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Kubernetes, serverless, cloud, DevOps, & coding. Get the lazy WTF each week, mostly.
144: GDPR, Observability, & more on the mystery of serverless, still with half-assed research
Aug 17 • 65 min
“That was the problem: I was always Tech Matt.” The title says it all. Sponsored by Datadog This episode is sponsored by Datadog and this week they Datadog wants you to know about Trace Search & Analytics. Trace Search & Analytics allows you to explore,…
143: Serverless now just means “programming”
Aug 10 • 59 min
After some rumination, Coté thins that the people backing “serverless” are just wangling to make it mean “doing programming with containers on clouds.” That is, just programming. At some point, it meant an event based system hosted in public clouds (AWS…
142: Harness that peer pressure for good
Jul 27 • 59 min
"Harness that peer pressure for good” This week we cover all the important announcements from the Google Next conference including: GKE On-Prem, Knative and “serverless containers.” Plus, an important parenting discussion on tying shoes. Relevant to your…
141: Broadcom acquiring CA, AT&T acquiring AlienVault, the mysteries of cloud native vendor product management
Jul 12 • 60 min
We try to discern the strategy behind two acquisitions this week: Broadcom buying CA and AT&T buying AlienVault. Seems fine. Meanwhile, you get to join conversation as we talk about how much different product management seems at cloud native vendors than…
140: Meanwhile, in microchips…
Jul 6 • 59 min
For some reason, we talk about Intel. Plus, SUSE going PE and sun screen strategies for kids. Meet us in Austin Get your invite — July 11th 5:30 - Software Defined Talk - Drinks & Socializing # Important nonsense Coté wrote some stuff on compliance and…
139: “Docker? Never heard of ‘em.”
Jun 29 • 65 min
Why would a company buy Docker? With “near triple digit revenue,” perhaps there’s a good business model to match the interest in free, but, in turn, why would an acquirer want to pay for free? We speculate wildly, and without spreadsheets. Also, lots of…
138: 8 Duffle bags, some permitted food enhancer and, GitHub goes to Redmond
Jun 7 • 52 min
GItHub got bought so we breakdown what it all means for devs and open source. Matt Ray offers expert tips on relocating your family aboard as Coté prepares to move to Amsterdam. Finally, we announced the first live in person Software Defined Talk meetup…
137: “I didn’t choose the Immortan Joe life-style, it chose me.”
May 31 • 48 min
There’s a new IaaS magic quadrant out that we finally take a look at. Plus, with some nerd-fighting in the kubernetes world, we discuss the point of all these blinking cursors. This episode brought to you by: Datadog! This episode is sponsored by Datadog,…
136: That time Matt didn’t eat for 24 hours, or, #chefconf 2018
May 25 • 58 min
“Packaging,” let’s talk about it - still your beating heart, dear listeners! We discuss the news, eats, and entertainment from ChefConf and then dip into the news from the OpenStack summit. As we meander between those two we also talk about kubernetes…
135: Coté’s magical, mystery mortgage application workflow, or, “serverless: WTAFF?!”
May 18 • 88 min
We discuss recent kubernetes news, London, and whatever the hell "serverless" is. If you’re lucky enough to have access, check out Hammond & Rymer’s Jan 2018 report on serverless, it’s amazingly good and helpful. This episode brought to you by: Datadog!…
134: “Hardly enough diggities”
May 11 • 65 min
Conference season is upon us so we recap all the announcements from Google I/O and Microsoft Build. We also discuss the Mesosphere funding and attempt to deceiver what exactly they are doing with DC/OS. Finally, we have recommendations for Mother’s Day…
133: If only there was some way to automate software deploys, hopefully with yaml…?
