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Join The New Stack’s editorial team to review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies and at-scale application development. Editorial Director Libby Clark, Managing Editor Joab Jackson and TNS Founder and Publisher Alex Williams put more context around the stories we’re covering each week and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. Guests include TNS writers and correspondents who join us to discuss what they’re hearing from tech industry insiders.

Join The New Stack’s editorial team to review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies and at-scale application development. Editorial Director Libby Clark, Managing Editor Joab Jackson and TNS Founder and Publisher Alex Williams put more context around the stories we’re covering each week and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. Guests include TNS writers and correspondents who join us to discuss what they’re hearing from tech industry insiders.

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Join The New Stack’s editorial team to review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies and at-scale application development. Editorial Director Libby Clark, Managing Editor Joab Jackson and TNS Founder and Publisher Alex Williams put more context around the stories we’re covering each week and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. Guests include TNS writers and correspondents who join us to discuss what they’re hearing from tech industry insiders.

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English


Episodes

Episode 136: The New Stack Context: Operators Can Be a Security Hazard

7/31/2020
A few years back, Kubernetes was in full development and many of its basic concepts were still evolving, so security was not a huge priority. But as K8s deployments have moved into production, more attention is being focused in securing Kubernetes and its workloads. Gadi Naor has been following Kubernetes security from the start. Alcide, the company Naor founded and now serves as CTO, offers an end-to-end Kubernetes security platform. For this week’s episode of The New Stack Context podcast,...

Duration:00:35:44

Episode 135: The New Stack Context: Serverless Web Content Delivery with JAMstack

7/24/2020
There is a new architecture for frontend web development: JAMStack rethinks the current server-browser architecture, freeing the developer from fiddling with Apache, Linux or other aspects of backend support. For this week’s episode of The New Stack Context podcast, we speak with Guillermo Rauch, founder and CEO of Vercel, which offers a JAMstack-based service that allows developers to simply push their code to git in order to update their web site or application. Key to this platform is an...

Duration:00:41:38

Episode 134: The New Stack Context: How Many Database Joins Are Too Many?

7/17/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Denise Gosnell, chief data officer at Datastax, who is a co-author of the O’Reilly book “A Practitioner’s Guide to Graph Data.” She also graciously wrote a post for us explaining why graph databases are gaining traction in the enterprise. TNS editorial and marketing director Libby Clark hosted this episode, alongside TNS...

Duration:00:33:37

Episode 133: The New Stack Context: Google Launches a Trademark Office for Open Source

7/10/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Chris DiBona, director of open source at Google, about Google’s launch of the Open Usage Commons, an independent company to help open source projects better manage their trademarks. In a blog post, DiBona notes that trademarks sit at the juncture of the rule-of-law and the philosophy of open source. So for this episode,...

Duration:00:32:08

Episode 132: The New Stack Context: Tanzu, the VMware Kubernetes Distro for Developers

7/3/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Craig McLuckie, who is the VMware chief of Tanzu development, as well as one of the creators of Kubernetes. We asked him about the importance of the developer for modern business, the value that Kubernetes brings to developers and how VMware’s Tanzu portfolio enables that. TNS editorial and marketing director Libby Clark...

Duration:00:32:28

Episode 131: The New Stack: What ‘Open Source’ Means for the GitHub Generation

6/26/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Matt Asay, principal from the open source office at Amazon Web Services about his new series of posts on The New Stack that documents the contributors and originators behind many of the most popular open source programs we use every day. TNS editorial and marketing director Libby Clark hosted this episode, alongside TNS...

Duration:00:36:11

Episode 130: The New Stack Context: Splunk Removes the Term ‘Whitelist’ from Its Software

6/19/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Eric Sammer, Splunk distinguished engineer, about the IT system monitoring company’s ongoing effort to rename its “white list / black list” and “master/slave” terminology to remove language that perpetuates systemic racism and unconscious bias in tech. Splunk brought together a working group of people from across the...

Duration:00:31:19

Episode 129: The New Stack Context: How Mesos Helped Kubernetes Grow

6/12/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with D2IQ founder and Chief Technology Officer Ben Hindman, about the issue of container sprawl, and how it hampers “Day 2 Operations,” when you move your project into long-term production. We also discuss the company’s work on Kubernetes, including the recently released KUDO tool, and the latest on Mesos and its Data Center...

