The Cloudcast

The Cloudcast
The Cloudcast is the industry’s leading, independent Cloud Computing podcast. Since 2011, co-hosts Aaron Delp & Brian Gracely have interviewed technology and business leaders that are shaping the future of computing. Topics will include Cloud Computing?

Delegated Identity in the Cloud
Aug 5 • 38 min
Christos Matskas (@ChristosMatskas, PPM Identity & Security) and John Patrick Dandison (@AzureAndChill, Principal PM Identity) at Microsoft talk about Identity in today’s cloud, managing borderless environments, and how to best enforce…
How to Secure DevOps
Jul 29 • 34 min
Dan “Pop” Papandrea (@danpopnyc, Field CTO @Sysdig Host @PopcastPop) talks about securing DevOps, how to secure containers and runtimes, and the cultural challenges of security in an agile world. SHOW: 460SHOW SPONSOR LINKS:Datadog Security Monitoring…
Introduction to Data Mesh
Jul 22 • 44 min
Zhamak Dehghani (@zhamakd, Portfolio Tech Director @ThoughtWorks) talks about the concepts behind Data Mesh, the challenges and problems of Data Lakes / Data Warehouses, and how Cloud-native principles can be applied to Data. SHOW: 459SHOW SPONSOR…
Natural Language Understanding with AI for IT Support
Jul 15 • 27 min
Vaibhav Nivargi (CTO & Founder @Moveworks) talks about Natural Language Understanding (NLU), interacting with users using chatbots, and augmenting customer service with AI. SHOW: 458SHOW SPONSOR LINKS:Datadog Security Monitoring Homepage - Modern…
2020 in Review - Midyear Edition
Jul 8 • 45 min
Aaron and Brian review the first half of 2020, which feels like it’s lasted 6 years. SHOW: 457SHOW SPONSOR LINKS:strongDM HomepageStart your free 14 day trial today at: Security Monitoring Homepage - Modern Monitoring and…
Building a Next-Generation of Serverless
Jun 24 • 31 min
Tim Zonca (@timzonca, CEO at @@stackeryio) talks about the next evolution of the serverless developer experience, the maturity of customer adoption, how much customer appreciate not having to manage infrastructure, and how to manage the journey to…
MLOps, GPUs and AI Developers
Jun 17 • 25 min
Dillon Erb (@dlnrb, CEO @HelloPaperSpace) talks about what exactly is MLOps, Serverless AI platforms, and how developers can utilize GPUs for AI/ML.SHOW: 455SHOW SPONSOR LINKS:Datadog Security Monitoring Homepage - Modern Monitoring and AnalyticsTry…
Security Visibility from Observability Data
Jun 10 • 31 min
Marc Tremsal (@mtremsal, Director Product Management @datadoghq) talks about the intersection of observability and security, if SRE needs a DevSecOps transition, using security data for modeling, and tips to make immediate impacts on overall…
AI for the Mainstream
Jun 3 • 26 min
Venkat Rangan (Co-Founder & CTO @ Clari) talks about AI and application into more mainstream areas and revenue generation.SHOW: 453SHOW SPONSOR LINKS:Taos HomepageTaos - Gartner MQ - Cloud Professional ServicesStudio 3T - HomepageStudio 3T - 30 Day…
Continuous Reliability
May 27 • 31 min
Tal Weiss (@weisstal, Co-Founder/CTO of @OverOpsHQ) talks about the challenges of frequently deploying applications, understanding cloud-native patterns, and helping developers debug problems in production. SHOW: 452SHOW SPONSOR LINKS:Datadog Homepage -…
Network Security with Adaptive DDI
May 20 • 32 min
Andrew Wertkin (Chief Strategy Officer @ BlueCat) talks about Enterprise DNS, DDI (DNS, DHCP, IPAM), and the differences between Adaptive network security and public cloud security.SHOW: 451SHOW SPONSOR Homepage - Start your free…
Cloud BI for Everyone
May 13 • 28 min
Pedro Arellano (@DSSPedro, Head of Product Marketing, Looker) talks about the evolution of Business Intelligence (BI), how BI is used by more than data scientists, the importance of visualization, and creating new ways to correlate data sources.SHOW:…
Making Microservices Work at Scale
May 6 • 33 min
Sarah Wells (@sarahjwells, Technical Director for Operations & Reliability at @FT) talks about how she’s evolved her career with the changes at FT, how they chose to use microservices, how their internal culture has evolved and how they think about…
Managing App Sprawl with SaaSOps
Apr 29 • 30 min
Aaron talks to Jim Brennan (CPO @ BetterCloud) about SaaSOps and the challenges of managing SaaS applications in a world when IT is becoming decentralized.SHOW: 448SHOW SPONSOR LINKS:DivvyCloud - Achieve continuous security & compliance. Request a…
Cloud Observability with ELK and Grafana
Apr 22 • 31 min
Tomer Levy (@TomerLevy, Co-Founder/CEO of @Logzio) talks about how open source communities have evolved to enable Observability, how teams embed Security into their DevOps processes, and tips for managing better collaborations and communications in…
SRE Lessons from the Trenches
Apr 15 • 40 min
Emil Stolarsky (@emilstolarsky) and Jaime Woo (@jaimewoo), co-founders of @IncidentLabsInc talk about experiences running web applications at scale, evolving into SRE roles, communicating SRE concepts across teams, and tips for initial success. SHOW:…
A Practical Approach to Cloud-native Patterns
Apr 8 • 36 min
Ian Crosby (@IanDCrosby, Managing Director @ContainerSoluti) talks about how Cloud-native applications are as much about new technology patterns as they are about new organization patterns, collaboration patterns and risk-management patterns. SHOW:…
SecOps in the Cloud
Apr 1 • 30 min
Nati Hazut (Co-Founder & CEO, Polyrize) talks about security in the cloud, ZeroTrust, SecOps, Non-Human Entities and why the old perimeter model no longer works.
GitHub Actions and the DevOps Lifecycle
Mar 25 • 28 min
Chris Patterson (@chrisrpatterson, Product Manager for GitHub Actions @GitHub) talks about the evolution of GitHub from a collaboration-centric platform to a DevOps-centric platform, as well as discussing the expanding role of GitHub Actions for…
Tips for Working from Home
Mar 18 • 30 min
Aaron talks to Ken Hui (@kenhuiny - Solutions Architect, AWS) about advice on working from home. We’ve been working remotely for over 20 years and this may we offer some tips and tricks to stay productive. Stay safe everyone SHOW: 442SHOW SPONSOR…
Next-Generation Developer Collaboration
Mar 11 • 32 min
Aaron Upright (@IAmAaronUpright, Co-founder of @ZenHubHQ) talks about the challenge of developer collaboration and project prioritization, integrating tools within GitHub, best practices for teams, and the importance of making tools that technical and…
API Driven Edge Networking and 5G
Mar 4 • 48 min
Sunay Tripathi (@SunayTripathi, Founder and CTO, @MobiledgeX) talk about Edge Networking, why 5G will be a huge leap forward, evolving use cases beyond AR/VR, and creating a clean developer experience by abstracting away the mobile transport layerSHOW:…
DevOps and Incident Response Evolution
Feb 26 • 35 min
Chris Riley (@hoardinginfo, DevOps Advocate, @Splunk) talks about the state of DevOps, the evolution of Incident Response with Machine Learning, Service vs. Site Reliability, and using Incident Response to increase quality of developmentSHOW: 439SHOW…
Scalable Databases on Kubernetes
Feb 19 • 22 min
Peter Mattis (@PeterMattis, Co-founder/CTO of @CockroachDB) talks about the evolution of scalable SQL databases, the challenges of globally scalable data management, how Kubernetes has evolved to manage stateful applications, and lessons learned…
A “AI & ML” Look Ahead for 2020
Feb 14 • 42 min
Sam Charrington (@samcharrington, Host of TWIML & AI Podcast) talks about AI & ML trends in 2020, frameworks to understand usage patterns, hot new technology to explore, how long projects take to succeed, and the inherent bias built into every…
New Trends in Serverless
Feb 5 • 31 min
Stephen Pinkerton (@spnktn, Product Manager @datadoghq) talks about the latest trends that Datadog has observed from monitoring serverless applications in the public cloud, adoption rates, as well as how serverless is deployed along with containers.
A “API” Look Ahead for 2020
Jan 29 • 32 min
James Higginbotham (@launchany; Founder, Author, API Architect) talks about frameworks for evaluating API usage, developer perspectives on APIs, versioning APIs and some thoughts on new trends in API usage.
A “Service Mesh” Look Ahead for 2020
Jan 22 • 37 min
Christian Posta (@christianposta, Field CTO @soloio_inc) talks about the trends that are shaping the Service Mesh space, including emerging standards, application patterns, and interactions with API gateways.
Unicorn Project with Gene Kim
Jan 15 • 36 min
Gene Kim (@RealGeneKim, Author, DevOps Researcher) talks about his new book “The Unicorn Project”, the follow-on to “The Phoenix Project, and the newest trends shaping DevOps and business success.
A “SaaS” Look Ahead for 2020
Jan 10 • 35 min
Aneel Lahkani (@aneel, Go To Market Consultant and Advisor) talks about how SaaS impacts today’s cloud computing decisions, the challenges of running a profitable SaaS business, migrating to SaaS services, and how public clouds compete and partner with…
A “Data” Look Ahead for 2020
Jan 2 • 31 min
Greg Knieriemen (@knieriemen, Director of Technology Evangelism at @NetApp) talks about the growing importance of data to reshape business, emerging data trends and standards, working around 5G networks and more.
2019 in Review & 2020 Predictions
Dec 25, 2019 • 51 min
Aaron and Brian discuss the biggest trends of 2019, and make bold cloud computing predictions for 2020.
2010’s Decade in Review & Reader Mailbag Questions
Dec 19, 2019 • 45 min
Aaron and Brian discuss the biggest trends of the 2010s decade, and answer reader mailbag questions from 2019.
Bringing DevOps to the Database with Automation
Dec 13, 2019 • 39 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Robert Reeves (@robertreeves, Co-Founder / CTO of @Datical) about how to bring agility to databases to match the speed of cloud-native applications.
Reviewing AWS re:Invent 2019
Dec 7, 2019 • 32 min
Brian reviews the big themes from AWS re:Invent 2019, as well as “most” of the new announcements.
Building an Effective Developer Program
Nov 27, 2019 • 33 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Mark Weitzel (@weitzlm, VP & General Manager, New Relic One at @NewRelic) about building effective developer platforms including lessons learned, best practices and trade offs to consider
Reviewing Microsoft Ignite 2019
Nov 21, 2019 • 33 min
Aaron and Brian take a look at the Docker acquisition and review the Microsoft Ignite show and announcements
Azure Cloud Adoption Framework
Nov 14, 2019 • 26 min
Aaron talks with Evelyn Padrino (Azure Customer Success) & Brian Blanchard (Azure Cloud Adoption Framework Team) about adopting cloud, patterns of adoption, use cases and how the Azure Adoption Framework is helping their customers.
Simplifying Healthcare Interactions
Nov 7, 2019 • 36 min
Brian talks with two entrepreneurs from the MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars program about their startups (Smiletronix and LazarusAI) about how technology is helping to give people more control over their health and use AI to improve…
Evolving Trust on the Internet
Nov 6, 2019 • 33 min
Brian talks with two entrepreneurs from the MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars program about their startups (The Difference, and Zogo Finance) about how people are trusting some of their most important and personal relationships and learning…
Understanding HTTP/S, CDNs and Edge Proxies
Oct 30, 2019 • 40 min
Brian talks with Julia Evans (@b0rk, software engineer, data scientist, ‘zine artist) about the fundamentals of HTTP/HTTPS, and the interaction of web traffic with CDNs, Load-Balancers and Edge Proxies.
Buying & Selling SaaS Services
Oct 23, 2019 • 31 min
Brian talks with Nicolas Vandenberghe (@NicolasVDB, Co-Founder at @ChiliPiper) about the buying and selling of SaaS services, how to streamline interactions, and how to better engage with potential SaaS users.
From the Battlefield to the Boardroom
Oct 16, 2019 • 34 min
Brian talks with Sarah Catanzaro (@sarahcat21, Principal at @AmplifyPartners) about approaches to evaluate complex markets and models.
Building a Cloud Practice in Azure
Oct 9, 2019 • 34 min
Brian talks with Joseph Landes, (@josephlandes, Chief Revenue Officer @GetNerdio) about the unique characteristics of the Azure Cloud, how MSPs are able to differentiate or partner in the market with public clouds, and how Nerdio helps bring together…
Developer Tools for Kubernetes
Oct 2, 2019 • 38 min
Brian talks with Ellen Korbes (@ellenkorbes, Developer Relations at @garden_io) about the emerging sets of tools and frameworks to make it easier for application developers to interact with Kubernetes.
Dashboards, Metrics and Observability
Sep 25, 2019 • 31 min
Brian talks with Björn Rabenstein (Engineer at @Grafana) about the intersection of Dashboards, Metrics, Monitoring and Observability.
Chaos Engineering and Team Health
Sep 18, 2019 • 31 min
Chaos Engineering, Paul Osman, Culture Change, Under Armour, Continuous Testing, Failure
Knative Serverless
Sep 11, 2019 • 30 min
Brian talks with Sebastien Goasguen (@sebgoa, CTO/Co-Founder at @TriggerMesh) about the evolution of the Knative project.
Everything is a Little Bit Broken
Sep 4, 2019 • 35 min
Brian talks with Heidi Waterhouse, (@wiredferret, Developer Advocate @LaunchDarkly) about the challenges of balancing stability and agility, from a technology perspective and a cultural perspective.
2019 Mid-Year Industry Update
Aug 28, 2019 • 39 min
Brian talks with Brandon Whichard (@bwhichard, Co-Host of Software Defined Talk podcast) about the tech/cloud trends that have shaped the first half of 2019.
Blockchain beyond the Database
Aug 21, 2019 • 39 min
Brian talks with Brian Platz (@bplatz, CEO/Co-Founder at @Flureee) about blockchain use-cases outside of cryptocurrencies, immutable data, graph databases, building APIs on data.
Etsy’s Big Data Cloud Migration
Aug 14, 2019 • 32 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Kevin McHale (Senior Staff Engineer at Etsy) about their migration of their Big Data / Data Science platform from on-premises to Google Cloud, the business drivers for the migration, and the lessons the team has learned…
New Challenges for IT Professionals
Aug 7, 2019 • 39 min
Brian talks with Corey Hynes, (@CoreyJHynes, CEO Learn on Demand Systems, @LoDSystems) about the need for hands-on ways to learn new skills, train IT professionals, and how innovative companies and individuals are adapting to the new culture of tech…
Rapidly Evolving Network
Jul 31, 2019 • 43 min
Brian talks with Devesh Garg (Co-Founder/CEO of @arrcusinc) about the growth of Arrcus, the evolution of the network (5G, IoT Edge, DC to Cloud, SDN), and the new economics of networking.
Amazon’s journey to MARS
Jul 24, 2019 • 37 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Stu Miniman, (@stu, Sr Analyst, Host of @theCUBE, and GM of Content at SiliconANGLE Media) about the Amazon MARS event, and how it addressed technology trends in Smart Cities, Drones, Voice-Controlled Apps, IoT, Alexa, AR/VR, and…
Elastic for Search & Analytics
Jul 17, 2019 • 33 min
Brian talks with Steve Kearns (@skearns64, VP Product Mgmt @Elastic) about how search is being used in many ways our day-to-day life, how search has evolved to be a core element of Analytics platforms, and how Elastic search is evolving to help the next…
Understanding Graph Database Patterns
Jul 10, 2019 • 29 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Emil Eifrem, (@emileifrem, Founder/CTO @Neo4j) about the emergence of graph databases, common use-cases, and how developers are thinking about new ways to leverage graph databases.
A Climate Code of Conduct for Events
Jun 26, 2019 • 28 min
Brian talks with Alexis Richardson (@monadic, CEO @weaveworks, Chair of TOC @CNCF) about the carbon footprint of technology conferences and a growing interest in making them more environmentally friendly.
How Lyft Built a Service Mesh with Envoy
Jun 19, 2019 • 30 min
Brian talks with Jose Nino (@junr03, Software Engineer @Lyft) about how they evolved from a monolithic application to 300+ microservices, including a service mesh using the Envoy proxy.
Machine Learning with Kubeflow
Jun 11, 2019 • 34 min
Brian talks with David Aronchick (@aronchick, Head of Open Source Machine Learning @Azure) about the history of the KubeFlow project, how it has evolved as a community, and how KubeFlow is making it easier to get started with Machine Learning on…
Power of Community Engagement
Jun 5, 2019 • 31 min
Aaron and Brian continue the “Four for Four Hundred” shows, with a focus on community engagement. Then Brian talks with Amy Lewis (@commsninja, Director Influence Marketing @VMware) about the importance of finding a community for technical learning,…
Many Paths of an Engineering Journey
May 29, 2019 • 44 min
Brian talks with Nick Weaver (@lynxbat, Engineering Leader) about transitioning from customer to vendor, from junior to senior engineers, and the realities of Digital Transformation.
How Big is your Public Cloud bill?
May 22, 2019 • 30 min
Aaron and Brian continue the “Four for Four Hundred” shows, with a focus on following the money in cloud computing. Then Brian talks with Corey Quinn (@QuinnyPig, Cloud Economist @ Duckbill Group) about the economic realities of being all-in on the public…
Focusing Apps only on Business Value
May 15, 2019 • 35 min
Aaron and Brian kick off “Four for Four Hundred” by discussing the massive evolutions of the industry over the last 8 years. Then Brian talks with Joe Emison (@JoeEmison, Co-Founder/CTO at Branch Insurance) about the next generation of serverless…
Simplifying Application Development and Integration
May 8, 2019 • 28 min
Brian talks with Matthew Creager (@matt_creager, Co-Founder & VP Developer Relations @manifoldco) about the challenges of cloud silos, connecting apps to multiple cloud services, the importance of collaboration beyond just coding, and how Manifold makes…
Advancements in Webscale Logging
May 1, 2019 • 26 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Renaud Boutet (@boutetren, VP Product Management @datadoghq) about logging, monitoring, observability, and the challenges of balancing the collection of the right data with the costs of all the data.
A VC’s Perspective on AI and Security
Apr 24, 2019 • 29 min
Brian talks with Dr. Steve Herrod (@herrod, Managing Director at General Catalyst @gcvp) about the transition from CTO to VC, the role of AI and Security in today’s startups, the impact the public cloud has on his evaluations, and tips for selecting the…
Understanding Time-Series Database Patterns
Apr 17, 2019 • 35 min
Brian talks with Evan Kaplan (@evankaplan, CEO of InfluxData) about why companies choose time-series databases, commons use-cases, how time-series patterns align to changing business goals, and how to translate business demands to developer capabilities.
