Latest Episodes:

#100 April 21, 2020

Kubernetes Community Redux, with Paris Pittman

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, with Morten Torkildsen

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

Cassandra, with Sam Ramji

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, with Yuri Shkuro

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.

#96 March 24, 2020

Kubernetes 1.18, with Jorge Alarcon

Kubernetes 1.18 is out - almost! A bug has pushed it back a day. While you’re waiting, release team lead Jorge Alarcon will tell you all about the fit and finish you can expect in the release when it’s out tomorrow. Adam and Craig bring you the other community news of the week, as well as some podcast follow-up.

#95 March 17, 2020

etcd, with Xiang Li

If you’re running Kubernetes, you’re running etcd. The distributed key-value store was started as an intern project at CoreOS by Xiang Li, who is still maintaining it but now working on infrastructure at Alibaba. Xiang joins your hosts to discuss.

#94 March 10, 2020

gRPC, with Richard Belleville

Richard Belleville works at Google on gRPC, a high-performance, universal RPC framework. Richard used gRPC before joining Google to work on it; he talks to the hosts about its history and derivation from Google’s internal Stubby, how it works, and how it differs from other RPC and messaging systems.

#93 March 3, 2020

Kubeflow 1.0, with Jeremy Lewi

Kubeflow, the Machine Learning toolkit for Kubernetes, has hit 1.0. Google software engineer Jeremy Lewi is a core contributor to Kubeflow and was a founder of the project. He joins the show to discuss what Kubeflow does, and what it means to have hit 1.0.

#92 February 25, 2020

Accelerators and GPUs at NVIDIA, with Pramod Ramarao

GPUs do more than move shapes on a gamer’s screen - they increasingly move self-driving cars and 5G packets, running on Kubernetes. Pramod Ramarao is a Product Manager at NVIDIA, and joins your hosts to talk about accelerators, containers, drivers, machine learning and more.

#91 February 18, 2020

eBPF and Falco, with Leonardo Di Donato

We dive into the Linux kernel this week with guest Leonardo Di Donato, Open Source engineer at Sysdig. Leonardo works full-time on the Falco project, a runtime security engine that listens to the Linux kernel using eBPF - the extended Berkeley Packet Filter. Leonardo tells the hosts about the architecture of eBPF, how he has used it before and now, and what’s coming up for Falco.