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A weekly podcast covering all the news and events in Enterprise Software and Cloud Computing. We discuss topics including: Kubernetes, DevOps, Serverless, Security and Coding. Plus, plenty of off topic banter and nonsense to keep you entertained. Don't worry if you miss the latest industry conference, we will recap all the latest news from AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

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A weekly podcast covering all the news and events in Enterprise Software and Cloud Computing. We discuss topics including: Kubernetes, DevOps, Serverless, Security and Coding. Plus, plenty of off topic banter and nonsense to keep you entertained. Don't worry if you miss the latest industry conference, we will recap all the latest news from AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

    We need two elephants

    We need two elephants

    This week we discuss the history of Docker, the rise of Kubernetes and the launch of AWS EKS Anywhere. Plus, how much lumber fits in a cubic meter…?


    Rundown


    How Docker broke in half
    Migrating from Docker to Podman
    AWS rolls out EKS Anywhere and EKS Connector


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    This too shall PaaS: VMware's new Tanzu Application Platform explained
    How the 5G experience compares across 50 states and 250 US cities
    HashiCorp runs low on staff, calls a halt to Terraform pull requests
    Terraform Understaffed?
    OpenAI Sold its Soul for $1 Billion
    Open source is selfish
    Mainframes, ML and digital transformation — Benedict Evans
    Docker’s cash conundrum is becoming a bet on a very different future
    DigitalOcean embraces serverless computing with Nimbella acquisition
    Tripwire CEO steps down after supporting Texas abortion law
    1 big thing: Inside the SolarWinds response
    The IBM Mainframe: The most powerful and cost-effective computing platform for business
    ‘Great Attrition’ or ‘Great Attraction’? The choice is yours
    A tool for exploring each layer in a docker image
    Where does AWS profit come from?
    AWS EC2 egress data transfer pricing ($0.05-$0.09/GB) is more expensive than Israeli internet access, cool, cool.
    Exclusive: Reddit seeks to hire advisers for U.S. IPO -sources


    Nonsense


    Larry Page: "I think we should look into acquiring [YouTube]"
    HTTP Request Header Proposal
    El Salvador Buys 400 Bitcoin as Crypto Become Currency Tuesday
    Man Gets 4 Years in $126 Million Printer Toner Fraud


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    Conferences


    DevOps World by CloudBees September 28-30
    DevOps Loop | October 4, 2021 - see Coté’s promo video.
    KubeCon October 11-15 Virtual and In Person
    THAT Conference comes to Texas January 17-20, 2022


    Listener Feedback


    Nate sent in this video on What is a Lake House and why it matters
    Peter recommended Algorithms to Live by: The Computer Science of Human


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    Brandon: Recursion
    Matt: Hammocks
    Coté: Webster’s Original Dictionary


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    • 1 hr 10 min
    The sounds of Excel

    The sounds of Excel

    This week we discuss Docker’s new licensing, Wirecutter goes behind a paywall and Serverless COBOL. Plus, Coté explains why open source is like College Football.


    Rundown


    Docker is Updating and Extending Our Product Subscriptions - Docker Blog
    New York Times’ Wirecutter Product-Review Site Moves Behind Paywall
    Serverless COBOL in Knative
    Announcing VMware Tanzu Application Platform: A Better Developer Experience on any Kubernetes
    VMware’s new Tanzu platform aims to unify Kubernetes development
    Databricks raises $1.6B series H funding round


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    EXCLUSIVE Microsoft warns thousands of cloud customers of exposed databases
    Apple loosens rules for developers in major concession amid antitrust pressure
    Introducing a16z's seed fund - Andreessen Horowitz
    30 years of Linux: OS was successful because of how it was licensed, says Red Hat
    Apple cares about privacy, unless you work at Apple
    The Semiconductor Heist Of The Century | Arm China Has Gone Completely Rogue, Operating As An Independent Company With Inhouse IP/R&D
    Microsoft sinks standalone Hyper-V Server, wants you using Azure Stack HCI for VM-wrangling
    NGINX Commits to Open Source and Kubernetes Ingress - The New Stack
    CITC - About | Greylock
    Decentralized Investing Platform Syndicate Raises $800K From 100 Investors
    What you don’t know about working with AWS
    Forrest Brazeal going to GCP
    Clubhouse embraces spatial audio for more lifelike conversations