Network Reliability Engineering
Apr 10, 2019 • 42 min
Brian talks with Matt Oswalt (@mierdin, NRE @JuniperNetworks) and Derick Winkworth (@cloudtoad, Product Marketing Manager @JuniperNetworks) about how networking has adapted to DevOps and SRE, internally marketing the evolution to teams, and how NRE Labs…
Navigating the Engineering Career Paths
Apr 3, 2019 • 35 min
Brian talks with Uma Chingunde (@the_umac, Engineering Manager at @Stripe) about engineering career paths as an IC or Manager, how managers can be effective mentors, job rotations, and how diversity is an opportunity for every team.
Real-World SRE Perspectives
Mar 28, 2019 • 35 min
Brian talks with Gustavo Franco (@stratus, Customer Reliability Engineer at Google) about real-world experience as SRE/SRE Manager and CRE Manager, a discussion about how to measure SRE success, as well as how to onboard the SRE/CRE concepts and processes…
Exploring the SaaS Business Model
Mar 20, 2019 • 31 min
Brian talks with Aneel Lakhani (@aneel, Go To Market Consultant and Advisor) about the difference between traditional Enterprise software and B2B SaaS offerings, how the sales and marketing models work, and how development and operations is significantly…
AIOps for Security and Breach Protection
Mar 15, 2019 • 28 min
Brian talks with Adam Hunt (CTO and Chief Data Scientist at @RiskIQ) about the breadth of security breaches, how AI/ML can play a role if used properly, and immediate steps to improve protection for breaches.
New Tools for Cloud Native Developers
Mar 6, 2019 • 25 min
Brian talks with Eric Rudder (@ericrudder; Co-Founder and Executive Chairman @PulumiCorp) about the evolving tools and supply-chain for both developers and operations in a cloud-native world.
Discussing Service Mesh Architectures
Feb 27, 2019 • 31 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Armon Dadgar (@armon, Founder/CTO @HashiCorp) about the problems service mesh can solve, the underlying technologies, control plane vs. data plane considerations, and who is making decisions about service meshes within an IT…
Evolution of Public Cloud Integrators
Feb 20, 2019 • 30 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Jeff Aden (@aden_jeff, Founder/EVP at @2ndWatch) about the evolution of 2ndWatch as a Cloud Integrator as AWS has grown and shifted their focus from startups to Enterprise customers.
Mid Career Job Changes
Feb 15, 2019 • 41 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Keith Townsend (@CTOAdvisor) about jobs around the IT industry, and the opportunities, challenges and trade-offs in making various types of mid-career job changes.
Multi-Cloud Security
Feb 6, 2019 • 32 min
Aaron talks with Harry Sverdlove (@TheSecureWord, Founder & CTO Edgewise Networks) about the evolution of security to embrace both a micro-services and multi-cloud world.
A Serverless Look Ahead for 2019
Jan 30, 2019 • 40 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Paul D. Johnston (@PaulDJohnston, Co-Founder ServerlessDays (creator of “Jeff”), CXO Serverless Consultant) about the current state of Serverless, Serverless vs. FaaS, how to economically think about functions of code, and areas…
An AI and ML Look Ahead for 2019
Jan 23, 2019 • 41 min
Brian talks with Sam Charrington (@samcharrington, Machine Learning & AI analyst, advisor & host of “This Week in Machine Learning & AI” podcast) about trends in the industry, the evolution of AI at the edge, new research areas in 2019, and a discussion…
An ITOps & Infrastructure Look Ahead for 2019
Jan 16, 2019 • 36 min
Brian talks with Ethan Banks (@ecbanks, co-founder of @PacketPushers) about the state of ITOps & Infrastructure heading into 2019.
A Cloud-Native Apps Look Ahead for 2019
Jan 9, 2019 • 30 min
Brian talks with Jeff Meyerson (@the_prion, Host of @software_daily) about the state of Cloud-native application development heading into 2019.
A DevOps Look Ahead for 2019
Jan 3, 2019 • 27 min
Brian talks with Josh Atwell (@Josh_Atwell, Sr. Technology Advocate @Splunk and co-host of @SpeakingInTech) about the state of DevOps and NewOps heading into 2019.
2018 Year in Review
Dec 31, 2018 • 51 min
Aaron and Brian review the biggest news, trends and topics of 2018.
CI/CD and
Dec 21, 2018 • 24 min
Aaron talks with Brad Rydzewski, Co-Founder of about the current state of CI/CD in our industry.
Application Delivery and Snapt
Dec 13, 2018 • 28 min
Aaron talks with Dave Blakey, CEO and Founder of @SnaptADC, about the international startup scene, the evolution of application delivery and the emerging trends around the intersection of networking and DevOps.
Serverless Management and Knative
Dec 6, 2018 • 29 min
Brian talks with Mark Hinkle (@mrhinkle) and Sebastien Goasguen (@sebgoa), Co-Founders of @TriggerMesh, about the evolution of serverless and functions-as-a-service in the Kubernetes ecosystem, the new Knative framework, and how companies are considering…
All of the 2018 AWS reInvent Announcements
Dec 1, 2018 • 32 min
A review of all of the AWS 2018 re:Invent announcements
Revolutionizing Big Data Apps
Nov 28, 2018 • 33 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Venkat Venkataramani (@iamveeve, Co-founder and CEO of @RocksetCloud) about building apps without pipelines, and serverless search and analytics with native SQL.
Reinventing Software Collaboration
Nov 21, 2018 • 33 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Kurt Schrader (@kurt, Founder/CEO of @Clubhouse) and Mitch Wainer (@MitchWainer, CMO of @Clubhouse) about the evolution of project management for software development teams.
Getting Started with UX Research
Nov 14, 2018 • 19 min
Aaron talks with Melissa Eggleston (@melissa_egg, Director of UX @teamworks | Co-founder of @ladiesthatuxDUR) at All Things Open about her work on UX research, how to ask the right questions, and balancing past research vs. analytics and new research.
Tales From a DevOps Transformation
Nov 7, 2018 • 23 min
Aaron talks with Lee Eason (@leejeason; Director of DevOps at Ipreo and the co-founder of at All Things Open about his DevOps transformation for all of the organization’s 30+ products and 65+ scrum teams leading to a dramatic reduction in…
What We Know (now) About Serverless
Nov 1, 2018 • 25 min
Aaron talks with Pam Selle (@pamasaur; Software Engineering Lead at @IOPipes) at All Things Open about the current state of Serverless applications, Serverless monitoring, and the evolution of Serverless DevOps.
(Part III) MetLife Digital Accelerator Powered by TechStars
Oct 25, 2018 • 21 min
Brian talks with Mee-Jung Jang (@MeeJungJang, Managing Director @TechStars) about starting the program, engaging with MetLife as a corporate partner, the structure of the TechStars program, how the companies move forward beyond Demo Day, and what’s next.
(Part II) MetLife Digital Accelerator Powered by TechStars
Oct 17, 2018 • 50 min
Brian talks with the founders from FIX Health, Portabl and Safely, as part of a behind-the-scenes engagement with TechStars and the MetLife Digital Accelerator in Cary, NC. This show is Part 2 of a series of interviews with companies that are innovating…
(Part I) MetLife Digital Accelerator Powered by TechStars
Oct 10, 2018 • 52 min
Brian talks with the founders from Buddy, Enroll Hero and FitBliss, as part of a behind-the-scenes engagement with TechStars and the MetLife Digital Accelerator in Cary, NC. This show is Part 1 of a series of interviews with companies that are innovating…
Taking Spinnaker for a Spin
Oct 3, 2018 • 25 min
Brian talks with Andy Glover (@aglover, Director of Delivery Engineering @Netflix) about Spinnaker, release automation, the challenges of multi-cloud platforms, and how the community around the Spinnaker project has evolved.
Interactive Learning for Cloud-Native
Sep 26, 2018 • 24 min
Brian talks with Ben Hall (@Ben_Hall, Founder of Ocelot Uproar, creator of @TeamKatacoda) about the evolution of helping developers learn new Cloud-native technology skills, and how Katacoda is making that an online, browser-only reality.
Cloudcast #363 - IoT and APIs
Sep 20, 2018 • 21 min
Aaron talks with Stuart Mitchell (@mokanix_api, CEO of Mokanix) about emerging trends in the IoT transport layer and the intersection of IoT and APIs.
Cloudcast #362 - Security & Service Meshes
Sep 12, 2018 • 25 min
In a joint show between The Cloudcast and PodCTL, Brian and Tyler Britten talk with John Morello (@morellonet, CTO at @TwistlockTeam) about how Service Mesh technologies, such as Istio, can be used for more advanced security of containerized applications…
Cloudcast #361 - Single Pane of Glass at USA Today
Sep 5, 2018 • 30 min
Brian talks with Bridget Lane (@bridgetnomnom; Software Developer, Gannett & USA TODAY) about how USA Today | Gannett has transformed their internal teams over the past 3 years to be more agile and able to deliver software faster to support 100s of…
Cloudcast #360 - Multi-Cloud Cost Modeling
Aug 29, 2018 • 24 min
Brian talks with Joe Kinsella (@joekinsella, Founder and CTO of @CloudHealthTech) about public cloud evolution, and how customers are viewing multi-cloud (or hybrid-cloud) as their planned architecture, and how well they are able to manage costs across…
Cloudcast #359 - Exploring the Realities of Innovation at Scale
Aug 22, 2018 • 32 min
Brian talks with Dr. Bruce Davie (@_drbruced, VP & CTO, VMware Asia Pacific & Japan) about difference in APAC markets, what drove large-scale adoption of new technologies, how to rethink scaling new innovation, the variety across APAC and how to be…
Cloudcast #358 - Exploring the Business Side of Open Source Software
Aug 15, 2018 • 34 min
Brian talks with Joseph Jacks (@asynchio, advisor to CNCF, creator of KubeCon, co-Founder Kismatic, Entrepreneur) about different ways to view OSS business models, and how he’s been tracking commercial OSS companies through his COSSCI Index
Cloudcast #357 - NFV, SDN, IoT from a Hackers Perspective
Aug 2, 2018 • 36 min
Aaron talks with Ray Watson (VP of Global Technology, Masergy) about a wide range of emerging technology topics, including NFV, SDN, IoT, Hybrid Networking and Managed Security.
Cloudcast #356 - Disaggregating Networking Software
Jul 26, 2018 • 28 min
Brian talks with Devesh Garg (Co-Founder/CEO of @arrcusinc) about the launch of Arrcus, the evolution of data networking and variations in market segments, and what makes ArcOS unique in a world of network operating systems.
Cloudcast #355 - Exploring IoT Edge
Jul 20, 2018 • 28 min
Aaron talks with Farah Papaioannou & Kilton Hopkins (@kiltonhopkins, Co-Founders at @EdgeWorxIO about the evolving architecture of edge computing and some of the common misconceptions, where and how to store, run, and transport data while being mindful to…
Cloudcast #354 - Prepping for a Product Launch
Jul 12, 2018 • 30 min
Aaron and Brian talk about some of the behind the scenes details on product launches - both new products and on-going updates.
Cloudcast #353 - The 2018 Mid-Year Show
Jul 4, 2018 • 43 min
Aaron and Brian talk about the first half of 2018: Acquisitions and IPOs, Rating and ranking the Public Cloud, a look at aspects of Private Cloud, Containers and Kubernetes, HCI and GDPR, as well as their perspectives on AI and IoT.
Cloudcast #352 - Considering New Hosts for The Cloudcast
Jun 27, 2018 • 30 min
Brian talks with Amy Lewis (@commsninja) about the World Cup, women in tech events, and brainstorming about potential new hosts and formats for The Cloudcast.
Cloudcast #351 - Reviewing DockerCon 2018
Jun 18, 2018 • 24 min
Brian talks with Kendrick “Kenny” Coleman (@kendrickcoleman) about DockerCon 2018 - the announcements, the overall vibe of the event, and how the community is evolving around the event.
Cloudcast #350 - Accenture Cloud Platform
Jun 7, 2018 • 29 min
Aaron and Brian talks with Michael Liebow (@mliebow, Global Managing Director, @AccentureCloud) about evolving the Accenture culture to deliver on-demand cloud services, working across multiple cloud platforms, managing complex cloud billing models, and…
Cloudcast #349 - VMware Cloud Networking
May 31, 2018 • 28 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Peder Ulander (@ulander, VP Marketing, Networking and Security @VMware) about still being interesting, the evolution of software-defined networking, how to interconnect cloud networks, and which roles and skills are needed to…
Cloudcast #348 - Bringing Serverless to Rock ‘n Roll
May 24, 2018 • 24 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Michael Garski (Director of Software Engineering @FenderDigital) about building serverless applications for their Fender Play digital learning platform. He explains how the Lambdas are built, version controlled and tested, as…
Cloudcast #347 - The Critical Skills for AI and ML
May 17, 2018 • 22 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Chao Han, (VP & Head of R&D at @Lucidworks) about critical Data Science skills for AI and ML, how Data Scientists engage with Business Leaders, the Lucidworks AI platform, and emerging research in the AI/ML space.
Cloudcast #346 - What is Observability?
May 9, 2018 • 29 min
Brian talks with Christine Yen (@cyen, Co-Founder at @honeycombio) about the concept of Observability, why it’s needed with new application and failure patterns, how to think about testing in production, and how to manage the collection of Observability…
Cloudcast #345 - Understanding Google Cloud Databases
May 2, 2018 • 30 min
Brian talks with Dominic Preuss (Director Product Management @GoogleCloud) about the breadth of GCP’s database portfolio, the adoption of GCP within the Enterprise, Big Data usage, and how the concept of “serverless” applies to database infrastructure.
Cloudcast #344 - Bringing AI to Edge Computing
Apr 25, 2018 • 30 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Simon Crosby (@simoncrosby, CTO) and Simon Aspinall (@saspinall, CMO) at new AI startup SWIM.AI about the changing landscape of the cloud and edge, the vertical industry opportunities with edge computing, how AI is being applied…
Cloudcast #343 - Container Vulnerability Scanning
Apr 19, 2018 • 25 min
Aaron and Tyler Britten talk with Liz Rice (@lizrice, Technology Evangelist @AquaSecTeam) about what’s easy—and what’s not—about finding and patching security vulnerabilities in containers. This is a cross-over show with @PodCTL podcast.
Cloudcast #342 - Understanding Databases in AWS
Apr 12, 2018 • 31 min
Brian talks with Steve Abraham (Principal Solutions Architect @ Amazon Web Services) building and migrating databases in the cloud, how companies are managing migrations, the demands for open source databases, and how the worlds of database and serverless…
Cloudcast #341 - Modeling & Managing Enterprise Applications
Apr 5, 2018 • 32 min
Aaron talks with Rahul Ravulur (Co-Founder & CEO of @AppOrbit) about how companies are managing the transition from Legacy application to Cloud-native application, the challenges of modeling new environments, and how deployments have changed in the past…
Cloudcast #340 - Adding AI into Software Platforms
Mar 29, 2018 • 31 min
Brian talks with Srinivas Krishnamurti (@skrishna09; Founder/CEO of Zugata) about the evolution of workplace management, how companies should think about problems that might require AI, the level of complexity needed to add AI to existing platforms, and…
Cloudcast #339 - Understanding Cryptocurrencies & Markets
Mar 22, 2018 • 32 min
Aaron talks with Jesse Proudman (@jesseproudman; Founder of @StrixLeviathan) about entrepreneurship, his new company Strix Leviathan, the basics of cryptocurrencies and markets, how these markets are evolving and what’s next for their platform.
Cloudcast #338 - Governance and DevSecOps
Mar 15, 2018 • 29 min
Brian talks with Josh Stella (@joshstella, CEO of @FugueHQ) about what DevSecOps means, how companies manage the tension between Developer agility and Operations stability, how to codify Governance via code, and early steps to success in DevOps culture.
Cloudcast #337 - Cutivating IoT From Farm to Cloud
Mar 8, 2018 • 30 min
Brian talks with Steve Ridder (@saridder, CEO @teralytic) and Dan Casson (VP Engineering, @teralytic) about #Agtech, nanofabrication, engaging with large, complex ecosystems, building modern IoT platforms, and how data is helping to advance one of the…
Cloudcast #336 - The Evolving Role of Cloud Communities
Mar 1, 2018 • 28 min
Brian talks with Amy Lewis (@commsninja, Director Influence Marketing @VMware, Co-Host @Siftspod podcast) about the change dynamics of tech communities, how people self-select into new communities (or channels), the changing rules of IT buying, whether…
Cloudcast #335 - Managing Waste in the Cloud
Feb 22, 2018 • 25 min
Brian talks with Andy Richman (Product Manager @ParkMyCloud) about which groups are responsible for cloud costs, how expectations and behaviors are changing as applications move to the cloud (Finance vs. DevOps), do we need DevFinOps, the technology…
Cloudcast #334 - The Future of Edge Computing
Feb 15, 2018 • 33 min
Brian talks with Derek Collison (@derekcollison, Founder and CEO at Synadia Communications) about the future of edge computing, the impact of AI/ML on edge systems, and how Telcos and open source communities will evolve with edge computing opportunities.
Cloudcast #333 - Infrastructure 3.0 for AI and ML
Feb 8, 2018 • 31 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Lenny Pruss (@lennypruss, Partner at Amplify Partners) about the evolution of application and infrastructure architectures, how AI/ML are radically changing how applications are designed, the new inputs to application systems,…
Cloudcast #332 - A Cloud Perspective from Israel
Feb 2, 2018 • 41 min
Brian talks with Ariel Munafo (@ArielMunafo, TotusCloud) and Amit Dunsky (@amit_dunsky, high-T Cloud Computing), co-hosts of the CloudTalk Podcast about the Cloud Computing market in Israel. This is a co-branded show and will also be published on…
Cloudcast #331 - Has SRE replaced DevOps?
Jan 25, 2018 • 39 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle, CEO @rackngo; Kubernetes Cluster Ops Co-Chair) about the consistency, continuum and confusion between the concepts of DevOps and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE).
Cloudcast #330 - Oracle’s Next-Generation Cloud IaaS
Jan 18, 2018 • 34 min
Brian talks with Clay Magouyrk (@cmagoyrk, Vice President at Oracle Cloud Infrastructure) about the architecture of the Oracle cloud, how it manages bare-metal VMs and containers, how Oracle integrates on-premises and cloud workloads, and how it…
Cloudcast #329 - Tech Trade Shows in 2018
Jan 11, 2018 • 32 min
Aaron and Brian attend a lot of technology events throughout the year. They give their suggestions to trade show organizers and attendees for getting the most of out 2018 events.
Cloudcast #328 - Creating a Tech Podcast
Jan 4, 2018 • 36 min
Aaron and Brian give some tips and suggestions for anyone wanting to start a tech podcast.
Cloudcast #327 - 2017 in Review & 2018 Predictions
Dec 27, 2017 • 58 min
Aaron and Brian have many, many, many thoughts on the tech that shaped 2017, and make some predictions about 2018 and beyond.
