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 220: Everyone loves white papers

    February 27th, 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.

  • Episode 209: The Carl Weathers Cluster

    December 12th, 2019  |  47 mins 26 secs

    This week: that best gadgets from the past ten years article, dreams of kubernetes on old hardware, and 451 Research’s acquisition.

  • Episode 208: re:Invent, Oracle's stickyness, and medieval stick candy-bread

    December 6th, 2019  |  1 hr 14 mins

    It’s the re:Invent episode! We also have digressions/delights on why Oracle is so sticky despite (rival vendors tell us) how much people want to leave it. And, since it’s that time of year, Sinterklaas. Sometime in December we’ll do a listener questions (and our answers) episode. Send us your questions in Slack or in Twitter or whatever with by tagging them with hashbrowns #asksdt.

  • Episode 207: All the good stuff is proprietary

    November 28th, 2019  |  1 hr 8 mins

    Why does SDN even exist? (No, not SDT, but Software Defined Networking). Also, we discuss a recent Google Anthos interview as well, some kubernetes stuff, and the Mongolian Grill restaurant concept. Sorry for all the plosives. Coté needs to get mic cover for his portable podcasting studio and that Tesla truck thing.

  • Episode 206: The Sanka of hot sauces

    November 23rd, 2019  |  1 hr 20 mins

    We discuss Kubecon and Slack vs. Microsoft Teams. Pretty frothy stuff!

  • Episode 205: No Change in our journey

    November 14th, 2019  |  1 hr 3 mins

    Coté is eating and drinking in this episode, so deal with it. Also, we discuss some odd slides, Mirantis buying Docker Enterprise, and saving code with vikings.