    Nonsense


    A (possibly fake?) high school apparently duped its way into playing on ESPN


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    Conferences


    DevOpsDays Zurich, Sep 7th and 8th.
    DevOps World by CloudBees September 28-30
    DevOps Loop | October 4, 2021 - see Coté’s promo video.
    THAT Conference comes to Texas January 17-20, 2022
    KubeCon October 11-15 Virtual and In Person


    Listener Feedback


    Barton wants you to be a Consultant Product Manager: Cloud Native - Remote, US at Dell


    SDT news & hype


    Join us in Slack.
    Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com and we will send you free laptop stickers!
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    Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, Digital WTF, so $5 total.
    Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk!


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    Brandon: WATOE Wireless Charger 3 in 1 Qi Fast Charging Station
    Matt: Broad City
    Coté: Short Life in a Strange World.


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    • 56 min
    Fahrenheit is perfect for BBQ

    Fahrenheit is perfect for BBQ

    This week we discuss Gartner’s Emerging Tech Hype Cycle and analyze 10 years of “Software Eating the World.” Plus, is Willie Nelson a good singer…?


    Rundown


    3 Themes Surface in the 2021 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies
    Chris Dixon Blockchain Tweetstorm
    Ten Years Software Is Eating the World - Andreessen Horowitz
    Disney wins this round: Here's where the streaming giants stand at the end of earnings season


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    Salesforce announces first integrations with Slack after closing $28B sale
    Custom Silicon
    LEAKED MEMO: Google is dismantling its embattled health division as the tech giant reconsiders its strategy for healthcare
    'Worst' AWS service ever? Cloud giant introduces Redis-compatible MemoryDB – to mixed response
    'Not great, but usable': GNOME desktop boots on Asahi Linux for Apple M1
    Turing Pi V2 is here - Turing Pi
    Google's newest cloud region taken out by 'transient voltage' that rebooted network kit
    A decade and a half of instability: The history of Google messaging apps
    Grafana Labs Raises $220 Million Round at $3 Billion Valuation
    Serverless, Multicloud Popular with K8s Users, Survey Says
    Elastic acquires build.security for security policy definition and enforcement
    The Modern Data Stack: Open-source Edition
    ****## Nonsense
    ASML is the most important company you've never heard of.
    Rejected Old Bay Jingle
    Ford doubles Lightning production target on strong pre-launch demand -sources
    Streaming Churn
    New Tilting Stops $100 Million Fix of San Francisco's Millennium Tower


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    Conferences


    SpringOne, Sep 1-2
    DevOps World by CloudBees September 28-30
    DevOps Loop | October 4, 2021 - see Coté’s promo video.
    THAT Conference comes to Texas January 17-20, 2022


    SDT news & hype


    Join us in Slack.
    Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com and we will send you free laptop stickers!
    Follow us on Twitch, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.
    Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App and he wants you to buy it for $0.99.
    Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, Digital WTF, so $5 total.
    Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk!


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    Brandon: Just Bare Lightly Breaded Chicken Breast Chunks
    Coté: Noppes thrift store.


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    • 1 hr 11 min
    All we need is cURL

    All we need is cURL

    This week we discuss 1Password moving to Electron, Knative and Infrastructure as Code best practices. Plus, what to do with extra lumber…


    Rundown


    Users lobby 1Password to abandon new Electron version
    Cisco beefing up app monitoring portfolio with acquisition of Epsagon for $500M
    Cloud startup Epsagon to be acquired by Cisco for $500 million