Cloudcast #326 - The 10 Biggest Stories of the Year
Dec 23, 2017 • 48 min
Aaron and Brian talk about the biggest news stories and trends that happened in 2017.
Cloudcast #325 - The Next Step in Development Automation
Dec 15, 2017 • 22 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Rod Johnson (@springrod, Co-Founder & CEO @atomist) about the evolution of development frameworks, developer productivity, the Spring community, and how Atomist is helping simplify the experience of developers interacting with…
Cloudcast #324 - Data Management as a Kubernetes Service
Dec 10, 2017 • 17 min
Brian talks with Niraj Tolia (@nirajtolia, Co-Founder/CEO of @KastenHQ) at KubeCon about his entrepreneurial experiences, the evolution of data management with cloud and containers, how Kubernetes is changing how we interact and manage data, and how a new…
Cloudcast #323 - OpenTracing for Distributed Microservices
Dec 9, 2017 • 24 min
Brian talks with Ben Sigelman (@el_bhs, Co-Founder/CEO of @LightStepHQ) at KubeCon about his experiences at Google, the evolution of Open Tracing, the public launch of Lightstep, how operations teams are adapting to microservices applications, and how…
Cloudcast #322 - Build and Deploy Cloud-Native Apps
Nov 21, 2017 • 26 min
Aaron talks with Marc Holmes (@marcholmes, VP Marketing @Chef) about the exploding usage of containers, how application management is changing, how Chef is rethinking the tools they provide to SysAdmins, Ops and Developers, and how Chef Habitat is…
Cloudcast #321 - This Week in ML and AI
Nov 16, 2017 • 34 min
Aaron & Brian talk with Sam Charrington (@samcharrington, Host of This Week in ML & AI Podcast) about the differences between AI and ML, how to manage data gravity, the maturity of the technology, press coverage, and the societal impacts of AI and ML.
Cloudcast #320 - Docker adds Kubernetes, now what…
Nov 9, 2017 • 30 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Nigel Poulton (@nigelpoulton, Author and International Man of Tech Knowledge) about the evolution of the container ecosystem, the maturity of container technology, Docker’s announcement of Kubernetes support and what’s next, and…
Cloudcast #319 - Evolution of Prometheus Monitoring
Nov 2, 2017 • 22 min
Brian and Tyler Britten talk Julius Volz (@juliusvolz, @PrometheusIO co-founder, founder) about the evolution of Prometheus monitoring, from v1.0 to v2.0.
Cloudcast #318 - Evolution of Cloud Data Management
Oct 27, 2017 • 30 min
Brian talks with Kenneth Hui (@kenhuiny, Technical Marketing Engineer) and Andrew Miller (@andriven, Technical Marketing Manager) at @Rubrik about how Cloud Data Management is changing with the evolution of distributed systems and the use of the public…
Cloudcast #317 - The State of the Serverless Ecosystem
Oct 20, 2017 • 38 min
Brian talks with Ryan Brown (@ryan_sb, Sr. Software Engineer @Ansible, Author of ServerlessCode) about the overall state of the Serverless community after the recent ServerlessConf 2017 NYC, the breadth of focus areas for developers and business, the ways…
Cloudcast #316 - Automating to Improve Cloud Spending
Oct 12, 2017 • 26 min
Brian talks with Jay Chapel (@parkmycloudjay, Co-Founder/CEO of ParkMyCloud) about the complexity of cloud pricing models, how IT and DevOps teams view spending differently, how to integrate monitoring and automation, and who is critical to making buying…
Cloudcast #315 - How Newbies are Learning Today
Oct 5, 2017 • 22 min
Brian talks with Tanya Selvog (@AWSNewbie, Jr. Web-Developer, Full-Stack Developer in training) about how new(er) engineers are learning skills, engaging with learning communities, and adapting to a changing job market for software developers.
Cloudcast #314 - Managing the Container Herd
Sep 28, 2017 • 27 min
Aaron talks with Shannon Williams (@smw355, Co-Founder Rancher Labs) about the state of the container ecosystem, the evolution of Rancher, and the explosive growth of Kubernetes.
Cloudcast #313 - Making Sense of New Technologies
Sep 22, 2017 • 29 min
Brian talks with Alex Williams (@alexwilliams, Founder of The New Stack) about the evolution of Cloud-Native technologies, the challenges of trying to keep up with rapid change, making sense of data that explains the industry, and how to stay connected…
Cloudcast #312 - An Introduction to Istio
Sep 14, 2017 • 21 min
Brian talks with Jason McGee (@jrmcgee, VP & CTO IBM Cloud) about the origin of the Istio project, the challenges of large project teams, how Istio helps application teams, and the evolution of cloud-native application frameworks on Kubernetes
Cloudcast #311 - Google Cloud & Kubernetes
Sep 7, 2017 • 28 min
Brian talks with Chen Goldberg (@GoldbergChen, Director of Engineering, Container Engine & Kubernetes) and Mark Mandel (@Neurotic, Developer Advocate, Co-Host Google Cloud Platform podcast) at Google.about the state of Kubernetes maturity, how…
Cloudcast #310 - The Mid-Year 2017 Update
Sep 1, 2017 • 37 min
Aaron and Brian talk about the new partnership with A Cloud Guru, as well as a 2017 Mid-Year update around all things cloud - VMworld ecosystem, Serverless Ecosystem, Kubernetes for All, etc.. Show Links: [Podcast] @PodCTL - Containers |…
Cloudcast #309 - Secrets Management for Secure Microservices
Aug 30, 2017 • 30 min
Brian talks with Seth Vargo (@sethvargo, Director of Technical Advocacy @HashiCorp) about the evolving security footprint of modern applications, the increasing needs for secrets management with microservices, the challenges of managing encryption, how to…
Cloudcast #308 - Can VMware cross the Cloud chasm?
Aug 25, 2017 • 39 min
Brian talks with Keith Townsend (@ctoadvisor, The CTO Advisor) and Stu Miniman (@stu, Wikibon | theCUBE) about the upcoming VMworld 2017 event, VMware’s relevance in a cloud-centric world, the Dell merger 2yrs later and the advice they would give…
Cloudcast #307 - Cloud Careers, After the Whispers
Aug 16, 2017 • 36 min
Brian talks with Amy Lewis (@commsninja), John Troyer (@jtroyer) and Matthew Broberg (@mjbrender) from the Geek Whisperers podcast (@geek-whisperers) about the closing of their podcast/community, the evolution of cloud careers, and lessons learned from…
Cloudcast #306 - PaaS Adoption from Around the World
Aug 11, 2017 • 30 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Thurupathan Vijayakumar (@ThuruTweets, Solutions Architect | Developer | Microsoft Azure MVP) about cloud deployments in Asia, the business drivers for using public cloud services, the challenges of data sovereignty, and how…
Cloudcast #305 - Last Week in AWS
Aug 4, 2017 • 30 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Corey Quinn (@QuinnyPig, Cloud Economist/Last Week with AWS) about the complexity of AWS bills, the rapid expansion of AWS services, the challenges of “best practices” and the biggest AWS trends and mistakes. Show…
ServerlessCast #8 - Managing Serverless Performance
Jul 28, 2017 • 25 min
NOTE: Sorry about the patchy audio quality in spots on this episode, we didn’t notice until we edited the show that both Adam’s and Aaron’s connections weren’t the best this time. We cleaned it up the best we could. Thanks for listening! Aaron and…
Cloudcast #304 - Ansible, DevOps and Containers
Jul 17, 2017 • 34 min
Brian talks with Robyn Bergeron (@robynbergeron, @Ansible Community Architect) about managing large OSS projects, how teams adopt DevOps culture and tools, the role of Containers with Ansible, the spread of OSS operations tools, and the role of…
Cloudcast #303 - Public Cloud at a Tipping Point
Jun 30, 2017 • 27 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Bernard Golden (@bernardgolden, CEO of Navica) about the future of the cloud computing marketplace, the expected rates of growths and areas that could impact forecasts positively or negatively. Show Links: Get a free…
Cloudcast #302 - How Many IoT Engineers Does it Take to Enable a Lightbulb
Jun 23, 2017 • 35 min
Brian talks with Thomas Munn (@symgryph, Principal IoT Security Researcher at Cree Lighting) about the challenges of moving from manufacturing to software, planning for IoT-scale deployments, securing millions of devices, and how Ansible and Azure Cloud…
Cloudcast #301 - SRE and Infrastructure Operations
Jun 15, 2017 • 37 min
Brian talks with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle, Founder/CEO of @RackN) about the concepts of SRE (Site Reliability Engineering), the challenges of maintaining infrastructure software, emerging tools and the next-generation of operations. Show…
Cloudcast #300 - The Good, the Bad and the Boring
Jun 9, 2017 • 38 min
Aaron and Brian talk about the evolution of Cloud Computing over that past 6+ years - The pace of change, the impact of open source and foundations, the critical elements of public cloud, and what has been a surprise. Show Links: Get a free eBook…
Cloudcast #299 - The Discipline of Chaos Engineering
May 26, 2017 • 21 min
Brian talks with Kolton Andrus (@KoltonAndrus, CEO of @GremlinInc) about his background at Amazon and Netflix, the discipline of Chaos Engineering, the challenges of breaking things in production, and Gremlin Inc’s approach to building better…
Cloudcast #298 - An Introduction to Linkerd
May 18, 2017 • 27 min
Brian talks with William Morgan (@wm, Founder/CEO of @buoyantio) about his background at Twitter, an introduction to Linkerd and the concept of Service Mesh, how Linkerd compares to other application logic, and the role of foundations (e.g. CNCF) vs….
ServerlessCast #7 - Go Sparta Framework
May 13, 2017 • 11 min
Aaron talks with Matt Weagle (@mweagle, Startup Entrepreneur and creator of the Go Sparta framework for AWS Lambda) about the origins of serverless, the state of the community, why so many developers attend and what he’s solving with the Go Sparta…
ServerlessCast #6 - Event-Driven Design Thinking
May 11, 2017 • 18 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Paul Johnston (@PaulDJohnston, Serverless Consultant, CTO @Movivo) about running a company entirely on serverless, the on-going benefits of not maintaining servers, new application patterns with events, and what he wants to see…
Cloudcast #297 - Bonsai and Enterprise Industrial AI
May 7, 2017 • 27 min
Aaron talks with Dave Cahill (@dcahill8, VP Sale and Marketing, Bonsai) about Enterprise/Industrial AI and emerging use cases. Topics include understanding various forms of AI, developer integration, and where and how AI will fit. Show Links: Get…
ServerlessCast #5 - ServerlessConf and IBM OpenWhisk
May 2, 2017 • 13 min
Aaron talks with Jason McGee (@jrmcgee, VP & CTO IBM Cloud) about IBM OpenWhisk and Bluemix. Topics include event driven vs. FaaS, on-prem solutions, open source, use cases and early adoption. Recorded at ServerlessConf in Austin. (Sorry for the…
ServerlessCast #4 - ServerlessConf and Azure Functions
Apr 30, 2017 • 18 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Chris Anderson (@crandycodes, PM for Azure Functions) and Yochay Kiriaty (@yochayk, PM for Azure Functions) about Azure Functions and platform integrations from ServerlessConf in Austin. (Sorry for the background noise, we had…
Cloudcast #296 - KubeCon, DockerCon, Azure Functions and Bears, Oh My!
Apr 21, 2017 • 44 min
Aaron and Brian review KubeCon 2017 (Berlin), DockerCon 2017 (Austin) and Aaron’s trip to Seattle to learn more about Azure Functions. They also read a bunch of sponsor ads for sponsors they don’t have. Use offer code CLOUDCAST to get awesome discounts…
Cloudcast #295 - Integrating Cloud Security and Cost Management
Apr 12, 2017 • 32 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Aaron Newman (@aaronnewman, CEO / Co-Founder of @CloudCheckr) about the need for consolidated operations tools in the cloud, how to manage security across multiple clouds, how cloud costs can correlate to security, and the new…
ServerlessCast #3 - From Garage to 200k Users in 4 weeks
Apr 7, 2017 • 39 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Sam Kroonenburg (@samkroon, Founder of A Cloud Guru) and Peter Sbarski (@sbarksi, Founder of A Cloud Guru) about why they built their platform on serverless, the state of the serverless community/market, the trends they have…
Cloudcast #294 - DevOps Before It Was Cool
Apr 2, 2017 • 32 min
Aaron talks with Matthew Boeckman (@matthewboeckman, owner, ex-VP of DevOps Craftsy) about life in the DevOps trenches at a high growth startup over the course of six years. Lessons learned, and a glimpse into what’s next in the…
Cloudcast #293 - Silicon Hollow, From Coal Miners to Coders
Mar 22, 2017 • 37 min
Brian talks with Justin Hall (@jhalljhall, President of @BitSourceKY) and Payton May (Creative Director of @BitSourceKY) about how they are using developer skills to help rebuild a region that has been impacted by the decline in the coal mining…
Cloudcast #292 - VMware, Beyond Virtualization
Mar 17, 2017 • 34 min
Aaron and Keith Townsend (@ctoadvisor) talk to Chris Wolf (@cswolf, VP & CTO, Global Field & Industry at VMware) about emerging trends in the Enterprise and he gives us some insight into where he thinks the industry will go in the next few…
Cloudcast #291 - Thoughts from Google Cloud NEXT 2017
Mar 12, 2017 • 29 min
Aaron and Brian review the Google Cloud NEXT 2017 event. Show Links: Get a free eBook from O’Reilly media or use promo code PCBW for a discount - 40% off Print Books and 50% off eBooks and videos Google Cloud Platform Google Cloud NEXT 2017…
Cloudcast #290 - Managing Data Across Multiple Clouds
Mar 11, 2017 • 26 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Joe Arnold (@joearnold, Founder/Chief Product Officer @SwiftStack) about the evolution from OpenStack to today’s public cloud world. They discuss how customers are managing, valuing and protecting data in multiple cloud…
Cloudcast #289 - Enabling Voice-First Ecosystems
Feb 24, 2017 • 36 min
Aaron talks with Alex Linares (@linaresa, Co-founder & CPO, @VoiceLabsCo) and Terren Peterson (@Terren_in_VA, Alexa Dev Champ, @CapitalOne) about the emerging voice operating system market, driven by products like Amazon Echo/Alexa and Google…
ServerlessCast #2 - Kubeless - Serverless Framework for Kubernetes
Feb 17, 2017 • 27 min
Brian talks with Sebastien Goasguen (@sebgoa, Founder @skippbox)about his experience with containers, the focus of Skippbox, market demand for serverless, the architecture of Kubeless, and how the emerging serverless+kubernetes projects need to…
Cloudcast #288 - Understanding Public Cloud Spending Trends
Feb 10, 2017 • 39 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Mat Ellis (@matellis, Founder/CEO of @cloudability) about the evolution of public cloud spending, the knowledge level of cloud buyers, how AWS is trending vs. Azure and GCP, the market for Reserved Instances and how companies…
Cloudcast #287 - Venture Capital and the Cloud Native Landscape
Feb 1, 2017 • 31 min
Aaron and Brian talk with RedPoint Ventures (Scott Raney (@sraney) General Partner at RedPoint Venture Capital (@redpointvc)) about the evolving role of Venture Capital, the Cloud Native Landscape, open source business models, how to many rapid change,…
ServerlessCast #1 - Project Fission
Jan 24, 2017 • 24 min
Brian talks with Madhura Maskasky (@MadhuraMaskasky; Founder/VP of Product @platform9sys) about managing distributed cloud platforms, the evolution from OpenStack to Kubernetes in the market, the demand for Serverless capabilities, Project Fission and…
Cloudcast #286 - Balancing Monolithic Apps and Microservices
Jan 13, 2017 • 37 min
Brian talks with Burr Sutter (@burrsutter, Director of Developer Experience @RedHatNews) about the Java application community, how companies are managing their existing applications, how they can ship updates faster and with better quality, and the…
Cloudcast #285 - Automation, DevOps & Reddit
Jan 11, 2017 • 38 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Jason Edelman (@jedelman8, Founder @networktocode), and Matt Oswalt (@mierdin, Software Engineer @stackstorm) about the state of automation in the industry, how people are evolving their skills, if any of this DevOps is real,…
Cloudcast #284 - 2016 Review & 2017 Predictions
Dec 28, 2016 • 68 min
Aaron and Brian review the state of The Cloudcast, review the biggest stories in 2016, and make predictions about 2017. Show Links: Get a free eBook from O’Reilly media or use promo code PCBW for a discount - 40% off Print Books and 50% off eBooks…
Cloudcast #283 - The Public Cloud
Dec 27, 2016 • 50 min
Aaron and Brian talk about the state of the public cloud, where each of the big 3 fit in the global IT picture, the big trends happening (mostly) in public cloud and what people should be tracking as we move into 2017. Show Links: Get a free eBook…
Cloudcast #282 - Managing Multi-Cloud Services
Dec 20, 2016 • 26 min
Brian talks with Joe Kinsella (@joekinsella, Founder and CTO of @CloudHealthTech) about his background at startups, the growth of the AWS ecosystem, how the buying patterns for cloud have shifted at customers, and how the rest of the industry compares…
Cloudcast #281 - Monoliths and Microservices
Dec 13, 2016 • 32 min
Brian talks with Anders Wallgren (@anders_wallgren, CTO of @ElectricCloud) about evolving technology and organizational culture, how to think about monolithic applications in today’s business context, the challenges of microservices, lessons learned…
Cloudcast #280 - DevOps from the Enterprise
Nov 29, 2016 • 39 min
Brian talks with Josh Atwell (@Josh_Atwell, Cloudcast’s Chief DevOps Correspondent) about the DevOps Enterprise Summit (#DOES16), DevOps success stories, how companies manage the evolution, common DevOps failures and any models that can be reused by…
Cloudcast #279 - Understanding Kubernetes Operators
Nov 18, 2016 • 25 min
Brian talks with Brandon Phillips (@brandonphilips, CTO at @CoreOS) about “Operators” and the evolving capabilities to help companies operate Kubernetes and manage the application around Kubernetes. Show Links: Get a free eBook from O’Reilly…
Cloudcast #278 - Automatic DevOps for the People
Nov 18, 2016 • 39 min
Brian talks with John Troyer (@jtroyer, CEO at @TechReckoning, a community for IT pros) about IT organizations are dealing with DevOps, the pace of change, open source software and communities Show Links: Get a free eBook from O’Reilly media or…
Cloudcast #277 - DevOps Perspectives from the Front Lines
Oct 31, 2016 • 25 min
Brian and Josh Atwell (@Josh_Atwell) talk with Chris Short (@ChrisShort, DevOps @SolarWinds) about the day-to-day role of a DevOps Engineer, how he chooses his tools and communications models, what he learned from the military that’s applicable to…
Cloudcast #276 - 3D Printing & Maker Movement
Oct 30, 2016 • 23 min
Brian and Josh Atwell (@josh_atwell) talk with Harris Kenny (@harriskenny, VP Marketing @ Aleph Objects) about Lulzbot, the state of 3D printing, market segments, experimentation, innovation, new materials usage and how the Maker-Movement is impacting…
Cloudcast #275 - Microsoft, Millennials & Open Source
Oct 29, 2016 • 24 min
Brian talks with Heather Shapiro (@microheather, Technical Evangelist @Microsoft) about Microsoft’s approach to Big Data, how visualization helps people grasp analytics concepts, helping students learn the basics of big data, and the millennial…
Cloudcast #274 - Stranger Things with Netflix Containers & OSS
Oct 28, 2016 • 21 min
Brian talks with Andrew Spyker (@aspyker, Manager, Netflix Container Cloud) about his work on Netflix OSS, the evolution of Netflix’s Container Cloud, the Netflix culture and what other companies might be able to learn from their experiences. Show…
Cloudcast #273 - Open Data for Business
Oct 28, 2016 • 17 min
Brian talks with Melissa Nysewander (@mnysewan - Fidelity, Director of Data Science) about the state of data-science, how companies are using open and proprietary data, how to explain the value of data science within your organization, and how companies…
Cloudcast #272 - The Kubernetes State of the Community
Oct 24, 2016 • 30 min
Brian talks with Joseph Jacks (@asynchio; Founder @KubeCon; Kubernetes engineering @Apprenda) about the upcoming KubeCon conference, the evolution of the Kubernetes community, why customers are putting the technology into production, areas of…
Cloudcast #271 - VMware and the Book Store
Oct 14, 2016 • 35 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Greg Knieriemen (@knieriemen, @SpeakingInTech podcast) and Keith Townsend (@CTOAdvisor, CTOAdvisor podcast) about today’s announcement of VMware vCloud on AWS. Show Links: Get a free book from O’Reilly media or use promo…
Cloudcast #270 - Are Container Standards Forking?
