Coté has worked in the tech world a long time. He works at Pivotal and does things like make podcasts, write about the tech world, and talk at conferences. You know: papers...business papers.
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.
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.
June 26th, 2020 | 1 hr 6 mins
Extracting configs with awk, Apple announces stuff, and salad dressing. That’s the topics. Mostly.
June 19th, 2020 | 1 hr 7 mins
Can email ever be fixed, or is GMail good enough? We discuss. Plus, Coté complains about how he should probably start asking more questions instead of answering them at length. Also, we don’t know what a “digestive” is and do not recommend the Mexican bakery pastries.
June 12th, 2020 | 1 hr 8 mins
We dream of video conferencing in Zoom, ask whatever happened to Big Data, discuss how little agile practices are followed despite their proven success, and contemplate the meaninglessness of Apple moving to ARM. Also, how to prioritize those early morning calls with Singapore.
June 5th, 2020 | 1 hr 2 mins
What is a ThousandEyes, Cisco’s acquired businesses and oddly named BUs, nailing your bi-annual performance review. Plus, a review of ChefCon online.
May 29th, 2020 | 1 hr 27 secs
Microsoft nails the Linux desktop and it’s cloud MoM’s for everyone. Plus, Coté goes over the thrilling world of Outlook email rules.
May 22nd, 2020 | 57 mins 44 secs
We discuss Facebook’s remote work policy, predictions of 8% less IT spending, the good Slack has done for humanity, and the mystery of a beloved blog that had no RSS feed. Also: Coté is back!
April 3rd, 2020 | 42 mins 8 secs
This week Coté interviews Justin Garrison coauthor of Cloud Native Infrastructure.
March 19th, 2020 | 1 hr 13 mins
Coté finally learns what HashiCorp does. Also, yellow rubber gloves.
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!
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.)
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.
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.)
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