Join us for a great chat with Ken Hui (@kenhuiny) of Rackspace as we delve into the overall OpenStack community, the results from the Summit, and a little look back over the history of the Summits. Ken brings some great insight into the challenges of the OpenStack ecosystem while highlighting the very important advances we've made. Also, we talk about some of the Rackspace updates from the Summit and in their Developer advocacy area with a few very cool projects.
In this episode, we chat with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle) about the evolution of OpenStack, interoperability, abstractions and APIs, and more. We also talk a little about RackN and we even find out the origin of the Twitter handle Zehicle. Episode was recorded while at the OpenStack Summit in Austin which gave a perfect background for us to really dig into where the evolution of OpenStack and the big tent approach has brought us, and what may be next in the open cloud ecosystem.
We chat with Ben Nye, Managing Director of Bain Capital and CEO of VMTurbo, as we discuss the importance of company culture, the art of growing a product into a business, the state of the venture capital environment in IT and much more.
We chat with Matthew Brender (@mjbrender) on his role at Intel as a Developer Advocate as well as the overall concept of developer advocacy and supporting open source communities. This was an enlightening chat which will really open up some eyes as to the importance of our participation as advocates for every aspect of open source projects.
In an exciting chat about the rebirth of private cloud, we talk with Nick Colyer (@vNickC) and Amy Manley (@WyrdGirl) on their 2Ninjas1Blog project, succeeding in private cloud, and also the challenges of thinking cloud in a virtualized environment.
With the OpenStack Summit in Austin, the timing is perfect to catch up on the OpenStack Nova project with Stephen Gordon (@xsgordon). We had a great chat with Stephen on Nova updates in Mitaka, the overall OpenStack ecosystem, real-time KVM and much more.
In this episode, we talk with Eric Windisch (@ewindisch) about his new venture, IOpipe.com and about his very interesting history in technology. Having been involved in PaaS building, OpenStack, Docker, and much more, Eric continues to lead the curve with startups taking a very interesting direction to solve today's and tomorrow's problems with technology.
In this episode, we continue a dynamic chat with Andi Mann (@AndiMann). Andi brings a wealth of knowledge to the chat on DevOps, the culture of driving change in business and technology.
The second part of our chat covers the heart of DevOps, specifically the challenges of visibility across complex teams, processes, and tools; and the importance of metrics in the DevOps approach.
I even lead with the dreaded question that nobody likes to get asked. You'll have to listen to hear what Andi has to say!
In this episode, we chat with Andi Mann (@AndiMann) in the first of a two part conversation. Andi brings a wealth of knowledge to the chat on DevOps, the culture of driving change in business and technology. This first part covers the disintegration of IT, spreading across components and architectures, internally and externally; and addressing all the problems that brings.
- Fundamentals of some of the DevOps culture
- Drivers and challenge that led to the need for DevOps
- Embracing failure in testing
- Blameless post-mortems and other great techniques to support development without friction
- Thinking beyond lines of code as a metric
- Code quality (you really have to listen in and you’ll love this IMHO!)
In this episode, we welcome Amy Manley (@wyrdgirl) to talk about chargeback, embracing a pricing model for IT, and building out the amplified feedback loop to the business. These are all critical to building an effective private cloud IMHO.
In this episode, we welcome Jonathan Frappier (@jfrappier) to talk about using Ansible as an automation and configuration management platform. Jonathan gives is great details on how to get started with Ansible, ways to learn to up your Ansible game, and what the core reasons for automation are which drive the need for configuration management and automated solutions.
In this episode, we are joined by Chris Wahl (@ChrisWahl) and our host Eric Wright (@DiscoPosse) as they discuss technology evangelism, learning, personal and corporate growth as a technologist and much more!
In this episode, we are joined by Dwayne Lessner (@dlink7) and our host Eric Wright (@DiscoPosse) as they discuss blogging, learning tools, and being an Intrapraneur for your own skills. Dwayne's background in IT and his blogging led to becoming an early employee with Nutanix.
In our premiere episode we chat with Rob Nelson (@rnelson0) about automation. Everything from the why to the how, including some great info on Puppet, and how the community works together to drive great configuration management ecosystems like Puppet and others.