derek McGowan
Sep 17 • 32 min
containerd was born from community desire for a core, standalone runtime to act as a piece of plumbing that applications like Kubernetes could use. It sits between command line tools like Docker, which it was spun out from, and lower-level runtimes like…
Windows Server Containers, with Patrick Lang
Sep 10 • 39 min
Patrick Lang is the co-chair of the Kubernetes Windows SIG. He is a Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft, developing Kubernetes and related open-source projects supporting Windows Server Containers. Patrick joins Adam and Craig to tell the story of how…
kind, with Ben Elder
Sep 3 • 32 min
kind stands for Kubernetes in Docker. Originally built for continuous integration (CI) and testing of Kubernetes itself, kind has found many uses, including acting as a cluster for bootstrapping other clusters. Original author Ben Elder from Google Cloud…
Container Camp, with Angie Maguire
Aug 27 • 30 min
Container Camp is a series of independent conferences, spanning three continents and in their fifth year. “Camp mother” Angie Maguire is the co-organiser, and is also the founder of Ladies of Code. She joins Adam, who is yet to attend a Camp, but actually…
Orka, with Chris Chapman
Aug 20 • 37 min
Kubernetes and Docker might not seem the obvious choice for managing virtual macOS instances on hosted Apple hardware. Learn how they were used to build Orka - Orchestration for Kubernetes on Apple - a virtualisation layer for Mac build infrastructure…
kubectl Plugins and krew, with Ahmet Alp Balkan and Luk Burchard
Aug 13 • 24 min
No matter how you say it, you probably use kubectl all the time. Did you know you can extend it with plugins? Did you know you can find and install those plugins using krew, a plugin manager for kubectl? krew was built by Luk Burchard, a student at…
Attacking and Defending Kubernetes, with Ian Coldwater
Aug 6 • 43 min
Ian Coldwater specializes in breaking and hardening Kubernetes, containers, and cloud native infrastructure. A pre-eminent voice in the Kubernetes security community, they are currently a Lead Platform Security Engineer at Heroku. Ian joins Adam and Craig…
Cloud Code, with Sarah D’Angelo and Patrick Flynn
Jul 30 • 33 min
Cloud Code provides everything you need to write, debug, and deploy Kubernetes applications, including extensions to IDEs such as Visual Studio Code and IntelliJ. Joining Craig and Adam are Sarah D’Angelo, a UX Researcher, and Patrick Flynn, an…
Economics of Kubernetes, with Owen Rogers
Jul 23 • 40 min
Owen Rogers is a Research Vice President at 451 Research, co-leading the cloud team. He gained a PhD in the economics of cloud computing in 2013. Owen joins Craig and Adam to discuss the economics of cloud computing generally, and Kubernetes specifically.
Large Hadron Kubernetes at CERN, with Ricardo Rocha, Lukas Heinrich, and Clemens Lange
Jul 16 • 40 min
Back in 2012, CERN announced one of its most important achievements; the discovery of the Higgs boson. This work led to the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics. Ricardo Rocha, Lukas Heinrich and Clemens Lang of CERN redid the data analysis on top of Kubernetes…
Cloud Native Application Bundles, with Jeremy Rickard and Ralph Squillace
Jul 9 • 38 min
The Cloud Native Application Bundle is a spec for packaging distributed apps, developed by Microsoft with support from Docker and Pivotal. Jeremy Rickard, a senior software engineer at Microsoft Azure, and Ralph Squillace, principal PM for open…
Ubuntu, with Mark Shuttleworth
Jul 2 • 31 min
Mark Shuttleworth is the founder of Ubuntu and CEO of its parent company Canonical. Ubuntu is the Linux distribution of the Cloud. You can use it inside your containers, or you can use it as your node OS. Canonical packages Kubernetes for both the edge…
Banzai Cloud, with Janos Matyas
Jun 25 • 30 min
Banzai Cloud is a cloud-native software company that builds Pipeline, a managed Cloud Native application and devops platform, featuring tools for managing multi- and hybrid-cloud Kubernetes deployments. Pipeline is open source, and Banzai Cloud has many…
Istio 1.2, with Louis Ryan
Jun 18 • 48 min
Istio 1.2 has been released. Louis Ryan is a core contributor to Istio and a member of its Technical Oversight Committee, in his role as Principal Engineer at Google Cloud. He talks to Craig and Adam about his history with API infrastructure and the…
Rancher Labs, with Darren Shepherd
Jun 11 • 28 min
Darren Shepherd builds the Cloud at Rancher Labs, a company making entirely open source Kubernetes tooling, from the enterprise to the edge. This week Craig and Adam will finally learn how to pronounce ‘k3s’ and ‘k3OS’.