May 4 • 72 min
There’s a lot of container and kubernetes news this week what with KubeCon. We discuss some highlights from there, including Google’s gVisor project, angling to make life more secure in cloud native land. We then discuss Red Hat’s Operators, Chef, and…
132: Capturing dumpling juice, the Pentagon selects AWS, & Thor
Apr 30 • 65 min
Eating dumplings, it turns out, is more complicated than just sticking them in your dumpling hole, as Coté found out in Bangkok thanks to a Singaporean friend. We’re live-to-tape from DevOpsDays Jakarta this episode, just Coté and Matt Ray. We discuss the…
131: How to eat (Hill Country) BBQ, plus, PE in systems management
Apr 20 • 54 min
It’s hard to be a medium sized systems management (“monitoring”) company: you either have to niche it out and exit early, or go big. With some recent funding and PE activity in that area, Brandon and Coté discuss that. Also, a detailed HOWTO on eating…
130: CROSS-OVER BONUS! Christopher Luciano on Kubernetes & Istio - Software Defined Interviews
Apr 12 • 89 min
Why does kubernetes even exist, why don’t existing things work just as well for it? And then what kind of applications can you run on it, at least following the original intentions. Once we sort that out, we talk about the same for Istio. We also discuss…
129: Amazon’s serverless strategy: what happens next will shock you!
Apr 6 • 52 min
“In Australia, I have access to all the Full House episodes.” We finally nail down Amazon’s strategy with serverless (AWS Lambda), and also go over some recent AWS announcements in the security and compliance area. Plus, Cloudflare’s new consumer DNS…
128: “Mark’s home, actually, it costs about the same as this”
Mar 29 • 66 min
Talking about Facebook this week is inescapable, so we do, but in a rant-y kind of way. We also discuss Oracle’s plans to hire 10,000 more people in Austin, Solomon Hykes leaving Docker, and the Google/Oracle case around Java’s copyright. Listener…
127: Nothing but “cold takes” on Mulesoft, Red Hat and the Facebook
Mar 24 • 46 min
We discuss Salesforce buying Mulesoft, rumors about Google buying Red Hat and provide cold takes on the Facebook crisis. Plus, Matt Ray explains why there are pictures of a giant snake, a kangaroo and dog's bottom posted on Facebook Wall. Matt Ray’s…
126: “Broad, but an inch deep.”
Mar 16 • 52 min
This week we recap all the important events at SXSW Interactive, explain why Netflix is not going to be an enterprise cloud vendor, discuss Microsoft's decision to open source Service Fabric and recommend never ordering the Bison Ribs. Fabric Solutions…
125: Kubernetes was never for developers…probably. Hold on…hrm.
Mar 9 • 75 min
Did developers have a major impact on the rise of kubernetes? Opinions differ, as we discuss. We also talk about what, if anything, cloud companies owe open source and strategies for picking which conferences to send talks to. Also, the longest Datadog ad…
124: “These pants are all too small,” or Dropbox and all the great public clouds
Mar 2 • 57 min
Dropbox made $1.1bn last year, which is mind-blowing. What can we learn from the way Dropbox wiggled it’s way into so many people’s lives (11m paying users, it seems) versus competitors like Box? Well, probably a lot more than where Apple, Spotify, and…
123: Mesh, Monitoring & Compliance
Feb 22 • 58 min
This week we explain everything you need to know about monitoring and compliance. Plus, we review this history of the monolith and how it led to microservices. Forget AWS vs. Azure, it’s WholeFoods vs. H-E-B that’s what will divide families! H-E-B buys…
122: Don’t get wasted at sales kick-off, & Coté needs to stop being so pessimistic
Feb 15 • 57 min
It’s our annual surviving sales kick-off show. There’s some exciting developments in Coté’s life on the stage and trenchant tips from Matt and Brandon (spoiler: don’t get wasted!). We also discuss the odd trend of kubernetes now actually not being for…
121: Does GDPR work? Cisco/AppDynamics, Solarwinds, & Honeycomb
Feb 8 • 28 min
Due to Coté feeling weird (and, subsequently, being diagnosed with the flu), this week you get a curated selection of our new podcast, Software Defined Interviews. There are two artisanal selected clips. First, a discussion with Jon Collins about GDPR -…
120: RedHat buys CoreOS, Heptio DOES NOT have a distro - the kubernetes kids are over their Christmas hangovers
Feb 5 • 56 min
Red Hat buys CoreOS, 451 says the container market is worth $1.5bn now and will more than double by 2021, Heptio and Cisco put out Kubernetes distros. Also, Bezos, Buffet, and Dimon are gonna fix healthcare. 75% of IT decision-makers believe “that…
119: The ethics of fur lined shoes, bi-modal IT critiques, & Amazon HQ2
Jan 23 • 67 min
Amazon has narrowed down it’s search for a second headquarters to 20 cities. Is the promise of 50,000 jobs and $38bn shot into the local economy worth it? We don’t really know, of course, but we talk through some issues to consider and strategy frameworks…
wp017: WHITE PAPER SPECIAL! Fear of FANG
Jan 19 • 65 min
This week, regular Software Defined Talk listeners get a free episode of our members only podcast. If you like this, sign-up to get access to these extra episodes, about every week. We do a deep reading and analysis of various types of tech content,…
118: Bad chips, garbage home IoT, & cloud spending
Jan 17 • 56 min
Sure, there’s something wrong with all those chips, but what exactly is it? More importantly, how would you exploit it and protect yourself from it. This week, we talk about All The Great Chip Problems. And we also discuss some recent IT spending and…
117: Who is the CISO?
