The Cloudcast

The Cloudcast

The Cloudcast is the industry's leading, independent Cloud Computing podcast. Since 2011, co-hosts Aaron Delp & Brian Gracely have interviewed technology and business leaders that are shaping the future of computing. Topics will include Cloud Computing | Open Source | AWS | Azure | GCP | Serverless | DevOps | Big Data | ML | AI | Security | Kubernetes | AppDev | SaaS | PaaS | CaaS | IoT. Also available, the "Cloudcast Basics" podcast (@cloudcastbasics), for anyone new to Cloud Computing.

Episodes

May 12, 2021 30 min

Michael Drogalis (@MichaelDrogalis, Product Manager @Confluent) talks about the evolution of Kafka, the challenges of data management with event-driven systems, and the kslDB Database.

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    In honor of International Mother's Day, we focus today's show on the lessons learned from moms, and how they can impact and influence your life in tech (and beyond). Don't forget to call you mom. 

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    May 5, 2021 30 min

    Anil Kumar (@anilkumar1129, Director of Product Mgmt @Couchbase) talks about how Kubernetes has evolved to support stateful applications, enabling Couchbase to run on Kubernetes, the advantages of Operators, and NoSQL adoption models. 

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    Public cloud is expected to grow 23% (overall) in 2021. Is that a fast enough pace of growth, or are there still significant barriers to adoption and faster growth?

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    April 28, 2021 28 min

    Heikki Nousiaine (@hnousiainen, Founder/CTO at @aiven_io) talks about how Aiven delivers a broad set of open source data and messaging services via the public cloud, as a managed service. 

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    April 25, 2021 19 min

    As Kubernetes evolves beyond 5yrs of adoption, many say that it is becoming “boring”. ?So where does the popular open source project and community go next??

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    April 21, 2021 31 min

    Garry Binder (@garrybinder, Chief Security Architect @Intel) talks about the challenges of public cloud scale, performance and security.

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    Over the course of a career, you'll have to make critical decisions about jobs, managers, salaries, technical vs. business focus, and career paths. These 10 tips can help to make better decisions. 

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    Paige Hinckley, (Sr. Director Global Alliances & GTM @Qumulo) talks about the evolution of scalable file and unstructured data in the public cloud. 

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    April 11, 2021 28 min

    The docker project evolved out of the PaaS movement, unlocking polyglot cloud-native applications. But it was only a piece of the puzzle to enable platforms, applications and a broader ecosystem. What lessons can be learned from the docker ecosystem?

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    Brendan O’Leary (@olearycrew, Sr. Dev Evangelist @GitLab, CNCF Board) talks about Developer Productivity, how to improve flow, integrated tool chains, and tips to improve organizational dynamics.  

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    April 4, 2021 19 min

    Cloud was supposed to make computing easier, but it’s now as complicated or more complicated than legacy data centers and apps. Is there any future in a simpler cloud?

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    March 31, 2021 33 min

    Alex Hidalgo (@ahidalgosre, Director of SRE at @nobl9inc) talks about the evolution of SRE teams, implementing SLOs, and enabling AppDev and Ops teams to better manage reliability.

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    March 28, 2021 26 min

    Technology leaders have many different focus areas and motivations. On today’s show, we’ll discuss three common types of leaders - Visionaries, Maintainers and Resume-Builders.

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    Nick Weaver (@lynxbat, VP Architecture, Innovation, Data/Analytics at @Dicks) talks about the journey from engineer to technology leader within large corporations, the challenges of leading teams during COVID, and the realities of digital transformation.  

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    March 21, 2021 24 min

    The COVID-19 pandemic will last ~18 months, but how long will the impact to the technology industry last? 

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    March 17, 2021 31 min

    Ben Murray (@br_murray, Founder of SaaS CFO and SaaS Academy) talks about how to understand the financial models behind successful SaaS companies, the tradeoffs on profit vs. growth, and how to spot the health of SaaS businesses.

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    March 14, 2021 21 min

    It’s smaller computers, doing limited tasks. So why is Edge Computing so complicated, and why are there so many definitions?

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    March 10, 2021 42 min

    Steve Pereira (@SteveElsewhere, Value-Stream Whisperer @ Visible) talks about measuring, understanding business and technology process through Value-Stream Mapping.

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    March 7, 2021 30 min

    Cloud Foundry was going to create an open source alternative to Heroku, as well as replace how Enterprise companies built software. But change is never easy. Looking back, what can we learn from the lessons of Cloud Foundry?

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