The mystery of the 2,000
Two thrilling topics this week: moderating panels and the mystery of Oracle cloud. Also, some Austin talk.
- The East India Company and Kodak
- I just want your best 5 hours.
- Executives can only pay attention for 20 minutes.
- I’m in for a panel.
- I’m more interested in hearing from the artist, not the people looking at the painting.
- Ten year journey with billions of burn.
- We’re talking about trillion dollar companies.
- You can’t have enough storage for your podcasts.
- Fired 2,000 people…and now hiring 2,000 people.
- First-gen cloud building people are often a handful.
Relevant to your interests
- How to moderate a panel.
- Oracle Shelves Larry Ellison’s Dream of Cloud Dominance
- tl;dr: “this is a bummer, man”…?
- “Midlevel product managers were being offered $750,000 in compensation while some engineers with a vice president title were paid more than $5 million a year, people familiar with the matter said.” - Shoulda listed “Oracle cloud” on my LinkedIn…
- Oracle to Make 2,000 Hires in Cloud Push
- Will Salesforce Dump Oracle and Pick AWS? An Insider’s Perspective
- Larry vs Jeff: An Epic Battle who controls Salesforce, coming at Dreamforce
- Google Cloud Worth $225 Billion, Deutsche Bank Says
- TechCrunch Disrupt: A tale of two markets separates tech from non-tech IPOs
- Austin-based AI Startup SparkCognition Raises $100M Series C
- Is Microsoft Out to Destroy Linux? Linus Torvalds Shares His Thoughts
- Open Core Summit: The Value of Cloud and Commercial Open Source Software New browser security debate heats up
- Microsoft Unveils Battery-Powered Version of Azure That Fits in a Backpack - Simpsons already did it.
- Microsoft using Android is bigger than its Surface Duo phone - looks cool, sure.
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Conferences, et. al.
- Oct 9th to 10th - Cloud Expo Asia Singapore, Oct 9th and 10th
- Nov 2nd - EmacsConf 2019
- Nov 3rd to 7th - Gartner Symposium, Barcelona. Coté has a €625 discount code if you ask him for it.
- December - 2019, a city near you: The 2019 SpringOne Tours are posted: Toronto Dec 2nd.
- December 12-13 2019 - Kubernetes Summit Sydney
- Discount off KubeCon North America which is November 18 – 21 in San Diego. Use code KCNASFTPOD19 for a 10% discount.
- NO-SSH-JJ wants you go to DeliveryConf in Seattle on Jan 21st & 22nd, Use promo code: SDT10 to get 10% off. JJ wants you to read about Delivery Conf Format too.
Listener Suggested Jobs Openings
- DevOps Engineer Viasat in San Diego from Justin Hallas
- Full-Stack Software Engineer at NS8 remote options from Joshua Hover.
SDT news & hype
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- Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, Digital WTF, so $5 total.
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