OpenEBS, with Evan Powell
Jun 4 • 31 min
Evan Powell is the CEO and chairman of MayaData, the corporate sponsor of OpenEBS, which has just joined the CNCF Sandbox. He talks to Adam and Craig about Cloud Native storage, chaos engineering for stateful workloads, and the stubbornness of hybrid…
Solo.io, with Idit Levine
May 28 • 35 min
Solo.io was founded in 2017 by this week’s guest, Idit Levine. She talks to Craig and Adam about API gateways, service meshes, and lots of project names with two O’s in them.
Tech, Life, and KubeCon EU, with Bryan Liles
May 21 • 41 min
Bryan Liles is a Senior Staff Engineer at VMware, the program co-chair for this week’s KubeCon EU, a sought-after speaker, and a minority in an industry with few people who look like him. He shares his story with Craig and Adam, who also bring you the…
Optiva and Arctiq, with Dan Dyer and Kyle Bassett
May 14 • 40 min
Dan Dyer is Senior Vice President of Technical Product Management at Optiva, a provider of business support services to the telecommunications industry. Optiva have been moving services to Kubernetes, and with the help of Kyle Bassett and team from…
AutoTrader UK, with Russell Warman and Karl Stoney
May 7 • 38 min
AutoTrader UK were an early adopter of Istio. Adopting it to meet GDPR requirements for encrypted traffic, Head of Infrastructure and Operations Russell Warman and lead engineer Karl Stoney have gone on to use it to reduce resource usage, and thus cost,…
KeyBank, with Gabe Jaynes
Apr 30 • 31 min
Gabe Jaynes is a DevOps Architect at KeyBank, an American retail bank. KeyBank were an early adopter of containers, and Gabe talks about the reasons they undertook this transformation. Craig and Adam also celebrate our first birthday and spoil the concept…
Spotify, with David Xia
Apr 23 • 32 min
Spotify were early adopters of Docker, and wrote their own deployment tool to run it in production. David Xia from the Spotify platform team talks about Spotify’s engineering, challenges, how Helios worked, and migrating from it to Kubernetes. Adam and…
Live from Google Cloud Next ‘19, with Eric Brewer
Apr 16 • 50 min
Live from Google Cloud Next ‘19 the KPfG team presents a fireside chat with Eric Brewer, our first guest with their own Wikipedia page. Eric devised the CAP theorem for distributed systems, based on his work at early search company Inktomi and UC…
Anthos Migrate, with Issy Ben-Shaul
Apr 9 • 32 min
Anthos (previously known as Cloud Services Platform) has just gone GA at Google Cloud Next. One of its new features is Anthos Migrate, a tool for migrating monolithic apps directly to containers. Issy Ben-Shaul is a Director of Software Engineering at…
Tekton, with Kim Lewandowski
Apr 2 • 21 min
Tekton brings Kubernetes-style resources for declaring CI/CD-style pipelines. Kim Lewandowski is the Google Cloud product manager who recently announced it. She talks to Adam about the project while Craig sneaks in some vacation at the cafes of New…
Kubernetes 1.14, with Aaron Crickenberger
Mar 26 • 38 min
Kubernetes 1.14 is out! Your hosts talk to release manager Aaron Crickenberger of Google Cloud about the release process, working with Kubernetes Enhancement Proposals (KEPs), cat t-shirts, and being bearded on face vs. at heart.
