Software Defined Talk

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

204 episodes of Software Defined Talk since the first episode, which aired on April 29th, 2016.

  • Episode 257: Once again, I have not read the report

    September 18th, 2020  |  1 hr 39 secs

    This week we discuss Snowflake’s IPO, Forrester’s Multicloud Container Wave and Nvidia buying ARM. Plus, an extensive discussion of what constitutes a breakfast taco.

  • Episode 256: There is no passion in peanut butter and jelly sandwiches

    September 11th, 2020  |  54 mins 28 secs

    Cote and Brandon discuss Chef being acquired, the Private Equity Operating Model and Gartner’s Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services (CIPS) Magic Quadrant. Plus, Cote offers advice on peanut better and jelly sandwiches.

  • Episode 255: We should not emphasise this behaviour

    September 4th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Matt and Brandon discuss VMware’s flex, recap Kubecon and aww at the sight of Zoom’s latest earnings. Plus, we are enlisting all listeners to come help stress test Slack Threads.

  • Episode 254: Alexandra Martinez on MuleSoft and API Design

    September 1st, 2020  |  39 mins 30 secs

    Brandon interviews Alexandra Martinez and they discuss the MuleSoft Anypoint Platform, API Design and ProstDev. Plus, Alexandra recommends the best tacos in Monterrey, Mexico.

  • Episode 253: People don’t understand how pay works

    August 28th, 2020  |  52 mins 25 secs

    This week we give our “expert analysis” of all the impending enterprise IPO’s, discuss Multi-Cloud and try to make sense of Roblox and TikTok. Plus, are salary bands good or bad…?

  • Episode 252: It can be exciting, but excitement ends.

    August 21st, 2020  |  1 hr 59 secs

    Why would Oracle buy TikTok? Why would Amazon invest in Rackspace? We answer these questions and discuss the state of cloud migrations. Plus, Matt and Coté offers advice on hot dogs.

  • Episode 251: Don’t you use my words against me

    August 14th, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min

    We discuss all the latest M&A rumors including: MSFT buying TikTok, Nvidia buying ARM and buying Datadog. We also weigh in on the latest fight between Fortnite and Apple over the App Store.

  • Episode 250: Jana Werner, a Head of Transformation

    August 7th, 2020  |  46 mins 40 secs

    This week, Coté talks with Jana Werner about a recent paper she co-authored about changing how a large financial institution does software.

  • Episode 249: Was Tom Landry cool?

    July 31st, 2020  |  57 mins 35 secs

    The week we discuss New Relic’s open source plans, why monitoring is so complicated and try to unravel the mystery of enterprise pricing. Plus, Coté finds out that you can indeed use too much soap.

  • Episode 248: They want cloud grade

    July 24th, 2020  |  46 mins 48 secs

    We recap the recent announcements from Google Next and discuss Rackspace's upcoming IPO. Plus, Coté reviews the ambient noise videos on YouTube.

  • Episode 247: Richard Seroter on App Modernization

    July 16th, 2020  |  55 mins 6 secs

    On this episode Brandon interviews Richard Seroter from Google. They discuss Richard's career, Product Management & Marketing, Google Anthos and what App Modernization really means. Plus, Richard tells us how a doctor removes a wedding ring when you have a fractured finger.

  • Episode 246: Istio-washing, 20 domain names, .docx

    July 11th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins

    We discuss: the trademark moves of Google; open source skullduggery; why Slack has the upper-hand on Teams…or not?; and Coté’s growing love of .docx files.

  • Episode 245: Michael Coté’s Discount Webinar Barn, aka, The Webinar Episode

    July 3rd, 2020  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Come with us as we solve life’s greatest mystery: lead-genless webinars. Coté also gives his 10 day in review of Hey email. Also, theories on grilling hamburgers.

  • Episode 244: Kylie Grenier on Digital Transformation

    June 30th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Brandon interviews Kylie Grenier from DXC Technology. They discuss Kylie's experience in leading digital transformation in the public sector, her time as a Cloud Futurist at Cisco and how she helps clients build digital transformation strategies today. Plus, Kylie offers some tips on how to get a new job.

  • Episode 243: This one goes out to all the cross-country truckers

    June 26th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins

    Extracting configs with awk, Apple announces stuff, and salad dressing. That’s the topics. Mostly.

  • Episode 242: Brian Gracely on OpenShift

    June 22nd, 2020  |  53 mins 3 secs

    On this episode Brandon interviews Brian Gracely from Red Hat. They discuss Brian's early career at Cisco, his experience with OpenStack, why he joined Red Hat and what's happening with OpenShift. Plus, Brian tells us what it's like to be a VP of Product at a startup and recommends some College Football Podcasts to get us through the off season.