Your next DC… Edge or Cloud?

Cloud versus Edge? This panel dove into what makes edge different than cloud. There are a lot of different technical and commercial drivers. And fundamentally, it matters who owns the sources of data and how data sources are different. This underscores how it is critical to understand data sources, infrastructure ownership, and how everything fits…More

Certificate Management (Let’s Encrypt Expiry)

Understanding and Managing Certificates is a critical operational skill in which we cover the basics and then go deeper. If you are familiar with SSL HTTPS, you are using certificates on a daily basis. And yet, actual management of trust and root CA is and distributing private and public keys or distributing public keys and…More

Modular Automation via Pipelines and Digital Twins

Today’s episode, we talked about the challenge of making Modular Automation. We broke down why that is so hard and really dug into ways in which we can increase the modularity and reuse of automation. That led us to talking about infrastructure pipelines, infrastructure, reuse, and sharing state via digital twins in infrastructure. All of…More

Deep Dive into Secrets Management

We go into the details about Secrets Management. We explore how the process works, and how to do it right. We also cover the alternatives. This podcast is for you if you are trying to understand how secrets management works. We cover different scenarios where it can be applied, and where can go wrong. Transcript: otter.ai/u/SvO6_I3RIiGmc2FLJM70y9xoQB4Photo…More

A Peak Of Trustability?

“The peak of trustability” came up during our discussion of Trust in general. We really unwound what trust means starting from simple concepts like credentials and certificates and other security items. We got to a point where trust is also about software supply chain! Security includes how much you keep up with changes and what…More

Continuous Infrastructure Automation

Continuous Infrastructure Automation is a critical concept about driving much more resilient and repeatable systems. As we build out applications on infrastructure, we should not treat them as a static deployment. Instead, we should think of infrastructure as constantly evolving, growing and changing. There’s a lot of technology and challenges in building that! In discussion,…More

Edge Control Planes

Building an edge control plane is challenging! It’s not clear even what is currently available. As always, data, data pipelines, data orchestration, and data choreography are all influential for edge infrastructure. Transcript and Photo by Taryn Elliott from Pexels [ID 3889936]More

Challenges of API Design

Good APIs are hard to design! Making them long lasting and scalable is even harder. We discussed two aspects of API design. First, making about Event Bus for system integration and then RackN CTO, Greg Althaus, discusses what his team considers a good API design from Digital Rebar. Transcript: otter.ai/u/2Pz3LwG4qPl58s3ewwGFCCFmg8wPhoto by Tsunami Green from Pexels [ID…More

Is Open Source Working?

Is open source driving innovation? And Is it a necessary component of Right to Repair and ownership? Are there commercial drivers where people want those open capabilities? We transition into a deeper conversation about what’s going on with open source. Is it being innovative? Who is leading? How is it working? Transcript: otter.ai/u/vto0yPpBuZtqngkc_zqMDp9J39MPhoto by Jeffrey Czum…More

Terraform Usage Patterns (Gitops, IaC, Templates)

Cloud provisioning is very difficult when you go beyond simple provisioning and start thinking about how to to stitch together infrastructure in a repeatable way! Specifically, today’s episode is a deep dive into Terraform usage patterns. We get very hands on as we talk about how you manage state files and how you connect things…More

Building our IT Talent Pipeline

In this episode, we question the IT talent pipeline. We really work through boot camps and how we are building talent and skills for the generation of IT workers. We ask some key questions like:Are degrees necessary?Can you teach these things quickly?How do we actually learn the skills that are necessary to build resilient systems?And…More

Designing for 5G and Digital Twins

We talked about 5G, factories and edge infrastructure. They are very interconnected because they live at the network edge and are sensitive to how we need to route traffic. This is important as the basis for using digital twinning as a new user experience (UI/UX) around interacting with systems. This new approach is starting to…More

Do we have a Right To Right for Data & IP?

