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#86 January 14, 2020

Invention, IBM and Istio, with Lin Sun

What do you do next when you have over 150 patents to your name? Write a book, of course! Lin Sun is a Senior Technical Staff Member and Master Inventor at IBM, where she has spent the past 14 years doing software engineering in areas including cloud and open technologies. She has worked on the Istio service mesh since 2017, and is on the Istio steering and technical oversight committees. Lin joins Adam and Craig to discuss invention, making Istio easier to use, and how being a mother has impacted both.

#85 January 7, 2020

OpenShift and Kubernetes, with Clayton Coleman

Five years ago, Clayton Coleman took a bet on a new open source project that Google was about to announce. He became the first external contributor to Kubernetes, and the architect of Red Hat’s reinvention of OpenShift from PaaS to “enterprise Kubernetes”. Hosts Adam Glick and Craig Box return for 2020 with the story of OpenShift, and their picks for Game of the Holidays.

#84 December 17, 2019

Monitoring, Metrics and M3, with Martin Mao and Rob Skillington

Martin Mao and Rob Skillington are co-founders of Chronosphere; CEO and CTO respectively. They both worked on the monitoring team at Uber, where they created M3: a metrics platform with an open source time-series database built for scale. They join Craig and Adam to talk about monitoring, metrics and M3 on the last episode of 2019.

#83 December 10, 2019

Kubernetes 1.17, with Guinevere Saenger

Hop on the release train for the fourth and final Kubernetes release for 2019. Release manager Guinevere Saenger joins Adam and Craig. to discuss how a classically trained pianist has a second act as a Kubernetes release team lead.

#82 December 3, 2019

Chaos Engineering, with Ana Margarita Medina

Chaos Engineering is the discipline of experimenting in identifying potential areas of failure before they express themselves in outages. Ana Margarita Medina is a Chaos Engineer and Developer Advocate at Gremlin, a chaos-as-a-service vendor that recently added Kubernetes support. She talks to Adam and Craig about the discipline, and her journey to it.

#81 November 26, 2019

Vitess, with Jiten Vaidya and Sugu Sougoumarane

Vitess is a cloud native database clustering system for horizontal scaling of MySQL. It was built for YouTube, open sourced, and has recently graduated from the CNCF. Two members of the team who wrote and ran Vitess at YouTube, Jiten Vaidya and Sugu Sougoumarane, are CEO and CTO of PlanetScale; a company they founded to support Vitess commercially. They join Craig and Adam to talk databases.

#80 November 19, 2019

Lyft and KubeCon NA 2019, with Vicki Cheung

Catch all the news (and there is a lot of it!) from KubeCon NA 2019 in this week’s show. We then talk to Vicki Cheung, the conference co-chair, and an Engineering Manager running Kubernetes infrastructure at Lyft.

#79 November 12, 2019

Cloud Native Rejekts, with Chris Kühl

Due to overwhelming submission numbers, 85% of talks proposed to KubeCon are rejected. Cloud Native Rejekts, a two-day community conference immediately before KubeCon, gives a second chance to some of those talks. Chris Kühl is CEO and co-founder of Kinvolk, a Berlin-based Linux company, who organise events including Cloud Native Rejekts. Hosts Adam and Craig ask him about this, and somehow the discussion includes both Pearl Jam and Mötley Crüe.

#78 November 6, 2019

KUDO, with Gerred Dillon

KUDO is the Kubernetes Universal Declarative Operator, a toolkit for writing operators for Kubernetes. Gerred Dillon works on KUDO at D2IQ, formerly Mesosphere, and joins Craig and Adam to discuss KUDO, how Mesos frameworks relate to Kubernetes operators, and taking care of chickens.

#77 October 30, 2019

Engineering Productivity and Testing, with Katharine Berry

Katharine Berry works in the Engineering Productivity team at Google Cloud, and works in SIG Testing on the Kubernetes project. She joins Adam and Craig to discuss Prow, Pebble and ponies.