Putting together the M&A case for Docker, Microsoft Build, Google I/O, and Oracle’s cloud grudge.
- The Most Expensive Free Dog in the World.
- Dead frogs tell no tales.
- It’s just me and the dog.
- Smart enough not to go up the stairs, dumb - enough to think the eggs are coming back.
- Is Docker the new MySQL.
- Most valuable, unrealized container brand: Google.
- JEDI grudge.
- Nihilism, greatly underrated.
Relevant to your interests
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- Salesforce acquires Tel Aviv-based conversational AI startup Bonobo for a reported $50 million
- Bucking a trend of rapid growth, Microsoft actually shuts down an Azure data center
- Microsoft Build:
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- Microsoft Build Day 1: Windows Subsystem For Linux Gets More Linux
- Spatial - Collaborate from anywhere in Augmented Reality
- Minecraft mobile AR game teased, full reveal coming May 17
- Microsoft Edge gets IE mode tabs and better security control
- Google I/O 2019
- The 8 biggest announcements from the Google I/O 2019 keynote
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- Samsung spilled SmartThings app source code and secret keys
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- Comic Relief switched from multi-cloud to serverless with AWS and saw a 93% cost reduction
- SAP makes its cloud data service, data management play with HANA
- Microsoft, Red Hat Partner on OpenShift
- Steve Singh stepping down as Docker CEO
- Google launches Portals, a new web page navigation system for Chrome
- Oracle Releases GraalVM Enterprise
- OpenShift 4: Red Hat's on ramp for the hybrid cloud
- After two years as Docker CEO, Steve Singh steps down, Rob Bearden steps in
- Red Hat employees permanently inked with new company logo
- Parent of Schick razors to buy shaving start-up Harry’s for $1.37 billion
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Conferences, et. al.
- ALERT! DevOpsDays Discount - DevOpsDays MSP, August 6th to 7th, $50 off with the code SDT2019.
- 2019, a city near you: The 2019 SpringOne Tours are posted. Coté will be speaking at many of these, hopefully all the ones in EMEA. They’re free and all about programming and DevOps things. Coming up in: Paris (May 23rd & 24th), San Francisco (June 4th & 5th), Atlanta (June 13th & 14th)…and back to a lot of US cities.
- ChefConf 2019 May 20-23. Matt’s speaking!
- ChefConf London 2019 June 19-20
SDT news & hype
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- Listen to the Software Defined Interviews Podcast. Check out the back catalog.
- Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App and he wants you to buy it for $0.99.
- Coté: UK Hailstorm, will it work this time? Original HailStorm, circa 2002. HailStorm revisited/renamed in the Identity 2.0 era. And now? FB and Google authentication, I guess? (Also, remember this presentation that launched a million single word per slide talks?)
- Matt: Fleabag Season 2 (BBC/Amazon); Word for the week: Acedia.
- Brandon: Episode 908: I Am Not A Robot and Overcast Clipping.