Software Defined Talk

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Episode 225: All my kids have opinions on Scratch

    March 27th, 2020  |  59 mins 22 secs

    We discuss micoVMs vs. Containers and Intel vs. ARM. Plus, Matt offers advice on when to teach your children about Github. Big congrats to Coté and his wife on their new baby!!!

  • Episode 224: Miles Matthias on getting started with Containers and Kubernetes

    March 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Brandon interviews Miles Matthias from Container Heroes and they discuss how to get started with Containers, Kubernetes, Envoy, Istio and Spinnaker.

  • Episode 223: What’s a Terraform?

    March 19th, 2020  |  1 hr 13 mins

    Coté finally learns what HashiCorp does. Also, yellow rubber gloves.

  • Episode 222: Self quarantining with half-baked bread

    March 13th, 2020  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Most of our time is spent discussing the joys of eating half-baked bread. We also discuss what a Tanzu is, kubernetes konspiracy theories, and Oxide the new private cloud hardware startup...wait, wut? Hey! Spring Live next week, March 19th starting at 9am California-time - 24 hours! Attend!

  • Episode 221: How to turn $2bn into $5bn

    March 5th, 2020  |  1 hr 14 mins

    With the virus shutting down conferences and keeping people in the home office, we discuss the value of in-person conferences and how remote ones might could be better. Also, GKE’s kubernetes cluster pricing (and Amazon’s drop to match the price) gives us an anchoring point for pricing running a cluster. Coupled with the recent CNCF survey you could make an interesting stew. Finally, Coté tries to run some numbers to figure out how much Thoma Bravo profited from taking Compuware private. (Also, he always mispronounces it as Thom-oh Bravo.)

  • Episode 220: Everyone loves white papers

    February 28th, 2020  |  1 hr 19 mins

    Are white papers a force for good or evil? We discuss. Also, the $20,000 AMI and Coté’s current kubernetes comprehension.

  • Episode 219: Paranoid security, not paranoid schizophrenic

    February 20th, 2020  |  58 mins 5 secs

    We try to make sense of the latest Google news, discuss who's spying on whom and a few hot takes on the latest M&A. Plus, Matt Ray teaches us about hippos and wombats.

  • Episode 218: Kubernetes for developers, with Charles Lowell

    February 14th, 2020  |  52 mins 49 secs

    There's a lot of new concepts and stuff to learn when it comes to developing applications that will run on kubernetes. In this episode, Coté talks with Charles Lowell about his experience. Also, we imagine measuring the humidity of mayonnaise.

  • Episode 217: You’re eating your hamburger wrong - IBM, unlocking value at Compuware, microservices are dead

    February 8th, 2020  |  1 hr 17 mins

    With a new CEO and president at IBM, we talk about what’s been going on good and bad at IBM in recent years. Big bets were made and that whole cloud things overshadowed things. We also talk about the mysteries of private equity, here what Thoma Bravo has done to make billions of dollars of Dynatrace and Compuware. Finally, we briefly talk about the whole microservices and serverless are silly trend - monoliths rule! (Oh, and some small Java talk.)

  • Episode 216: I would give it 5 stars if you still did stars.

    January 31st, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins

    How do we fix Privacy? How do you compete with AWS? Is the iPad a hit product? We discuss all this and Matt Ray teaches us how to decouple applications from the operating system. Plus, we offer more advice about tacos.

  • Episode 215: The Jez Humble/Life Insurance Renewal PDF Continuum

    January 24th, 2020  |  58 mins 20 secs

    Coté proposes that there’s three types of apps to pay attention to in enterprises. Or something like that. Also, he has a magical method for doing digital transformation: actually do it. We open up discussing the delightful adventure of doing analyst feature matrixes. Also, some brief discussi

  • Episode 214: VPNs, Windows 7 EoL, & Crapplications

    January 18th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins

    This week the title says it all. There’s also some more bread talk.

  • Episode 213: The inglorious cloud basterds

    January 10th, 2020  |  58 mins 10 secs

    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.

  • Episode 212: "The Four" from the Exegesis Podcast

    January 3rd, 2020  |  57 mins 3 secs

    This is an episode from the Exegesis Back Catalog. Coté and Brandon review Scott Galloway's book the "The Four."

  • Episode 211: Adam Jacob on Open Source

    December 27th, 2019  |  1 hr 15 mins

    Matt and Brandon interview Adam Jacob about open source and being a founder of Chef.

  • Episode 210: “What choice do we have?”

    December 18th, 2019  |  52 mins 10 secs

    At the end of the year, we answer listener questions. From middle-names, to athletes, to advice to startups. Also, we talk open source in 2020 predictions, that NYTimes story on Amazon, and Twinkies.