The POPcast with Dan POP! Join host Dan “Pop” Papandrea as he has conversations with the fascinating people that are driving technology and thought leadership. We cover their personal stories and their journeys including their wins and losses to deep dive into what it is like to lead through technology and new ways of thinking. The POPCAST is one of the world's first open source podcast where some guests and questions are driven through community contributors.
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Episode 35 - Flatcars, Lokomotives, and Kubernetes Linux Mastery with Kinvolk's Chris Kühl
Chris Kühl is the CEO & Co-founder at Kinvolk.io. Kinvolk's mission is to ensure that enterprises can run a fully-supported open-source cloud-native technology stack. Products such as Flatcar linux Chris' engineering experience is broad: systems, web, Android & application development. He’s passionate about building and working with great engineering teams. He also speaks German, which can be very helpful in a Germany-based company. Chris' and I talk about his journey and how he and the team at Kinvolk saved CoreOS Container Linux from End of Life and made it even better with Flatcar Linux among their other products. Kinvolk.io are truly what Open Source stewardship is all about.
Episode 34 - How did Rancher and K3s Happen with Darren Shepherd
In this episode we delve into Darren Shepherd's (Co-Founder/CTO Rancher) history, Ranchers products (from Rancher 1.0 to K3s) to his tweets and his thoughts on Linux desktops, pure joy talking about his journey with him. Darren is an iconoclast, he says what he thinks and 99 percent of the time he's right. big fan of Darren and im sure you will love this as well!
Episode 33 - How to Weave a Cloud Native Pattern with Weaveworks Cornelia Davis
Cornelia is a Woman in Technology. She is brilliant, graceful, humble and one of the most open people who's been on the POPCAST. Cornelia's book is a MUST HAVE for anyone in the cloud native space. (link below). She discusses all the things Weaveworks is doing to enable developers and operations teams with their catalog of open source and commercial products. Cornelia is an amazing Mom and discusses her son's sickness and how she did the research and took charge and cured him through gluten free diets and used her engineer skills and the process of elimination. We Adore Cornelia!
Episode 32 - How to put the Developer First in Kubernetes Security with Snyk's Gareth Rushgrove
In this episode Gareth Rushgrove, Director of Product Management at Snyk, goes deep on putting developers first in Security. Snyk’s unique combination of developer-first tooling and best in class security depth enables businesses to easily build security into their continuous development process.
Episode 31 - How to hunt Kubernetes, Crocodiles, and Breadsticks with Lachlan Evenson
Lachlan is a Principal Program Manager on the open source team at Microsoft Azure. As a cloud native ambassador, Kubernetes steering committee member, emeritus Kubernetes release lead, and Helm charts maintainer, Lachlan has deep operational knowledge of many Cloud Native projects. He spends his days building and contributing to software that addresses key challenges in the Cloud Native ecosystem. We tackle the important things like: his journey, Kubernetes, croc hunting, and the infamous Olive Garden debate. Lachlan eats, sleeps, and breaths the cloud native community and provides a great amount of useful knowledge. This episode was a TON OF FUN!
Episode 30 - Meet the New Boss. CNCF GM Priyanka Sharma
Priyanka was previously the director of Cloud Native Alliances at GitLab Inc., where she built the developer evangelism team that participates regularly in the cloud native community.
Priyanka also serves as an advisor at Heavybit Industries, an accelerator for developer products. Priyanka has contributed to several CNCF projects such as Jaeger and Vitess and was a founding team member of the OpenTracing standard. In addition, Priyanka is a leading speaker and subject matter expert on cloud native and observability and has spoken about Kubernetes, Prometheus, Jaeger, OpenTracing, Envoy, Vitess, SPIFFE/SPIRE, and more. She was a startup founder featured at TechCrunch Disrupt and started her career at Google.