Dec 26, 2017 • 59 min
With Cotê and Matt Ray away on vacation, Brandon takes over the feed to talk all about security. Andy Land from the CISO Exec Network joins us to breakdown what CISOs are worried about and what developers should know about security.Special Guest: Andy…
116: Predictions &co.
Dec 19, 2017 • 61 min
What’s going to happen in 2018? No really knows, but people love predicting things this time of year. We can’t resist it so dip out toes in the same game and review some predictions from our friends at Gartner as well. Plus, a smattering of infrastructure…
115: Confularity at Kublecon
Dec 13, 2017 • 49 min
We finally get to the bottom of what this kubernetes thing is and is not, thanks to guest co-host, Andrew Clay Shafer. There is no co-host shortage. Pre-roll SDT news & hype Jan 16th, first Live Recording in Austin Texas - guest co-host Tasty Meats Paul.…
114: SpringOne, talking with analysts, in-browser IDEs, & dressing for SF HA-HA-BUSINESS meetings
Dec 6, 2017 • 63 min
It’s SpringOne Platform this week so Coté reports on the Pivotal Cloud Foundry 2.0 announcements, shipping Pivotal’s kubernetes offering, serverless, and more. We also cover the left-over news from re:Invent. We also cover clothing options for San…
113: All the great AWS re:Invent news
Nov 30, 2017 • 59 min
There’s no clever title this week, just straight to the point of covering the highlights of AWS re:Invent this week. They got the kubernetes now! There’s a passel of releases as well. We also discuss some other news like Meg Whitman leaving HPE (on good…
112: SaaS lunches will be eaten?
Nov 20, 2017 • 49 min
With Coté away attending to family matters, Matt Ray and Brandon have a lively discussion about the origins of VMware, product strategy and preview possible AWS Re:invent announcements. We also discuss how to celebrate Thanksgiving when you are an living…
111: 280 characters on PowerPoint, Product Management, & OpenStack
Nov 9, 2017 • 58 min
With Coté stuck in the tail end of polishing up a new stump speech, we discuss the magic of creating the deck and the history of PowerPoint, based on a recently published article. After slides talk and some contemplation of using Rick and Morty references…
110: s/private cloud/hybrid cloud/ig
Nov 2, 2017 • 53 min
This week, if you can stand it, we talk about why kubernetes won (no solid conclusions are reached), the announcement around Cisco and Google, and IBM’s new private cloud stack, “IBM Cloud Private.” This week’s exegesis The Corporate Podcast, plus EBC’ing…
109: I’m getting Kubernetes Stockholm syndrome
Oct 20, 2017 • 51 min
Docker’s now into kubernetes, being the last major vendor outside of Amazon to latch the orchestration framework into its strategy. Yup, as usual, it’s pretty much just kubernetes business yappin’. This week’s exegesis We’ll be looking at The Four this…
108: FIXED! MOLLE all the dongles, DevOps snipe hunting, & Docker (claims it) cuts cost by 50%
Oct 12, 2017 • 59 min
Has everyone gone kubernetes crazy? It seems like most buyers and sellers at least want it as an option and are, if you prefer the word, capitulating to supporting it. In past weeks most all vendors - even Oracle! - have announced support and road-maps…
wp9: WHITE PAPER SPECIAL! Just another kubernetes article
Oct 3, 2017 • 64 min
This week, we look at an article from Susan Hall at The New Stack. Susan is a solid reporter, so looking at her piece allows us to discuss the world and machination of the tech press, what it’s like to brief them, and our imagination of what it’s like to…
107: Live from DevOpsDays Kansas City!
