Software Defined Talk

A podcast about Enterprise Software and Cloud Computing that doesn't take itself too seriously.

About the show

A weekly podcast covering all the news and events in Enterprise Software and Cloud Computing. We discuss topics including: Kubernetes, DevOps, Serverless, Security and Coding. Plus, plenty of off topic banter and nonsense to keep you entertained. Don't worry if you miss the latest industry conference, we will recap all the latest news from AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

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  • Episode 371: What’s your TAM

    August 5th, 2022  |  47 mins 33 secs

    This week we do a deep dive into the Total Addressable Market of Cloud and discuss the rise of Cloudflare. Plus, details about the SDT Meetup in Austin on August 27th.

  • Episode 370: In the long run…

    July 29th, 2022  |  1 hr 14 mins

    This week we discuss developer toil, local vs. remote development and Facebook’s management woes. Plus, some thoughts on business books…

  • Episode 369: DJ .pptx FINAL_0707-V2

    July 22nd, 2022  |  56 mins 4 secs

    If capitalism is so great, why aren’t we working less? We discuss the potential for the GDP to finally do something for us, plus simplifying “sovereign cloud” and the potential of containers with their own jurisdiction. Also, thoughts on PowerPoint filenames.

  • Episode 368: Managing Cloud Costs

    July 19th, 2022  |  21 mins 18 secs

    Barton George interviews Matt Ray about how to manage costs in the cloud.

  • Episode 367: Exit Ramps

    July 15th, 2022  |  58 mins 7 secs

    This week we discuss Musk vs. Twitter, Apple Wallet Employee Badges and using Slack for incident management with Plus, some thoughts on European Highways…

  • Episode 366: 'Zero mainframe, zero datacenter'

    July 8th, 2022  |  1 hr 10 mins

    This week we discuss Fedex going all-in on cloud, app modernization at the IRS and how to take unlimited PTO. Plus, some thoughts on rental property and telling time.

  • Episode 365: Automating for Auditing

    July 1st, 2022  |  1 hr 4 mins

    This week we discuss the Stack Overflow Dev Survey, Securing the Supply Chain and Slack Huddles. Plus, some thoughts on coffee down under.

  • Episode 364: First class SaaS

    June 24th, 2022  |  1 hr 4 mins

    This week we discuss the rise of WASM, Cloudflare’s Post Mortem, Oracle Cloud news and the future of CAPTCHAs. Plus, some thoughts on buzzwords, sprinklers and dogs.

  • Episode 363: Bad Bosses

    June 17th, 2022  |  1 hr 2 mins

    This week we discuss Oracle buying Corner, drama at Coinbase and the Gartner MQ for Observability. Plus, some thoughts on European Design Style…

  • Episode 362: Are we using version control?

    June 10th, 2022  |  1 hr 7 mins

    This week we discuss work life balance, the State of Continuous Delivery Survey and recap WWDC. Plus, some thoughts on Buddha and parenting…

  • Episode 361: This is Bonkers

    June 3rd, 2022  |  50 mins 33 secs

    This week Brandon is joined by special guest host JJ Ashgiar and they record a live episode at the THAT Conference. Brandon and JJ interview Clark Sell and Brett Slaski about the origins and purpose of the THAT Conference and then the group discusses Broadcom acquiring VMware.

  • Episode 360: Radical Transparency

    May 27th, 2022  |  1 hr 3 mins

    This week we discuss “Radical Transparency,” State of Crypto, IBM’s Cloud Efforts and Zoom’s Earnings. Plus, paying at the pump abroad.

  • Episode 359: Sell the Slide

    May 20th, 2022  |  1 hr 5 mins

    This week we discuss the "sum of the parts" of Rackspace, Rocky Linux recreates CentOS and thoughts on the economy. Plus, a debate: rental car vs. Uber.

  • Episode 358: Philip Griffiths on Zero Trust Networking and OpenZiti

    May 17th, 2022  |  46 mins 6 secs

    Brandon interviews Philip Griffiths, the VP of Global Business Development at NetFoundry. They discuss how OpenZiti enables zero trust networking and how to build certificate-based security into your applications. Plus, some thoughts on creating an open source mascot.

  • Episode 357: Is platform engineer the new thing?

    May 13th, 2022  |  57 mins 44 secs

    This week we discuss DevOpsDays Austin, the impending (?) economic downturn and advice on migrating your iCloud account when moving abroad. Plus, some thoughts on driving…

  • Episode 356: They should have consulted us

    May 6th, 2022  |  57 mins 28 secs

    This we week we discuss palace intrigue at Apple. the death of passwords and Twilio’s valuation. Plus, Matt explains how to resurrect a dead MacBook Pro…