Duration:00:38:28

Episode 128: Meet the New Boss of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

6/5/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Priyanka Sharma, the new general manager for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, about her rich work history and her visions and strategies for moving CNCF forward. Also joining the convo is Chris Aniszczyk, CNCF chief technology officer. TNS editorial and marketing director Libby Clark hosted this episode, alongside...

Duration:00:42:59

Episode 127: The New Stack Context: Observability in the Time of Covid

5/29/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Christine Yen, CEO of Honeycomb.io, the observability platform vendor, about the company’s recent pricing changes and more broadly how observability practices and tools are changing in response to COVID-19 as more companies make the move to the cloud. TNS editorial and marketing director Libby Clark hosted this episode,...

Duration:00:32:13

Episode 126: The New Stack Context: SQL Databases in a Cloud Native World

5/22/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Peter Zaitsev, CEO of the open source database software and services company Percona. This week, Percona held its own virtual 24-hour virtual conference, Percona Live Online, where open source, databases and cloud native computing were all discussed. So we grilled Zaitsev about how traditional SQL databases operate in a...

Duration:00:37:08

Episode 125: The New Stack Context: Is Kubernetes the New App Server?

5/15/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Tina Nolte, vice president of product, for Kubernetes management service Spectro Cloud, about why we shouldn’t think of containers/Kubernetes as just another form of virtualization. TNS editorial and marketing director Libby Clark hosted this episode, alongside TNS managing editor Joab Jackson.

Duration:00:28:18

Episode 124: Amazon Bottlerocket and the Age of the Linux Cloud Distributions

5/8/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Deepak Singh, Amazon Web Services’ vice president for containers and open source, and Peder Ulander, AWS general manager for open source, about the company’s recently released Bottlerocket Linux distribution for the cloud.

Duration:00:37:06

Episode 123: The New Stack Context: Serverless Application Flows in the Cloud

5/1/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Sebastien Goasguen, co-founder and chief product officer, TriggerMesh, about how to build applications from serverless functions that span multiple clouds, using the company’s software.

Duration:00:42:28

Episode 122: Pulumi: Program the Infrastructure with an Actual Programming Language

4/24/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Joe Duffy, founder and CEO of Pulumi, and Sophia Parafina, Pulumi’s technical marketing manager. In this convo, we delve into the recent Pulumi 2.0 release, which allows teams to reuse code, apply policies and do integration testing of infrastructure the same way they do for application development, a concept known as...

Duration:00:42:34

Episode 121: The New Stack Context: Stress, Resilience and the Network Effects of COVID-19

4/17/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with The New Stack correspondent Jennifer Riggins about all of the reporting she and others on the TNS team have been doing recently on the effects that the COVID-19 global pandemic is having on the tech industry.

Duration:00:26:48

Episode 120: The New Stack Context: The Secret of Successful DevSecOps Shops

4/10/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Derek Weeks, vice president at Sonatype, about the results of a new community survey the company just released on DevSecOps that provides some insights on how teams are incorporating automated security tools and how that shift affects company culture and developer happiness.

Duration:00:46:07

Episode 119: The New Stack Context: A Remedy for Outdated Vulnerability Management

4/3/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with a couple of folks from cloud workload protection platform provider Rezilion: CEO Liran Tancman, and Chief Marketing Officer Tal Klein. We discuss how current best practices in security are actually outdated and how they think companies should be approaching security practices in the age of DevOps.

Duration:00:33:05

Episode 118: Kelsey Hightower and Ben Sigelman Debate Microservices vs. Monoliths

3/27/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Kelsey Hightower, a developer advocate at Google, and Ben Sigelman, CEO and co-founder of observability services provider LightStep, about whether or not teams should favor a monolith over a microservices approach when architecting cloud native applications.

Duration:00:40:08

Episode 117: The New Stack Context: Who Owns Security in the DevOps Process?

3/20/2020
Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Liran Tal, a developer advocate at container security platform provider Snyk and a member of the Node.js security working group, about who should own security in the DevOps process — the security team or the development?

Duration:00:36:58