Sep 25, 2017 • 38 min
Live from DevOpsDays Kansas City! Coté moderates a panel of speakers from the event. We discuss how widely DevOps is actually practiced, mentoring and filling the tech pipeline, security, and other topics, including Kansas City BBQ. The guests:…
106: Is “observability” just “instrumentation”? Or, monitoring sucks? No, you suck.
Sep 21, 2017 • 59 min
The DevOps kids have decided to come up with a new term “observability.” We get to the bottom of the WTF barrel on what that is - it sounds like a good word-project. Also, there’s a spate of kubernetes news, as always, and some interesting acquisitions.…
wp006: WHITE PAPER SPECIAL! Kubernetes & container landscapes from Forrester & Gartner
Sep 1, 2017 • 62 min
This week we look at a recent Forrester paper, “Navigate The Kubernetes Ecosystem,” by Charlie Dai and Dave Bartoletti from June 23rd, 2017 ($499 MSRP). See Charlie’s blog post on the paper, too. Also, because we’re good boys, we added some bonus reading,…
105: Kubernetes Rules Everything Around Me, VMworld, Pivotal Container Service
Aug 31, 2017 • 58 min
It’s VMworld this week, so there’s fresh news from the Dell Technologies universe to sort through. VMware releases it’s SDDC on AWS scheme and Pivotal announces its container service/stack, Pivotal Container Service (PKS). We discuss both, including a…
104: “When I go to the grocery store, I just buy the bananas” - Amazon/Whole Goods, J(2)EE, building your own kubernetes stack
Aug 24, 2017 • 63 min
Come Monday, we’ll see what full-on “digital transformation” looks like when Amazon fully owns Whole Foods. Also, Oracle is looking to move JEE to a foundation, closing out a long era of Java stewardship: how will “open source” like this work in a mature…
103: AI is no longer limited by the garbage that is UNIX
Aug 17, 2017 • 57 min
AWS plods on with new capabilities, this time with an AI and enterprise app migration focus, plus, AI: is it actually a thing? We also discuss Microsoft acquiring Cycle Computing and how HPC fits into cloud, also what exactly HPC is and how you measure…
102: That thermometer don’t work with my iPhone 7, also, AWS kube’ed & DevOps Thought Lordin’
Aug 10, 2017 • 56 min
At long last, Amazon joins the CNCF to work on kubernetes and container related projects. While it's not incredibly clear how strong this embrace is, it's pretty high up there. We also discuss if there's any new topics in DevOps and check-in on the…
101: Cloud is just “jigglin’ wires”
Aug 3, 2017 • 64 min
Calling in hot from New Braunfels Texas, we got a country mile’s worth of topics this week: we have container services from Microsoft, a lengthy discussion of how enterprise software companies organize their global sales regions, the possible emergence of…
100: “I’ve seen The Hot Dog more times this week than 2FA,” or, is The Hot Dog incremental innovation, or disruptive innovation?
