We discuss weird speculation that Google Cloud would buy Salesforce. It seems like bullshit, mostly, but it gives us a good jumping off point to talk cloud strategy. Also, Coté talks about being part of the VMware Tanzu team, how kubernetes could become the white box of the PC market (this is a good thing), that being #3 in a market is probably just fine, and we discuss poisoning-by-bread.
- This is a New Year’s resolution we can all get behind: it’s time to just give up on some stuff.
- Man, this coffee is bad.
- Carbohydrate Coté is angry.
- Coté gets his birthday wrong.
- You’re really just pretty negative.
- Our man in Tanzu-land Cotem.
- After the headline, that article didn’t need to be written more.
- I’m not going to get into it, so here I go.
- The Turn the hydra head into a nanny acquisition strategy.
- Man, I should have just started with the bread.
Relevant to your interests
- Tanzu Coté - VMware completes $2.7 billion Pivotal acquisition.
- Google buying Salesforce acid-dream - Google could acquire Salesforce and spin out its cloud business to catch up to Amazon and Microsoft, analyst predicts
- Sort of examples the vagueness of Google’s Cloud Corporate Strategy.
- Drunk under a lamp post M&A click-bait strategy.
- “We only want to be #1 and #2 in a market.”
- Known fix: just redefine your market so you’re number one or number two.
- Share price premium for # 1 or #2 in the market.
- Pay people cheaper than you get paid to do things fallacy.
- Google 2023 deadline for Google Cloud to beat Amazon.
Things we didn’t get to
- - Gartner, Splunk & McKinsey – IT Infrastructure & Operations
- A Cloud Guru Announces Acquisition of Linux Academy
- For The New York Times, a swing and a miss at Amazon Web Services
- Google execs reportedly debated getting out of cloud computing, but instead set a goal of being a top-two player by 2023
- Google Brass Set 2023 as Deadline to Beat Amazon, Microsoft in Cloud
- Stratoscale closes down, lays off 60
- Anyscale, from the creators of the Ray distributed computing project, launches with $20.6M led by a16z
- Compare Red Hat OpenShift vs. Cloud Foundry in a Kubernetes faceoff
- IBM tailors Swift relationship after 'review of open source priorities'
- AWS hits back at open-source software critics
- Amazon Conference Badges Tracked Attendees' Movements
- IBM to Google: Istio, Knative, TensorFlow should be under 'open governance'
- Exclusive: Pentagon warns military members DNA kits pose ‘personal and operational risks’
- Employee error to blame for massive data leak
- Video games are easy channel for money launderers
- BigID bags another $50M round as data privacy laws proliferate
- The Biggest Problems With Bluetooth Audio Are About to Be Fixed
- Introducing Cloudflare for Teams
- Major union launches campaign to organize video game and tech workers
- Code-wise, cloud-foolish: avoiding bad technology choices
- Accenture Buys CyberSecurity Services Business of Symantec
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Conferences, et. al.
- 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.
- June 1-4: ChefConf 2020
- Jordi wants you to go to GitLab Commit Jan. 14th
- DevOpsDays Austin 2020 May 4th and 5th
SDT news & hype
- Join us in Slack.
- Send your postal address to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you free laptop stickers!
- Follow us on Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn
- 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.
- Matt: Star Wars/Mandalorian, The 15 most awe-inspiring space images of the decade
- Brandon: macOS Catalina Patcher; Upgrade your Mac SSD
- Coté: iPhone 11 Pro, most recent The Weeds episode, The Weeds episode called “Midichlorian chili.”
Ourto: “I love bread,” Parry Gripp.