SPIFFE, with Andrew Jessup
Mar 20 • 35 min
SPIFFE is the Secure Production Identity Framework for Everyone. Craig hates the name. Andrew Jessup, co-founder and VP of Product at Scytale (with a C) tells him and Adam why they should look past that and how Jason Bourne fits into the world of Cloud…
Continuous Delivery Foundation, with Tracy Miranda
Mar 12 • 21 min
Today Google and CloudBees, along with 20 other companies, launch the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF). Tracy Miranda is the Director of Open Source Community at CloudBees, who coordinated donating Jenkins and Jenkins X to the CDF. She talks to Adam…
Borg, Omega, Kubernetes and Beyond, with Brian Grant
Mar 5 • 35 min
Brian Grant joined the Borg team in 2009, and went on to co-found both Omega and Kubernetes. He is co-Technical Lead of Google Kubernetes Engine, co-Chair of Kubernetes SIG Architecture, a Kubernetes API approver, a Kubernetes Steering Committee member,…
Policy and Config Management, with John Murray
Feb 26 • 26 min
Kubernetes has a number of mechanisms to enforce policy: some built-in, like quota and NetworkPolicy; some extensions or add-ons like OPA. John Murray, a product manager at Google Cloud, joins Craig and Adam to talk about policy and configuration, and…
Ingress, with Tim Hockin
Feb 19 • 27 min
The history of Borg influences the history of Kubernetes in many ways: Google has different teams handle “get traffic to a cluster” and “serve traffic”, so Kubernetes has a conceptual split here too. Tim Hockin, Kubernetes co-founder, Google principal…
GKE Usage Metering, with Madhu Yennamani
Feb 12 • 20 min
The new GKE Usage Metering feature lets you find out how much your tenants or applications cost to run. Your hosts talk to Madhu Yennamani, product manager at Google Cloud, about usage metering, and how new GKE features are implemented.
Minikube, with Dan Lorenc
Feb 5 • 26 min
Minikube is a tool that makes it easy to run Kubernetes locally, by running a single-node Kubernetes cluster inside a VM on your desktop or laptop. Craig and Adam talk to author and maintainer Dan Lorenc from Google Cloud, and in the wake of the Super…
Kubernetes Failure Stories, with Henning Jacobs
Jan 29 • 31 min
You learn so much more from failure than success. Henning Jacobs, head of Developer Productivity at Zalando, joins Adam and Craig to share his own stories of failure, and talk about what he has learned by reading stories from others.
Prometheus and OpenMetrics, with Richard Hartmann
Jan 22 • 27 min
Richard Hartmann is a member of the Prometheus Team and the founder of the OpenMetrics project, which aims to replace SNMP with a modern format for transmitting metrics. He joins your hosts to discuss both projects, and how Cloud Native technology can…
Rook, with Jared Watts
Jan 15 • 27 min
Rook is a cloud native storage orchestrator and a controller for storage systems such as Ceph. Jared Watts has been working on Rook since the start, first at Quantum, and then at Upbound. He talks to Craig and Adam about storage, chess, and premium-rate…
Cloud Native Computing Foundation, with Dan Kohn
Jan 8 • 48 min
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation was formed to create a vendor-neutral home for Kubernetes. Now with over 30 projects, we kick off 2019 by talking to Dan Kohn, Executive Director of the CNCF, and hearing his views on projects, licenses and…
Kubernetes CVE-2018-1002105, with Jordan Liggitt
Dec 17, 2018 • 27 min
Adam and Craig end the year by talking to Jordan Liggitt, the member of the Kubernetes Product Security Team who fixed the recent critical security vulnerability in the Kubernetes API server. We also take a look at the news from KubeCon. This is our last…
Envoy, with Matt Klein
Dec 11, 2018 • 39 min
The Envoy proxy, a universal data plane for Cloud Native, has just graduated as the third top-level project in the CNCF. Craig and Adam talk to its author, Matt Klein from Lyft, about modern load balancing for microservices and pragmatically avoiding…
MetalLB, with David Anderson
Dec 4, 2018 • 21 min
If you’re running on-prem, and you say set up a Service type=LoadBalancer, what happens? Does your cluster call your NOC and have them order you a Juniper router? MetalLB is a popular answer to that question. Your hosts discuss load balancing with…
Kontena Pharos, with Jari Kolehmainen
Nov 27, 2018 • 19 min
Kontena Pharos is a Kubernetes distribution which “just works”, even on bare metal. Adam and Craig talk to Kontena’s CTO, Jari Kolehmainen on the decisions required to distribute Kubernetes and heating your house with bare metal.
