311 episodes

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).

    First class SaaS

    First class SaaS

    This week we discuss the rise of WASM, Cloudflare’s Post Mortem, Oracle Cloud news and the future of CAPTCHAs. Plus, some thoughts on buzzwords, sprinklers and dogs.


    Runner-up Titles


    Chrome fixes everything
    Plateau of Productivity
    When the curve nopes.
    When the parabola yeets.
    First class SaaS
    Thanks for the legwork fool
    The cash cow has run out of milk
    Sign-a-tar
    Tumbler is now HIPAA compliant
    Working has its privileges
    Let go of this dog now


    Rundown


    Fermyon Launches With First Cloud-Native WebAssembly PaaS
    Cloudflare


    Cloudflare Post Mortem
    Massive Cloudflare outage caused by network configuration error
    The Hardest Working Office Design In America Encrypts Your Data–With Lava Lamps

    Oracle


    Oracle Versus Amazon: Oracle Will Rip and Replace AWS at Cerner
    Exclusive: TikTok moves U.S. user data to Oracle servers

    DocuSign CEO Dan Springer steps down
    Removing people from security


    Password policies of 120 websites
    iOS 16 Will Let iPhone Users Bypass CAPTCHAs in Supported Apps and Websites



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    Amazon CEO Andy Jassy’s First Year on the Job: Undoing Bezos-Led Overexpansion
    Senate considers ban on data brokers selling health and location info
    Full List of Data Broker Opt-Out Guides: How to opt-out of the internet
    Anna Sorokin plans to launch an NFT collection
    Facebook Is Receiving Sensitive Medical Information from Hospital Websites – The Markup
    Median software multiple is now 5.7x.
    The 3-Day Return to Office Is, So Far, a Dud
    The Big Winners and Losers From the Remote Work Revolution
    I Should Be Able to Mute America
    Capital One fraudster got in via 'misconfigured' AWS storage
    Better.com loses three more senior executives, including SVP and VP of sales
    Veza Raises $110M in Funding - FinSMEs
    The 4th S of Software Supply Chain Security


    Nonsense


    The Worst Programming Language Ever - Mark Rendle - NDC Oslo 2021
    Jira gets fired by ClickUp - Exit Interview commercial advertisement
    Amazon demos Alexa reading a bedtime story in the voice of a boy's deceased grandma
    Could You Really Not Just Put This In An Email?


    Listener Feedback / Jobs


    Mantalus hiring Client Account Executive in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


    Conferences


    THAT Conference Wisconsin, July 25, 2022


    Discount code: SDTFriendsWI50 for ****$50 off 4-Day everything ticket
    Discount code:: SDTFriendsWI25 for ****$25 off 3-Day Camper ticket

    DevOpsDayLA is happening at SCALE19x, July, 29th, 2022


    Discount code: DEVOP

    VMware Explore 2022, August 29 – September 1, 2022
    SpringOne Platform, SF, December 6–8, 2022
    THAT Conference Texas Call For Counselors Jan 16-19, 2023,


    SDT news & hype


    Join us in Slack.
    Get a SDT Sticker! 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.
    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 Old Man **on FX/Hulu
    Matt: Patagonia Black Hole 25L
    Coté: Elgato 4k Cam Link.


    Photo Credits



    Wall of Entropy
    CoverArt

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Bad Bosses

    Bad Bosses

    This week we discuss Oracle buying Corner, drama at Coinbase and the Gartner MQ for Observability. Plus, some thoughts on European Design Style…


    Runner-up Titles


    Secular Winds.
    Internet Hygiene
    Don’t Bang the Table
    Do you own a motorcycle?
    The Hilda World-building Executive Retreat for Toxic Crytpo Execs.
    That’s some flavor
    Client/server Bias.
    Power of Privilege


    Rundown


    Everyone tries to fix verticals like healthcare but can an outsider really do it?


    Oracle thinks it can fix healthcare’s biggest tech issue
    Oracle stock jumps 9% on strong cloud revenue

    CEO Bias


    Silicon Valley’s Horrible Bosses
    Coinbase CEO Twitter Thread
    An Open letter to Elon…

    Productivity


    Google’s changing its calendar invites to be clearer and more modern
    Who the **** Enjoys Using Outlook?

