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Cloud Unfiltered

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Cloud Unfiltered is a series of interviews with the people that are working to move cloud technology and implementation forward. This includes everyone from software engineers and open source project leads to IT executives and cloud users. In these interviews we talk about different cloud architectures, management models, and deployment strategies. We discuss platform compatibility, the culture changes required for cloud success, and the complimentary technologies that are making cloud more powerful with each passing day.

Cloud Unfiltered is a series of interviews with the people that are working to move cloud technology and implementation forward. This includes everyone from software engineers and open source project leads to IT executives and cloud users. In these interviews we talk about different cloud architectures, management models, and deployment strategies. We discuss platform compatibility, the culture changes required for cloud success, and the complimentary technologies that are making cloud more powerful with each passing day.

Location:

United States

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Cloud Unfiltered is a series of interviews with the people that are working to move cloud technology and implementation forward. This includes everyone from software engineers and open source project leads to IT executives and cloud users. In these interviews we talk about different cloud architectures, management models, and deployment strategies. We discuss platform compatibility, the culture changes required for cloud success, and the complimentary technologies that are making cloud more powerful with each passing day.

Twitter:

@CiscoCloud

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep107: Are VMs Becoming Obsolete? feat. Tolga Tarhan

8/31/2020
Ready for a juicy technical episode that doles out super-strategic advice at the same time? Excellent. Because in this half-hour Tolga explains what he meant when he said VMs are in fact becoming obsolete in a recent Forbes article. He and Pete also go deep into a discussion about whether or not "serverless first" is becoming a thing, and who serverless may not actually work for. We also talk about whether public cloud is cost effective, and what you might be doing wrong if it's not at your...

Duration:00:18:38

Ep106: Running a Multicloud Software User Group, with Luca Relandini

8/20/2020
Luca works for Cisco. He lives in Italy, and he wanted to help more people master the technologies and strategies that enable successful cloud implementations. So he started a local user group. In this episode he'll explain what he did right, what he would do differently, and how he's getting the group through remote meetups during the pandemic. If you're a member of a cloud user group or you're thinking about starting one, this is the episode for you! Link to the user group:...

Duration:00:17:16

Ep105: Managing Non-human Identities in the Cloud, with Eric Kedrosky

8/7/2020
Are you on top of the non-human identities in your cloud environment? Do you know how many there are (really) and what kind of permissions they're set up with? In this episode we speak with Eric Kedrosky, CISO at Sonrai security about the rapidly escalating challenges surrounding the issue of non-human identities in the cloud. We talk about what they are, what kinds of problems they can cause, what mistakes orgs are most likely to make with them, and which best practices you can implement...

Duration:00:18:11

Ep104: Industry insights from a Cloud Pioneer, feat. Emil Sayegh

7/24/2020
In this episode we sit down and chat with Emil Sayegh--one of the pioneers of cloud computing and a true industry visionary--about what is happening in terms of cloud computing technology right now, and what's on the horizon in the next few years. A few of the questions we cover include: Will the Big 3 public providers have a price war? Will they consolidate the industry further? Are they currently differentiated, and if so, which elements of their offerings are unique? He also takes time to...

Duration:00:14:33

Ep103: Getting to know the new GM of CNCF, with Priyanka Sharma

7/9/2020
In June the Cloud Native Computing Foundation announced that Dan Kohn would be stepping away from his role as the leader of the organization and Priyanka Sharma--a longtime contributor, speaker, and leader in the CNCF community--would be taking his place. So who is Priyanka? What are her plans for the Foundation? And what can we expect from the upcoming (virtual) KubeCon/CloudNativeCon? Tune in to this week's episode to find out.

Duration:00:13:25

Ep102: A More Holistic Approach to Cloud Security, with John Heintz

6/26/2020
In this episode we talk with John Heintz, Global Systems Engineering Manager at Cisco, about what Cisco Stealthwatch is, how it has evolved over the past year, and how it secures your environment in a way that is fundamentally different from other security technologies. We also discuss some recent security breaches, the "shared responsibility" model for securing the public cloud, and where Stealthwatch fits into the recently announced Cisco SecureX. Bio – John Heintz joined Cisco Systems...

Duration:00:13:37

Ep101: The WebAssembly Episode, feat. Tyler McMullen

3/28/2020
What do you know about WebAssembly? Have you used it outside the browser? Have you thought about how it might be used outside the browser? Tyler McMullen has. WebAssembly is his specialty, and he's got some pretty powerful ideas about how this versatile instruction format may evolve to do even more impressive things. In this episode we talk with him about how it works, what makes it compelling, and who is involved behind the scenes to advance the use of Wasm.

Duration:00:16:29

Ep100: Data as Capital, with Paul Sonderegger

3/9/2020
Ever get the feeling you might not be getting all the value you can out of the data your company generates? In this episode former Forrester Research principal analyst Paul Sonderegger explains why that feeling is probably right and what you can do to remedy the situation. Tune in to find out what kinds of data businesses often overlook, and hear real-world examples of companies that have tapped previously stagnant data pools to find considerable value.