Tencent, with Joe Zou
Nov 20, 2018 • 16 min
In some ways, China has a parallel Internet to the West. Is that Internet powered by Kubernetes? Of course! Joe Zou, PaaS Product Center Director at Tencent Cloud, talks to Craig and Adam about Kubernetes in China.
Workloads API and KubeCon, with Janet Kuo
Nov 13, 2018 • 18 min
On the eve of the first KubeCon in China, your hosts talk to co-chair and Google software engineer Janet Kuo about the program, and her work with SIG Apps.
TriggerMesh, with Sebastien Goasguen
Nov 6, 2018 • 29 min
TriggerMesh is a new serverless management platform built on top of Knative. Co-founder Sebastien Goasguen joins Adam and Craig to discuss serverless, and potential trips to space.
Evolution of the Kubernetes Community, with Sarah Novotny
Oct 30, 2018 • 35 min
Sarah Novotny is Head of Open Source Strategy at Google Cloud and a board member of the Linux Foundation (the parent of the CNCF). She joins Craig and Adam to talk about the evolution of the Kubernetes community, governance models and Codes of Conduct,…
Agones, with Cyril Tovena and Mark Mandel
Oct 23, 2018 • 24 min
Ubisoft and Google Cloud have extended Kubernetes to support dedicated game servers. Cyril Tovena, a Technical Lead from Ubisoft in Montreal, and Mark Mandel a Developer Advocate at Google Cloud, lead the project. They talk to Adam and Craig about what…
GKE Container-Native Load Balancing, with Ines Envid and Neha Pattan
Oct 16, 2018 • 16 min
GKE container-native load balancing enables Google Cloud load balancers to target Pods directly, rather than the VMs that host them, and to evenly distribute their traffic. Product manager Ines Envid and staff software engineer Neha Pattan explain how.
Spinnaker, with Steven Kim
Oct 10, 2018 • 22 min
Steven Kim is an engineering manager at Google, based in New York City, working on the Spinnaker project. In a companion piece to last week’s episode about CI and CD, Steven talks to Craig and Adam about how Spinnaker evolved from VMs to Kubernetes and…
Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, with Andrew Phillips and Lars Wander
Oct 2, 2018 • 30 min
Andrew Phillips (PM) and Lars Wander (Software Engineer) from Google Cloud talk to Adam and Craig about the difference between CI and CD, and how to apply these processes to your release and rollout processes.
SIG-Node, with Dawn Chen
Sep 26, 2018 • 22 min
Dawn Chen, TL for SIG-Node and the Google Kubernetes Engine node team, joins Craig and Adam this week. She has worked on containers and container schedulers since 2007 - not a typo. We also bring you the news, in part from the echo chamber of Google Cloud…
Kubernetes SIG-PM, with Ihor Dvoretskyi
Sep 18, 2018 • 30 min
This week, your hosts talk to Ihor Dvoretskyi, Developer Advocate at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, about SIG-PM, the Special Interest Group for Kubernetes Program, Product and Project Management.
Cloud Native Patterns for Ops, with Justin Garrison
Sep 11, 2018 • 24 min
Justin Garrison is both a student and a teacher. A senior systems engineer in the media industry, he has boiled his experience and wisdom, as well as that of his co-author Kris Nova, into the book Cloud Native Infrastructure. He talks to Craig and Adam…
kube-hunter and KubeCon, with Liz Rice
Sep 5, 2018 • 26 min
Liz Rice from Aqua Security builds penetration testing tools for Kubernetes by day, and runs the KubeCon program by night. Adam and Craig dig into both topics.
Supporting Kubernetes, with Ken Massada
Aug 28, 2018 • 25 min
What does it take to support Kubernetes for other users? Kenneth Massada, a lead for GKE support at Google Cloud, tells Craig and Adam his story.
Shopify and Security, with Jon Pulsifer
Aug 21, 2018 • 23 min
Jon Pulsifer is a Production Security Engineer at Shopify, and Canada’s biggest Kubernetes fan. Adam and Craig dig into why, and what Adam’s new mode of transport is going to be.
