Software Defined Talk

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

About the show

A weekly podcast covering all the news and events in Enterprise Software and Cloud Computing. We discuss topics including: Kubernetes, DevOps, Serverless, Security and Coding. Plus, plenty of off topic banter and nonsense to keep you entertained. Don't worry if you miss the latest industry conference, we will recap all the latest news from AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

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  • Episode 388: The Death of DevOps, with Andrew Clay Shafer

    November 25th, 2022  |  1 hr 1 min

    In case you haven't heard, DevOps is dead. Again. To discuss its demise, Coté talks with Andrew Clay Shafer. They talk about a lot more: Andrew's new company, working with executives, sociotechnical systems, Andrew's recent SREcon talk in Amsterdam, and more.

  • Episode 387: Trust and Incentives

    November 18th, 2022  |  1 hr 1 min

    This week we discuss the Gartner MQ for CIPS and all the happenings at Twitter. Plus, more thoughts on passwords and calendars.

  • Episode 386: I’ve been to VMware Media Training

    November 11th, 2022  |  1 hr 7 mins

    This week we recap VMware Explore Europe and discuss the Battery Ventures 2022 State of the OpenCloud report. Plus, some thoughts on cologne…

  • Episode 385: Armchair Strategist

    November 4th, 2022  |  1 hr 3 mins

    This week we discuss Cloud Growth Rates, Corporate Security, Meta’s Strategy and Elon’s Twitter Takeover. Plus, some thoughts on bike locks and a parenting post mortem.

  • Episode 384: KubeCon NA 2022 Recap

    November 1st, 2022  |  47 mins 5 secs

    Matt reports in from Detroit with all the news at KubeCon NA 2022. Plus, some tips on proper etiquette when stretching on International Flights.

  • Episode 383: My bag did not make the flight

    October 28th, 2022  |  1 hr 12 secs

    This week we discuss Twitter’s Workforce, DHH leaves the cloud and Tech Earnings. Plus, some thoughts on International Travel.

  • Episode 382: The Ultimate Dogfooding

    October 21st, 2022  |  1 hr 1 min

    This week we discuss, cutting cloud costs, commute hours and final thoughts on Google Next. Plus, Matt Ray goes car shopping.

  • Episode 381: Aspiration Fatigue

    October 14th, 2022  |  1 hr 3 mins

    This week we discuss Platform Engineering and compare the Microsoft Ignite and Google Cloud Next Keynotes. Plus, some thoughts on legs in the Metaverse.

  • Episode 380: No Free Lunches or Haircuts

    October 7th, 2022  |  53 mins 54 secs

    This week we discuss why Google abandons products, the 2022 State of DevOps Report and Elon’s texts. Plus, some thoughts on glasses…

  • Episode 379: TAMs are a Trap

    September 30th, 2022  |  1 hr 2 mins

    This week we discuss the rate of Public Cloud adoption, Google’s Simplicity Sprint and OKR’s. Plus, some thoughts on slippers.

  • Episode 378: Email is not broken

    September 23rd, 2022  |  1 hr 14 mins

    This week we discuss Amazon’s “Builder Experience” Unit, Adobe buying Figma. Slack Emojis and Zoom gets into email. Plus, Coté embraces the defaults Notes lifestyle.

  • Episode 377: Coffee is for closers

    September 16th, 2022  |  46 mins 49 secs

    This week we discuss Oracle’s Cloud Growth(?), Starbuck’s blockchain-based loyalty program and André Staltz’s “Time Till Open Source Alternative” article. Plus, some thoughts on free coffee…

  • Episode 376: Businesses that use computers

    September 9th, 2022  |  1 hr 7 mins

    This week we discuss Japan’s “war” on floppy disks, Twitter adds an edit button and Apple going all-in on eSIM. Plus, will the U.S. finally get instant bank transfers?

  • Episode 375: For the Birds

    September 2nd, 2022  |  1 hr 11 mins

    This week we discuss VMware Explore, Snap’s move to multi-cloud and the Galaxy Brain take on thought leadership. Plus, Matt Ray’s latest Raspberry Pi project is for the birds…?

  • Episode 374: Is there no Dev in DevOps?

    August 26th, 2022  |  1 hr 5 mins

    This week we discuss DevOpsDays Dallas, devs not wanting to do ops, Twitter Security issues and Apple playing the long game. Plus, some thoughts on Dr. Pepper and Burger King.

  • Episode 373: Everything is a nail, find your hammers

    August 19th, 2022  |  56 mins 24 secs

    This week we discuss Acorn’s attempt to simplify Kubernetes, the top 25 DevOps Tools and analyzing data in CSVs. Plus, Matt explains what Maccas means.