Cloud is just "jigglin’ wires"

Episode 101 · August 3rd, 2017 · 1 hr 4 mins

About this Episode

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 a new private cloud meme, and rumors that BMC is no longer in acquiring CA.

Also, be sure to check out this week’s white paper analysis for patrons, on IoT.

Global expansion tips and tricks

  • “EMEAians.”
  • Open source as the scouts.

Microsoft laying off 19,000 people

  • Link
  • Who’s hirin’?

Microsoft Container Service

TechCrunch notices private cloud

  • Link
  • Vendors have begun offering a variety of approaches that give the feel of the public cloud, but inside the comfort zone of a customer’s data center.
  • Oracle cited rather large customers like AT&T and Bank of America using the Cloud at Customer product.
  • Oracle cloud news picking up.

That Antitrust Meme in Tech

BMC not buying CA

Flash, he gone

BONUS LINKS! Not covered in show.

GoDaddy dumps OpenStack cloud

HEB was an Amazon Option?

Containers are Linux

  • Link.
  • “DevOps is more suitable for containerisation compared to other traditional approaches”
  • Operating system vendors have something to sell you say?

A History of Docker/Linux Containers

  • Link.
  • Red Hat maintainer breaking down the short but convoluted history of containers. ## Slack Getting Paid
  • Link.
  • Slack is raising another $500 million — and has attracted interest from a range of big buyers like Amazon # Meta, follow-up, etc.
  • Patreon - like anyone who starts these things, I have no idea WTF it is, if it’s a good idea, or if I should be ashamed. Need some product/market fit.
  • Check out the Software Defined Talk Members Only White-Paper Exiguous podcast over there.
  • Join us all in the SDT Slack.