With IBM closing its acquisition of Red Hat, we discuss the changing mechanics of an enterprise software business. Why do we think the big clouds will have such an indefinite hold on market leadership when every past tech leader has been disrupted and fallen? Speaking of, Broadcom is tryin’ hard to become a portfolio company. Also, security sucks, Coté finds video chats annoying, and he can’t keep all the camera lingo in his head.
- I wish I could turn other people’s videos off.
- Makes money, that’s a good strategy.
- Security through diversity, is that a thing?
- Breaking news, public cloud is a good thing.
- I’ve been replaced by software.
- What the fuck do I do with a histogram?
- Clicking auto fixed the photo fine.
- You can’t cut costs by cutting your employees legs off.
- It was something about FStop, and then I lost it.
Relevant to your interests
- Zoom problems.
- Cloudera Sees Inspiration in Red Hat, Goes "All-In" on Open Source.
- Not sure what exactly this covers, vs. Hadoop itself. I guess all the commercialized stuff wrapped around Hadoop?
- IBM finalized Red Hat acquisition:
- Charles Fitzgerald aptly plays the part of Charles Fitzgerald.
- Related, upcoming webinar: Red Hat on free software and pay software.
- British Airways faces record £183m fine for data breach - not sure what the HACK actually was.
- Symantec shares soar on report that Broadcom is in talks to acquire the security software maker.
- For filler topic.
- Is High Quality Software Worth the Cost? - Low quality architecture and code means you can’t change as quickly and as much as you’d like. is “tech debt” a good metaphor, or drying cement?
- Gates Says Steve Jobs Cast ‘Spells’ to Keep Apple From Dying - “minor wizard.”
- AWS makes another acquisition, grabbing TSO Logic - “The company takes data about workloads and applications and helps customers find the most efficient place to run them by measuring requirements like resource needs against cost to find the right balance at any given time.” CAPACITY MANAGEMENT IS SO HOT RIGHT NOW.
- QA Acquires Cloud Academy to Create a World-leading Corporate Skills Platform.
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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: San Francisco (June 4th & 5th), Atlanta (June 13th & 14th)…and back to a lot of US cities.
- Cloud Expo Asia Singapore, Oct 9th and 10th
- DevOpsDays Sydney 2019, October 10th and 11th
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- Matt Ray’s How to Resume’: Slides and Talk.
- Coté is not coordinated enough to include that this episode.
SDT news & hype
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- Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App and he wants you to buy it for $0.99.
- Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, Digital WTF, so $5 total.
- Matt: *[*Endeavour](https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2701582/)*;* The Terror **(again!).
- Coté: Old Navy for the kids.