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    Clearlake Capital completes strategic equity investment in RSA
    Apple SVP Craig Federighi responds to confusion over iOS 15 iCloud child safety policies in new interview
    Poly Network offers $500,000 reward to crypto hacker who returned stolen assets.
    PolyNetwork's Hacker Returns All Funds on Ethereum and Refuses a $500K Bug Bounty
    Disney Beats Q3 Estimates As Streaming Flagship Hits 116M Subscribers
    Translates GitHub Actions into Tekton and Knative Objects
    Music Distributor DistroKid Raises Money at $1.3 Billion Valuation from the creator of F’dcompany.com
    HashiCorp State of Cloud Strategy Survey
    T-Mobile Investigating Claims of Massive Data Breach
    Funding, Buyback, and Hiring
    Palantir bought $50 million in gold bars in August as cash pile grows
    In No Code you delete code as you write it.
    Roblox bookings grow 35% to $665.5M for Q2 2021
    WhatsApp Can’t Ban the Taliban Because It Can’t Read Their Texts
    OK, so you stole $600m-plus from us, how about you be our Chief Security Advisor, Poly Network asks thief
    Postman’s Series D Funding and the API-First World
    Would the math work if Databricks were valued at $38B?
    Debian 11 formally debuts and hits the Bullseye
    This is why Valve is switching from Debian to Arch for Steam Deck's Linux OS


    Nonsense


    The Most Dangerous Writing App
    Suicide Linux
    Austin expected to become least-affordable metro for homebuyers outside of California
    These People Who Work From Home Have a Secret: They Have Two Jobs
    How QR codes are made
    Atlas | Leaps, Bounds, and Backflips
    Every hotdog eaten shortens life by 36 minutes
    Progress Report: August 2021
    PINE64 presents PineNote, its new tablet in ebook format with electronic ink
    EC2 offers 400 Instance Types
    Amazon EC2 M6i Instances Powered by the Latest-Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors


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    Conferences


    SpringOne, Sep 1-2
    DevOps World by CloudBees September 28-30
    DevOps Loop | October 4, 2021 - see Coté’s promo video.
    THAT Conference comes to Texas January 17-20, 2022


    SDT news & hype


    Join us in Slack.
    Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com and we will send you free laptop stickers!
    Follow us on Twitch, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.
    Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App and he wants you to buy it for $0.99.
    Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, Digital WTF, so $5 total.
    Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk!


    Recommendations


    Brandon: The White Lotus on HBO
    Matt: Cloud Native AF #2: James Urquhart


    Mitani Chicken Salt

    Coté: Sharp R20DS microwave. Also, see product descriptions about defrosting stew and other “small meals” for rival microwaves.


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    • 59 min
    Field of Code

    Field of Code

    This week we discuss Elasticsearch vs. OpenSearch, Reorgs and Remote Pay. Plus, some thoughts on IKEA and QBRs.


    Rundown


    This Week in Programming: The ElasticSearch Saga Continues
    Elastic amends Elasticsearch Python client so it won't work with forks then blocks comments
    Twitter Thread on Elasticsearch
    Google staff could see pay cut if they opt to work from home
    Steven Sinosky: Hardcore Software


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    700,000 lines of code, 20 years, and one developer: How Dwarf Fortress is built
    Amazon delays employee office return until 2022 amid COVID-19 surge
    Red Hat tells U.S. workers they must be vaccinated to come to office
    Tesla rewrote its own software to survive the chip shortage
    All your DNS were belong to us: AWS and Google Cloud shut down spying vulnerability
    The Register just found 300-odd Itanium CPUs on eBay
    Hard Drive Reliability: A Look at HDD and SDD Failure Rates
    Microsoft announces new 'Super Duper Secure Mode' for Edge
    Salesforce enters the streaming wars with new video service for professionals
    Amazon cloud executive Charlie Bell is leaving after 23 years as shakeup continues at AWS
    VCs are betting big on Kubernetes: Here are 5 reasons why – TechCrunch
    Accenture gets hacked
    Why can we not have an explicit statement about 1Password being a subscription-only service
    The “Cloud MQ” for 2021 is Out!
    Reddit Numbers
    GitHub Codespaces
    HashiCorp State of Cloud Strategy Survey
    Now Microsoft is protesting after Amazon won a $10 billion NSA cloud contract
    a16z Infra #6: The Cost of Cloud vs. Repatriation
    TriggerMesh Previews Integration Language Based on HCL
    Why CAPTCHA Pictures Are So Unbearably Depressing
    Announcing AI21 Studio and Jurassic-1 Language Models