Right to Repair is the idea that when you buy a product, you’re able to fix it. We’ve been building products lately that don’t have that inherent part of the contract. In this episode, we really took Right to Repair to another level talking about Intellectual Property (IP) and ownership of that IP in the…More

That’s Not Terraform Orchestration!

This episode is about Terraform orchestration, what some people might call a TACO, in which we actually tried to do cloud provisioning in a orchestrated way. But this is a really challenging thing to do! Orchestration is really hard so our discussion kept coming back to saying that this isn’t orchestration at all: it’s Infrastructure…More

Distributed Infrastructure

With Distributed Infrastructure and the Edge, we cover the challenges of managing applications that are, by definition spread out throughout heterogeneous infrastructure. Distributed Control is designed to control systems that are are not in cloud data centers with localized compute and storage. But then how do we manage it? We discussed details about how these…More

Edge Impact of Digital Twins

We talk about Digital Twins and the Edge with Simon Crosby from Swim.AI. They are literally building digital twins in edge locations so he has a lot to share. We work to expand and understand how Simon’s experience translates into general cases and what we’re seeing in the edge. The systems that we’re trying to…More

Topics for a Security Training Course

DevOps Lunch and Learn was about security practices. Specifically, we built an outline of topics in security that we think are necessary for developers and operators to build secure applications. We basically built a week long course curriculum! As we go through what this course curriculum we walk through who needs to know this information…More

Nextgen Servers? IPU & SmartNICs

IPUs, intelligent processing units, are also known as smart NICs, side cars, or supervisory computers. A well known example is Amazon’s Nitro. We discuss the impacts of these supervisory processors, and how they can change the industry. This is clearly the trend of the future. Building supervisory systems as additional processing capability into our core…More

Software Right to Repair? Is that OSS?

The “right to repair” is a really thorny and political issue! We talked a lot about John Deere, Apple and Tesla not letting people fix the products they’ve bought from those companies.We have a lot of questions! Why they do that? What the challenges are with RTR? How we could avoid them? What pressures keep…More

Will Cloud Economics disrupt Hyperscalers?

How can cloud economics of hyperscalar clouds be used to ended or limit their control? We discussed the state of the cloud ecosystem with a focus on where its going to go. After a full, rich, and dynamic conversation, we came back to security security, software (as opposed to SaaS), owning your own infrastructure, and…More

Can we unit test CI/CD Pipelines?

To understand CI/CD of infrastructure, you have to actually understand how the systems work together. In this podcast, we talked about low code, no code and how you would do integration testing for that. We also explore the idea of unit tests and code coverage for CI/CD presents challenges. Transcript: otter.ai/u/oPGkPe8w-hG2LKXkQJhHAeJebe0Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels…More

Zero Trust Service Mesh

How do we secure service meshes for zero trust? Especially since we don’t know how they’re going to be used or integrated? We went very deep into what it takes to secure service mesh. That included what type of application frameworks are going to be required to provide multi-service infrastructures that are secure and trusted…More

DevOps | Automation | Infrastructure Pipelines

Can you composing infrastructure tasks: provisioning, configuration, security and monitoring, all together? Basically a Linux Pipe for automation? Maybe! We talked about how hard it is to build robust, resilient infrastructure. The theme was supposed to be what could go wrong and finding the weak links in our infrastructure automation. Fundamentally we think that it’s…More

Let’s automate GitOps and IaC! [1×1 w Tim Davis from Env0]

How can GitOps and Infrastructure as Code scale your team’s ability to write automation? We answer how to take your DevOps to the next level. We really dig into what the automation challenges are and how you can do better as you build an integrated infrastructure system. And of course, we did talk about Env0…More

Vendor Gossip about Fastly, Terraform, Anisble and others.

