#106 June 2, 2020
In a world where pods (and IP addresses) come and go, DNS is a critical component. John Belamaric is a Senior SWE at Google, a co-chair of Kubernetes SIG Architecture, a Core Maintainer of the CoreDNS project and author of the O’Reilly Media book Learning CoreDNS: Configuring DNS for Cloud Native Environments. He joins Craig and Adam to discuss CoreDNS, the evolution of DNS in Kubernetes, and how name resolution has been made more reliable in recent releases.
#105 May 26, 2020
Over the last 10 years, Cloud Foundry has grown from “open Heroku clone” to “software used at your bank”. The Cloud Foundry Foundation and the CNCF launched within a few months of each other in 2015, and the two worlds are now colliding as Cloud Foundry replatforms on top of Kubernetes. Our guest this week is the Executive Director of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, Chip Childers. He talks to Adam and Craig about foundations, the boredom of infrastructure, and the cost of every line of code you write.
#104 May 20, 2020
SIG Network is completely rethinking the way you define groupings of applications (Service) and get traffic sent to them (Ingress) by building the Service APIs, a new set of primitives which are better suited to how different groups of users interact with them. Bowei Du is a Tech Lead on GKE and a member of SIG Network who is leading the design and implementation of these new APIs, as well as working on getting Ingress to GA in Kubernetes 1.19.
#103 May 12, 2020
More gripping than a crime scene in Las Vegas, the Container Storage Interface (CSI) lets vendors interface with Kubernetes. Saad Ali from Google led development of Kubernetes storage, including the CSI and volume subsystem. He joins hosts Adam and Craig for an in-depth look at how storage works in Kubernetes.
#102 May 5, 2020
#101 April 28, 2020
Tim Hinrichs and Torin Sandall are the creators of Open Policy Agent (OPA), a project which allows policy to be integrated with popular cloud native software (including Kubernetes and Envoy) or anything you write yourself. Adam and Craig discuss OPA with Tim and Torin after the news of the week.
#100 April 21, 2020
To celebrate our 100th episode we welcome back our first ever guest, Paris Pittman, open source program manager at Google Cloud and member of the Kubernetes steering committee - among many other roles. Along with hosts Adam and Craig, Paris looks at how the community has changed and how it has stayed the same, and how other projects are able to adopt learnings from Kubernetes.
#99 April 14, 2020
kpt (“kept”) is a new open-source tool for Kubernetes packaging built by Google Cloud. Morten Torkildsen is an engineer at Google, focusing on configuration management and the workloads APIs, and he worked on Kpt. He explains it to Adam, while Craig fills his mind with penguins.
#98 April 7, 2020
Apache Cassandra, a scale-out datastore, is becoming more Kubernetes-native. Sam Ramji is Chief Strategy Officer at DataStax, a company that builds Cassandra-based products. He explains how DataStax has pivoted back towards supporting upstream Cassandra, and how they’re making it easier to manage on Kubernetes. As always, we also cover the news of the week, and we look at what is and is not a dinosaur.
#97 March 31, 2020
Jaeger is a distributed tracing platform built at Uber, and open-sourced in 2016. It traces its evolution from a Google paper on distributed tracing, the OpenZipkin project, and the OpenTracing libraries. Yuri Shkuro, creator of Jaeger and author of Mastering Distributed Tracing, joins Craig and Adam to tell the story, and explain the hows and whys of distributed tracing.