Software Defined Talk
About the Show
We discuss the fun, changing land of the software stack and how we're being defined by it.
Episode 73: “My pants are full of brisket,” Apple updates, & Oracle storms the AWS castle
September 22nd, 2016 | 59 mins 41 secs
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.
BONUS: DevOpsDays DFW, with ADO and The Food Right Show
September 22nd, 2016 | 57 mins 26 secs
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.
Episode 72: “Oh! Scurvy! Again.”
September 16th, 2016 | 1 hr 3 mins
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.
Episode 71: Unbreakable Docker, or, elephants, er, like other elephants
September 2nd, 2016 | 1 hr 15 mins
We discuss the fun, changing land of the software stack…
Episode 70: “No one wants to eat a finger-pie.”
August 27th, 2016 | 52 mins 42 secs
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.
Episode 69: The two types of sales dudes you meet in heaven, the IaaS MQ, and layoffs
August 19th, 2016 | 51 mins 25 secs
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 the tech sector. Before recommendations we briefly talk about Walmart buying Jet.
Episode 68: Too old for the buffet
August 5th, 2016 | 49 mins 33 secs
With Matt securely setup in Australia, we get the low-down on the down under. We also discuss rumors of HPE and Rackspace going private and catch up on Verizon buying Yahoo!
Episode 67: Fried chicken, Docker Swarm, tech journalism, or, "but that sweet @MattRay interpolation, tho."
July 1st, 2016 | 1 hr 2 mins
Is anyone minding the business side of these container orchestration plays? That's the main topic we discuss after doing over recent Docker announcements. We then discuss the state of tech journalism and throw out a free business plan for left-ish fried chicken slinging.
Episode 66: I-Bankers Smokin' L's in the Hot-tub
June 17th, 2016 | 1 hr 2 mins
With two surprise acquisitions this week we have a lot of synergies to discuss. We cover Samsung picking up Joyent, and Microsoft buying LinkedIn. Highly related is a recent article trying to explain what's going on with private equity buying tech companies. Then, we discuss the big news from chef we've been waiting for: the announcement of habitat.
Episode 65: The High-level WTF on "Scheduling"
June 10th, 2016 | 55 mins 22 secs
We spend this week talking about workload scheduling, starting with Mesos. It's a fun ride from CONTROL-M to Lambda, along with Cloud Foundry and serverless. So get ready to beat a horse into glue. Plus, how to handle gifts for father's day and the usual recommendations at the end.
Episode 64: Residential Diaper Rash
June 3rd, 2016 | 58 mins 31 secs
While Texas moistens up, we talk about the morals of rich tech folks suing journalists, the state of open source business, the history of the BI market, and how to use the Meeker decks. Check out the full show notes for links to the recommendations, conferences, and tech news items we didn’t get to cover.
Episode 63: The Snack-Tracker, Uber in Austin, & Tater Salad
May 25th, 2016 | 56 mins 7 secs
After we learn how to divide by eight, we discuss Uber being shut-down in Austin, then a recent case for hypervisors aging out. Also, we all agree that we're way too old to consider anything new.
Episode 62: Peak Ping Pong
May 5th, 2016 | 53 mins 28 secs
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.
Episode 61: Baltimore is not the same as Annapolis. Also, they like crab there
April 28th, 2016 | 48 mins 16 secs
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 to insult the entire Eastern seaboard, esp. Annapolis.