The 3 Types of Kubernetes, and, Better Developer Productivity Improves Everything
We should start distinguishing between on-premises kubernetes and public cloud kubernetes. Also, it looks like improving developer productivity improves everything.
That’s what Ben and Coté...
orly? ops people actually talking with developers. Also: Spring talk.
In the DevOps, cloud, platform world we're told that operations people starting working closely with developers. This week @thecote been asked "does that really happen?" several times. We discuss...
DevSecOps in Practice with VMware Tanzu - A Discussion with the Authors
What is VMware Tanzu? I get asked this question a lot and, you know, I try to explain it. If you want a really good explanation, you should check out a new book on the topic, DevSecOps in Practice...
Cloud Repatriation and Low CI/CD Usage
There's been a lot of talk about controlling cloud costs by bringing workloads back to the datacenter, you know, private cloud. The three of us discuss what's going on here. Also, surveys...
You were told to install kubernetes, now what? A talk with Robert Kloosterhuis of ITQ
You've been asked to build a cloud native cloud platform. The developers need some containers, probably some orchestration. So, what do you now? In this episode, Coté talks with ITQ's Robert...
The more kubernetes you use, the more frequently you release software
The CNCF has a new kubernetes survey out and it has some interesting findings. We discuss several of them and our takes on them. Also, fresh back from cfmgmtcamp in Ghent, Coté talks about a new...
State of Spring 2022 Survey, Kubernetes in the Wild
In this episode, we check in on the Spring community by looking at the most recent State of Spring survey. While in survey land, we look at the Dynatrace Kubernetes in the Wild study: what are the...
When low code is good, when it’s dangerous, and $4.5 trillion worth of computer stuff
What's the deal with low code? After discussing current IT spending forecasts, Ed, Ben, and Coté discuss some recent thinking on how low code seems to fit into your business. We also discuss the...
2023 Predictions and Hopes
It’s the last episode of the year so the three of us go over not only predictions in the cloud native space, but also our hopes for what happens. Also, there’s special guest ChatGPT on its...
Developer templates and secure software supply chains for kubernetes with the Tanzu Application platform. Also: developer tools at AWS re:In
In this episode, we discuss the use of accelerators in the Tanzu Application Platform to help developers start programming quickly and efficiently. We also touch on some of the developer-focused...
What is GraalVM? What is Spring Native? And why do you need native Java?
Ben educates Coté on what exactly native Java is and goes over GraalVM. They also discuss what Spring Native is and why it exists.
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Highlights from #VMwareExplore; Backstage/DX/platform engineering checkin; new IaaS+PaaS MQ; learning from Twitter
There was a lot going on at VMware Explore Europe last week, so we focus in on the Tanzu related stuff. Then: we do our usual check-in on platform engineering; a brief magic quadrant tour; see if...
The Vibe at Cloud Foundry Day
What’s going on in the Cloud Foundry community? In this episode, Ben and Coté are joined by Nick Kuhn (a return guest!) to talk about the recent Cloud Foundry Day at KubeCon. They discuss Cloud...
What’s is Backstage? How are people using backstage to improve developer productivity
Coté talks with Charles Lowell and Taras Mankovski about the Backstage work they've been doing with clients. First, they talk about what Backstage is in the first place. Obviously, it's an...
The people side of platform engineering, and, what is platform engineering?
Coté talks with Darran Rice about his experience and other's with building and sustaining platform engineering teams.
If you haven’t already, check out our conference SpringOne, Dec 6th to 8th....
Platform Engineering is something like”DevOps4k8s,” maybe (idk?), and, Google Next and Microsoft Ignite News
We check-in on "platform engineering," and ponder the theory that it's "DevOps for kubernetes." Also, Coté gives his theory on the rise of platform engineering. In the news section, we cover some...
Networking in Kubernetes, and, The SpringOne Missing Track
Conferences are a great chance, sometimes the only change, to discuss your peculiar problems with peers and experts. In the case of SpringOne, the topics range from programming, operations, and...
The Best Developer Conference, Platform Engineering, FinOps
This week we give a little previous of what will be at the SpringOne conference, then cover some recent conferences. We then discuss the sudden emergence of "platform engineering" as a thing, and...
Tanzu Application Service 3.0 Overview, with Nick Kuhn
The new version of the Tanzu Application Service is out. In this episode, Nick Kuhn walks Coté and Ben through the new features for developers and operations staff.
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Ambient Mesh, the 90% of IT and the 2% of sysadmins, and an uninformed look at GitLabs
How much on-premises IT is there? Is it 25% of all IT, or more like 90%. We try to figure that out at the start, and then move onto our selected news items since last time: a new take on services...