Jul 20, 2017 • 62 min
“Which chasm is being leaped by this hot dog app?” Sniffing out a huge market in hot dog apps, Amazon might start a messaging app. Also, Google has their ant-data gravity device out and Basho seems to be shutting down. We discuss the wonders of Snap’s hot…
99: Private cloud is the Reuben sandwich of clouds, or, Shafer’s Theory of (Private) Cloud
Jul 13, 2017 • 60 min
Microsoft will ship it’s private cloud stack, Azure Stack, in September. Will this work? Will people buy it? What could you even put in that cloud? You can feel that pull people have towards private cloud, so we’re looking forward to what happens. On a…
98: “Do I just need some better medication?” or, advertising, antitrust, and talking to strangers
Jul 5, 2017 • 57 min
Without advertising, there would be no capitalism, and, if you’re not constantly afraid of the DoJ knocking at your door, you’re probably doing it wrong. Those are two whacky theories about advertising and antitrust, at least. With Matt Ray on vacation,…
97: The novel strategy of making money, and investing to do so - Amazon + Whole Foods
Jun 29, 2017 • 63 min
Looks like we’ll be getting cheaper organic food what with Amazon buying Whole Foods. What exactly is the strategy at play here, though? Other than the obvious thing of doing online groceries, how is Amazon advantaged here such that others (like…
96: An AWS private cloud strategy, kubernetes aplenty, microservices by yaml, & detailed hot-dog creature analysis
Jun 2, 2017 • 67 min
The cat-nip of Mary Meeker's Internet Trends report is out this week so we discuss the highlights which leads to a sudden discussion of what an Amazon private cloud product would look like. Then, with a raft of new container related news we sort out what…
95: Beans, fruit, booze, bathrooms, & ChefConf
May 24, 2017 • 80 min
Live-to-tape from ChefConf 2017, in Austin, we talk about what's going on in Chef land now, esp. in relation to compliance/policy and Habitat. We also discuss the Texas bathroom bill and Matt Ray's latest trip report on international travel. There's an…
94: The Donnie Berkholz Episode, “Freedom in health-care: a regular ‘heck of a job, Comey’ situation,” DevOps & security, & Canonical’s IPO ambitions
May 16, 2017 • 59 min
In a too rare spate of social commentary, we start talking about the price of hipster avocados in Australia and US health insurance. With one of our favorite analysts moving over the enterprise side, we talk about what it'd be like going through that…
93: Cloud Rules Everything Around Me - Red Hat, Moby, Docker CEO, and Halo Effect’ing The First Cloud Wars
May 3, 2017 • 61 min
There's much news in the container world with DockerCon and Red Hat having had conferences, plus Docker gets a new CEO. We also do a hindsight analysis of what wrong with the losers of the Cloud Wars. And, as always, recommendations from the three of us.…
92: The middle-class metallurgical people - boothing, streaming sportsball, M&As & IPOs
Apr 9, 2017 • 51 min
Having something to sell is always key to a profitable business. We explore this life-hack of the business world in discussion Twitter and then Amazon licensing Thursday night football. There's also some brief talk of Akamai buying SOASTA, Cloudera filing…
91: Container orchestration framework names you can’t pronounce, for $500. Or, everything’s coming Up kubernetes.
Mar 30, 2017 • 54 min
We discuss the continual rise of Kubernetes, with Amazon as seemingly the main hold-out. This leads to a not-too-painful discussion of the stat of open source, at least how companies are using it tactically. Then we close out discussing the rumor that…
90: These strategies work really well except for when they’re totally fucked
Mar 15, 2017 • 61 min
While it's unknown how much time you should let your kids play Minecraft, it's equally unclear at the moment who'll win the second cloud wars. Between Google, Azure, AWS, and all the others, how companies differentiate themselves and what customers will…
89: The Shit Show Matrix, or, they’re following the playbook which is basically unprofitable
Mar 8, 2017 • 66 min
Docker’s new enterprise SKUs and, once again, the open-core model. Also: IPO mania with Snap and MuleSoft. In discussion Docker EE, we start with a discussion on how socket-based pricing may seem goofy, but all pricing schemes are pretty weird, so you…
88: Docker is just cheap VMware, right?