    Nonsense


    Cabin fever in "Fortress Australia" due to slow vaccination rate
    AMC theaters will start accepting Bitcoin this year


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    Listener Feedback


    Jordy wants you to work at as a Senior Software Engineer at Weaveworks


    Conferences


    SpringOne, Sep 1-2
    DevOps Loop | October 4, 2021 - see Coté’s promo video.
    THAT Conference comes to Texas January 17-20, 2022
    DevOps World by CloudBees September 28-30 (Virtual Event)


    SDT news & hype


    Join us in Slack.
    Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com and we will send you free laptop stickers!
    Follow us on Twitch, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.
    Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App and he wants you to buy it for $0.99.
    Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, Digital WTF, so $5 total.
    Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk!


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    Brandon: The Suicide Squad
    Matt: Uniqlo Fluffy Yarn Fleece Full-Zip Jacket
    Coté: PÅHL desk.


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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Prime Minster of Thinking

    Prime Minster of Thinking

    This week we discuss Programming Language Rankings, CNCF Project Velocity and the new Gartner MQ for Cloud Infrastructure. Plus, are straws really necessary?


    Rundown


    Update on CNCF and Open Source Project Velocity 2020
    Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2021


    Heroku and Digital Ocean make the Cloud Platforms list

    The RedMonk Programming Language Rankings: June 2021
    AWS Named as a Leader for the 11th Consecutive Year in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure & Platform Services (CIPS)
    Customers warn Gartner of AWS's high-pressure sales tactics in latest verdict on public cloud providers


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    Amazon cloud revenue growth accelerates to 37% in Q2
    Use the new Google Meet web app for better meetings on desktop devices
    The Mark Cuban-founded audio app Fireside is asking its own users to invest
    Russia hacked emails of US federal prosecutors around the country
    Zoom agrees to pay $85M to settle privacy suit
    Microsoft Teams rolls out native notification on its macOS app
    Salesforce’s MuleSoft buys RPA specialist Servicetrace
    Cloud Foundry Summit: Kubernetes Must Do Better by Developers
    IBM Cloud took the evening off – 23 services were hard to provision for eight hours
    Red Hat OpenShift 4.8 Is Now Generally Available
    Deal Of The Century: How Michael Dell Turned His Declining PC Business Into A $40 Billion Windfall
    Facebook is reportedly trying to analyze encrypted data without deciphering it | Engadget
    Why Nvidia’s $40 billion bid for Arm could be in jeopardy
    Keeping clients of OpenSearch and Elasticsearch compatible with open source | Amazon Web Services
    Oracle launches Verrazzano container platform for Kubernetes
    Verrazzano Enterprise Container Platform
    Investing in Polywork - Andreessen Horowitz
    Amazon’s drone project is experiencing turbulence
    One big tech company changes its hybrid work policy in a permanent way
    Apple's Plan to "Think Different" About Encryption Opens a Backdoor to Your Private Life
    LISA Community Message


    Nonsense


    Zoom agrees to pay $85M to settle privacy suit
    Goldman Sachs joins Wall Street rivals in boosting junior banker salaries
    HEB sells candles that smell like fresh tortillas, because you can't live at the store


    Sponsors


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    Conferences


    SpringOne, Sep 1-2
    DevOps Loop | October 4, 2021
    THAT Conference comes to Texas January 17-20, 2022


    SDT news & hype


    Join us in Slack.
    Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com and we will send you free laptop stickers!
    Follow us on Twitch, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
    Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App and he wants you to buy it for $0.99.
    Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, Digital WTF, so $5 total.
    Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk!


    Recommendations


    Brandon: Let Him Go.
    Matt: Cloud Native Application Flows podcast.
    Coté: La Vallade restaurant in Amsterdam, which serves La Pauline wine, which you should also try.


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    • 1 hr 7 min

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