Latest Episodes:

#186 July 21, 2022

Gateway API Beta, with Rob Scott

Three years after they were first proposed, the new Kubernetes Gateway APIs - the evolution of the Ingress API - are in Beta. Rob Scott is a software engineer at Google and a lead on the SIG Network Gateway API project.

#185 July 14, 2022

Writing, Learning and Tech, with Ian Miell

Ian Miell is a partner at consultancy Container Solutions, and an author of books on Bash, Git, Terraform and Docker. He explains to Craig how writing - whether runbooks, blog posts, training courses, or “real” books, can help you learn and make your team more effective.

#184 July 7, 2022

Mercedes-Benz Tech Innovation, with Sabine Wolz

Why does a car manufacturer own an IT company? How did that IT company end up running 900 Kubernetes clusters, starting at version 0.9? Craig asks these questions and more of Sabine Wolz, Product Manager at Mercedes-Benz Tech Innovation.

#183 July 1, 2022

Consulting, with Steve Wade

Gone are the days of working at the same company for 50 years. Consultants and contractors bring specialised experience to many companies in short bursts. Steve Wade is an independent Kubernetes consultant and trainer, and he tells us how that became the life for him.

#182 June 10, 2022

Cloud Native Storage, with Alex Chircop

As we move further up the stack, we rely on many foundations – including storage. Alex Chircop is co-chair of the CNCF Storage Technical Advisory Group (TAG), as well as founder and CEO of Ondat (formerly StorageOS). Join us to learn why no app is truly stateless, and how data is the new storage.

#181 June 1, 2022

Configuration as Data, with Justin Santa Barbara

What is configuration as data, how is different from infrastructure as code, and why can’t anything just be itself anymore? We posed these questions and more to long-time Kubernetes contributor Justin Santa Barbara at KubeCon EU, and this episode is the result. Justin created the kOps project and now leads the team at Google that makes Kubernetes easier to consume.

#180 May 19, 2022

KubeCon EU 2022, with Ricardo Rocha

Live from Valencia, it’s KubeCon EU! Craig talks to conference co-chair and CERN computer scientist Ricardo Rocha about the event, and what it’s like to be in a room full of people again.

#179 May 11, 2022

Docker, with Scott Johnston

Docker CEO Scott Johnston joins us to talk about the announcements from this week’s DockerCon, the transition from an enterprise to a developer tools company, and the Internet’s favourite whale.

#178 May 5, 2022

Kubernetes 1.24, with James Laverack

Gaze into the stars with Kubernetes 1.24 release team lead, James Laverack. James is a software engineer turned solutions engineer at Jetstack, and explains the difference between the two roles, as well as how he found his home in SIG Release and what to expect in 1.24.

#177 April 28, 2022

IstioCon, with Mitch Connors

Big week for Istio! Craig talks to Mitch Connors, Istio user experience working group lead and IstioCon program committee co-chair, about the project and the conference. Mitch talks to Craig about the news that Istio has been proposed to the CNCF.