Software Defined Talk

Kubernetes, serverless, cloud, DevOps, & coding. Get the lazy WTF each week, mostly.

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Kubernetes, serverless, cloud, DevOps, & coding. Get the lazy WTF each week, mostly.

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  • Episode 234: The “severe ramifications” episode

    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!

  • Episode 233: There’s no space for startups here

    May 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins

    On this episode we discuss Tik Tok, OpenShift vs. VMware, Amazon simplifying YAML, Eclipse moving to Europe, Unreal Engine 5 and Datadog wins big.

  • Episode 232: Amazon’s doing OK

    May 8th, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min

    On this episode AWS and Azure announce earnings, Backblaze takes on Amazon, Cloud Native Survey Results and Fortnite takes our suggestions. Plus, Matt updates us on his quest to turn a smartphone into a webcam.

  • Episode 231: Now Oracle has their Spotify

    May 1st, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Google (maybe) acquiring D2IQ, Zoom picks Oracle, Chef’s latest release and more Fortnite discussion. Plus, Matt Ray updates us on his quest to turn an old camera into a Webcam.

  • Episode 230: Who is Travis Scott?

    April 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 4 mins

    On this week’s episode: Andreessen says it’s time build, Verizon buys Bluejeans, Splunk maybe watching and Google is giving Istio to a foundation. Plus, we offer informed opinions on Travis Scott and Fortnite.

  • Episode 229: Does it work with JSON? That’s what I do

    April 17th, 2020  |  1 hr 28 secs

    On this episode: Apple and Google team up, AWS Fargate has a new release, Github gives stuff away, Coder gets funding and Matt offers his advice to college students. Plus, the definitive iPhone SE review.

  • Episode 228: Professor Jeremy Hajek on IT Education

    April 14th, 2020  |  1 hr 7 mins

    Brandon interviews Professor Jeremy Hajek from Illinois Tech about what it's like to teach Information Technology and we answer questions from his students.

  • Episode 227: The Hot Take Episode

    April 11th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins

    This week we offer hot takes on a whole bunch of topics including: COBOL, Unikernels, AWS Bottlerocket, Zoom, Slack, Circle CI, Marketplaces and IBM.

  • Episode 226: Justin Garrison on Cloud Native Infrastructure

    April 3rd, 2020  |  42 mins 8 secs

    This week Coté interviews Justin Garrison coauthor of Cloud Native Infrastructure.

  • 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.