We talk about the impacts of Terraform going 1.0, Ansible, and the Fastly outage. We mix all those things together with a little bit of vendor gossip. How might Terraform being “stable” change things? And is that going to help the industry hurt the industry? And what changes might be in stock? Transcript: otter.ai/u/mL1fLJUiXO7qOhfcdC1f6E2LGEsPhoto by Ba…More

How Can I Learn DevOps

Learning DevOps is a challenge! We discuss using the DevOps Roadmap to coach people to get into the field of DevOps and infrastructure automation. DevOps is hard and challenging because the thing we kept coming back to there being so much to learn and understand. It can be really intimidating to get started! We spent…More

Edge Service Mesh Or Mess?

Our Service Mesh discussion leaned heavily into the needs around edge infrastructure because there are so many missing parts for the edge deployment systems, When we started talking about service meshes, we really realize is that the actual control plane, communications grid and security for edge are not defined enough for us to layer on…More

Test and Config of CD Pipelines

Taking Configuration management for deployment pipelines and make it productive and effective. And we really got into a lot of the challenges about scaling, rolling deployments, split tests, schema, migrations, rollbacks, and multi-site infrastructure. We dug in on the challenges that are related to making this actually work in a scale production environment. Ultimately, we…More

Hybrid Security [1×1 w Emil Sayegh of Ntirety]

1×1 with Emil of Ntirety, which is an MSP that specializes in hybrid security. They’re working with both huge and small customers by helping them build a coherent IT strategy. with a focus on holistic security and hybrid cloud. We had a fantastic discussion about those topics and more. And if you’re into security, you…More

Defending Your Data Moat

We keep coming back to “how do we defend our data advantage” but we don’t know how, or why we should share data with people. It’s very clear that we should be sharing data and that there’s economic benefit to us to do it. But we haven’t figured out how to do it. And that’s…More

Preventing Ransomware Attacks

We discuss security related to the colonial pipeline, and what we could do to improve against ransomware attacks. What are the different things that are impacts in that type of attack. And it’s really a good exercise in thinking about security, especially security of secondary systems, and hard networks. very robust, resilient conversation. transcript: otter.ai/u/rKh9TTyqrBeHxzsdClBtQi2admAimage: Photo…More

Andi Mann 1×1 Podcast

1×1 discussion with Andi Mann, He’s a real leader when it comes to infrastructure, automation, DevOps, analysis, just putting everything together. And we had an amazing conversation, ranging the whole gamut of how to make technology better. complexity, hybrid, open source. You name it, we covered it! Transcription: otter.ai/u/F7jazWNoRp3LJ8FNkWlJ8zPa4yUMore

Hot Topics in DevOps Discussion

General topics of interest: learning DevOps, and tech roadmaps, and how to build up to skills, infrastructure pipelines, release management, and more. These are topics that we want to dig into over the next several months. Transcript: otter.ai/u/WZPhi8R_Uev2Ltc69RC6kl8eepIImage: www.pexels.com/photo/photo-of-gr…building-2600116/More

Security Supply Chains

How will we secure infrastructure in the future? Why is so hard to get security taken seriously? Because it’s a supply chain problem. a vendor problem, AND a customer problem. We have to solve this because it threatens to undermine very fabrics of what we’ve been building together. Transcript: otter.ai/u/O3DTK6VPhYdSOc7HxbrzFwYElxkImage: www.pexels.com/photo/child-sippi…graffiti-2103127/More

Image and Immutable Deploy Processes

We go DEEPLY into the practice of image base (aka immutable) deployment. Image based deployment is when we building infrastructure by cloning systems. That means actually writing the system image directly to disk. We typically start a VM, where it’s already on the disk, and then clone that to an existing system. Transcription: otter.ai/u/rOrf9VJ8lSOXkjLcRpfAd8R26SIImage: Photo by…More

What’s Ideal tech? How can we get there?!

