It’s cloud magic time! We go over the evolution of the IaaS Gartner Magic Quadrant, or whatever it’s called now. Plus, is it so hard to do do enterprise sales? (Yes.) And too much commentary on umlauts, ASCII, and Munich bike bells.
- CI/CD is this podcast’s VDI.
- “Dude, I’ll read.”
- It’s hot here.
- Did those clothing-optional vegan hippies invite themselves over to your room a lot?
- Ruled by actuarial tables
- I need to look up what constitutes a swamp
- Google cloud is people.
- You can’t put the math back in the box.
- Bad things are bad.
- You can be a low-value target and I’ll still draw a funny picture in your book.
Relevant to your interests
- Google Cloud gains in Gartner's 2019 cloud infrastructure Magic Quadrant
- Microsoft Hits Record High as Cloud Revenues Drive Q4 Earnings Beat. Also, one analyst estimates that their cloud revenue now matches on-premises.
- Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest Data-Breach Settlement Ever
- Kazakhstan’s internet crackdown shows the world wide web is becoming less worldwide
- Related, US Attorney General wants backdoors, but just for “not nukes.”
- CircleCI closes $56M Series D investment as market for continuous delivery expands
- Why are large companies so difficult to rescue (regarding bad internal technology).
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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.
- Cloud Expo Asia Singapore, Oct 9th and 10th
- DevOpsDays Sydney 2019, October 10th and 11th
SDT news & hype
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- Send your postal address to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you free laptop stickers!
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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.
- Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, Digital WTF, so $5 total.
- Brandon: Prometheus (The Movie).
- Matt: Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks – Extended Edition; https://pinfinder.net/
- Coté: Pee-wee's Big Holiday. Ballon scene. Laundry books are good.