#145 April 8, 2021
We conclude our two-part conversation with Weaveworks co-founder Alexis Richardson, picking up when the company received Series A investment in December 2014. Since then, they built projects like Scope, Cortex and Flux as well as SaaS offerings based on them. We also look at Alexis’s role in the founding of the CNCF.
Please be sure to listen to the first part before this one!
#144 March 31, 2021
We’re trying something new!
In Part 1 of a two-part conversation with Weaveworks co-founder Alexis Richardson, we have a wide ranging conversation about career choices, finance, founding and selling tech companies, and the dangers of being pigeon-holed based on the first project your company releases.
Next week we’ll finish the conversation by talking about Weave projects like Flux and Cortex, as well as their SaaS offerings, the founding of the CNCF, and whether Weave built the platform they set out to build when they started 7 years ago.
#143 March 24, 2021
Grant Miller is the co-founder and CEO of Replicated, which helps operationalize and scale the delivery of Kubernetes-based apps into the enterprise. We look at what it means to be enterprise software in a SaaS world, and we also get some 2021 predictions from guest host Liz Rice.
#142 March 17, 2021
If you’d like something more tangible than a virtual cloud instance, there’s always (still!) bare metal. Tinkerbell is a project from Equinix Metal to manage bare metal servers at scale, and Gianluca Arbezzano is one of its maintainers. We talk stacks, racks and MACs.
#141 March 10, 2021
Crossplane lets you automate creation of infrastructure using Kubernetes APIs. Daniel Mangum is a Crossplane maintainer working at its creator Upbound, a TL of Kubernetes SIG Release, and a YouTube streaming star. He chats about tech with host Craig Box, who is helped this week by returning guest Ken Massada from GKE’s Support team.
#140 March 3, 2021
Kamil Potrec is a Senior Security Engineer at Snyk, working on security around Kubernetes and cloud platforms. He joins the show to discuss how to think about securing your infrastructure, the different arts (and colors) of offensive and defensive security, and what not to lose sleep over.
#139 February 25, 2021
Today Google Cloud introduced GKE Autopilot, a new mode of operation where you no longer manage or configure nodes, and you pay per-pod, per-second. Craig talks Autopilot with GKE product manager Yochay Kiriaty.
#138 February 16, 2021
This week we talk multi-cluster services with Jeremy Olmsted-Thompson, co-chair of the Kubernetes Multicluster SIG, and tech lead on the Google Kubernetes Engine platform team. Guest host Tim Hockin shows us the way.
#137 February 9, 2021
Michael Gerstenhaber is a Director of Product Management at Datadog, and the curator of their annual Container Report. He joins Craig to discuss why they release it, some recent trends, and how it helps people validate their assumptions about technology.
#136 February 2, 2021
Backstage is a platform for building developer portals, powered by a centralized service catalog. It was built at Spotify and both open sourced and donated to the CNCF in 2020. A Kubernetes plugin was recently added. We talk to maintainers Lee Mills and Matt Clarke from Spotify.