Feb 17, 2017 • 60 min
There's tell that some people just look at containers as a cheaper way to virtualize, eschewing the fancy-lad "cloud-native stuff." We discuss that idea, plus "the enterprise cloud wars," and also our feel that Slack is actually a really good tool and…
87: Snap’s cloud billions, Google’s social, Monitoring Startups considered hard, DHS wants your passwords
Feb 11, 2017 • 59 min
Snap is looking to spend billions on AWS and Google Cloud over the next five years. We talk about what exactly that could be for, then check in with Google's social strategy and thermostat strategies; meanwhile, the America Fuck Yeah crew wants to start…
86: Life after artisanal pork rinds (i.e. tech M&A), CostCo Down Under
Jan 30, 2017 • 61 min
With a flurry of M&A over the past few weeks, we discuss some of the more popular ones: AppDynamics, Trello, and Apiary. These kind of buys are all about what the acquirer plans to do with the new “asset” and the financial health of the company being…
85: Being an analyst without being an asshole - Coté’s professional life, part 2
Jan 20, 2017 • 48 min
In part two of Coté navel gazing, we discuss Coté’s life as an analyst and strategists. Matt Ray is off in Australia-land, so it’s just Brandon and Coté. We discuss: what IT analyst work on; working with marketers that have poor, nothing new material;…
84: 2017 Predictions: cloud, containers, AI
Dec 21, 2016 • 67 min
After speculating on GitHub’s business we throw out our 2017 predictions. We cover AWS, containers, AI, and government IT. Since holiday family time is coming up, Brandon also suggests some simple family IT help-desk tasks - like backup - and throws out…
83: I think the word we object to is “DevOps”
Dec 16, 2016 • 54 min
…Statler and Waldorf talk with Fozzie …What's the "OpsOps" of DevOps?. …Never say you're going to spend $1bn on anything What exactly is DevOps? We dare to discuss that at first and then get into Amazon's new managed hosting offering. There's some new…
82: Attack of the two-pizza teams
Dec 8, 2016 • 57 min
…Eventually, someone has to clean up the leftover pizza. …That sweet OpEx. …"Easy to stay." Amazon came out with a slew of features last week. This week we discuss them and take some cracks at the broad, portfolio approach at AWS compared to historic…
81: DevOpsDays Sydney 2016
Dec 7, 2016 • 46 min
It's a special interloper episode from Australia! Matt Ray guests on the Arrested DevOps show live-to-tape from DevOpsDays Sydney, along with Bridget Kromhout, Matthew Jones, Lindsay Holmwood, Mick Pollard, Katie McLaughlin.Special Guest: Bridget Kromhout.
80: The case for flying Southwest and Oracle buying Dyn, and containers
Nov 28, 2016 • 45 min
With all the domestic, direct flight, the gang lays out the case for Southwest. Coté salivates at the prospect but is worried about sitting next to chicken cages, but there's plenty of $500 shoe sales people on board. We also discuss Oracle buying Dyn,…
79: From a vegan, clothing optional co-op to working with banks and oil companies - Coté’s professional life, part 1
Nov 16, 2016 • 54 min
How does one go from living in a vegan, clothing option co-op working on a philosophy degree to hustling enterprise software? That's the story of Coté's career that we discuss in this episode. Matt Ray is out, getting the bills paid, so Brandon interviews…
78: Trump’s possible effect on tech, plus, containers
Nov 11, 2016 • 81 min
We discuss possible effects that the Trump presidency will have on the tech world. The ideas are more or less known, but the details and whether they'd be enacted are sketchy and unreliable. Before that, of course, we talk about containers. This episode…
77: If you’re implementing pagination, you’re not doing agile.