Oct 7, 2016 • 39 min
Brian talks about why there are rumors and discussions in the industry about “forking” docker and other potentially emerging container standards. Show Links: Get a free book from O’Reilly media or use promo code PCBW for a discount - 40% off Print…
Cloudcast #269 - Putting Docker in Your Brain
Sep 23, 2016 • 40 min
Brian talks with Nigel Poulton (@nigelpoulton, International Man of Tech Knowledge) about the evolution from VMware to Docker communities, teaching ops/sysadmins about Docker, how to keep up with the faster pace of change and where he sees the…
Cloudcast #268 - Multi-Cloud Serverless Platform
Sep 16, 2016 • 26 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Chad Arimura (@chadarimura, Founder/CEO of about the history of Serverless/Event-Driven/FaaS/Jeff computing, the differences in frameworks in the market, common customer use-cases and the need for multi-cloud…
Cloudcast #267 - Microservices Memoirs
Sep 9, 2016 • 35 min
Brian talks with Lachlan Evenson (@LachlanEvenson, Sr. Solutions Architect @Deis) about their journey from a v1 to v2 hybrid cloud, how they created internal “ambassadors” for the cloud, how they better understood developer needs and started the…
Cloudcast #266 - Impressions from VMworld 2016
Sep 4, 2016 • 33 min
Brian talks with Keith Townsend (@CTOAdvisor) about the announcements from VMworld 2016 as well their strategy, customer and technologist feedback, and where this large community is moving forward. They also look at some of the changes and challenges…
Cloudcast #265 - Designing and Deploying Containers at Scale
Aug 26, 2016 • 19 min
Brian talks with Jeremy Eder (@jeremyeder; Performance Engineering at @RedHatNews) about the CNCF’s 1000 node cluster, designing large scale cloud-native environments, how testing has evolved with containers and sharable lessons from this…
Cloudcast #264 - The Evolution of Digital Ocean
Aug 19, 2016 • 26 min
Brian talks with Mitch Wainer (@mitchwainer; Co-Founder of DigitalOcean) and Nick Van Wiggeren (@NickVanWig; Storage Engineering Manager at DigitalOcean) about the overall cloud market, being focused on developers, how to think about geographic coverage…
Cloudcast #263 - Monitoring Containers with Prometheus
Aug 11, 2016 • 32 min
Brian talks with Julius Volz (@juliusvolz; Co-Creator of Prometheus) about Project Prometheus, the challenges of monitoring containers, working within the CNCF and where the project will expand. Show Links: Get a free book from O’Reilly media or…
Cloudcast #262 - Understanding Dropbox’s Infrastructure Transition
Aug 2, 2016 • 29 min
Aaron and Brian talk with James Cowling (@jamesacowling; Storage Team Lead @Dropbox) about the Dropbox migration from AWS, project “Magic Pocket”, building distributed systems, lessons learned and how much better something must be before making a…
Cloudcast #261 - Docker Image Compatibility
Jul 29, 2016 • 23 min
Brian talks with (@kelseyhightower; Kubernetes Lead @GoogleCloud) about confusion in the marketplace around Docker “compatibility”. Show Links: Get a free book from O’Reilly media or use promo code PCBW for a discount - 40% off Print Books and…
Cloudcast #260 - Securing Container Workloads
Jul 20, 2016 • 23 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Randy Kilmon (VP of Engineering at @black_duck_sw) about the open source vulnerabilities, securing containers and managing the lifecycle of rapidly changing software. Show Links: Get a free book from O’Reilly media or…
Cloudcast #259 - Multi-Instance vs. Multi-Tenancy in SaaS
Jul 14, 2016 • 28 min
Brian talks with Allan Leinwand (@leinwand, Chief Technology Officer @ServiceNow) about the key characteristics of an “Enterprise Cloud”, why architecture is important for SaaS applications and how customers can achieve high availability in the…
Cloudcast #258 - Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)
Jun 25, 2016 • 26 min
Brian talks with Dan Kohn (@dankohn1, Executive Director of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation) about the role of foundations, the CNCF, the emergence of containers, co-opetition in the marketplace and how web scale technologies are getting used by…
Cloudcast #257 - Surviving in a Software-Eating World
Jun 22, 2016 • 27 min
Brian talks with Matt Colyer (@mcolyer; Product Manager at @github | Founder of Flagr and Easel) about the evolution of “software is eating the world” - how application development is evolving; how companies are changing the organizations and process;…
Cloudcast #256 - Can Open Source Companies Make Money?
Jun 16, 2016 • 31 min
Brian talks with Adrian Cockcroft (@adrianco, Technology Fellow at @BatteryVentures) about the recent Battery Ventures Open Source Summit (#BVOSS), trends in open source business models and how VC are thinking about investing in companies that leverage…
Cloudcast #255 - Serverless, NoOps and Jeff
Jun 8, 2016 • 35 min
Aaron and Brian talk about the 2016 Mid-Year State of the Cloudcast (and Cloud), what they expect to see in the 2nd half of 2016, why they are interested in the Serverless movement, and why there will be a new serverless-focused podcast soon. Show…
Cloudcast #254 - Container Deployments - Real Usage, Real Data
May 27, 2016 • 31 min
Brian talks with Kim Weins (@kimweins, VP of Marketing) and Tim MIller (@Miller_Tim, VP of Engineering) at @Rightscale about market adoption of DevOps and Containers, migrating applications to containers, and the challenges of a container-centric…
Cloudcast #253 - Jumping Inside Complex CI/CD Systems
May 24, 2016 • 21 min
Brian talks with Shlomi Ben Haim (@ShlomiBenHaim; CEO of @JFrog) about social software distribution platforms, the challenges of CI/CD systems, how non-tech-centric companies are embracing software cultures and if there are emerging ways to make new…
Cloudcast #252 - Understanding IBM OpenWhisk
May 19, 2016 • 24 min
Brian talks with Stephen Fink (@sjfink, Distinguished Research Staff Member @IBM) about serverless computing, the architecture of IBM OpenWhisk, the open source community involvement and the use-cases he sees for this emerging technology. Show…
Cloudcast #251 - IT Tricks that SaaS services Forget
May 12, 2016 • 30 min
Brian talks with Gina Minks (@gminks, PMM for @SpanningBackup) about the growth of SaaS applications, who pays for SaaS, who manages SaaS and the most frequent mistakes companies make in using SaaS applications. Show Links: Get a free book from…
Cloudcast #250 - A Platform View of Application Migrations
Apr 29, 2016 • 29 min
Aaron talks with Sinclair Schuller (@sschuller; CEO/Founder of @Apprenda) about news at Apprenda, the Kubernetes community, legacy apps vs. cloud native apps and why architecture is critical in a PaaS platform. Show Links: Get a free book from…
Cloudcast #249 - snap by Intel and Cloud Telemetry
Apr 25, 2016 • 35 min
We’re giving away two OSCON passes! Aaron talks with Matt Brender (@mjbrender, Developer Advocate for Intel Software Defined Infrastructure) about what it is like to be a Developer Advocate and snap by Intel for cloud telemetry. Show Links: Get a…
Cloudcast #248 - Trouble Inside Your Containers
Apr 21, 2016 • 26 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Tim Gerla (@tybstar, VP Product) and Dan Nurmi (@dannurmi, CTO) at @Anchore about their background as entrepreneurs, the challenges of container security, the challenges of CI/CD and security and how to avoid slowly down…
Cloudcast #247 - How Do I Talk To An API?
Apr 16, 2016 • 35 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Kendrick “Kenny” Coleman (@kendrickcoleman; Developer Advocate @EMCcode) about the basics of interacting with APIs. They also discuss how the millennial generation is changing the media industry and if/how The Cloudcast should…
Cloudcast #246 - The Quest for 1M Containers
Apr 14, 2016 • 32 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Mitchell Hashimoto (@mitchellh, Founder of @HashiCorp) about the lack of VC funding for an open source Death Star, customer interest in Microsoft Azure, the need for bigger/faster schedulers, developer patterns and Zero-Trust…
Cloudcast #245 - The Chaotic State of IT in 2016
Apr 9, 2016 • 37 min
Brian talks with Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja, Co-Host of The Geek-Whisperers) about the chaotic state of the IT industry, how much location impacts day-to-day work, and how people are making positive transitions in their work. Show Links: This show…
Cloudcast #244 - Engineers, Coffee & AWS Lambda
Apr 3, 2016 • 33 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Donnie Flood (@floodfx) and Larry Ogrodnek (@ogrodnek) about their podcast @EngineersCoffee, their experience at Bizo, and their fascination with serverless computing (or events-based computing) with “Will it Lambda?” Show…
Cloudcast #243 - Understanding Azure Stack
Mar 18, 2016 • 40 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Corey Sanders (@CoreySandersWA; Director of Program Management @Microsoft) and Ryan O’Hara (Director Private Cloud Solutions @Microsoft) about how Microsoft is attempting to bring the Azure Cloud down into customer’s data…
Cloudcast #242 - Understanding Serverless Applications
Mar 11, 2016 • 34 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Joe Emison (@JoeEmison; Founder and Chief Technology Officer @ BuildFax) about building a digital business, the challenges of platforms, and why he’s moving more applications to serverless computing. Show Links: This…
Cloudcast #241 - Technology Trends Outside Silicon Valley
Mar 5, 2016 • 35 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Keith Townsend (@CTOAdvisor) about emerging technology trends, how Enterprises around the world differ from the Bay Area, the organizational challenges of containers, and his CIO/CTO advice for large companies. Show…
Cloudcast #240 - Learning How to Become an AWS Guru
Feb 26, 2016 • 27 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Ryan Kroonenburg (@acloudguru and @KroonenburgRyan, AWS Cloud Architect) and Anthony Stanley (@IamStan, AWS Cloud Architect) from A Cloud Guru about their passion for teaching, how they created A Cloud Guru, the framework for…
Cloudcast #239 - Deploying Security without Borders
Feb 19, 2016 • 37 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Alan Cohen (@ascohen, Chief Commercial Officer @illumio) about disrupting long-held technology architectures, the challenge of deploying and operating new technologies, and how Illumio security is designed to work around…
Cloudcast #238 - Challenges in Operations, Containers and Microservices
Feb 12, 2016 • 37 min
Brian talks with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle, Founder/CEO of RackN) about the evolution of OpenStack, Containers, his company RackN and Digital Rebar, and how Microservices and DevOps go hand-in-hand. Show Links: This show sponsored by Intel Cloud…
Cloudcast #237 - Cloud Native SDN
Feb 1, 2016 • 34 min
Brian talks with Chris Marino (@chris_marino, Founder/CEO of Pani Networks) about the his new startup, the evolution of networking for Cloud Native applications, and the opportunities to change networking as application models radically change. Show…
Cloudcast #236 - Aligning App Performance to Business Success
Jan 14, 2016 • 34 min
Brian talks with James Urquhart (@jamesurquhart, Senior Vice President of Performance Analytics @SOASTA) about the evolution of the digital economy, performance testing applications, understanding business impact of performance, and how companies are…
Cloudcast #235 - Does Everyone Need Google’s Infrastructure?
Jan 7, 2016 • 29 min
Brian talks with Alex Polvi (@polvi, Founder/CEO of @CoreOSLinux) about how startups measure innovation, the evolution of both Tectonic solution and CoreOS projects, the evolution of Kubernetes and how many companies are building digital presences…
Cloudcast #234 - 2015 WrapUp + 2016 Predictions
Dec 31, 2015 • 69 min
Aaron and Brian do their annual 2015 WrapUp show. They look at the most interesting shows, trends and topics from 2015, as well as making predictions for 2016. Show Notes: Krispy Kreme Challenge Donations Topic 1 - Is Public Cloud making any…
Cloudcast #233 - NATS - Cloud Native Infrastructure
Dec 23, 2015 • 30 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Larry McQueary - (@McQueary; Product Manager at Apcera for Cloud Native Infrastructure) about messaging platforms for microservices and distributed applications, how they differ from Enterprise Service Bus and how IoT…
Cloudcast #232 - Docker Security Part Deux
Dec 16, 2015 • 13 min
Aaron talks to Cloudcast alum Diogo Monica and Nathan McCauley (@diogomonica and @nathanmccauley; Security Leads @Docker) about the focus on security at DeckerConEU, hardware signing of containers, the evolution and updates to Docker Notary and Trusted…
Cloudcast #231 - Docker & Tutum Cloud
Dec 15, 2015 • 10 min
Aaron talks to Tutum Cloud’s Borja Burgos (@borja_burgos) and Fernando Mayo (@FernandoMayo) about Docker’s recent acquisition of Tutum Cloud, operational benefits of Tutum Cloud, future plans for Tutum, and how it will fit into the Docker…
Cloudcast #230 - The Docker Ecosystem
Dec 15, 2015 • 9 min
Aaron talks to Nick Stinemates (@nickstinemates, VP Biz Dev @Docker) about Nick’s life before business development, building a vibrant community around Docker, and how partners can co-exist within this new ecosystem. Show Links: Thank you to…
Cloudcast #229 - Weaveworks and New Stack Architectures
Dec 9, 2015 • 14 min
Aaron talks to Alexis Richardson (@monadic, Co-founder and CEO @Weaveworks) about new container based architecture stacks and models, the state of Docker today and how to decipher this ever changing ecosystem Show Links: Thank you to Docker for…
Cloudcast #228 - Using Rancher to Deploy and Orchestrate Containers
Dec 8, 2015 • 12 min
Aaron talks to Darren Shepherd (@ibuildthecloud, Co-founder and Chief Architect @Rancher Labs) about the move from IaaS and orchestration of virtual machines to containers. Topics include the transition from ephemeral to persistence, managing storage…
Cloudcast #227 - Docker Networking and Project Calico
Dec 7, 2015 • 15 min
Aaron talks to Jon Berger (@jonberger0, Evangelist Project Calico, @projectcalico) about their pure Layer 3 approach to virtual networking and containers. We discuss the differences between Docker’s libnetwork overlay and Project Calico, the Docker 1.9…
Cloudcast #226 - Launching Spacecrafts with Containers
Nov 28, 2015 • 13 min
Aaron talks with Dan Isla (@danisla, Data Scientist & Systems Engineer, Office of the CTO, Nasa’s JPL) about what it’s like to build spacecraft and use big data and container technologies to gain insight into trends to help make NASA more agile by…
Cloudcast #225 - VMware and Containers
Nov 28, 2015 • 13 min
Aaron talks with Kit Colbert (@kitcolbert, VP & CTO Cloud Native Apps, VMware) at DockerCon EU about growing up in the VMware ecosystem and transferring skills to a cloud native apps world. Topics include VMware Integrated Containers, how the Docker…
Cloudcast #224 - Getting Started with Docker Toolbox
Nov 27, 2015 • 17 min
Aaron talks to John Willis (@botchagalupe, Director of Ecosystem Development) and Dave Tucker (@dave_tucker, Product Guy) about the Docker decoder ring to the new ecosystem and how to get started with the Docker Toolbox. In addition, we talk about…
Cloudcast #223 - Surprising Facts and Monitoring Docker
Nov 27, 2015 • 14 min
Aaron talks with Ilan Rabinovitch (@irabinovitch, Technical Community & Evangelism @Datadog) at DockerCon EU about his impressions from the Day 1 General Session, 8 Surprising Facts About Real Rocker Adoption, and the practical aspects of actually…
Cloudcast #222 - Microsoft Operations Management Suite
Nov 20, 2015 • 32 min
Brian talks with Jeremy Winter (Principle Group Program Manager @Microsoft) about the changing culture at Microsoft, the evolution of Hybrid Cloud management, OMS technology support and how Microsoft is listening to customers…
Cloudcast #221 - Self-Improvement as a Service
Nov 6, 2015 • 39 min
Aaron, Brian and Amy Lewis talk with Srinivas Krishnamurti (@skrishna09; Founder/CEO of Zugata) about the VMware Mafia, being an EIR, the Zugata vision to make work-life better for individuals, the psychology of improving teamwork and the differences…
Cloudcast #220 - The World of Many Clouds
Oct 29, 2015 • 35 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Jonathan Donaldson (@jdonalds; VP/GM, Software Defined Infrastructure at Intel) about old times, how quickly the Cloud Computing market is evolving, the breadth of projects that the Intel SDI groups engages with, how to growth…
Cloudcast #219 - DevOps Enterprise Summit 2015
Oct 24, 2015 • 27 min
Brian talks with Sam Fell (@samueldfell; Director of Product Marketing @ElectricCloud) about the DevOps Enterprise Summit, how Enterprise customers are different that startups, understanding the people/process side of DevOps and how Electric Cloud is…
Cloudcast #218 - Learning from Blameless Post-Mortems
Oct 17, 2015 • 25 min
Brian talks with Dave Zwieback (@mindweather; Head of Engineering @NextBigSound) about his book “Beyond Blame”, the challenging cultures of web-scale and DevOps, understanding complex and chaotic systems and how to lead through problems. Check out…
Cloudcast #217 - Platforms - Build, Buy or Rent
Oct 11, 2015 • 24 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Bridget Kromhout (@bridgetkromhout, Principal Technologist @pivotal, Co-Host @arresteddevops, @devopsdays Organizer.) about DevOps in practice, running Docker in production, building (or not) your own platform, AWS tools and…
Cloudcast #216 - The Evolution of Cloud Operations
Oct 4, 2015 • 35 min
Brian talks with Mark Imbriaco (@markimbriaco; Co-founder & CEO at @OperableInc) about the state of Cloud operations, the changes to DevOps, the human challenges of web scale operations and opinionated PaaS platforms. Check out O-Reilly’s new…
Cloudcast #215 - Open Source in Europe
Sep 27, 2015 • 25 min
Brian talks with Rachel Roumeliotis (@rroumeliotis, Co-Chair of OSCON EU) about open-source in Europe, regional diversity, the evolution of open-source for application development and how to select speakers and topics for large events. Check out…
Cloudcast #214 - Packaging DevOps Big and Small
Sep 14, 2015 • 25 min
Aaron and Nick Weaver (@lynxbat) talk to Jeff Dickey(@jeffdickey; Chief Innovation Officer @Redapt) about building Clouds and DevOps environments for both small and large customers and the real world challenges they face. Thank you to the Linux…
Cloudcast #213 - What is Immutable Infrastructure?
