Software Defined Talk

A podcast about Enterprise Software and Cloud Computing that doesn't take itself too seriously.

About the show

Get ready for a weekly dose of all things Enterprise Software and Cloud Computing! Join us as we dive into topics including Kubernetes, DevOps, Serverless, Security and Coding. Plus, we’ll keep you entertained with plenty of off-topic banter and nonsense. Don’t worry if you miss the latest industry conference - we’ve got you covered with recaps of all the latest news from AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

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  • Episode 433: Are you telling me GitHub is a good name

    September 22nd, 2023  |  50 mins 22 secs

    This week, we discuss why everyone is envious of Google’s Internal Dev Tools, examine the state of Git, speculate about how 37 Signals plans to reinvent software licensing with ONCE, and share a few thoughts on the Salesforce CEO’s recent comments about work from home.

  • Episode 432: Richard Seroter on Google Cloud Next ’23, Tech Newsletters and VMware

    September 15th, 2023  |  46 mins 48 secs

    Brandon is joined by Richard Seroter, Director of Developer Relations and Outbound Product Management at Google Cloud. They discuss the key announcements from Google Cloud Next ’23, Richard's recommendations for a successful tech newsletter and VMware's impending acquisition.

  • Episode 431: CEO Therapy Session

    September 8th, 2023  |  47 mins 53 secs

    This week, we discuss Netflix's DVD deprecation, the remote work debate, and how to fork an open-source project. Plus, thoughts on why Europe needs more ice.

  • Episode 430: Exploring Governance and Compliance with Mike Long

    September 1st, 2023  |  53 mins 49 secs

    Brandon interviews Mike Long, the CEO and Co-founder of Kosli. They discuss Mike's background, his experience as a DevOps Consultant, and the reasons behind starting Kosli. Plus, Mike offers a few tips about visiting Oslo.

  • Episode 429: This is peak VMware

    August 25th, 2023  |  48 mins 57 secs

    This week, we discuss VMware’s Announcements, SUSE goes private and some thoughts on streaming services. Plus, Matt provides an update on the repercussions of spilled Orange Juice.

  • Episode 428: Three steps into a 10k race

    August 18th, 2023  |  1 hr 15 mins

    This week, Brandon and Coté are joined by a special guest host, Brian Gracely. We discuss HashiCorp's transition to BSL and break down the recent interview with AWS CEO Adam Selipsky. Plus, some thoughts on the use of the word "orthogonal."

  • Episode 427: You must be this tall to be a customer

    August 11th, 2023  |  52 mins 12 secs

    This week, we discuss Open Source licensing, Cloud Earnings and presentations without slides. Plus, Coté shares his minimal-tech vacation strategy and Matt Ray spills Orange Juice on his keyboard.

  • Episode 426: There’s no more backpacks to buy

    August 4th, 2023  |  57 mins 21 secs

    This week, we discuss New Relic going private, Dell buying Moogsoft and digital transformation comes to Border Control. Plus, ideas for a last minute family vacation.

  • Episode 425: Michael Kennedy on Python

    July 28th, 2023  |  1 hr 7 mins

    Brandon interviews Michael Kennedy, host of Talk Python to Me and founder of Talk Python Training. They discuss Python’s rapid growth, replacing Excel Worksheets with Jypter Notebooks and why Python is the preferred language for AI. Plus, a few thoughts on podcasting and motorcycles

  • Episode 424: William Morgan on Service Mesh, Linkerd and eBPF

    July 21st, 2023  |  53 mins 15 secs

    Brandon interviews William Morgan, Buoyant CEO and creator of Linkerd. They discuss building cloud native platforms, the need for Service Mesh, Linkerd and eBPF. Plus, some thoughts on the rise of Rust as the preferred systems programming language.

  • Episode 423: Is the enemy of my enemy my friend?

    July 14th, 2023  |  1 hr 19 mins

    This week we discuss the launch of Threads, the battle for Enterprise Linux and Coté tries HEY again. Plus, plenty of thoughts on packing for a long weekend.

  • Episode 422: Corporation vs. Community

    July 7th, 2023  |  1 hr 20 mins

    This week we discuss RHEL licensing changes, check the vibe of DevOps and some thoughts on programing language. Plus, has ChatGPT already become boring?

  • Episode 421: The Not Kubernetes Podcast, with David Heinemeier Hansson

    June 30th, 2023  |  1 hr 27 mins
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    Co-owner and CTO of 37signals, David Heinemeier Hansson is more commonly known as “DHH”. Famous as the creator of Ruby on Rails, Basecamp and HEY, David has made a career of being provocative on, and on behalf of, the Internet.

  • Episode 420: Adam Jacob on System Initiative and DevOps

    June 23rd, 2023  |  45 mins 30 secs
  • Episode 419: Dotan Horovits on DevRel and OpenTelemetry

    June 16th, 2023  |  39 mins 10 secs

    Matt Ray interviews CNCF Ambassador and Principal Developer Advocate Dotan Horovits. They discuss the Israel tech scene, getting started with OpenTelemetry, and working in developer relations.

  • Episode 418: I don’t like Anime

    June 9th, 2023  |  1 hr 3 mins

    This week we discuss the Gartner MQ for DevOps platforms, Apple’s announcements and Cisco’s attempt to simplify. Plus, some thoughts on Meatloaf and Anime.