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.
August 19th, 2016 | 51 mins 25 secs
There’s always good food in the enterprise sales meeting racket: gourmet pimento cheese, sushi and sake, and booze. Also, the Gartner magic quadrant for IaaS in out, which we discuss. With layoffs at Cisco we look at the broader numbers around layoffs in the tech sector. Before recommendations we briefly talk about Walmart buying Jet.
August 5th, 2016 | 49 mins 33 secs
With Matt securely setup in Australia, we get the low-down on the down under. We also discuss rumors of HPE and Rackspace going private and catch up on Verizon buying Yahoo!
Episode 67: Fried chicken, Docker Swarm, tech journalism, or, "but that sweet @MattRay interpolation, tho."
July 1st, 2016 | 1 hr 2 mins
Is anyone minding the business side of these container orchestration plays? That's the main topic we discuss after doing over recent Docker announcements. We then discuss the state of tech journalism and throw out a free business plan for left-ish fried chicken slinging.
June 17th, 2016 | 1 hr 2 mins
With two surprise acquisitions this week we have a lot of synergies to discuss. We cover Samsung picking up Joyent, and Microsoft buying LinkedIn. Highly related is a recent article trying to explain what's going on with private equity buying tech companies. Then, we discuss the big news from chef we've been waiting for: the announcement of habitat.
June 10th, 2016 | 55 mins 22 secs
We spend this week talking about workload scheduling, starting with Mesos. It's a fun ride from CONTROL-M to Lambda, along with Cloud Foundry and serverless. So get ready to beat a horse into glue. Plus, how to handle gifts for father's day and the usual recommendations at the end.
June 3rd, 2016 | 58 mins 31 secs
While Texas moistens up, we talk about the morals of rich tech folks suing journalists, the state of open source business, the history of the BI market, and how to use the Meeker decks. Check out the full show notes for links to the recommendations, conferences, and tech news items we didn’t get to cover.
May 25th, 2016 | 56 mins 7 secs
After we learn how to divide by eight, we discuss Uber being shut-down in Austin, then a recent case for hypervisors aging out. Also, we all agree that we're way too old to consider anything new.
May 5th, 2016 | 53 mins 28 secs
This week, we discuss DevOpsDays Austin, Pivotal's funding round, and some follow-up for the OpenStack Summit: turns our Gartner doesn't hate them. Also, with the new ping-model out, we discuss the potential for peak ping pong.
April 28th, 2016 | 48 mins 16 secs
OpenStack is crawling its way into the plateau of productivity, we submit, during this week of the OpenStack Summit. We also discuss the recent Docker survey findings, and some overly precise number on private vs. public cloud adoption. Coté also manages to insult the entire Eastern seaboard, esp. Annapolis.