Sep 10, 2015 • 27 min
Brian talks with Subbu Allamaraju (@sallamar, Chief Engineer, Cloud & Platforms @ebay) about Cloud Computing in Seattle, immutable infrastructure, the P-D-M-R cycle, and understanding Durable and Declarative environments. Check out O’Reilly’s new…
Cloudcast #212 - Big Data and Mesos
Sep 4, 2015 • 28 min
Description: Aaron and Nick Weaver (@lynxbat) talk with Derrick Harris (@derrickharris, Senior Research Analyst @mesosphere) about the latest in both the big data and cloud native apps using Mesos. Check out O-Reilly’s new initiative: Learning…
Cloudcast #211 - Mesosphere DCOS
Aug 29, 2015 • 25 min
Aaron talks with Ben Hindman (@benh; Co-creator of ApacheMesos, Founder of @mesosphere) about his time at Twitter, building Mesos, understanding problems at scale, how Mesos compares to Kubernetes, Mesosphere DCOS and the recent announcements with…
Cloudcast #210 - Open Source Foundations with Jim Zemlin
Aug 26, 2015 • 13 min
Description: Aaron talks with Jim Zemlin (@jzemlin, Executive Director Linux Foundation) about the continued rise of Open Source in our daily lives and necessary role of open source foundations. We also find out he has a favorite project! Check out…
Cloudcast #209 - The Evolution of Private Cloud as a Service
Aug 19, 2015 • 31 min
Brian talks with Madhura Maskasky (@madhuramaskasky, Co-Founder/ VP Product @Platform9) about the evolution of Platform9, offloading the Private Cloud learning curve, SaaS management, and the intersection of VMware and OpenStack for…
Cloudcast #208 - Infrastructure as Code
Aug 13, 2015 • 37 min
Brian talks with Nathen Harvey (@nathenharvey, Community Manager @chef) about how he became a Community Manager, his passion for DevOps, The Food Fight podcast, the future of configuration management and the best first steps to developing the skills to…
Cloudcast #200 - Future of Connected Clouds
Jul 28, 2015 • 43 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Christian Reilly (@reillyusa; CTO @Citrix) about the future. They discuss how far we are from availability and adoption of many of the systems laid out in a futuristic video. They discuss the challenges of modifying long-held…
Cloudcast #207 - Managing Shared Cloud Resources
Jul 18, 2015 • 35 min
Brian talks to Sumeet Singh (Founder/CEO @AppFormix) his background at Cisco and Microsoft, the challenges of shared infrastructure, how Appformix works across Docker and OpenStack, and what to expect from the start-up moving forward. Links from the…
Cloudcast #206 - Experience Building Large-Scale Clouds
Jul 14, 2015 • 34 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Jeff Dickey (@jeffdickey; Chief Innovation Officer @Redapt) and John Griffith (@jdg_8, Software Engineer @SolidFire) about the evolution of Redapt, best practices for building large-scale clouds, comparing OpenStack to Docker…
Cloudcast #205 - AWS CloudMgmt-as-a-Service
Jul 11, 2015 • 25 min
Brian talks to Joel Davne (@woggenager, CEO of @cloudnexa) and MJ DiBerardino (CTO @cloudnexa) about the evolution of System Integrators, the evolving AWS ecosystem, Cloud Management -as-a-Service, and what types of applications customers are using with…
Cloudcast #204 - NGINX for Docker and Microservices
Jul 8, 2015 • 16 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Sarah Novotny (@sarahnovotny) about her involvement in multiple open source communities, how L4-L7 services interact with containers, how NGINX interacts with multiple aspects of the Docker ecosystem and architectural patterns…
Cloudcast #203 - Docker Networking
Jul 6, 2015 • 30 min
Aaron and Brian talk to John Willis (@botchagulpe; VP of Customer Enablement @Docker) and Madhu Venugopal (@MadhuVenugopal, Sr.Director Networking @Docker) about the evolution from Socketplane to Docker Networking, the new plugin architecture in v1.7,…
Cloudcast #202 - DockerCon - Project 6 from
Jul 3, 2015 • 14 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Jeff Chou (CEO/Founder @DatawiseIO) and Luis Robles (CTO/Founder @DatawiseIO) about their system-level experience building Cisco UCS, the challenges of networking and storage for containers, Project 6, and a start-ups view on the…
Cloudcast #201 - DockerCon - Secure Hybrid Cloud OS with Apcera
Jun 29, 2015 • 26 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Josh Ellithorpe (@zquestz), Software Architect for Apcera’s Hybrid Cloud Operating System and what it was like to blaze a trail prior to Docker and we dig deep into security and granularity policies in cloud native…
Cloudcast #199 - Docker Security
Jun 27, 2015 • 17 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Diogo Monica and Nathan McCauley (@diogomonica and @nathanmccauley; Security Leads @Docker) about their security background at Square, Docker Notary, how security is evolving around containers, Docker best practices and tools,…
Cloudcast #198 - Architecting Cloud Foundry
Jun 19, 2015 • 18 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Chip Childers (@chipchilders, VP of Technology @CloudFoundryOrg) about the current status of Cloud Foundry projects, how Microsoft .NET will be integrated, IaaS vs. PaaS, and the thinking about overall…
Cloudcast #197 - Tectonic Shifts at CoreOS
Jun 17, 2015 • 21 min
Aaron and talks to Brian ‘Redbeard’ Harrington (@brianredbeard, Principal Architect, CoreOS) about beardliness, CoreOS Fest, Project “Tectonic” and the latest on the “appc” specification as it relates to container formats. Interested in the…
Cloudcast #196 - Inside Cloud Foundry Operations
Jun 16, 2015 • 17 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Cornelia Davis (@cdavisafc; Cloud Foundry Platform Engineering at Pivotal) about her experience working on the Pivotal Web Services Operations Team, her experience as both a developer and operator and why she believes that…
Cloudcast #195 - Farming Cloud Apps with Rancher
Jun 13, 2015 • 22 min
Aaron talks to Sheng Liang (@shengliang; Co-Founder/CEO of & Shannon Williams (@smw355; Co-Founder/VP of about their history at, building a full-solution stack around Docker, the tiny-OS market, and the tradeoffs…
Cloudcast #194 - DevOps Down to the Rack Level
Jun 10, 2015 • 23 min
Aaron talks to Cole Crawford (CEO/Founder of, Founding executive director of Open Compute project and Co-founder of OpenStack) about momentum for Open Compute, rethinking how Data Center racks are designed, and the stack - OpenMist OS,…
Cloudcast #193 - Andy Weir, Author of “The Martian”
Jun 6, 2015 • 20 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Andy Weir (@andyweirauthor), author of The Egg and The Martian. We cover the connection between Open Source Software and writing, Aaron gets geeky about the book, the latest on the upcoming movie, tips for new authors, and even…
Cloudcast #192 - Pets, Cattle & Chickens
May 28, 2015 • 22 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Bernard Golden (@, VP of Strategy, ActiveState) about the latest from ActiveState, Bernard’s extensive writing experience, as how containers are changing the pets vs. cattle model. Interested in the O’Reilly…
Cloudcast #191 - Cloud Foundry + Netflix OSS
May 24, 2015 • 19 min
Brian talks to The Pivotal Gang - James Watters (@wattersjames, VP of Cloud Platform), Andrew Clay Shafer (@littleidea) and Michael Cote (@cote) about the latest from Pivotal, Enterprise adoption of PCF, and NetFlix OSS. Interested in the…
Cloudcast #190 - Live from Cloud Foundry Summit
May 19, 2015 • 18 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Richard Seroter (@rseroter, VP of Product CenturyLink) and Ed Saipetch (@edsai, CenturyLink Office of the CTO & Speaking in Tech Podcast) about the latest in both public and Private PaaS including Pivotal Cloud Foundry,…
Cloudcast #189 - Containers + Data Persistence
May 1, 2015 • 38 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Clint Kitson (@clintonskitson; Developer Advocate - EMC {code}) about how containers and microservices deal with data persistence, as well as some of the work that he’s doing lately and what other projects are looking at for…
Cloudcast #188 - The ContainerPocalyse Ahead
Apr 25, 2015 • 40 min
Aaron and Brian announce a new partnership of O’Reilly Media! To kick things off The Cloudcast and O’Reilly have one free pass to O’Reilly Velocity to give away! Other great offers coming soon. Contest details: Velocity website:…
Cloudcast #187 - API Performance Monitoring
Apr 17, 2015 • 25 min
Aaron talks to John Sheehan (@johnsheehan; CEO of Runscope - @runscope) about the differences between API and application development, testing, performance, and monitoring. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails…
Cloudcast #186 - Understanding the Cloud Foundry Foundation
Apr 12, 2015 • 43 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Sam Ramji (@sramji; President of Cloud Foundry Foundation) about his first 30 days on the job, engaging developer communities, open vs. commercial, branding and awareness of open source projects. - Cloud Foundry Foundation:…
Cloudcast #185 - Masters, Minions and Pods - Kubernetes 101
Apr 5, 2015 • 30 min
Brian talks to Patrick Reilly (@preillyme; CEO @kismatic) about the basics of Kubernetes, deploying and scheduling containers at scale, and how to learn more about distributed applications. Kismatic Website - Kismatic on GitHub…
Cloudcast #184 - Streaming Analytics for Distributed Applications
Mar 29, 2015 • 25 min
Aaron talks to Karthik Rau (@krrau; Founder/CEO of @SignalFx) about the launch of their advanced monitoring platform, doing streaming analytics for distributed applications, the new role of developers and the mindset of technology-centric business…
Cloudcast #183 - Container-Centric Application Deployments
Mar 21, 2015 • 37 min
Brian talks to Alexis Richardson (Founder @WeaveWorks) and Khash Sajadi (CEO @Cloud66) about their global DevOps as a Service platform and how they have interconnected it across 76 Data Centers. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast #182 - Moving DevOps Forward with CI:CD
Mar 15, 2015 • 30 min
Brian talks to TJ Randall (@TJRandall; VP System Engineering @XebiaLabs) about how customers work through changes to people/skills, process, financial modeling, internal communications and tools, as they migrate to more agile application development and…
Cloudcast #181 - Investigating the ELK Stack
Mar 7, 2015 • 41 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Robyn Bergeron (@robynbergeron; Ops Advocate @Elasticsearch) about the various usage models of the ELK stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana), as well as the ElasticSearch developer community + Elastic{ON} event. Music Credit:…
Cloudcast #180 - Understanding CoreOS Distributed Architecture
Mar 4, 2015 • 30 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Alex Polvi (@polvi; CEO of @CoreOSLinux) about the system architecture around CoreOS - containers, appc, etcd,, flannel, etc. They also talk about the challenges of distributed system applications and how CoreOS…
Cloudcast - ByteSized - Stateful vs. Stateless Apps
Feb 25, 2015 • 13 min
Brian and Jonas Rosland (@virtualswede) talk about the key architectural and deployment differences between Stateful and Stateless Applications. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast - ByteSized - Monitoring & Logging
Feb 25, 2015 • 11 min
Brian and Jonas Rosland (@virtualswede) discuss Logging and Monitoring systems and how they have evolved with open source projects and SaaS services. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast #179 - Managing Containers w/o a Tupperware Party
Feb 20, 2015 • 40 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Nick Weaver (@lynxbat; Director of Software Defined Infrastructure @ Intel) about competing container formats and runtimes, managing containers at scale, PaaS + containers, and how applications are adapting to live in a…
Cloudcast - ByteSized - Containers
Feb 5, 2015 • 13 min
Brian and Jonas Rosland (@virtualswede) talk about the basics of Containers, including LXD, CoreOS Rocket, Docker and Docker Hub. They also discuss the differences between Containers and VMs. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast - ByteSized - CI/CD
Feb 5, 2015 • 11 min
Brian and Jonas Rosland (@virtualswede) talk about the basic of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD), as well as Jenkins and Travis.
Cloudcast - ByteSized - Config Management
Feb 5, 2015 • 13 min
Brian and Jonas Rosland (@virtualswede) talk about the basics of Configuration Management, including Puppet, Chef, Ansible, SaltStack, CFEngine, in this short podcast about DevOps 101. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast - ByteSized - Git & GitHub
Feb 5, 2015 • 9 min
Brian and Jonas Rosland (@virtualswede) talk about the basics of Git and GitHub in this series of short DevOps 101 podcasts. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast #178 - DevOps Defined Networking with Socketplane
Jan 30, 2015 • 37 min
Aaron and Brian talk with John Willis (@botchagalupe, Founder/VP Customer Enablement @Socketplane) about DevOps, the Docker Ecosystem and what Socketplane is doing about SDN for Docker/Containers. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast #177 - Operationalized OpenStack and NFV
Jan 22, 2015 • 24 min
Brian talks with Henrik Rosendahl (@hrosendahl, CEO of Akanda) about how Akanda spun out of Dreamhost, the NFV market, open-source and networking communities, and how much customers value OpenStack operational experience when looking at software. Music…
Cloudcast #176 - Dev, Ops & VC Perspective on Modern Apps
Jan 15, 2015 • 43 min
Aaron and Brian talk to former Netflix Cloud Architect and current VC Adrian Cockcroft about how to properly position products/tools/services to Devs vs Ops, the role of open-source in accelerating adoption, how open-source companies can make money, and…
Cloudcast #175 - Machine Data & DevOps
Jan 5, 2015 • 42 min
Aaron and Josh Atwell (@Josh_Atwell) talk with Hal Rottenberg (@halr9000, Developer Evangelist @Splunk) about how Machine Data is impacting IT operations, and integrating with modern DevOps teams. They also talk about how to empower developers with…
Cloudcast #174 - 2014 Year in Review and 2015 Predictions
Dec 31, 2014 • 45 min
Aaron & Brian look back at their predictions for 2014, review the biggest trends, and look ahead at their forecasts for 2015. Containers, DevOps, SaaS, Public Cloud and what happens to all that open-source VC money?
Cloudcast #173 - “Atlas” - Framework for DevOps Automation
Dec 11, 2014 • 27 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Mitchell Hashimoto (@mitchellh, Founder of @HashiCorp) about their new DevOps framework Atlas, commercial product support, a new round of funding, and the “Hashicorp” way of thinking about DevOps and automation. Music Credit:…
Cloudcast #172 - The State of Containers
Dec 3, 2014 • 40 min
Brian talks with Nick Weaver (@lynxbat, Director of SDI Labs @Intel) about living/working in Portland, trends in public clouds, the latest on containers, DockerCon EU, CoreOS Rocket, and cool Linux technology he’s learning about. Music Credit: Nine Inch…
Cloudcast #171 - Evolving API Economy & Hackathons
Nov 13, 2014 • 22 min
Brian talks with Steven Willmott (@njyx; Founder/CEO of 3Scale) with the APItools Middleware Contest and how competitive events drive innovation and make APIs better. Music Credit: NIN (
Cloudcast #170 - Reigniting of the Cloud Wars
Nov 8, 2014 • 35 min
Aaron and Brian are actually in the same town, at the same time, so they catch up on Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack Summit , upcoming AWS re:Invent and of course Docker news. They also kickoff the fundraising campaign for the 2015 Krispy Kreme…
Cloudcast #169 - DevOps Incident Management with BigPanda
Oct 29, 2014 • 26 min
Aaron talks with Assaf Resnick (CEO of @BigPanda) about the evolving world of Operations and the new challenges of Incident Response with Continuous Integration/Delivery. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast #168 - Containerized Continuous Delivery
Oct 29, 2014 • 22 min
Aaron talks with Avi Cavale (CEO of @BeShippable), about utilizing Docker containers for Continuous Integration/Delivery. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast #167 - Bringing Advanced Analytics to DevOps
Oct 24, 2014 • 30 min
Brian talks with Dave Hayes (Lead Product Management at @pagerduty) about how analytics and embedded intelligence are helping ease the pain of Operations teams trying to keep up with errors, alerts, troubleshooting and outages. They also discuss…
Cloudcast #166 - Creating a Docker Cloud with Clocker
Oct 22, 2014 • 26 min
Brian talks with Andrew Kennedy (@grkvlt) Senior Software Engineer at Cloudsoft about the creation of Apache Brooklyn, “Clocker”, and a modern approach to building applications on clouds that span Docker containers, VMs, Bare Metal and multiple cloud…
Cloudcast #165 - DevOps Automation as a Service
Oct 15, 2014 • 28 min
Aaron talks with Evan Powell(@epowell101, CEO of @stack_storm), about Automation as a Service, as Code, and increasing the efficiency of DevOps tools and workflows. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast #164 - Full-Stack Real-Time Monitoring from the Cloud
Oct 3, 2014 • 28 min
Description: Brian talks with Alexis Le-Quoc (@alq; CTO/Co-Founder at DataDog) about managing and monitoring modern infrastructure and applications, in real-time, from the Cloud. They also talk about using tagging and timelines for team collaboration,…
Cloudcast #163 - Evolution of CoreOS
Sep 26, 2014 • 26 min
Brian talks with Alex Polvi (@polvi, CEO of @CoreOSLinux) about the evolution of CoreOS over the past year, and the breadth of products and services (etcd, systemd, fleet, Docker, Flannel) that have been built to integrate and augment CoreOS. Music…
Cloudcast #162 - Building and Managing Scalable SaaS Services
Sep 25, 2014 • 28 min
Aaron & Brian talk with Manoj Chaudhary (CTO & VP of Engineering @loggly) about building and managing massively scalable SaaS applications. Music credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast #161 - Transitioning from CTO to VC
Sep 12, 2014 • 28 min
Aaron & Brian talk with Dr. Steve Herrod (@herrod, Managing Partner at General Catalyst) about the transition from CTO to VC, his views on the evolution of the Enterprise, how he thinks about mobile-only, and why he’s building iOS apps in his spare…
Cloudcast #160 - The State of The Cloud - MidYear 2014
Sep 5, 2014 • 46 min
Aaron & Brian talk about the industry in 2014 (so far), the transition of the show, some recent events and announcements. They discuss Bi-Modal IT, the state of Private Cloud, Public Cloud, how VC’s are investing in Open-Source, and how everyone is…
Cloudcast #159 - Panamax - Docker Simplified
Aug 22, 2014 • 38 min
Aaron & Brian talk with Lucas Carlson (@cardmagic, Chief Innovation Officer at CenturyLink Labs) and Jonas Rosland (@virtualswede, OCTO at EMC) about the recently released Panamax system to manage Apps, Docker, Fleet and CoreOS. They discuss…
Cloudcast #158 - Private Cloud Management as a Service
Aug 14, 2014 • 28 min
Aaron & Brian talk with Sirish Raghuram (Founder/CEO of Platform9. @Platform9Sys) about their Private Cloud Management offering, delivered via SaaS. They discuss the complexities of managing cloud infrastructure, the challenge of skills evolution,…
Cloudcast #157 - Automating DataCenter-Scale Infrastructure
Aug 12, 2014 • 26 min
Brian talks to Mitchell Hashimoto (@mitchellh, Founder of @HashiCorp. Creator of Vagrant, Packer, Serf, Consul, and Terraform) about their new tool Terraform and the evolution of DevOps. They discuss how their tools compliment each other and existing…
Cloudcast #156 - Making Complex Apps Look Simple
Aug 7, 2014 • 28 min
Aaron and Kenny Coleman talk to Tom Rossi (Founder of Molehill - @molehill, @buzzsprout) about running web-scale applications, interacting with 3rd-party services via APIs, and how to make complex back-end applications appear simple to end-users. Music…
Cloudcast #155 - Scaling Twitter’s Distributed Infrastructure with Mesos
Jul 31, 2014 • 31 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Dave Lester (@davelester, Open Source Advocate at Twitter. Friend of @ApacheMesos, @ApacheAurora) about how Twitter manages large-scale infrastructure, an introduction to Apache Mesos and how projects like Kubernetes, Docker,…
Cloudcast #154 - AppStore APIs and Data to Help Build Better Apps
Jul 16, 2014 • 22 min
Brian talks with Ariel Michaeli (@arielmichaeli, Founder/CEO at appFigures) about how appFigures was born out of FileItUp Media’s necessity, API access to all AppStore data, how mobile AppStores have evolved, how they help developers better monetize…
Cloudcast #153 - Building Better APIs for Business Success
Jul 10, 2014 • 33 min
Aaron and Brian talk with James Higginbotham (@launchany; Founder, Author, Developer) building better APIs, helping companies understand the need for public and private APIs, how to enable SaaS applications and why companies might consider an Interim…
Cloudcast #152 - How Large Does Mirantis Loom over OpenStack?