Duration:00:13:23

Ep99: Hot topics in the cloud world, with Dominik Tornow

2/21/2020
Are microservices all upside? Is Kubernetes too complicated? Does Knative go far enough? Who is Knative right for? Are we headed to a "serverless first" world? This episode is truly the manifestation of our ideal "chatting with a friend over beers after a busy day at a conference" vision. Hope you enjoy the wide-ranging talk about many of the big issues that are hot in the cloud world today.

Duration:00:13:06

Ep98: Navigating the Application Revolution, with Fabio Gori

2/7/2020
We're in the midst of an application revolution. The number of applications in the average enterprise is exploding, and at the same time those applications are more interconnected than ever. So how on earth are you supposed to monitor them all and manage them all and move the right ones to the cloud while keeping the right ones on-prem? In this episode Cisco's own Fabio Gori shares insights about how different companies are addressing this revolution--both those that are struggling and those...

Duration:00:16:48

Ep97: How to keep your skill set fresh, with Ell Marquez and Christophe Limpalair

1/31/2020
Whether you're a seasoned IT pro, a total beginner, or any of the things in-between, there is always room to learn more in this industry. Maybe you need to wrap your brain around containers--or figure out Kubernetes specifically. Maybe you want to get your Google Cloud certification, or expand your understanding of blockchain. The list of things you could choose to learn is seriously never-ending. The question (for most of us) is where do we learn it? In this episode we chat with Christophe...

Duration:00:19:28

Ep96: Embedding security into the development process, with Guy Podjarny and Gareth Rushgrove

1/25/2020
Agile software development has inadvertently put security in the hands of developers--for better or for worse. Do your developers know this? Do they care? How do you and your security team ensure you're shipping secure software while still moving fast? In this episode we'll speak with Guy and Gareth about how we got where we are when it comes to security, which roles developers and the security team should play, and how to build security tools into the developer workflow in a way that is...

Duration:00:27:37

Ep95: All about Service Mesh, with Idit Levine

1/7/2020
How's your service mesh game? Do you feel like it's strong? Like you know what you need to in order to leverage it effectively within your company's IT environment? Whether it is or not, this is the episode to listen to if you want to learn more about service mesh. In it we talk to Idit Levine, founder and CEO of solo.io about some of the central benefits of employing a service mesh, some of the challenges you'll run into, solutions to those challenges, and her thoughts on where service mesh...

Duration:00:23:39

Ep94: Can you really avoid cloud lock-in? with Matt Creager

12/18/2019
In the third installment of our KubeCon San Diego series, Manifold co-founder Matt Creager explains his company's marketplace-as-a-service for developer tools and services, then discusses cloud workload portability, the importance of using the right tool for the job, and shares which KubeCon announcement he's found most exciting so far.

Duration:00:18:51

Ep93: Why Mesosphere became D2iQ, with Tobi Knaup

12/2/2019
Wonder what Mesosphere has been up to? Find out on the second installation of our #KubeCon 2019 series, where we’ll talk about some of their new products—and their why they rebranded themselves to D2iQ.

Duration:00:22:31

Ep92: Open Sourcing Mental Health

11/20/2019
So many people. So much sound. So much to do in such a short time. Do you find yourself extremely stressed at conferences? Do you wonder if it's normal or if there's anything you can do about it? In this episode Dr. Jennifer Akullian, founder and psychologist at the Growth Coaching Institute describes what kind of mental health services specifically will be available at KubeCon San Diego. She'll also explain why the organizers decided to provide these services, what is happening at other...

Duration:00:16:19

Ep91: Is your Kubernetes cluster a pet? with Bill Mulligan

10/31/2019
We all know the cattle vs. pets analogy as it applies to servers, but have you ever considered that you may be doing the same thing with your Kubernetes clusters? In this episode Bill explains why it happens, why you want to correct the situation, and how to approach it. To read the article we reference in this episode, visit: https://thenewstack.io/how-to-treat-your-kubernetes-clusters-like-cattle-not-pets/ To read an even newer post from Bill on the same topic, see:...

Duration:00:17:48

Ep90: Cloud Blind Spots, with Ian Tibble

10/16/2019
What do you really need to worry about when moving to the cloud and what's just not worth your time? In this episode, cloud security specialist Ian Tibble explains why many of the perceived challenges in the cloud are not actually unique to cloud at all. He also outlines some of the very real security issues you should be thinking about, explains the importance of the "attack mindset," and debates whether serverless is a more or less secure way to develop software.

Duration:00:17:41

Ep89: Zephyr Project Update, with Kate Stewart

10/8/2019
If IoT is your sweet spot, you’re already aware of RTOS and the Zephyr Project. If you’re not, now’s the time to find out why they’re important, what they enable, and what's in the Zephyr Project update announced today by the Linux Foundation.

Duration:00:21:19

Ep88: Building Apps Without Code, feat. Praveen Seshadri

8/9/2019
How do you feel about the "No-code" concept? In this episode we talk to AppSheet co-founder and CEO Praveen Seshadri about what it is, how it works, who it's good for and who it's not so good for. Plus we explore the primary problem it solves and explore what it means for developers going forward.

Duration:00:17:19