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Episode 38: TNS Context: Kubernetes SDKs and the Oracle Database as a Service

8/10/2018
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On this week's episode, we talk with technology evangelist Ravi Lachhman from AppDynamics, a sponsor of The New Stack, about the rise of software development kits for container orchestrators. Also joining us today are TNS Managing Editor Joab Jackson and Editor-in-Chief Alex Williams. Lachhman wrote a post for us this week about packaging your applications for delivery in this new, complicated cloud-native world where clients and end users want choice as to where and how to install your...

Duration:00:41:02

Episode 37: The New Stack Context: Istio 1.0 and ServerlessConf

8/3/2018
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This week on The New Stack Context podcast, we discuss the 1.0 release of the Istio service mesh as well as a new private container registry project at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation called Harbor. We also speak with TNS editor-in-chief Alex Williams about the ServerlessConf, which was held this week in San Francisco. The CNCF is a sponsor of The New Stack and it's been busy assembling open source projects to create a full cloud-native stack. Until recently that stack was missing an...

Duration:00:36:35

Episode 36: The New Stack Context: Knative and Google Next

7/27/2018
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This week on The New Stack Context podcast we talk with Pivotal Director of Technical Marketing Dan Baskette and Pivotal Senior Staff Engineer Mark Fisher about Knative, which is a new tool Google and a few other partners such as Pivotal built to help developers build functions on top of Kubernetes. Also joining us in this episode is TNS San Francisco correspondent Alex Handy, who spoke about some of the other news from this week's Google Next 2018 conference. Knative is an open source...

Duration:00:37:50

Episode 35: This Week on The New Stack: OSCON and Java Container Images

7/13/2018
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This week we spoke with our San Francisco correspondent Alex Handy about containerizing Java applications. The Google Cloud Platform recently released Jib, a new open-source container image builder for Java developers. Google says that Jib “does not require you to write a Dockerfile or have docker installed, and it is directly integrated into [the] Maven and Gradle,” Java build tools. Jib comes with many of the cloud-native build-tool features you’d expect, including incremental builds, a...

Duration:00:31:21

Episode 34: This Week on The New Stack: Apache Spark and QCon

6/29/2018
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Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. For this Context, we talk with two data scientists from Pivotal, who write this week about the pros and cons of using Apache Spark for running data science workloads at scale. Apache Spark is an in-memory data analytics engine that is wildly popular with data...

Duration:00:36:40

Episode 33: This Week on The New Stack: In-Memory Compute, ContainerDays

6/22/2018
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Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. On this week's episode we speak with GridGain CEO Abe Kleinfeld who writes this week on The New Stack about how in-memory computing is helping many organizations solve their speed and scale challenges. In the past three decades Kleinfeld has led several companies...

Duration:00:38:37

Episode 32: This Week on The New Stack: DockerCon, Serverless Business

6/15/2018
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Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. This week on Context we’re talking with The New Stack correspondent Mark Boyd who writes this week about the business process and cultural decisions that play into building a serverless application architecture. Serverless computing, including Functions as a...

Duration:00:33:31

Episode 31: This Week on The New Stack: Don't Call Containers "Docker"

6/8/2018
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Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/ at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. Microsoft announced on Monday that it was acquiring GitHub. And that’s all the Internet could talk about for a few days. TNS Managing Editor Joab Jackson wrote a piece for us summarizing the acquisition and some of that initial Internet reaction. And Scott Fulton...

Duration:00:35:04

Episode 30: This Week on The New Stack: ChefConf 2018, Plus Hedley the Robotic Skull

6/1/2018
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This week on The New Stack Context podcast, we delve into the latest project from our resident hardware hacker, Dr. Torq, offer a summary of last week's ChefConf conference. Last week, TNS Editor Alex Williams attended ChefConf in Chicago where he hosted a day of podcasting. We’ll hear his top takeaways from that event, including the latest on InSpec, Chef’s compliance automation tool. The company just announced an integration with their its version of Automate - the company’s automation...

Duration:00:36:11

Episode 29: This Week on The New Stack: Cloud-Native Storage and the OpenStack Summit

5/25/2018
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Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies and at-scale application development, and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. Joining us this week is TNS guest contributor Kiran Sreenivasamurthy, vice president of product management at Maxta. Sreenivasamurthy wrote a guest post for TNS this week on the differences between software-defined storage (SDS) and hyperconverged...