We started with the idea of what should our infrastructure be if we were going to get the perfect thing, the ideal thing and then work backwards? We focused in on home and industrial uses. That led us into the way we think about building technology. Transciption: otter.ai/u/KcUBUZvpOqXYlY-onF48OFZ7gSAPhoto by Matheus Natan from Pexels [ID 3689875]More

Zero Trust and Homomorphic Data Security

All about security, zero trust data, and shared homomorphic security. If those terms mean something to you, you will find our conversation fascinating. And if they don’t, you better be listening, because these are really important concepts that come together for how we will secure data in the future. And we really believe that these…More

Tea Time? We spill vendor gossip & strategy

We went deep into vendors, specifically Red Hat. So if you like vendor gossip and speculation then you’ll love this. We talked about Red Hat, IBM, Oracle, a couple other vendors of note and speculated on their strategy. Transcript otter.ai/u/L_uP42EK4AVjVmDxERD3f0V-2YwPhoto by Anna Shvets from Pexels [ID 4587991]More

How Much Complexity Is Too Much?

Is there a Jevons Paradox of Complexity? We started by asking key questions like: How much complexity is too much? How do we measure it? What’s the business risk? DId we make complexity cheaper or just hide it away? Is there a price to be paid for building incredibly complex systems? We answered these and…More

Service Mesh – How and Why

How Service Mesh works and why they’re important. Towards the end, we start talking about the rationale and whys and hows of the architecture. Transcript: otter.ai/u/OPEKGyWT6iDjMLVQlHZeKVWkh_IPhoto by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels [ID 5422821]More

More Flow Architectures with James Urquhart

James Urquhart joins the DevOps lunch for an impromptu discussion about the importance of Flow Architecture. You will learn a lot about how flow architecture work and why they are important to infrastructure and application design. This is a great follow-up to our 1×1 interview with him on an earlier episode.More

Designing Businesses For 2030

How businesses need to be thinking in order to respond to the cloud?Tim Crawford led this round table conversation about the challenges facing us. We also talk about managing complexity and what it takes to build a successful business in today’s technology environment Transcript: otter.ai/u/4iOmpqQsAhqW7RPwgz0sthpFC2sPhoto: Photo by Frans Van Heerden from Pexels [ID 624015]More

Why No One Cares About Security [Automation]

We were frustrated that we couldn’t pull security together as cleanly as we want. So we extended the conversation beyond simple security into integrations and what you need to get done in order to automate security, Transcript: otter.ai/u/08NW-tmEEH4E84UunOmfrLuvp4gMore

Applying AI to Kubernetes Operations [Leon Kuperman, CAST AI]

Detailed discussion about how to improve platform operations with Artificial Intelligence in general and how CAST AI does this for Kubernetes specifically. Leon Kuperman discusses additional benefits from being able to learn across a range of clouds and customers. Transcript: otter.ai/u/OZIQK1DhTWC4G1ocLwVgbQzao8sMore

Ecosystems Vs Marketplaces Vs OpenSource

How do you bridge ecosystems and marketplaces and open source?Using Amazon and Kubernetes as examples of toolboxes that enables people to do other things leads to a discussion about what makes successful ecosystem. Transcript: otter.ai/u/J2fDtW6wdIuAW09PR3fNIy0-KucPexels Photo by Pixabay [ID 219794]More

DevSecOps Q&A w Julian Vehent

Continued DevSecOps discussion with Julian Vehent. Round table with the Cloud2030 lunch crew covering security, DevOps and automation. Earlier Podcast: User-410091210 – Julien-vehentTranscription: otter.ai/u/0ewawrT4-OFl6rqsY8yAZCUSCZMPhoto by Markus Winkler from Pexels [ID 3828944]More

Can we build Open Source ecosystems? (K8s+)

Love or question Open Source? It’s important to understand people’s concerns about it. This general open source discussion turned into a Kubernetes discussion but was really about building ecosystems and solving business problems. The group was skeptical about whether Kubernetes (or OSS in general) was doing that. Transcript otter.ai/u/f4TL5kepcqrqKjTIwDFPH13IasAPhoto by Julius Silver from Pexels [ID 753331]More

