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 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.