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The Open at Intel podcast covers open source innovation and Intel’s commitment to an open ecosystem as we build the future together. Join us for critical conversations about security, AI, IoT, edge computing, Linux, and more, bringing together some of the best minds from Intel and the open source community.

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The Open at Intel podcast covers open source innovation and Intel’s commitment to an open ecosystem as we build the future together. Join us for critical conversations about security, AI, IoT, edge computing, Linux, and more, bringing together some of the best minds from Intel and the open source community.

    How to Make Your First Open Source Contributions

    How to Make Your First Open Source Contributions

    We spoke with Edoardo Dusi from Sparkfabrik about Edoardo's career path from a backend software engineer specializing in Drupal to his current role in Developer Relations (DevRel). He shared his experiences and the importance of community involvement when working with open source software. He highlighted the supportive nature of open source communities and provided advice for newcomers. We also covered the work of the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) and the significance of security in open source projects.
    00:00 Welcome and Introduction 01:03 Sparkfabrik and Drupal02:01 Exploring KubeCon02:56 Getting Involved in Open Source06:10 Challenges in Modern Open Source08:37 Joining OpenSSF11:21 Importance of Security in Open Source13:01 European Perspectives on Security14:14 The Role of Big Tech in Open Source14:36 Community Contributions and Impact16:34 Navigating the Contribution Process21:24 Advice for New Open Source Contributors25:47 The Human Side of Software Development
    Guest:

    Edoardo Dusi is a Developer Relations Engineer at SparkFabrik, a company that helps organisations build digital products with open source technologies. He has a strong software developer and team leader background, working on various projects and platforms. He is passionate about creating and sharing content that educates and inspires other developers, such as tech talks, videos, podcasts, conferences, and more. He enjoys connecting with the developer community and promoting the benefits of open source software.

    • 27 min
    Building Better Open Source Projects

    Building Better Open Source Projects

    Divya Mohan of SUSE discusses her role in in the open source community, highlighting the significance of documentation in software development, drawing from her experiences in the Kubernetes SIG Documentation group and her previous roles. The discussion spans topics like the impact of poorly documented code, the challenges of maintaining comprehensive documentation in open source projects, and advice for fledgling project maintainers. Divya shares her enthusiasm for WebAssembly and its potential to revolutionize software development through inclusivity and standardization, challenging the traditional write-once-run-anywhere paradigm. We conclude with insights on the formation and mission of the Bytecode Alliance and the future prospects of WebAssembly.
     
    00:00 Introduction
    01:26 Role and Responsibilities at SUSE
    04:25 Importance of Documentation
    08:19 Challenges in Documentation and Code Commenting
    12:21 Single Maintainer Projects and Documentation Advice
    14:47 Challenges in Maintaining Documentation
    17:53 Introduction to Bytecode Alliance
    18:12 WebAssembly: Beyond the Web
    19:00 The Role of Standards in WebAssembly
    21:55 The Future of WebAssembly
    28:34 Conclusion and Final Thoughts
     
    Guest:

    Divya Mohan is a Senior Technical Evangelist at SUSE, where she contributes to Rancher’s cloud native open source projects. She co-chairs the documentation for the Kubernetes & LitmusChaos projects & has previously worked extensively in the systems engineering space during her tenure with HSBC & IGate Global Solutions Pvt Ltd. A co-creator of the KCNA exam & a CNCF ambassador, she is invested in making technical communities & technologies more accessible & inclusive.
     


     

    • 30 min
    Empowering Developers with AI Tools

    Empowering Developers with AI Tools

    In this episode, we dive into Codium, an AI-powered coding platform designed to assist developers throughout the software development lifecycle, especially in testing, code review, and documentation. Dedy Kredo, one of Codium's co-founders, explains the unique features and benefits of the platform, comparing it to other tools like GitHub Copilot. The discussion also touches on Codium's adaptability for test-driven development and its flexible deployment options, highlighting the importance of security and configuration. Additionally, the significance of the Intel Ignite startup program and the impact of AI hype on Codium's rapid growth are discussed. Listeners will gain insights into Codium's open-core model and open-source projects, including the Alpha Codium research project.
    00:00 Introduction00:13 What is Codium?01:35 Comparison with Other AI Coding Tools03:01 Test-Driven Development and Codium05:40 Customization and Configuration08:17 Deployment Options and Security11:11 Intel Ignite Program Experience13:45 Impact of AI Hype on Business17:02 AI-Assisted Development and Semi-Automation17:43 Improving Code Quality and Productivity18:33 Challenges and Opportunities in AI for Software Development20:27 Adopting AI Tools in Development Teams24:07 Open Source Projects and Community Engagement28:11 Conclusion and Future Prospects
    Guest:


    Dedy Kredo is the Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of CodiumAI, leading the product and engineering teams to empower developers to build software faster and more accurately through the use of artificial and human intelligence.
    Before founding CodiumAI, he served as VP of Customer Facing Data Science at Explorium, where he built and led a talented data science team and played a key role in the company's growth from seed to series C.Previously, he was the founder of an online marketing startup, growing it from a bootstrapped venture to millions in revenue. Before that, he spent seven years in Colorado and California as a product line manager at VMware's management business unit. During this time, he worked closely with Fortune 500 companies and successfully launched several new products to market.