Jul 2, 2014 • 23 min
Brian talks with Adrian Ionel (@adrianionel, CEO of @MirantisIT) about how Mirantis has evolved in the OpenStack community, demand for OpenStack Hybrid Cloud, challenges companies have in deployment and management, and how the European market for…
Cloudcast #151 - Continuous Security Responsibilities with AWS
Jun 27, 2014 • 32 min
Brian talks with Tim Prendergast (@Auxome, Founder/CEO of about recent security problems for AWS customers, the evolution of Continuous Security Monitoring and the best practices that companies need to understand as they leverage public…
Cloudcast #150 - Evolving From Plumbers to Coders
Jun 26, 2014 • 28 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Jason Edelman (@jedelman8) about his continued evolution from plumber to coder. They discuss his latest projects focused on SDN, Docker, Ansible and Python. They discuss the learning curve from CLI to writing code and lessons…
Cloudcast #149 - Perspective from Cloud Foundry Summit
Jun 18, 2014 • 25 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Kenny Coleman (@kendrickcoleman, Cloud Architect) about his experience and perspective at Cloud Foundry Summit. They discuss how different the customer stories were from traditional IT, the evolution of the technology, how…
Cloudcast #148 - DevOps, WebScale & BigData at Gilt
Jun 6, 2014 • 32 min
Brian talks with Eric Bowman (@ebowman, VP of Architecture at Gilt, @gilttech) about the evolution from monolithic apps to scaleable micro-services. They discuss how to manage scale, how they manage deployments across internal, managed and public…
Cloudcast #147 - Scalable OpenStack in Europe & Globally
May 24, 2014 • 34 min
Aaron and Eric Wright (@discoposse) talk with Carl Perry (@edolnx, Cloud Architect at @eNovance) talks about deploying large scale OpenStack environments, European community design summits, being a significant contributor to OpenStack, NFV capabilities…
Cloudcast #146 - Red Hat’s Big Cloud Vision
May 22, 2014 • 28 min
Aaron and Eric Wright (@discoposse) talk to Brian Stevens (@addvin, CTO/EVP at Red Hat) about being a CTO, customer expectationd of OpenStack from RedHat, how he see Private and Public Cloud evolving and how Red Hat is pulling together all the “full…
Cloudcast #145 - OpenStack at VMware
May 17, 2014 • 24 min
Eric Wright (@discoposse) and Kenneth Hui (@kenneth_hui) talk to Dan Wendlandt (@danwendlandt), OpenStack lead at VMware, about Vmware’s involvement within the OpenStack community, his experience as Quantum PTL, the integration of ESX/vCenter and NSX…
Cloudcast #144 - The OpenStack Rebel Alliance
May 17, 2014 • 36 min
Brian and Kenneth Hui (@kenneth_hui) talk to Troy Toman (@troytoman), Rackspace Public Cloud Architect, about the evolution of OpenStack at Rackspace, scaling OpenStack in production environments, his OpenStack keynote, what is “Core” within OpenStack…
Cloudcast #143 - Containerize All the Things
May 17, 2014 • 17 min
Brian and Eric Wright (@discoposse) talk with Ben Golub (@golubbe), CEO of Docker, about the growth of the Docker community, when it will GA, how to monetize an open-source centric business, and some of the popular and unusual use-cases that the…
Cloudcast #142 - OpenDaylight meets OpenStack
May 17, 2014 • 23 min
Brian and Amy Lewis (@commsninja) talk with Neela Jacques (@NeelaJacques), Executive Director of the OpenDaylight Project about the evolution of SDN, how code gets developed between competiting (and cooperating) companies, how customers view SDN and ODL…
Cloudcast #141 - Cloud Portability Without Leaving the Nest
Apr 28, 2014 • 24 min
Aaron talks with Navin Thadani (@navinthadani, SVP of Products at Ravello Systems) about nested virtualization and common use cases spanning public clouds. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast #140 – More DevOps, Less Snowflakes
Apr 25, 2014 • 37 min
Brian talks with Michael Ducy (Global Partner Evangelist at Chef, @mfdii) about ChefConf, Chef Development Kit, the evolution from AgileOps to DevOps, Enterprise adoption rates, OpenStack vs. CloudStack vs AWS, and a day in the life of a DevOps team….
Cloudcast #139 - Docker, Project Atomic & OpenShift
Apr 17, 2014 • 17 min
Live from Red Hat Summit, Aaron talks with Mike McGrath (@Michael_McGrath) and Diane Mueller (@pythondj) about Docker, Red Hat’s new lightwieght OS for containers (Project Atomic), and the latest on OpenShift PaaS. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast #138 - Blocking on OpenStack’s Storage Door
Apr 12, 2014 • 33 min
Aaron and returning co-host Ken Hui (@hui_kenneth) talk with John Griffith (@jdg_8, SolidFire) about the role of an OpenStack PTL, the evolution of Storage from Icehouse to Juno, Cinder architecture and where block storage fits into OpenStack…
Cloudcast #137 - APIs and Sharing Files
Apr 2, 2014 • 20 min
Aaron talks with Keith Lindsay (@ShareFile) about API’s and the challenges of content sharing, new ways to think about BYOD, and the evolution and security of applications and data in the Enterprise. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast #136 - 3D Printing & The Future of Manufacturing
Mar 26, 2014 • 28 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Rich Stump (@RichStump), Founder/Principle of FATHOM, about the evolution of 3D printing; how companies are using rapid prototyping to introduce new products; how the materials and process are improving to allow almost every…
Cloudcast #135 - Scaling and DevOps at GitHub
Mar 13, 2014 • 32 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Mark Imbriaco (@markimbriaco), Technical Ops at GitHub, about the evolution of web-scale, enabling software developers to be successful, automating systems and how the culture of DevOps is applicable to every company. Music…
Cloudcast #134 - The Real Costs of Cloud Computing
Mar 12, 2014 • 28 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Mat Ellis (@matellis), CEO/Founder of Cloudability (@cloudability) about the trends with AWS vs. GCE vs Azure and vCHS. They explore how cloud buyers are getting more intelligent and the types of industries that are now using…
Cloudcast #133 - Cloud Foundry Foundation
Mar 6, 2014 • 34 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Andy Piper (@andypiper), Developer Advocate for Cloud Foundry. We discuss the role of developer advocates vs. evangelists, the changes across Cloud Foundry, the new Cloud Foundry Foundation, and why build-pack architectures are…
Cloudcast #132 - Cloud Apps need Borderless Security
Feb 28, 2014 • 30 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Rehan Jalil (CEO of @ElasticaInc; @R_Jalil) about trends at the RSA conference, how to monitor & secure application in the cloud, why companies no longer have borders and why new approaches to Security and Cloud SOC are…
Mobilecast #22 - Acompli redefines BYOA & Email
Feb 27, 2014 • 58 min
Brian Katz talks with Javier Soltero (@jsoltero) about his company Acompli, who have just come out of stealth with their new email app that is currently in Beta. Acompli is looking to capitalize on the BYOA model through building a great User Experience…
Cloudcast #131 - Distributed Chaos, Security’s New Normal
Feb 20, 2014 • 30 min
Brian talks with John Barco (VP of Products @ ForgeRock) and Engin Kirda (Co-Founder @ Lastline) about Identity Management, Advanced Persistent Threats, Open-Source, Advanced Malware, State-Sponsored Attacks, Internet of Things and other security trends…
Mobilecast #21 - Bluebox Security & Redefining BYOD
Feb 19, 2014 • 42 min
Brian Katz talks with Caleb Sima (@csima) and Adam Ely (@adamely), Co-Founders of start-up Bluebox Security (@blueboxsec), about mobile security for the enterprise and the unique MIM technology and market approach they are offering.
Cloudcast #130 - Hyper-Converged & Software-Defined Collide
Feb 11, 2014 • 29 min
Brian talks with Gregg Holzrichter (@gholzrichter), VP Marketing at Atlantis Computing, about the evolution of Flash acceleration, hyper-converged systems and software-defined storage. They explore how the technolgy can be used for both desktop and…
Mobilecast #20 - VMware acquires AirWatch
Jan 31, 2014 • 36 min
Brian Katz talks with Sanjay Poonen (@spoonen) and John Marshall (AirWatch CEO) about VMware’s acquisition of AirWatch which was announced last week.
Cloudcast #129 - Cloud Chaos, HyperConvergence & Commoditization
Jan 31, 2014 • 45 min
Brian talks with Greg Knieriemen (@knieriemen) and Stu Miniman (@stu) about the Open Compute Project, Cisco’s future in storage, the future of software-defined and object storage, Microsoft’s new CEO and how many public clouds will be optimal in the…
Mobilecast #19 - Beer, Twinkies and Box
Jan 28, 2014 • 32 min
Brian Katz talks with Ben Haines (@bhaines0), former CIO of Pabst and current CIO of about all SaaS IT, real-life BYOD success, managing MDM and Mobile Devices and how Ben saved the Twinkie from extinction.
Cloudcast #128 - Does Open Source Redefine the Cloud Supply Chain
Jan 16, 2014 • 32 min
Aaron talks with Ian Rae (@ianrae) and Giles Sirett (@shapeblue) about Open Source Software and the disruption to traditional vendors and supply chain models. We also discuss who really has the power to influence cloud architectures. Music Credit: Nine…
Cloudcast #127 - Got CloudOps Skills?
Jan 9, 2014 • 34 min
Brian talks with Angelo Luciani (@AngeloLuciani) and Eric Wright (@discoposse) about their Virtual Design Masters contest (Season 2), how VMUGs are changing, how Home Labs are evolving and the choices IT professionals are making about next-gen…
Cloudcast #126 - 2013 in Review & 2014 Predictions
Dec 31, 2013 • 42 min
Aaron and Brian wrap up 2013 with thoughts on the year in Cloud Computing and make a few predictions for 2014. Topics include AWS, OpenStack, PaaS, DevOps, SDN and any other buzz word we can think of. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast #125 - Building Advanced Cloud Services
Dec 12, 2013 • 33 min
Aaron speaks with Chip Childers (@chipchilders) for a quick update on Apache CloudStack as well as what’s next in IaaS and how to provide services (DBaaS, Message Bus, LBaaS, etc.) above IaaS and what the future may hold.
Cloudcast #124 - Cloud Operations
Dec 9, 2013 • 37 min
Aaron talks with Shmuel Kliger, Founder & President of VMTurbo (@VMTurbo). Topics include cloud operations, common problems and root cause, implications of Open Source Software on the market, and predictions for the future
Cloudcast - Donuts, Donations and Dummies
Nov 27, 2013 • 9 min
Aaron and Brian discuss the planning and training leading up to the 2014 Krispy Kreme Challenge (@k2challenge) and NC Children’s Hospital (ncchildrens) fundraising. They discuss “rewards” for donations, goals for the race and multiple ways that…
Cloudcast #123 - Monitoring the Clouds from the Cloud
Nov 26, 2013 • 29 min
Brian talks with Mohit Lad (@mohitlad, CEO/Co-Founder of Thousand Eyes) about cloud applications, monitoring-as-a-service, the evolution of cloud tools and important considerations for developers and IT to consider when using SaaS-based management.
Cloudcast #122 - The Clash of the Cloudcasts
Nov 25, 2013 • 15 min
Aaron sits down with Richard Morrell (@EMEACloudGuy) and Mark Hinkle (@mrhinkle) at the CloudStack Collaboration Conference in Amsterdam. This was actually Richard interviewing Aaron and Mark. Check out Richard’s podcast in iTunes or at…
Cloudcast #121 – Does SaaS need better Security?
Nov 12, 2013 • 38 min
Brian talks with Tal Klein (@VirtualTal, VP of Marketing at Adallom) about the growth of mobile workforces, mobile devices and SaaS application usage. They explore ways to secure a muli-SaaS Enterprise in a borderless environment and if it’s possible to…
Cloudcast #118 - OpenStack VMware Interop and Nicira SDN
Nov 9, 2013 • 33 min
Aaron talks with Kenneth Hui (@hui_kenneth) and Scott Lowe (@scott_lowe) about their OpenStack Summit session on OpenStack/VMware integration as well as get the latest on Nicira NSX from Scott.
Cloudcast #119 - OpenStack Neutron and Nuage Networks
Nov 9, 2013 • 29 min
Aaron and returning guest co-host Kenneth Hui (@hui_kenneth) talk to Scott Sneddon (@ssneddon) about the state of OpenStack Neutron as well Nuage Networks and upcoming proposed changes to Neutron.
Cloudcast #120 - OpenStack DBaaS
Nov 9, 2013 • 17 min
In our final podcast from the OpenStack Summit Aaron and Kenneth Hui speak to Edward Archibald about data bases in OpenStack and the ability to turn this into DBaaS.
Cloudcast #117 - OpenStack API Deep Dive
Nov 6, 2013 • 25 min
Aaron and Kenneth Hui (@hui_kenneth) talk to George Reese (@GeorgeReese) about what it’s like to own a Tesla in Minnesota, digging deep into the state of OpenStack API’s, and his view on Enterprise Clouds
Cloudcast #116 - Managed OpenStack and Cloud Foundry
Nov 5, 2013 • 20 min
Aaron and Kenneth Hui (@hui_kenneth) speak with Blue Box Founder/CEO Jesse Proudman (@blueboxjesse) about OpenStack deployment issues, managed OpenStack offerings, and Cloud Foundry on top of OpenStack
Cloudcast #115 - Real World OpenStack
Nov 5, 2013 • 22 min
Aaron and Kenneth Hui (@hui_kenneth) speak to Ken Pepple (@ken_pepple), CTO/Founder of Solinea about his experience as an OpenStack systems integrator. Music credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast #114 - Evolving to SDN DevOps
Oct 21, 2013 • 31 min
Brian talks with Jason Edelman (@jedelman8, SDN Evangelist, Principal Solutions Architect - Presidio) about his evolution from traditional networking skills to his focus on SDN and the programmability of networks. They discuss various SDN architectures,…
Mobilecast #18 - BYOD for Everybody
Oct 13, 2013 • 44 min
Brian Katz chats with Brett Belding (@bbelding), Senior Manager - Cisco IT, all about how Cisco does BYOD and about the journey to get there. They start with what the landscape of Cisco looked like in 2002 and quickly bring it up to present day. They…
Cloudcast #113 – Is Data Center Management a House of Cards?
Oct 4, 2013 • 33 min
Brian talks with John Blumenthal (Co-Founder/CEO) of CloudPhysics about the origins of the company, the evolution of SaaS for IT Management, performance and planning challenges in VMware environments and how to best engage the community to co-create…
Cloudcast #111 - Real World Puppet Manifest Development
Sep 18, 2013 • 14 min
Aaron and Brian speak with James Shubin about Puppet from a user perspective and his journey from learning Puppet to creating and publishing an integration manifest with GlusterFS. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails,
Cloudcast #110 - Overcoming PaaS Deployment Barriers
Sep 18, 2013 • 24 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Diane Mueller (The PaaS Queen) about common barriers to PaaS adoption, the blurring lines between IaaS and Paas, why no cloud should be without a PaaS, and some updates to RedHat OpenShift Origin. Music Credit: Nine Itch Nails,…
Cloudcast #108 - OpenStack Neutron and SDN
Sep 18, 2013 • 21 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Kyle Mestery, Ian Wells, and Mark McClain about OpenStack Neutron, L4-L7 services, ML2 modular plugins and how OpenStack could integrate with OpenDaylight for SDN environments. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails,
Cloudcast #109 - Canonical’s Plan to Rule the World and Bacon
Sep 18, 2013 • 16 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Jono Bacon (@jonobacon, Community Manager at Canonical) about Canonical Cloud, Juju, Canonical Phone and how to effectively build communities to transform and impact technology. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails,
Cloudcast #112 - The Journey From VMware to OpenStack Part 2
Sep 18, 2013 • 26 min
Aaron and Brian speak to Kenneth Hui about his Journey from VMware to OpenStack and how he is bridging the gap between VMware expectations in the Enterprise and OpenStack as an OSS alternative. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (
Cloudcast #104 - DevOps and SaltStack
Sep 17, 2013 • 22 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Thomas Hatch, creator of SaltStack about DevOps, Continuous Integration, Jenkins and SaltStack architecture. Also check out The CloudCast YouTube channel for a video of Thomas diagramming SaltStack architecture in depthMusic…
Cloudcast #107 - CoreOS and Linux Containers
Sep 17, 2013 • 14 min
Aaron and Brian speak with Brandon Philips (@brandonphilips), CTO for CoreOS on the concept of a new purpose built operating system for massive scale out applications. We also talk about the conept of booting without a kernel and why Namespaces,…
Cloudcast #105 - OpenDaylight and SDN Evolution
Sep 17, 2013 • 23 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Kyle Mestery (@mestery), Chris Wright & Brent Salisbury (@networkstatic) about Project OpenDaylight, SDN architectures and integration with applications and OpenStack. Please check the Cloudcast YouTube channel for a video…
Cloudcast #106 - Xen Project Update
Sep 17, 2013 • 14 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Lars Kurth about Xen Project updates, Xen on ARM, and the differences between Xen and Xen Server. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails,
Cloudcast #103 - OpenStack Summit Training User Feedback
Sep 16, 2013 • 19 min
Aaron & Brian talk with Jonathan Bryce, Lauren Sell, and Alan Clark about the latest news in Open Stack Summit, Training & the User Feedback Survey. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails -
Cloudcast #102 - OpenStack Foundation and Piston Cloud
Sep 16, 2013 • 27 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Joshua McKenty (Founder/CTO, Piston Cloud, @jmckenty) about the origins of OpenStack, the OpenStack Foundation, RefStack, Interoperability, AWS APIs and how the Piston Cloud architecture manages legacy and web-scale…
Cloudcast #101 - Software-Defined Storage
Sep 16, 2013 • 28 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Theron Conrey (@theronconrey) and John Mark Walker (RedHat) about Converged Infrastructure, Software-Defined Storage, and the evolution of the Gluster FS Community with other communities, such as OpenStack, Hadoop and…
Mobilecast #17 - Blackberry, What’s Next?
