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#167 December 8, 2021

Kubernetes 1.23, with Rey Lejano

Learn all about what’s new in today’s Kubernetes 1.23 with its release team lead, Rey Lejano. Rey is a Field Engineer at SUSE/Rancher Labs, and a contributor to the Docs, Release and Security SIGs. Long time listener Adam also drops by to ask Craig what’s been happening with the hiatus.

#166 November 2, 2021

Knative 1.0, with Ville Aikas

We celebrate the launch of Knative 1.0 with Ville Aikas, who has been with the project since the beginning. He was also with the Kubernetes team at the beginning, and thus we cannot resist a Pete Best comparison. We also celebrate Jimmy’s last show as our guest host with a rapid-fire Kubernetes quiz.

#165 October 21, 2021

Engineering Effectiveness and KubeCon NA 2021, with Jasmine James

Jasmine James is an Engineering Manager within the Engineering Effectiveness organization at Twitter, focused on their internal developer experience. She is also the latest co-chair of KubeCon + CloudNativeCon, starting with the North America event last week. Jasmine joins us to talk about being in the same room as other people - up to 3,000 of them - for the first time in a long while.

#164 September 24, 2021

Podman, with Daniel Walsh and Brent Baude

Red Hat maintains a full set of container tools and libraries, bringing their pedigree in security and operating system engineering. The most notable of those tools, Podman, has had a surge in popularity this month, after Docker announced changes in their subscription model. Daniel Walsh leads the Red Hat containers team, and Brent Baude is the architect and primary maintainer of Podman.

#163 September 17, 2021

Prodfiler, with Thomas Dullien

Prodfiler is a new tool that provides fleet-wide full-system continuous profiling. It is in some ways the second act of its co-creator Thomas Dullien, who is an internationally-renowned reverse engineer and vulnerability researcher under the name Halvar Flake. Thomas joins us to discuss his career, what you should profile in a distributed system, and why you can’t sell something with a negative cost.

#162 September 9, 2021

ingress-nginx, with Alejandro de Brito Fontes and Ricardo Katz

The most popular Ingress controller for Kubernetes is ingress-nginx, created in 2015 by Alejandro de Brito Fontes. Alejandro stepped down earlier this year, and the project is now maintained by a team including Ricardo Katz. Learn the history and what’s in the new 1.0 release from a pair of South American self-proclaimed sysadmins.

#161 September 2, 2021

Unicron, with Daniel Megyesi

Adevinta is an online classified ads company, operating many local brands. Daniel Megyesi is a DevOps engineer at Adevinta and maintainer of their central big data and Machine Learning platform, Unicron. Learn why they wanted to replace Mesos, how they aligned their engineering efforts to do so, and the choices that had to be made to provide an easy experience for their data engineers.

#160 August 26, 2021

KEDA, with Tom Kerkhove

KEDA, the Kubernetes Event-Driven Autoscaler, is a project that adds superpowers to the Kubernetes horizontal pod autoscaler, including zero-to-one scaling. Celebrate KEDA reaching Incubation in the CNCF by listening to an interview with maintainer Tom Kerkhove from Codit. But first, learn about Craig’s worst concert experience.

#159 August 19, 2021

Talos, with Andrew Rynhard

Kubernetes lets us manage our infrastructure declaratively, so why do we still manage the underlying OS with a myriad of different text files? And why allow shell and SSH access to a machine that should be immutable? So asked Andrew Rynhard before creating Talos, a Linux distribution built for Kubernetes. He’s now CTO of Talos Systems, a company founded to take it to market.

#158 August 13, 2021

Telekom (with a K), with Vuk Gojnic

What is a telecommunications provider, if not a very distributed system? Kubernetes is becoming an important engine for the world’s telcos, especially as they roll out 5G. Vuk Gojnic leads the team rolling out Kubernetes across Deutsche Telekom (the parent company of T-Mobile), and he tells us how the worlds of telco and cloud have converged.