    • 29 min
    The Kubernetes Effect: Abdel Sghiouar on Modernizing Infrastructure and Communities

    The Kubernetes Effect: Abdel Sghiouar on Modernizing Infrastructure and Communities

    We had a fun chat with Abdel Sghiouar of Google about his work in the Kubernetes world, being a cloud native road warrior, and his thoughts on where the ecosystem goes from here. Abdel shares his transition from a data center role at Google to consulting and finally into developer relations, emphasizing the importance of in-person interactions and learning from community engagements. He reflects on Kubernetes' evolution, its application beyond traditional computing environments, and the shift towards more developer-friendly infrastructure management tools. We also explore the cultural and technological shifts within the tech community, stressing the perpetual relevance of foundational computing skills, the potential of emerging technologies like WASM, and the critical nature of security in development practices. 
    00:00 Welcome and Intro01:45 From Data Centers to Kubernetes04:25 The Evolution and Impact of Kubernetes07:40 Navigating the Kubernetes Ecosystem and Community Growth13:52 Addressing the Complexity of Kubernetes for Newcomers15:20 Fundamentals to Cloud Transition17:29 The Never-Ending Journey of Learning and Adaptation20:49 The Future of Tech: Kubernetes, AI, and Beyond24:51 The Simplicity Behind Complex Tech Solutions26:19 Looking Ahead
    Guest:

    Abdel Sghiouar is a Cloud Developer Advocate @Google Cloud. His focus areas are GKE/Kubernetes, Service Mesh and Serverless. Abdel started his career in datacenters and infrastructure in Morocco before moving to Google's largest EU datacenter in Belgium. Then in Sweden he joined Google Cloud Professional Services and spent 5 years working with Google Cloud customers on architecting and designing large scale distributed systems before turning to advocacy and community work. You can follow him at @boredabdel.
     

    • 28 min
    Conversations on Community, Cloud Infrastructure, and Sustainability

    Conversations on Community, Cloud Infrastructure, and Sustainability

    Niki Manoledaki and Stephanie Hingtgen from Grafana discuss their open source community roles and contributions toward environmental sustainability. Niki serves as a co-chair of the Green Reviews Working Group within the CNCF Environmental Sustainability Technical Advisory Group, focusing on promoting energy and carbon efficiency. Stephanie works on both the open source Grafana project and Grafana Cloud, emphasizing the value of contributing to open source. We discuss the importance of energy consumption metrics in technology, the use of Kubernetes for event-driven auto-scaling through KEDA, and efforts to enhance operational and environmental efficiency. Niki and Stephanie share insights on scaling applications, the relationship between cost reduction and environmental sustainability, and introduce several projects like Karpenter and Kepler.
    00:00 Introduction to Grafana's Community Engagement01:40 Exploring Environmental Sustainability in Tech04:30 Diving into Open Source Contributions and Projects05:26 Scaling and Autoscaling: Insights and Challenges12:56 Cost vs. Environmental Sustainability19:06 Personal Journeys into Open Source Software21:24 Closing Thoughts on Open Source and Sustainability
    Resources
    How Grafana Labs switched to Karpenter to reduce costs and complexities in Amazon EKS
    Guests



    Niki Manoledaki is a software engineer, environmental sustainability advocate, keynote speaker, meetup organiser, and community facilitator. She advocates for environmental sustainability in the CNCF as a Lead of the CNCF Environmental Sustainability TAG where she co-chairs the Green Reviews WG.


    Stephanie Hingtgen is a Senior Software Engineer II at Grafana Labs. As a member of the Grafana as a Service team, her focus has been on orchestrating thousands of Grafana instances in Kubernetes for Grafana Cloud. Her previous experience includes developing a private cloud platform to provision Kubernetes resources for engineers at Comcast.

    • 23 min
    Authorization with SpiceDB

    Authorization with SpiceDB

    We spoke with Jimmy Zelinskie, Co-founder of AuthZed, about his significant history in the cloud native ecosystem and open source community. We learn about his start writing BitTorrent software in college and his eventual startups including AuthZed, which develops SpiceDB. SpiceDB, inspired by Google's internal Zanzibar system, aims to democratize complex authorization solutions for various applications. The discussion also covers the evolution of Kubernetes, the role of open source in fostering innovation, and the significance of community collaboration in addressing common challenges in authorization and secure system design. Jimmy's experience showcases the benefits of open source for solving intricate problems and his commitment to making sophisticated technology accessible to a broader audience.
    00:00 Introduction00:14 The Buzz of KubeCon00:50 Introducing Jimmy: From BitTorrent to Kubernetes Pioneer03:41 The Journey of SpiceDB: From Concept to Adoption06:43 Navigating the Authorization Ecosystem11:55 The Future of Authorization: Innovations and Roadmap14:32 Personal Insights: Open Source Journey and Product Management19:08 KubeCon Highlights and Kubernetes API Proxy Announcement
     
    Guest:

    Jimmy Zelinskie is a software engineer and product leader with the goal of empowering the world through the democratization of software through open source development. He's currently the CPO and cofounder of authzed where he's focused on bringing hyperscaler best-practices in authorization software to the industry at large.At CoreOS, he helped pioneer the cloud-native ecosystem by starting and contributing to many of its foundational open source projects. After being acquired by Red Hat, his focus shifted to the enablement and adoption of cloud-native technologies by mature enterprise stakeholders. To this day, he still contributes to cloud-native ecosystem by building the future on top of these technologies and maintaining standards such as Open Container Initiative (OCI).

    • 25 min

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