Sep 15, 2013 • 44 min
Brian Katz chats with Nick McQuire, CEO of GEMA, about a variety of topics. They spend two thrids of the podcasts talking about Blackberry and what may happen to them and then move onto how GEMA works in enabling multnationals to move into mobile. They…
Mobilecast #16 - Enterprise Mobility Mgm’t Space
Sep 12, 2013 • 32 min
Brian chats with John Marshall, CEO of AirWatch while at the AirWatch Connect Users Conference. They talk about MDM and how it’s turning into Enterprise Mobility Management. They touch on some of the general things that enterprises are asking for and…
Mobilecast #15 - The Apple Announcements
Sep 10, 2013 • 38 min
Brian chats with Chris Hazelton (@Chris451mobile) of 451 Research and Ray Wang (@rwang0) of Constellation Research a few minutes after the Apple Announcement is over. They discuss the announcements and how they think they will effect both the consumer…
Cloudcast #100 - Constipated Unicorns and Cloud Bollocks
Sep 5, 2013 • 42 min
Aaron and Brian celebrate Episode #100 with a roundtable of their favorite guests & co-hosts - Christian Reilly (@reillyusa), Joe Onisick (@jonisick), Peder Ulander (@ulander), Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja), and Nick Weaver (@lynxbat). They discuss why…
Mobilecast #14 - The Microsoft + Nokia Deal
Sep 3, 2013 • 69 min
Brian chats with Ben Bajarin (@benbajarin), Bob Egan (@bobegan) and Matt Rosoff (@mattrosoff) as a panel and they discuss the Microsoft buyout of Nokia Devices and Services announced early this morning. They have a wide-ranging and fun discussion that…
Cloudcast #99 - Exploring Network Virtualization
Aug 31, 2013 • 29 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Brad Hedlund (VMware, @bradhedlund) and Chris Wahl (Wahl Network, @ChrisWahl) about the evolution of SDN and NFV, how Network Virtualization aligns to Server Virtualization, and how IT professionals are evolving their skills to…
Mobilecast #13 - Mobile Security
Aug 30, 2013 • 44 min
Brian Katz chats with Rich Mogull, CEO of Securosis, about topics on mobile security. They start with how Rich’s background in physical security led to his natural progression into IT Security and then move onto mobile topics. They discuss how modern…
Cloudcast #98 - Real-life AWS Apps and DevOps
Aug 15, 2013 • 36 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Brian McCallion (@BrianMcCallion) about real-life usage of AWS, the AWS services model, the new application development model and how Enterprises are leveraging public cloud for competitive advantages.
Mobilecast (.net) #12 - Data Ingestion
Aug 15, 2013 • 35 min
Brian spends time talking with Dave Stafford about the Data Ingestion problem that comes with mobile. While people are still fighting about BYOD and who should own/pay for devices, there’s a problem of how you get data off of devices, especially if…
Cloudcast (.net) #97 - and PaaS Containers
Aug 9, 2013 • 27 min
Aaron talks with Solomon Hykes (Founder & CTO) and Ben Golub (CEO) at dotCloud about containers as the next big thing in a post virtual machine world. We dive into dotCloud’s new product, Docker, and talk about feedback to the project and product…
Cloudcast (.net) #96 - Swift - More than OpenStack
Aug 5, 2013 • 35 min
Aaron talks with Joe Arnold (@joearnold) - Founder & CEO at SwiftStack about Swift as a project and as a product. Joe tells us how to get started with Swift and we deep dive into use cases and architecture. We also talk about Swift in…
Mobilecast (.net) #11 - An Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) Primer
Aug 5, 2013 • 37 min
Brian spends time talking with Jack Madden (@jackmadden) about his new Book, “Enterprise Mobility Management: Everything you need to know about MDM, MAM, and BYOD”. They walk through the main themes of the book and how it is a great primer for anyone…
Mobilecast (.net) #10 - VMware End User Computing
Jul 31, 2013 • 31 min
Brian speaks with Scott Davis (@shd_9 ;, CTO of End User Computing at VMware. They talk about the Horizon mobile offering from VMware. From there they talk about how iOS 7 may effect some of these types of…
Cloudcast (.net) #95 - Ansible - Next Generation DevOps Tools
Jul 31, 2013 • 28 min
Aaron talks with Michael DeHaan (@laserllama) - CTO at AnsibleWorks and Mark Hinkle (@mrhinkle) - Sr. Director of Open Source Communities at Citrix, about Ansible and the evolution of orchestration and automation tools. We discuss the need for tools to…
Cloudcast (.net) #94 - OpenStack Turns Three
Jul 27, 2013 • 33 min
Live from OSCON! Aaron talks with Mark Collier (@sparkycollier) - OpenStack Foundation COO & Wayne Walls (@waynewalls) - Cloud Strategist at Rackspace, about OpenStack as a Foundation and the evolution of the project over the years. We also talk…
Cloudcast (.net) #93 - The Journey from VMware to OpenStack
Jul 16, 2013 • 28 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Cody Bunch (@cody_bunch) - Principal Architect at Rackspace - about the vBrownBag podcast series and his transition from VMware Expert to leading a community focused on OpenStack. They also discuss his recently released…
Cloudcast (.net) #92 - Captain Morgan and the Real-Time Web
Jul 10, 2013 • 41 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Chris Matthieu (@chrismatthieu) about the real-time web, Node.js, UC-enabling Twitter with Twelephone, the evolution of Anything-as-a-Service, mobile apps and how we’re addicted to instant responsiveness on the Internet.
Cloudcast (.net) #91 - CloudStack Collab - Users Helping Users
Jul 1, 2013 • 36 min
Aaron talks with Chip Childers (@chipchilders) and David Nalley (@ke4qqq) about why the CloudStack Collab Conference is different from most conferences, the state of Apache CloudStack, user driven communities & what it is like to work in an Apache…
Cloudcast (.net) #90 - Six Weeks to a Cloud
Jun 28, 2013 • 26 min
Aaron talks with Kirk Jantzer about creating a cloud in six weeks and why he doesn’t have time to order physical servers anymore. We talk about matching his operations to the speed of the business and learning to “get the hell out of the way” vs….
Cloudcast (.net) #89 - Is Linux the Future of Cloud Networking
Jun 19, 2013 • 22 min
Brian talks with JR Rivers (@JRCumulus, CEO - Cumulus Networks) about the launch of the company and Cumulus Linux. They explore hardware-acceleration of Linux, integration with Chef/Puppet/Ansible, and the evolution of network operatiing systems and…
Cloudcast (.net) #88 - SDN, Overlays, NFV, VXLAN, ODF and …WTF??
Jun 13, 2013 • 32 min
Brian talks with Ivan Pepelnjak (@ioshints) about the state of networking - SDN, Overlay Networks, Network Virtualization, NFV, VXLAN, OpenFlow, OVS, Quantum, OpenStack - and how to cut through the confusion.
Mobilecast (.net) #9 - Apple WWDC Keynote Observations
Jun 11, 2013 • 41 min
Brian Katz talks with Ben Bajarin (@benbajarin) and John Kirk (@johnkirk) hours after all three attended Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote. The three of them have an open discussion on what they saw in the keynote. They talk about…
Mobilecast (.net) #8 - CISO and the Art of Mobility
Jun 10, 2013 • 39 min
Brian Katz talks with Eric Cowperthwaite (@e_cowperthwaite), the CISO of Providence Health & Systems about how they approach mobility and some of the lessons he learnt as mobility was brought into the company.
Cloudcast (.net) #87 - Manage the Workload not the Machine
May 25, 2013 • 27 min
Aaron and returning co-host Amy Lewis (@commsninja) talk with Matt Conover (CTO) and Raj (CEO) at Cloud Volumes (@cloudvolumes) about workload and application management in the cloud. Why do we manage physical and virtual machines anymore?
Mobilecast (.net) #7 - Mobile Etiquette to Management
May 23, 2013 • 33 min
Brian spends time talking with Bzur Haun and Mani Zarrehparvar from Visage Mobile and even pronounces Mani’s name correctly. They spend time talking about mobile etiquette both personally and when doing work. This leads them to talking about codifying…
Cloudcast (.net) #86 - From DevOps to Private PaaS
May 9, 2013 • 41 min
Aaron talks with Bart Copeland (@Bart_Copeland, CEO - ActiveState) and John Wetherall (@bcferrycoder, Developer Evangelist - ActiveState) about how developers are adopting DevOps models and how polyglot PaaS technologies are getting deployed in the…
Cloudcast (.net) #85 - Nested Clouds and Application Portability
May 2, 2013 • 37 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Navin Thadani (@navinthadani), SVP Products at start-up Ravello Systems, about past start-up success, Hybrid Clouds, Application Portability, and how to leverage Public Cloud for infinitie IT resources.
Mobilecast (.net) #6 - WiFi, Small Cells and Mobile
Apr 28, 2013 • 33 min
Brian talks with Art King (@artkingg) from Spidercloud about small cell wireless and how it helps enterprises meet their mobile needs. Small cell wireless is a way for enterprises to solve the issue of their buildings being faraday cages and allow their…
Cloudcast (.net) #83 - Accelerating the Hybrid Cloud Options
Apr 19, 2013 • 32 min
Brian talks with Rajeev Chawla (CEO @ CloudVelocity) about the evolution and challenges of Hybrid Cloud, working across multiple clouds, and how start-ups are innovating in a highly competitive cloud market.
Cloudcast (.net) #84 - Red Hat OpenShift - Are We There Yet?
Apr 18, 2013 • 35 min
Aaron talks with Diane Mueller (@pythondj, Cloud Evangelist), Ryan Jarvinen (@ryanj) and Krishna Raman (@k__raman, Product Manager) from RedHat about the evolution of the OpenShift PaaS platform, the progress of PaaS with the industry, and where Red Hat…
Mobilecast (.net) #5 - App Development & Lessons Learned at Festo
Apr 17, 2013 • 34 min
Brian and Steve Damadeo (@sdamadeo, IT Ops Manager @ Festo) have a lively conversation about doing mobile app development. They talk through the steps that Steve’s team have taken in the last few years to develop solutions at Festo and come up with a…
Mobilecast (.net) #4 - Data Categoritization and Security.mp3
Apr 15, 2013 • 44 min
Brian and Bill Pelletier (@awpiii, spend some time talking about data categorization, security and how it relates to mobile. This stems from a series of blog posts that Brian wrote in response to Alessandro Festa’s…
Mobilecast (.net) #3 - Identity and Access Management
Apr 9, 2013 • 37 min
Brian Katz talks with Paul Madsen (@paulmadsen, Office of CTO at Ping Identity) about the challenges of identity management, accesss management, and securing mobile applications, and the associated data. They explore SSO, SAML, JSON, OAuth and other…
Cloudcast (.net) #81 - Data Gravity meets Lean Analytics
Apr 7, 2013 • 66 min
Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja) talks with Dave McCrory (@mccrory, SVP Architecture at Warner Music) and Alistair Croll (@acroll, Analyst/Writer/Start-Up Accellerator) about their keynote talks at DeployCon & CloudConnect, Data Gravity, Lean Analytics and…
Cloudcast (.net) #82 - SDN, Big Data, Internet of Things and What’s Next?
Apr 7, 2013 • 32 min
Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja) talks with Lew Tucker (@lewtucker, SVP/CTO @ Cisco) and Dave McCrory (@mccrory, SVP @ Warner Music) about the latest keynotes at CloudConnect, the intersection between SDN / Big Data / Sensor Data, and how Cloud Computing and…
Mobilecast (.net) #2 - Health, Fitness and Wearable Computing
Mar 29, 2013 • 45 min
Brian has a great discussion with Ben Bajarin (@benbajarin, Principle Analyst at Creative Strategies) talking about health and fitness and how it relates to wearable computing. They cover history, how they relate, and what will be needed to succeed in…
Cloudcast (.net) #79 - DevOps Evolution and The Phoenix Project
Mar 29, 2013 • 46 min
Aaron, Brian and Nick Weaver talk with Gene Kim (@RealGeneKim - Author, Researcher, Speaker, DevOps Enthusiast) about his new book, ‘The Phoenix Project’, and the evolution of DevOps.
Cloudcast (.net) #80 - Regional Cloud Madness
Mar 22, 2013 • 36 min
Guest host Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja) held a roundtable discuss at Varrow Madness in Durham, NC with Jason Nash (@TheJasonNash), Elijah Stukenborg and Rusty Buzhardt to talk about regional Cloud trends, the evolution of IT business models, the impact of…
Cloudcast (.net) #78 - Open Source Software 101
Mar 15, 2013 • 33 min
Aaron and Brian sit down with Mark Hinkle (@mrhinkle) to learn all about Open Source Software. We discuss foundations, licenses, communities, and what happens when Open Source meets the commercial world
Mobilecast (.net) #1 - A Year of Going Mobile Only
Mar 14, 2013 • 32 min
Brian Katz kicks off the 1st Episode of The Mobilecast by talking to Benjamin Robbins of Palador (@PaladorBenjamin) about how he spent the last year working “mobile only” and how it’s transformed his thinking about his technology and usage models for…
Cloudcast (.net) #77 - OpenStack, PaaS, APIs, Platform Tools, Automation & News
Mar 10, 2013 • 39 min
Aaron and Brian talk about a very busy couple weeks in the Cloud Computing industry, including news about OpenStack, PaaS platforms, APIs, new tools for AWS, new start-ups and a strange name change.
Cloudcast (.net) #76 - Bringing Depth to PaaS for Real-World Deployments
Mar 1, 2013 • 31 min
Brian talks with Sinclair Schuller (@sschuller), CEO/Founder at Apprenda, about the challenges and realities of migrating applications to a PaaS for Windows and Java environments. They get in-depth about PaaS operations at the application and…
Cloudcast (.net) #75 - Threat Protection vs. Threat Dectection
Feb 24, 2013 • 28 min
Aaron and Brian Katz (@bmkatz) talk with Simon Crosby (@simoncrosby, Founder/CTO at Bromium) about the landscape of security threats on the Internet, recent high-profile hackings, and an update on how Bromium vSentry is setting the new benchmark for…
Cloudcast (.net) #72 - Cloud-Enabling Memcached and Redis for NoSQL
Feb 14, 2013 • 19 min
Brian talks with Ofer Bengal (Co-Founder/CEO @Garantiadata) about the challenges and realities of NoSQL databases in the cloud and the value of cloud-enabling services such as Memcached and Redis. We also talked about backing up NoSQL databases and the…
Cloudcast (.net) #74 - Enabling Business thru Mobility & Cloudcast Expansion
Feb 7, 2013 • 31 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Brian Katz (@bmkatz) about the evolution of mobile apps for the Enterprise, including UI design, alignment between business and IT, security models and what to expect in 2013.
Cloudcast (.net) #73 - DevOps, Managing Hardware as Code
Jan 31, 2013 • 32 min
Brian talks with Doug Hairfield (@knucklesandwich, Manager of Systems Engineering and Continuous Integration @Bronto) about how he’s transformed the way they do continuous deployment and “manage hardware as code”. They talk about how they transformed…
Cloudcast (.net) #71 - Enterprise Cloud - The Debate Rages on in 2013
Jan 13, 2013 • 37 min
Aaron and Brian give a brief “State of the Podcast” for 2013, and then discuss Enterprise Cloud Computing and some of the debates about how it is evolving.
Cloudcast (.net) #70 - YearEnd Best and Worst FAILtacular
Dec 28, 2012 • 4 min
Aaron and Brian wrap up 2012 by offering a glimpse behind the scenes of The Cloudcast with some of our best and worst guest moments.
Cloudcast (.net) #69 - Cloud Garage Labs
Dec 21, 2012 • 45 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Colin Mcnamara (@colinmcnamara, Nexus IS) and Nick Weaver (@lynxbat, VMware) about the state of the IT industry, a review of the Fantasy Cloud Draft, VMware’s Pivotal Initiative and a new business idea for Cloud Garage Labs.
Cloudcast (.net) #68 - Disrupting Open, Unified Storage with Ceph
Dec 7, 2012 • 41 min
Brian talks with Ed Saipetch (@edsai, Director of Alliances/Channels @ Inktank) and Gina Minks (@gminks, Director of Training/Certification @ Inktank) about unified storage, open-source communities, the difference between develop and operations demands…
Cloudcast (.net) #67 - NetApp/AWS - Cloud ONTap
Dec 7, 2012 • 34 min
Aaron speaks with Vaughn Stewart, Mark Beaupre, and Luis Benavides about impressions from the AWS re:Invent conference & details of the NetApp Private Storage on AWS Announcement
Cloudcast (.net) #65 - Cloud Cost Concerns
Nov 28, 2012 • 14 min
Mini-cast from AWS re:Invent: Aaron speaks with Mat Ellis from Cloudability about the rising concern of tracking and controlling operating costs in the public cloud
Cloudcast (.net) #66 - Developing Apps for the Public Cloud
Nov 28, 2012 • 12 min
Mini-cast from AWS re:Invent: Aaron speaks with Solomon Hykes from dotCloud about developing apps for public cloud and differences in PaaS platforms
Cloudcast (.net) #64.5 - The Cloudcast Gives Back - Charity Challenge
Nov 21, 2012 • 8 min
Aaron and Brian discuss The Cloudcast (.net) Charity Challenge. The guys ask the listeners to make a small donation to a great cause (helping sick kids) and pledge to match each donation. They also thank the listeners for helping to grow the show 7-8x…
Cloudcast (.net) #64 - Intel Inside the Data Center
Nov 16, 2012 • 22 min
Brian talks with Raejeanne Skillern, (@raejeanneS), Director of Cloud Computing at Intel, about new network designs, advanced security capabilities, building HW + SW reference designs, the ODCA and how Intel gets market feedback from around the world.