Duration:00:34:32

Episode 28: This Week on The New Stack: Kubernetes Needs Developers

5/18/2018
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Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/ at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. Hacker News and the Twitterverse were alight this week with discussion of Datadog engineer Jason Moiron’s blog post titled “Is Kubernetes Too Complicated?” This article hints at a Kubernetes backlash afoot, with ongoing concerns about its complexity. We speak...

Duration:00:35:43

Episode 27: This Week on The New Stack: Git and GitOps

5/11/2018
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This week on The New Stack Context podcast, we are all about the git open source version control software. Last Friday, TNS correspondent Michelle Gienow has kicked off a series git, with an introduction to git for everyone. This week, she continues that work with an introduction to its most popular online hosted version, GitHub. She writes, “life as a software developer is much more social and collaborative than the stereotypes would have non-coders believe — at times, even frustratingly...

Duration:00:34:40

Episode 26: This Week On The New Stack: KubeCon Highlights

5/4/2018
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This week on The New Stack Context, the editorial team recorded live from Copenhagen, Denmark, at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon -- the CNCF’s premiere event focused on Kubernetes and other cloud-native open source projects including Prometheus, OpenTracing, Fluentd and others. The New Stack managing editor, Joab Jackson, editor-in-chief Alex Williams, and Ihor Dvoretskyi, developer advocate at the CNCF, discuss the latest with the Kubernetes community after the recent release of Kubernetes...

Duration:00:23:31

Episode 25: This Week on The New Stack: A Kubecon + CloudNativeCon Europe Preview

4/27/2018
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Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/ at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. Next week, the New Stack editorial team will be traveling to Copenhagen next for the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon which is the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s premiere event focused on Kubernetes and other cloud native open source projects including Prometheus,...

Duration:00:29:33

Episode 24: This Week on The New Stack: Ripping Out The Guts Of Cloud Foundry And Adding Kubernetes

4/20/2018
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The New Stack editorial team is reporting live this week from Cloud Foundry Summit in Boston. We hosted a pancake breakfast and podcast discussion on the intersection of Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes this morning. And we’ve been hosting a day of podcasting and livestreaming from the show floor where we’ve talked to companies such as Dynatrace, Pivotal, Snyk, Grape Up, and many others. In this episode of Context we’re going to have a roundtable discussion about the news from Cloud Foundry...

Duration:00:24:32

Episode 23: This Week on The New Stack: Telcos' Move to Kubernetes Means Cloud Race Isn't Over Yet

4/13/2018
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On this week's episode of The New Stack Context, TNS Managing Editor Joab Jackson was reporting live from AnacondaCon in Austin, Texas. He covered the annual data science conference for Anaconda users and came back with some insights on Anaconda and machine learning in the enterprise. We’ll hear more about that in the second half of the show. But first, we discuss TNS Correspondent Scott Fulton's article about how Kubernetes is beginning to make it into the telco industry’s stack. Scott...

Duration:00:28:25

Episode 22: This Week on The New Stack: DevOps Performance Metrics, Microservice Workflows

4/6/2018
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This week on The New Stack Context we talk with CircleCI CEO Jim Rose about a three-part series of posts he just wrote for The New Stack about the metrics that the company has found are useful for measuring an organization’s DevOps performance. The series is full of lots of data and graphics to help explain some standard metrics like mainline branch stability, deploy time and deploy frequency. Rose spoke to us about the report CircleCI put together, how they came up with those metrics, and...

Duration:00:30:17

Episode 21: This Week on The New Stack: Hykes Leaves Docker, Nvidia Joins the Kubernetes Movement

3/30/2018
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Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. This week we start with news from Docker, that its founder and former CTO Solomon Hykes has announced he’s leaving the company. Alex Handy first reported that Hykes stepped down as CTO back in November. At the time he said he was staying on as VP of the board of...

Duration:00:30:14

Episode 20: This Week on The New Stack: Kubernetes and the Single Sign-on

3/23/2018
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Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/ at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. This week, we’re joined by Joel Speed, a DevOps engineer at Pusher who is working to build their internal Kubernetes Platform. Speed has been writing a series of articles for The New Stack recently about how Kubernetes handles authentication and how to create a...

Duration:00:31:57

Episode 19: This Week in News: Microservices, Kubernetes Data, and SXSW

3/16/2018
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Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. This week, we’re joined by TNS correspondent Michelle Gienow, TNS Research Director Lawrence Hecht and TNS founder Alex Williams. This week, Gienow published the second article in our new weekly feature series focused on microservices. We’ll be covering cloud...

Duration:00:32:53