Matt Ray is the Sydney, Australia-based manager of Solutions Architecture (APAC) for Chef Software. He is an active open source contributor, a host of the SoftwareDefinedTalk podcast, blogs at LeastResistance.net and is @mattray on Twitter, IRC and GitHub. He has presented at OSCON, Velocity, DevOpsDays, OpenStack Summits, ChefConf, LinuxCon, SCALE and other conferences.
March 9th, 2019 | 1 hr 4 mins
The 4 Horsemen of Configuration Management
They need Java in Cincinnati.
The Mongols have no wine.
Coté’s going to filibuster ChefConf.
March 1st, 2019 | 1 hr 9 mins
There’s a lot of notions about what IT executives actually want to hear in a presentation. It turns out that, like all of us, they just want to hear what they want to hear. Also, is kubernetes really a platform for building platforms, or just a platform?
February 22nd, 2019 | 1 hr 25 secs
Google goes enterprise, Time to upgrade Win 2008, Redis changes licenses again. All this and more in this episode. Plus, Matt explains good parenting to Brandon.
February 15th, 2019 | 49 mins 55 secs
Matt makes his return! What do vendors mean by “multi-cloud” and “digital transformation.” Could Ben Thompson’s aggregation theory apply to the public cloud? We discuss all of this and offer more advice on tacos.
January 18th, 2019 | 1 hr 4 mins
Are we still on that open source licensing thing? Yes. “The most boring topic of all time.” Also, Slack's logo and long term support software monetization models: how do they work?
January 10th, 2019 | 55 mins 52 secs
Matt and Brandon discuss the“Non-Compete Software” movement, management changes at Chef and how Github just made everyone’s life a little easier. Plus, we offer tips for Dad’s traveling with kids.
December 21st, 2018 | 55 mins 8 secs
Should cloud providers be able to host open source software? Exactly, what does the Australia Assistance Act mean for employees? What is Melbourne Cup Day? We answer these questions and more. Enjoy!
Episode 159: "Cloud native is pretty simple. You just need to know Kubernetes, Prometheus, Fluentd, Jaeger, Envoy, Core DNS, Linkerd, Rook, Vitess, Etcd and Raft."
December 14th, 2018 | 58 mins 56 secs
This week we recap all the news and announcements from the KubeCon Keynotes and discuss the repercussions of Australia’s new encryption-busting law. Plus, Brandon offers his review of “The Illustrated Children’s Guide to Kubernetes“ and Phippy.
December 7th, 2018 | 59 mins 4 secs
Istio comes to GKE, Kubernetes needs to be patched, Microsoft & Docker announce a standard and what is going on at Faceback. We talk about all this and give you some tips for your next QBR.
November 30th, 2018 | 1 hr 16 mins
It’s AWS re:Invent. We talk about the “everything” of it, private cloud, and some RC cars. Also, what exactly is a “field CTO”?
November 11th, 2018 | 1 hr 4 mins
More consolidation in the kubernetes community, plus the X Windowing System and Canonical. Related: “I’m not waiting for an answer, I’m just going to go on.”
November 1st, 2018 | 1 hr 25 mins
IBM is buying Red Hat. Topic acquired.
October 18th, 2018 | 1 hr 12 mins
Whether you’re in the Malaysian cement industry or not, there’s something for you in this episode: serverless vs. FaaS, Docker’s funding, Crossing the Chasm revisited, and GitHub actions.
The dogs under the desk people, plus, Elastic, Cloudera/Hortonworks, and hotel loyalty programs and breakfast buffets
October 11th, 2018 | 1 hr 16 mins
Changing the “culture” at a large company is impossibly hard, few get through it. And, it’s little wonder, you’re usually asking them to do completely irrational things. In the context of Google shutting down Google+ and a small write-up of Blockbuster failure fairy tales, we spend time discussion the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” problem of digital transformation. We then talk about Elastic search and their recent IPO, and follow-up with some better commentary on Cloudera and Hortonworks merging - better than we did last week. Hotel breakfast buffet strategies and the Chase Sapphire series of cards. Oh, and before that Matt and Coté spend a good 10 to 15 minutes talking about hotel breakfast buffet strategies.
September 28th, 2018 | 45 mins 37 secs
We recap the latest Linux controversy, review the new Chef release and discuss how and when you should consider hiring outside consultants. Plus, an entire segment on putting away your laundry.