Abstractions are not Enough – 1×1 Chris Psaltis of Mist.io

This is a 1×1 Cloud2030 discussion Miso.io founder/CIO Chris Psaltis. We cover cloud automation and management topics related to multi-cloud as a platform choice. We go deeply into how multi-cloud management does and doesn’t work. This discussion will broaden your definition of multi-cloud and help you design better distributed infrastructure. transcript: otter.ai/u/caQSAarXMi_1AeoUu19DRE8Wt0gMore

Building a Composable Edge

We focused on edge, distributed infrastructure, and composable edge designs. Edge is evolving quickly and we discuss what the challenges are and why it’s so difficult to pin down a definition. Transcript: otter.ai/u/ZoRdmAO0tm052mmqe0dxJ1Gx5TQPhoto by winrood lee from Pexels [ID 2362030]More

How Much Complexity is Too Much?

How much Complexity is too much? And are we building systems that have hidden complexity? We used Kubernetes as an example to think about patterns and how they are evolving. Why do people like systems that are complex and have a lot of open space for people to add things? Transcript otter.ai/u/JF8JDQJne-UokSfK60qKgRX3I6oPhoto by Chevanon Photography from…More

Fast, Cheap or Good? Pick Two

Decisions are made fast and furious when you’re thinking about enterprise architecture in a cloud world. We talked about how infrastructure is built, where we’re building it, why we’re building it, and if the cost savings of moving to the cloud are real. Transcript: otter.ai/u/spTuPrWO4vEPLlu8lqMdiFK7Bp8 Photo by alleksana from Pexels [IDMore

Bring me my Edge Computing!

Deep and thoughtful discussion about what it takes to build edge infrastructure. How will the Edge market be shaped? What the forces are driving the market? What are the architectural constraints? Transcript: otter.ai/u/twfHh3yOZPaIPBuD4nCHOHGMA00 Photo by Rodolfo Clix from Pexels [ID 1036936]More

CI/CD for Deploy Automation?

Cloud2030 DevOps crew spent time talking unit test a CI pipeline. And then we branched into “Can you unit test automation in general?” If you make a change to your pipelines, how do you know it’s right? How do you know you’re not breaking something, especially if they run into deployment? That the end of…More

Trust is the foundation of Cloud

If we don’t trust the service providers then what happens to the cloud ecosystems? In this episode, the Cloud2030 team really got into what will cause transformation of the industry at a broad scale, what the triggers were, what the motivations are, and and sort of why it would happen. And we did it talking…More

Jevons Paradox for Complexity?

Cloud2030 crew examines the real cost of complexity in the systems that we are building. Most critically, we re-examine if there’s a real limit to how complex the systems can become? Photo by Pixabay from Pexels [ID 258173]More

Cloud2030 Recap with TFiR

Rob and Swapnil review major Cloud2030 topics from the last 6 months. This is a great podcast if you want to learn about the themes and insights we’ve gained from previous discussions. Originally broadcast as www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvELO1qa-7I Photo by Photography Maghradze PH from Pexels [ID 3764958]More

Terraform in Action by Scott Winkler

Interview with “Terraform in Action” author Scott Winkler. We have an in depth discussion about advanced Terraform and Infrastructure as Code as a practice. Read the whole book! 35% off with mng.bz/xmy7 code pod2030cl21 And YES, we have a few free book codes! Contact @zehicle on Twitter to get one while they last.More

What will replace Centos?

DevOps lunch crew reacts to Redhat’s changes to the Centos distribution model We discuss the impacts to the industry and alternatives. Photo by DSD from Pexels [ID689784]More

Is Serverless the ultimate Edge OpEx platform? [Cloud 2030 Jan 28]

This discussion discusses how CapEx vs OpEx impacts innovation. Specifically, we ask:* Is innovation going to be tied into platforms that you are reliant on in order to build new products and bring things to market?* Can you bring something to market without all of this surrounding infrastructure? Hot Take: youtu.be/xl6qd2-vKGQVideo: youtu.be/vMfQJAYZJLoTranscript: otter.ai/u/6lPd3WsUkM3xQcRLRyCA1xeauoU Photo by @joagbriel from Pexels [ID…More