Descartes Labs, with Tim Kelton
Aug 14, 2018 • 21 min
Tim Kelton is co-founder and cloud architect for Descartes Labs. Prior to starting Descartes Labs, he was a R&D engineer for 15 years at Los Alamos National Laboratory, working on problem areas such as deep learning, space systems, nuclear…
Istio, with Jasmine Jaksic and Dan Ciruli
Aug 7, 2018 • 24 min
Istio has hit 1.0, and there’s no-one better to tell you about it than Jasmine Jaksic and Dan Ciruli from Google Cloud. Adam and Craig bring you this, as well as the news from the ecosystem.
Knative, with Oren Teich
Jul 31, 2018 • 22 min
One of the most interesting announcements from Google Cloud Next was Knative, a framework for building serverless products on top of Kubernetes. Craig and Adam talk to Google Director of Product Management, Oren Teich, about the launch.
Google Cloud Services Platform, with Aparna Sinha
Jul 23, 2018 • 24 min
Learn about the announcements from Google Cloud Next, including GKE On-Prem, Cloud Services Platform, and Istio 1.0. Google’s product management lead for Kubernetes and CNCF governing board member Aparna Sinha joins Adam and Craig to discuss what’s new.
Kubernetes Origins, with Joe Beda
Jul 17, 2018 • 44 min
Joe Beda, Craig McLuckie and Brendan Burns are considered the “co-founders” of Kubernetes; working with the cluster management teams at Google, they made the case that their implementation of the Borg and Omega patterns should become a proper product. Joe…
Helm, with Vic Iglesias
Jul 10, 2018 • 24 min
Helm and its Charts help you manage Kubernetes applications. Vic Iglesias, a Solutions Architect at Google Cloud, is a maintainer of the Helm charts repository. He talks to Craig and Adam about how people are using Helm, and where the project is going.
Kubernetes 1.11, with Josh Berkus and Tim Pepper
Jul 3, 2018 • 39 min
A special extended episode going deep on the process of releasing Kubernetes, and this week’s 1.11 release in particular. Hear from Josh Berkus from Red Hat and Tim Pepper from VMware, release manager and shadow release manager for Kubernetes 1.11, on how…
SRE, with Tina Zhang and Fred van den Driessche
Jun 26, 2018 • 26 min
Craig and Adam from the Kubernetes Podcast talk to Tina and Fred from Google Cloud Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) about managing GKE and what lessons you can take to your own clusters.
Security, with Maya Kaczorowski
Jun 19, 2018 • 18 min
On this week’s Kubernetes Podcast, your hosts talk to Maya Kaczorowski from Google Cloud about Kubernetes security, and look at announcements from Microsoft, Docker, Cisco and Spotify.
Kustomize, with Phillip Wittrock
Jun 12, 2018 • 19 min
This week on the Kubernetes Podcast from Google, Craig and Adam give you the low down on new GKE features and talk to Phillip Wittrock about Kustomize.
Skaffold, with Matt Rickard
Jun 5, 2018 • 18 min
On this weeks Kubernetes Podcast, Adam and Craig talk to Matt Rickard about Skaffold.
Kubernetes Documentation, with Zach Corleissen and Jared Bhatti
May 29, 2018 • 25 min
This week, Craig and Adam bring the news from Google Kubernetes Engine and elsewhere, and talk to SIG-Docs leads Zach Corleissen (from the CNCF) and Jared Bhatti (from Google).
Stackdriver Kubernetes Monitoring, with JD Velasquez
May 21, 2018 • 20 min
On this weeks Kubernetes Podcast, your hosts talk to JD Velasquez from Google Cloud about Stackdriver Kubernetes Monitoring; a new product that brings first-class Kubernetes monitoring and Prometheus support to the Stackdriver monitoring and observability…
gVisor, with Nicolas Lacasse and Yoshi Tamura
May 15, 2018 • 24 min
On this weeks Kubernetes Podcast, Adam and Craig talk to Nicolas Lacasse and Yoshi Tamura from Google Cloud about gVisor, a user-space kernel, written in Go, that implements a substantial portion of the Linux system surface. It provides an isolation…
Kubeflow, with David Aronchick
May 8, 2018 • 26 min
Craig and Adam bring you the news from KubeCon and an interview with Kubeflow product manager David Aronchick from Google.
Kubernetes Community, with Paris Pittman
Apr 29, 2018 • 19 min
In this first episode your hosts introduce the show, give an update to the news of the week, and interview Kubernetes community manager Paris Pittman.