Cloudcast (.net) #63 - The Cloud Foundry PaaS Ecosystem
Nov 15, 2012 • 32 min
Brian talks with James Watters (Director, Ecosystem & BizDev) from VMware Cloud Foundry about the evolution of the ecosystem, community participation and overall PaaS adoption.
Cloudcast (.net) #62 - Nebula, OpenStack & OpenStack Foundation
Nov 2, 2012 • 42 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Jesse Andrews (@anotherjesse), Director Technology @ Nebula and Member of OpenStack Board of Directors, about the evolution of OpenStack, building communities, competition for developers and productizing OpenStack.
Cloudcast (.net) #61 - Why New Applications are Moving to NoSQL
Oct 25, 2012 • 40 min
Aaron and Brian speak with Justin Sheehy (@justinsheehy) - CTO at Basho Technologies, about the evolution of applications, new database demands and why NoSQL is changing how we stored and access data.
Cloudcast (.net) #59 - Who’s Your Puppet Master?
Oct 4, 2012 • 41 min
Aaron and Nick Weaver talk with Luke Kanies (@puppetmasterd), Founder / CEO @ Puppet Labs, about the evolution of DevOps, the growth of the Puppet community and shifts in how IT operations are being managed.
Cloudcast (.net) #58 - Build a Cloud Day Roundtable
Oct 1, 2012 • 30 min
Aaron talks to the organizers and presenters for Build a Cloud Day. We have John Willis (@botchagalupe), David Nalley (@ke4qqq), Joe Brockmeier (@jzb), John Mark Walker (@johnmark) & Brian Bullardo (@bullardo)
Cloudcast (.net) #57 - Futures Markets for Public Cloud Services
Sep 27, 2012 • 29 min
Brian talks with Dr.James Mitchell, CEO of Strategic Blue about “Cloud Broker-Dealing”, how cloud computing is becoming a commoditised market and how we can expect to see a rapid progression towards commodity market style trading of futures contracts…
Cloudcast (.net) #56 - Securely Access Enterprise Files in the Cloud
Sep 26, 2012 • 46 min
Brian talks with Leo Leung (@lleung), VP Marketing at Oxygen Cloud, about “Enterprise Dropbox”, the challenges of Enterprise content sharing, new ways to think about BYOD, and the evolution to new applications within the Enterprise.
Cloudcast (.net) #52 - Bromium’s vSentry Unveiled
Sep 19, 2012 • 30 min
Description: Aaron talks with Simon Crosby (@simoncrosby) and Tal Klein (@VirtualTal) of Bromium in depth about their new vSentry product announced today at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit.
Cloudcast (.net) #55 - 1st Annual Fantasy Cloud Draft
Sep 6, 2012 • 45 min
Aaron, Brian, Nick Weaver (@lynxbat) and Colin McNamara (@colinmcnamara) hold the 1st Annual, The Cloudcast (.net) Fantasy Cloud Draft. They pick from the broad ecosystem of companies and technologies to try and build a set of cloud services for…
Cloudcast (.net) #54 - Cloud Providers Evolving into the Enterprise
Sep 4, 2012 • 26 min
Aaron & Brian speak with Simon Aspinall (@saspinall), CMO at Virtustream, about the evolution of Cloud Providers, extending services from the public cloud into Enterprise data centers, and how to manage a mix of new and legacy applications
Cloudcast (.net) #53 - CloudStack One Year Later
Aug 30, 2012 • 38 min
Aaron & Brian speak with Peder Ulander (@ulander, Cloud VP Citrix) & Joe Onisick (@jonisick, about Cloudstack, getting user requirments into open source projects, vendors vs. users & migration from the Enterprise to Cloud
Cloudcast (.net) #51 - Technology Warfare and the Evolution of Cloud Economics.mp3
Aug 22, 2012 • 49 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Simon Wardley (@swardley) - Researcher, Organization Warfare and Evolution at LEF, about the evolving economics of Cloud Computing, open-source strategy and the current wartime environments for technology companies.
Cloudcast (.net) #50 - Managing Security and Compliance in Public Clouds
Aug 16, 2012 • 49 min
Brian talks with Phil Cox (@sec_prof), Director of Security and Compliance at Rightscale, about managing secure and compliant environments in the public cloud, as well as how Rightscale is helping next-gen IT evolve to be more agile.
Cloudcast (.net) #48 - Putting the Security Cart before the App Horse
Aug 9, 2012 • 37 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Rand Wacker (@randwacker) VP of Product at CloudPassage, about putting security in the path of application deployment, security app stores, and the difference between private cloud and public cloud security.
Cloudcast (.net) #49 - Application Automation and Enterprise PaaS
Aug 9, 2012 • 41 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Brett Adam (@bpjadam), CTO / VP Engineering @ rPath, about the evolution of Application deployment and PaaS for the Enterprise.
Cloudcast (.net) #47 - SDN, OpenFlow and Network Virtualization
Jul 27, 2012 • 34 min
Brian and Nick Weaver talk with Kyle Forster (@bigswitchnews), Co-Founder of Big Switch Networks, about the evolution of Software Defined Networks (SDN), OpenFlow and the evolution of programmable networks.
Cloudcast (.net) #46 - The Big and Small World of Cloud Computing
Jul 5, 2012 • 39 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Ben Kepes (@benkepes) about the evolving Cloud Computing trends in the first half of 2012, building Cloud communities and how SMBs should be thinking about leveraging technology to gain business advantage.
Cloudcast (.net) #45 - Evolving Security-as-a-Service
Jun 28, 2012 • 30 min
Brian talks with CloudAccess CEO Kevin Nikkhoo about the evolution of remote security services, or Security-as-a-Service.
Cloudcast (.net) #44 - Bringing Freedom to Developers thru PaaS
Jun 25, 2012 • 27 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Michael Surkan, Director of Product Marketing from Uhuru Software about their new PaaS platform, .NET developers, and open-source communities.
Cloudcast (.net) #43 - “Cloud - The Need for Transparency in a Complex World”
Jun 20, 2012 • 41 min
Brian talks with James Urquhart (VP Product Strategy, enStratus) about interconnected systems (Clouds, APIs), complex systems, and how transparency and governance are critical to be able to design, build and operate today’s Cloud Computing environments.
Cloudcast (.net) #42 - “Bromium: MicroVirtualization for Enabling MacroSecuritization”
Jun 20, 2012 • 57 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Simon Crosby, (@simoncrosby, Co-Founder/CTO) and Tal Klein (@VirtualTal) from Bromium, about the launch of their micro-virtualization platform and how this intends to change the security of end-points for the Enterprise and…
Cloudcast (.net) #41 - Fifty Shades of RidiCuLUS Cloud
Jun 8, 2012 • 28 min
Brian talks with a panel of experts from Cisco, EMC, Nexus, NetApp, and WWT to talk about the upcoming Cisco Live 2012 event in San Diego. They talked about where Cisco is going with open-source, Cloud and SDN. They also covered possible announcements,…
Cloudcast (.net) #40 - “Mobility - Craplications to AppStores to APIs
Jun 7, 2012 • 44 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Brian Katz (@bmkatz) about the evolution of BYOD, CoIT, Mobile Apps, App Stores and a variety of challenges involved with mobile devices and mobile applications for solving business challenges.
Cloudcast (.net) #39 - Enterprise Class Cloud Services
May 31, 2012 • 36 min
Brian talks with Rodney Rogers (Chairman/CEO of Virtustream) about offering Enterprise Class Cloud Services, Cloud API Religions, Cloud services in Emerging Markets, and the evolution of Cloud Service Providers developing technology.
Cloudcast (.net) #38 - Project Razor - Google Ops for Enterprise Clouds
May 23, 2012 • 21 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Nick Weaver (Office of CTO, EMC), Dan Hushon (Distinguished Engineer, EMC), Teyo Tyree (Founder, Puppet Labs) and Nigel Kersten (CTO, Puppet Labs) about the “Razor Project”, a new open source project for Cloud Automation…
Cloudcast (.net) #37 - PaaS meets Data Gravity
May 17, 2012 • 43 min
Brian talks with Dave McCrory (VMware Cloud Foundry) and Adron Hall (Tier 3) about the evolution of Cloud Foundry and how Tier 3 is developing and delivering their PaaS services. They also talk about how developers can begin using PaaS platforms, and…
Cloudcast (.net) #36 - New, Open, Simplified Cloud Architectures
May 8, 2012 • 29 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Randy Bias (@randybias), CTO/Founder of Cloudscaling about open cloud architectures, deploying new and web-scale applications, and the evolutions of OpenStack.
Cloudcast (.net) #35 - Cover your *aaS, Cover your Costs
Mar 30, 2012 • 24 min
Brian talks with Mat Ellis (@matellis), CEO of Cloudability, about how companies are using public cloud services and how to manage costs of those services. They discuss major public cloud trends, how Cloudability uses analytics to make budgeting…
Cloudcast (.net) #34 - New Networks for the Cloud.mp3
Mar 16, 2012 • 38 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Ivan Pepelnjak (@ioshints) about the evolution of networking as it applies to Cloud Computing. The dig into merchant silicon, software defined networking (SDN), OpenFlow and where the hype really meets the reality. In addition,…
Cloudcast (.net) #33 - DevOps - One Year Later
Feb 26, 2012 • 48 min
Aaron and Brian talk with Nick Weaver (@lynxbat) about recent conferences (CiscoLive, PartnerExchange, Cloud Connect), the Open Cloud controversy, the evolution of DevOps, and how IT will eventually break off space for new apps. Nick also explains how…
Cloudcast (.net) #32 - APIs - The New Language of the Cloud
Feb 10, 2012 • 48 min
Brian sits down with Christian Reilly (@reillyusa) and Sam Ramji (@sramji), VP of Strategy at Apigee, to talk about the evolving App-Economy and how APIs are unlocking tremendous new opportunities for businesses in all industry. A great discussion about…
Cloudcast (.net) #31 - Securing Virtual Desktops
Feb 9, 2012 • 26 min
Brian talks with Mike Foley (@mikefoley) from RSA about securing virtual desktops and BYOD environments.
Cloudcast (.net) #30 - Laws in the Cloud
Feb 3, 2012 • 46 min
Brian talks with Adrienne Mead (@CloudAtty) and Deborah Salons (@dsalons) about legal policy, contracts and what business should consider when using or building Cloud Computing services.
Cloudcast (.net) #29 - Building PaaS Clouds for .NET Apps
Jan 27, 2012 • 33 min
Brian Gracely and Clint Greenwood talk to Sinclair Shuller, Founder/CEO of Apprenda to talk about their PaaS platform for .NET applications. We talk about the evolution of PaaS, the evolution of IT and where PaaS will evolve in 2012.
Cloudcast (.net) #28 - The Evolution of VARs in Cloud Computing
Jan 13, 2012 • 33 min
Brian sits down with Bob Olwig (@bobolwig), VP Strategy & Marketing at World Wide Technology (WWT) to talk about the evolution of VARs and Systems Integrators in the era of Cloud Computing.
Cloudcast (.net) #27 - 2011 in Review, 2012 Predictions
Dec 23, 2011 • 48 min
Aaron and Brian wrap up 2011 with the best and worst of Cloud Computing. They discuss what is working well, what’s still missing, and their predictions for 2012. They also give some hints about what’s to come on The Cloudcast for 2012.
Cloudcast (.net) #26 - IT Women of the Cloud
Dec 10, 2011 • 37 min
Aaron and Brian sit down with Seema Jethani, Raejeanne Skillern and Vanessa Alvarez to talk about the growing role of women leaders in IT, hot trends in Cloud Computing and Big Data, and role models to help women advance and evolve in the IT world.
Cloudcast (.net) #25 - The Intersection of IPv6 and Cloud
Dec 6, 2011 • 43 min
Brian talks with Dr. Chip Popoviciu (Nephos6) and Shannon McFarland (Cisco) about the transition to IPv6, how the challenges align to Cloud Computing, how people can evaluate IPv6 in their environments and the best ways to keep up with this critical…
Cloudcast (.net) #24 - CloudPassage - Security in the Cloud
Dec 1, 2011 • 30 min
Brian talks with Rand Wacker (@randwacker), VP of Products at CloudPassage, to talk about trends in Cloud Security, changing deployment models, new threats and why their holistic approach may make it easier for customer to enable new cloud services for…
Cloudcast (.net) #23 - Going Mobile…
Nov 28, 2011 • 53 min
Brian Gracely, Brian Katz (Sanofi-Aventis) and Tal Klein (Citrix) talk about all the angles surrounding mobile computing today. Mobile devices, mobile development environments, apps vs. applications, shadow IT, HTML5 and much, much more.
Cloudcast (.net) #22 - Live from CA World with Andi Mann
Nov 14, 2011 • 29 min
Aaron & guest co-host Jeramiah Dooley spend some time with Andi Mann at CA World to talk about the evolution and direction of Private and Public Cloud
Cloudcast (.net) #21 - The Network Stack of OpenStack
Sep 23, 2011 • 37 min
Brian talks with Rick Clark and James Urquhart of Cisco about the evolution of networking in OpenStack and the multiple ways Cisco is involved in the project.
Cloudcast (.net) #20 - The Evolution of OpenStack
Sep 22, 2011 • 33 min
Brian talks with Jonathan Bryce of Rackspace about the evolution of the project, the Diablo release, the upcoming OpenStack conference and what the future holds.
Cloudcast (.net) #19 - Who Manages the Clouds?
Sep 15, 2011 • 39 min
Aaron and Brian talk to George Reese from enStratus about managing Clouds, AWS outages and how to take advantage of multiple cloud platforms.
Cloudcast (.net) #18 - VMworld - vCloud Director and vCloud Security
Sep 4, 2011 • 27 min
Live from VMworld 2011, Aaron and Brian talk to Mike Foley and Chris Colotti about the latest happenings with VMware vCloud Director and vCloud Security.
Cloudcast (.net) #17 - Cloud Foundry - The Application PaaS
Aug 23, 2011 • 44 min
Brian and Guest co-host Clint Greenwood speak to Dave McCrory about VMware’s Cloud Foundry
Cloudcast (.net) #16 - Dell, Dude You’re Getting a Big Data Cloud
Aug 20, 2011 • 36 min
Aaron and Brian talk to Joseph George, Rob Hirschfeld and Aurelian Dumitru about all things Cloud and Big Data happening at Dell.
Cloudcast (.net) #15 - The Most Interesting Man in the Cloud
Aug 7, 2011 • 33 min
Brian & Joe Onisick talk about the history of and the future of Citrix with Peder Ulander.
Cloudcast (.net) #14 - State of the Podcast Address
Aug 2, 2011 • 34 min
Aaron & Brian celebrate their six month anniversary and discuss the news
Cloudcast (.net) #13 - Meeting the PaaS Master
Jul 15, 2011 • 30 min
Aaron & Brian gets the basics of PaaS (Platform as a Service) from Issac Roth from RedHat, leader of their OpenShift PaaS platform
Cloudcast (.net) #12 - There’s a Pony in there… (Managing the Cloud)
Jun 16, 2011 • 46 min
Aaron & Brian bring back Cloudcast alumni Christian Reilly, President of the Platform Cloud. We dig into Cloud management from every angle possible, trying to make sense of all the companies, projects and products.
Cloudcast (.net) #11 - News, Stacks, Rants and More
Jun 5, 2011 • 38 min
Aaron & Brian rant with Joe Onisick, Technical Solutions Architect at WWT. We discuss Joe’s new legal race car, Integrated Stacks vs. Private Clouds, the future of VMware, & we determine we need to learn more about PaaS and OpenFlow
Cloudcast (.net) #10 - Clouds on the Storefront Horizon
Jun 1, 2011 • 43 min
Aaron & Brian welcome Rodrigo Flores, formerly CTO/Founder of newScale, now at Cisco. We discuss the current status of newScale, the world of actual Cloud deployments and the challenges of shifting internal IT thinking to leverage Cloud
Cloudcast (.net) #9 - The Greatest Chad’s World Ever Sold
May 5, 2011 • 22 min
Aaron & Brian welcome Chad Sakac & Nick Weaver from EMC. We discuss the EMC vLabs in the Cloud, ways to improve the live Chad’s World and what to expect at EMC World. We also introduce the Chad’s World Drinking Game & discuss a VMworld…
Cloudcast (.net) #8 - Get off your PaaS and Build Clouds
Apr 27, 2011 • 38 min
Aaron & Brian welcome Ed Saipetch (@edsai). We discuss building a cloud, high availability features in the stack, characteristics of PaaS, the threat of AWS lessons to learn from the AWS outage, cloud transparency & Node.js and JoyentCloud…
Cloudcast (.net) #7 - From the News Desk
Apr 22, 2011 • 34 min
Aaron & Brian discuss New Scale, Cloud Foundry, Online Poker as a Service (OPaaS), vendor investment, we hate on Facebook, and how cloud is changing the traditional business model
Cloudcast (.net) #6 - Is Cloud Computing Fashionable for IT?
Apr 19, 2011 • 36 min
Aaron & Brian talk with Industry Analyst Vanessa Alvarez about defining cloud, plumbing and infrastructure, the changing role of IT, industry certifications & some predictions for the next year
Cloudcast (.net) #5 - ROI and Technology Shifts in Private Cloud
Apr 1, 2011 • 53 min
Brian and Aaron cover some trends in the news, why Netflix owes Aaron 24 Swedish Fish, and we discuss virtual machine stall and VDI trends with @roidude, Steve Kaplan
Cloudcast (.net) - Episode 4 - “DevOps & Developing New IT Skills”
Mar 26, 2011 • 32 min
This week we cover some trends in the news, Brian’s experience at Cloud Connect, and we spend some time with DevOps Ninja, Nick Weaver
Cloudcast (.net) - Episode 3 - “President of the Private Cloud”
Feb 28, 2011 • 49 min
Aaron & Brian talk with Christian Reilly (@reillyusa), President of the Private Cloud, about his real-world experience building a global private and hybrid cloud.
Cloudcast (.net) - Episode 2 - “Same Guys, Less Wire”
Feb 20, 2011 • 6 min
Aaron & Brian talk about why they changed the name, why they are doing The Cloudcast, potential guests, potential sponsors and something called “Angry Joe”.
Cloudcast (.net) - Episode 1 - “Introduction Teaser”
Feb 2, 2011 • 2 min
Aaron & Brian introduce themselves and The Cloudcast.