Good Open Source Ecosystems [DevOps Lunch Jan 26]

Discussion about open source and how communities work (including OpenStack) We are really thinking about what makes a good project?What makes something in a ecosystem work as an open source project. Video: youtu.be/9oI5xfB0wLUTranscript: otter.ai/u/2V4qlVkYswsvlqpOHayTnxQHnn8 Photo by Suzy Hazelwood from Pexels [ID 2523659]More

Cloud2030 Cloud Economics Feedback Loop [2/4/21]

Cloud 2030 group discussion about Cloud Economics. Specifically, we discuss how does the economic structure and complexity of Cloud create a feedback cycle that re-enforces to motivations to use cloud. More at.the2030.cloud Photo by cottonbro from Pexels [ID 4324101]More

Summit 7/7 – Reflections

In the final segment of the2030.cloud summit, attendees reflect on what they learned about the discussions and where they want to focus next. Reflections about the Future? What have we learned? What can we change? 2030 Summit Wrap-Up: More details* at.the2030.cloud* video: youtu.be/oX98WJ36neY* intros youtu.be/IEScOqCY63A* transcript otter.ai/u/nSIOxIc0etlHUHqeKJQe9yLVZJU Photo by Sunyu Kim from Pexels [ID 3424213]More

Summit 6/7 – Social Access

2030 Summit Part 6 of 7 – Are we accelerating disparities between technology have and have nots? How can we address this challenge in a systemic way? More details* at.the2030.cloud* video: youtu.be/KLgJ_fDGiX4* intros youtu.be/IEScOqCY63A* transcript otter.ai/u/D7kznEmL8StIeUeXLb9N8w9I9oc Photo by Jonathan Portillo from Pexels [ID 3809792]More

Summit 5/7 – Scale and Complexity

2030 Summit Part 5 of 7 – As we build larger and more complex systems, we’re facing challenges that we have not seen before. What are they? How will we adapt? More details* at.the2030.cloud* video: youtu.be/v36Ho-fSLKw* intros youtu.be/IEScOqCY63A* transcript otter.ai/u/E1pEVRYzV8ejO9Hy-L_2IzEDpHo Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels [ID 3768126]More

Summit 4/7 – Pace of Innovation

2030 Summit Part 4 of 7 – What are the consequences as cloud and service models speed the pace of innovation. Are we creating systems that are too complex to be understood? What happens when something breaks? More details* at.the2030.cloud* video: youtu.be/NwyAeVQZnXA* intros youtu.be/IEScOqCY63A Photo Credit by Chris Peeters from Pexels [ID 12801]More

Summit 3/7 – Subscription Economics

2030 Summit Part 3 of 7 – We explore how turning everything into a service is changing the nature of our society and access to capital This discussion sets up the increasing pace of innovation. More details* at.the2030.cloud* video: youtu.be/4uoYa0ExLTc* intros youtu.be/IEScOqCY63A Photo Cred: Reynaldo #brigworkz Brigantty from Pexels [ID 747113]More

1×1 w Ian Rae, CloudOps, on 2030 & complexity

Are we hooked on cloud? While it’s hard to manage, it’s changed the market in fundamental ways. In this 1×1 discussion, we explore the impacts of those changes. Follow Ian:* twitter.com/ianrae* www.linkedin.com/in/ianrae/* www.linkedin.com/company/cloudops/ Transcript: otter.ai/u/jCVMfVvF6lMDBeJtgy6xh-CMwLoMore

Summit 2/7 – UPplug Digital Life?