Nov 4, 2016 • 69 min
Is agile software development bullshit? This is what we discuss, along with a short tale of the best uber driver ever. Show Notes Follow-up Moved to fireside.fm. So, now you can just go to http://SoftwareDefinedTalk.com. No more multi back-end management…
76: Convergental and the battle for the new stack
Oct 20, 2016 • 52 min
With a new integration between Kubernetes and VMware, we once again discuss what exactly the battle of the new stack is and how companies could be angling to make money off it. Also, mole and recommendations. Listen above, subscribe to the feed (or…
75: “AWS and VMware are having a LAN party” or “Matt Ray’s deep story” or “some five year old gibberish”
Oct 14, 2016 • 51 min
Summary Big shakes in cloud land this week with VMware and AWS partnering up. Is this the hybrid cloud enterprises have been dreaming on? We also cover systems of records, Oracle, and something about Google phones. It’s a regular episode on all the hot…
74: Being a tech evangelist, with Bridget Kromhout
Oct 1, 2016 • 47 min
This week it’s just Coté and Bridget talking about tech evangelism, business travel, and other fascinating topics deep in the boiler room of whatever it is we do around here. Listen above, subscribe to the feed (or iTunes), or download the MP3…
73: “My pants are full of brisket,” Apple updates, & Oracle storms the AWS castle
Sep 22, 2016 • 59 min
Apple has put out three new things - the phone, the watch, and the OS - which we discuss. And then Oracle announced it's destroying Amazon, which is fun. We start it all off with a word-salad of the usual nonsense and deodorant talk. Listen above,…
BONUS: DevOpsDays DFW, with ADO and The Food Right Show
Sep 22, 2016 • 57 min
At DevOpsDays DFW, Coté recorded a joint-podcast with Arrested DevOps and The Food Fight Show. Along with some local guests, we discuss the event, DevOpsDays, and computers in North Texas.
72: “Oh! Scurvy! Again.”
Sep 16, 2016 • 63 min
It's all fundings, divestitures, and acquisitions this week. Hashicorp gets some cash, HPE sells off it's software group to Micro Focus, and Google buys Apigee…plus Twitter acquisition rumors. Plus sentient carpets. Listen above, subscribe to the feed (or…
71: Unbreakable Docker, or, elephants, er, like other elephants
Sep 2, 2016 • 75 min
Eventually, you have to decide how your open source software is going to make money, and your partners probably won’t like it. That’s what the dust-up around Docker is this week, it seems to us. We also talk briefly about VMware’s big conference this…
70: “No one wants to eat a finger-pie.”
Aug 27, 2016 • 52 min
This week we discuss Rackspace going private and the OpenStack cloud scenarios that could have been. We also cover Matt Ray's first trip to New Zealand where, sadly, he finds no Power Ranger monuments. Also, a little bi-modal flavor for ya. Listen above,…
69: The two types of sales dudes you meet in heaven, the IaaS MQ, and layoffs
Aug 19, 2016 • 51 min
There’s always good food in the enterprise sales meeting racket: gourmet pimento cheese, sushi and sake, and booze. Also, the Gartner magic quadrant for IaaS in out, which we discuss. With layoffs at Cisco we look at the broader numbers around layoffs in…
68: Too old for the buffet
Aug 5, 2016 • 49 min
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67: Fried chicken, Docker Swarm, tech journalism, or, “but that sweet @MattRay interpolation, tho.”
Jul 1, 2016 • 62 min
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66: I-Bankers Smokin’ L’s in the Hot-tub
Jun 17, 2016 • 62 min
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65: The High-level WTF on “Scheduling”
Jun 10, 2016 • 55 min
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64: Residential Diaper Rash
Jun 3, 2016 • 58 min
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63: The Snack-Tracker, Uber in Austin, & Tater Salad
May 25, 2016 • 56 min
SPONSORS Get $50 off DevOpsDays Minneapolis, July 20th and 21st, with the code SDT2016. I'll be getting some for Chicago and Seattle sometime too. Interested in speeding your software's cycle time, reducing release cycles, and a resilient cloud platform?…
62: Peak Ping Pong
May 5, 2016 • 53 min
This week, we discuss DevOpsDays Austin, Pivotal's funding round, and some follow-up for the OpenStack Summit: turns our Gartner doesn't hate them. Also, with the new ping-model out, we discuss the potential for peak ping pong. SPONSOR Get 30% off OSCON,…
61: Baltimore is not the same as Annapolis. Also, they like crab there
Apr 28, 2016 • 48 min
OpenStack is crawling its way into the plateau of productivity, we submit, during this week of the OpenStack Summit. We also discuss the recent Docker survey findings, and some overly precise number on private vs. public cloud adoption. Coté also manages…