2030 Summit Part 2 of 7 – Exploring the consequences of digital systems taking over the basic functions of daily life. What happens when the world stops when the Wifi is down? This discussion sets up our next 3 sessions. More details:* at.the2030.cloud* video: youtu.be/RW9rQAClvUA* intros: youtu.be/IEScOqCY63A Photo Credit: Cottonbro on Pexels [ID 4631076]More

Summit 1/5 – Security over the long term

2030 Summit Part 1 of 5 – Spirited Discussion of security over the long term. We start from today’s security challenge and think about how the solutions will impact our future infrastructure. More details* at.the2030.cloud* video: youtu.be/LlBb_qx0xYc* intros youtu.be/IEScOqCY63A Photo Credit by Travis Saylor from Pexels [id 951408]More

Open Hardware Discussion [Dec 10, 2020]

Interactive discussion about the future of hardware for cloud and edge use cases. We discuss open source hardware, impact of ARM, innovation cycles for data center technologies. Photo Credit: www.pexels.com/@tima-miroshnichenkoMore

Sean Heiney from SignalWire on FreeSWITCH and Open Source Telco Tools

Joining us this week is Sean Heiney, COO, SignalWire. About SignalWireWe are the original geeks of software-defined telecom – developers of the #1 open-source communications platform in the world. Our mission is a simple one. To empower you to build whatever you can imagine utilizing software-defined telecom capabilities. Whether it’s a product, service, application, or enterprise communication…More

Patrick McFadin on Cassandra, K8SSANDRA and Kubernetes

Joining us this week is Patrick McFadin, Apache Cassandra and VP, Developer Relations at DataStax. About DataStax DataStax helps companies compete in a rapidly changing world where expectations are high and new innovations happen daily. DataStax is an experienced partner in on-premises, hybrid, and multi-cloud deployments and offers a suite of distributed data management products…More

The Future Of Open Source Pt 1 : Distance DevOps #19

A spirited discussion about the role Open Source plays in innovation and enterprise. It was unlike most “Is Open Source working” discussions because we’re focused on longer term. This sets the stage deeper discussions about how innovation and disruption will happen in the cloud world.More

JP Morgenthal talks Field CTOs, RPA, and Software Complexity

Joining us this week is JP Morgenthal, VP & CTO, Automation Anywhere. About Automation AnywhereAutomation Anywhere is a global leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), empowering customers to automate end-to-end business processes with software bots – digital workers that perform repetitive and manual tasks, resulting in dramatic productivity gains, optimized customer experience and more engaged…More

Ilan Peleg from Lightrun on Shift Left Observability

Joining us today is Ilan Peleg, Co-Founder and CEO Lightrun. About LightrunFounded in 2019, Lightrun is the first complete continuous debugging and observability platform. Lightrun allows developers to easily and securely add logs, performance metrics and traces to production and staging environments in real-time and on-demand. By enabling developers to gather data from the app…More

Peter Zaitsev talks Open Source Databases and Clouds

Joining us this week is Peter Zaitsev, Founder and CEO, Percona. About PerconaPercona is a leader in providing best-of-breed enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, training and software for MySQL®, MariaDB®, MongoDB®, PostgreSQL® and other open source databases in on-premises and cloud environments. Percona was founded in August 2006 by Peter Zaitsev and Vadim Tkachenko and…More

Our Service Mesh discussion leaned heavily into the needs around edge infrastructure because there are so many missing parts for the edge deployment systems,

When we started talking about service meshes, we really realize is that the actual control plane, communications grid and security for edge are not defined enough for us to layer on what has become sort of a standard in cloud deployments of service mesh into that discussion.

How we got there, how we discussed it, and the components of why that’s important, is much more interesting than the conclusion itself.

Transcript: otter.ai/u/RuXigltfMAuE4z-NZETAvNQNbRY
Image: Photo by Zachary DeBottis from Pexels [ID 1888883]

Eric Fouarge on Open Source Tools in Cloud, Business Needs and Microservices, and Reality of Serverless

Stephen Spector
Cloud Computing, DevOps, Kubernetes, Microservices, Open Source

Joining us this week is Eric Fouarge, CTO at Root Level Technology. About Root Level Root Level Technology is a cloud strategy partner. We are the seamless extension of your development and programming teams. We provide a concierge-style support experience for every client, no matter the size. We are an agile shop at the core,…

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Lee Atchison on Edge impact on DevOps, Edge vs Cloud Scale, and other Challenges

Stephen Spector
Cloud Computing, DevOps, Edge Computing

Joining us this week is Lee Atchison, Sr. Director of Strategic Architecture, New Relic. Author of Architecting for Scale on O’Reilly (link is not a tracked URL) and recent speaker at AWS ReInvent ’19 – Cloud Computing in an Edge World. About New Relic…

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Mark Collier talks in-depth on the OpenStack Community and the Major Open Source Issues of the Day

Stephen Spector
Cloud Computing, Kubernetes, Open Source, OpenStack

Joining us this week is Mark Collier, Chief Operating Officer, OpenStack Foundation.   About OpenStack Foundation The OpenStack Foundation (OSF) supports the development and adoption of open infrastructure globally, across a community of 100,000 individuals in 187 countries, by hosting open source projects and communities of practice, including datacenter cloud, edge computing, NFV, CI/CD and…

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Sabjeet Johal on Hybrid Clouds, AWS Outpost and More

Stephen Spector
Cloud Computing, Data Center, Hybrid, Open Source

Joining us this week is Sarbjeet Johal, Principal Advisor, The Batchery. About The BatcheryFounded in 2015, The Batchery is an Berkeley-based global incubator for seed stage entrepreneurs ready to take their startup to the next level. We are a community of veteran investors and advisers ready to provide you with ideas, insights, and networks. Our…

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2018 Podcast Wrap-Up

Stephen Spector
Cloud Computing, DevOps, Edge Computing, Kubernetes

Rob Hirschfeld and Stephen Spector, your L8istSh9y Podcast Team, wrap up 2018 with some overall thoughts of the past year of Podcasts and a quick preview of 2019 content and planning.

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Calsoft on the value of NFV for Telecom and Edge Computing

Stephen Spector
Cloud Computing, Data Center, Edge Computing

About Calsoft Founded in 1998, Calsoft provides end-to-end product development, quality assurance, product sustenance, and solution engineering services to assist customers in achieving their product development and business goals. Our deep domain knowledge across various verticals helps customers create exceptional products and get them to market on time and within budget. Calsoft’s deep technical expertise…

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Daniel Bartholomew on developer applications running at the edge today

Stephen Spector
Edge Computing, Kubernetes

Joining us this week is Daniel Bartholomew, CTO and Founder of Section. About Section Section offers a developer-centric, multi-purpose Edge PaaS solution that empowers web application engineers to run any workload, anywhere. Built to give developers the flexibility and control that they need, Section’s edge platform is infrastructure agnostic (cloud, on-premise, self-hosted), edge workload agnostic…

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Chris Steffen talks Cloud and Edge Security (and his beard)

Stephen Spector
Cloud Computing, Edge Computing, Security

Joining us this week is Chris Steffen, Cloud and Edge Security Guru. Follow him at @CloudSecChris and on his blog, The Security Beard. Highlights: Latest Update on Cloud Security Core Challenges to Edge Security Shared Data at the Edge Issues

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Michael DeHaan on the new Vespene project and Open Source Licensing

Stephen Spector
Docker, Microservices, Open Source

Joining us this week is Michael DeHaan from Vespene.io, a modern, streamlined build and self-service automation platform. Highlights: Vespene Introduction ~ only 3 month old project Open Source Licensing ~ is there a crisis? How best to run an Open Source Project

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Janakiram MSV on Device Edge and Management with Kubernetes

Stephen Spector
Cloud Computing, Edge Computing, Kubernetes

Joining us this week is Janakiram MSV, founder and principal analyst at Janakiram & Associates. Highlights: • Three Flavors of Edge with Focus on Device Edge • Who Builds Edge? Cloud Providers, Telcos, … • Is Kubernetes the Management Foundation for Edge

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