    Honeycomb Cements Its Position as a Leader in 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ - Honeycomb


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    Introducing Achievements: recognizing the many stages of a developer’s coding journey | The GitHub Blog
    Microsoft’s new Xbox TV app streams games without a console later this month
    MIT researchers uncover ‘unpatchable’ flaw in Apple M1 chips – TechCrunch
    Spotify comes for audiobooks
    [Joe Beda retires, sort of.](http://: https://twitter.com/jbeda/status/1535319525851205633)
    Microsoft will soon post salary ranges for ALL job openings
    Amazon Prime Air prepares for drone deliveries
    Apple CEO Tim Cook heaps praise on ‘cutting-edge’ Chinese software developers
    The Origin of Git
    Snowflake switches gears, from data warehouse to application cloud
    The Washington Post is not selling its software business, despite offers


    Nonsense


    The SDT THREAD is now over 7k messages.


    Sponsors


    Teleport — The easiest, most secure way to access infrastructure.


    Listener Feedback / Jobs


    Jesus has written the perfect SDT comment. See here.


    Conferences


    FinOps X, June 20-21, 2022, Matt’s there!
    DevOps Loop, June 22nd. Free! Coté put the agenda together.
    Open Source Summit North America, June 21-24, 2022, Matt’s there!
    DevOpsDayLA is happening at SCALE19x, July, 29th, 2022


    Discount code: DEVOP

    THAT Conference Wisconsin, July 25, 2022


    Discount code: SDTFriendsWI50 for ****$50 off 4-Day everything ticket
    Discount code:: SDTFriendsWI25 for ****$25 off 3-Day Camper ticket

    VMware Explore 2022, August 29 – September 1, 2022
    SpringOne Platform, SF, December 6–8, 2022
    THAT Conference Texas Call For Counselors Jan 16-19, 2023,


    SDT news & hype


    Join us in Slack.
    Get a SDT Sticker! 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.
    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: Top Gun: Maverick
    Coté: D&D Adventure Begins.


    Photo Credits



    Header Photo
    CoverArt

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Are we using version control?

    Are we using version control?

    This week we discuss work life balance, the State of Continuous Delivery Survey and recap WWDC. Plus, some thoughts on Buddha and parenting…


    Runner-up Titles


    The Buddha had no kids
    The Air Fryer is a PaaS.


    Rundown


    Work vs. Life


    Office workers get little reward for returning to the office – an idle factory is taboo
    CEOs had a phenomenal year. Workers, less so
    Tesla monitored its employees on Facebook with help of PR firm during 2017 union push
    Elon Musk asks all Tesla employees to come back to the office or quit
    Ford factory workers get 40-hour week

    Survey Says


    State of Continuous Delivery
    Chainguard raises $50M Series A for supply chain security

    WWDC


    Apple WWDC 2022: the 16 biggest announcements
    Create macOS or Linux virtual machines - WWDC22 - Videos
    Apple will allow Linux VMs to run Intel apps with Rosetta in macOS Ventura
    All the New Features Coming to Your Mac This Fall
    EU reaches deal to make USB-C a common charger for most electronic devices



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    Earnings


    HashiCorp quarter
    MongoDB quarter
    GitLab quarter
    Salesforce stock jumps as it raises profit forecast
    Tech Valuations Tumble, but Business Software Stocks Are Cushioned by the Cloud
    A Framework for Navigating Down Markets

    VMware


    Good thread (VMware history)
    Broadcom buying VMware makes sense for IoT infrastructure
    Broadcom plans 'rapid subscription transition' for VMware
    Broadcom buying VMware makes sense for IoT infrastructure
    Brian Madden’s brutal and unfiltered thoughts on the Broadcom / VMware deal
    Broadcom will tame the VMware beast
    VMware Blockchain

    Bolt, the payments start-up, has begun laying off employees.
    Layoffs.fyi - Tech Layoff Tracker and Startup Layoff Lists
    Proton Is Trying to Become Google—Without Your Data
    OpenStack, except it's outer space,
    Microsoft confirms it's taking a 'new approach' with its game streaming device | Engadget
    How to do fun and interesting executive dinners, round tables, etc. – online and in-person
    Over 380 000 open Kubernetes API servers | The Shadowserver Foundation
    Twitter fined $150M for misusing 2FA data
    First she documented the alt-right. Now she’s coming for crypto.
    Exclusive: Microsoft continues to iterate on an Xbox cloud streaming device codenamed 'Keystone'
    Microsoft won't lower software costs on AWS, Google clouds
    A researcher's avatar was sexually assaulted on a metaverse platform owned by Meta, making her the latest victim of sexual abuse on Meta's platforms, watchdog says
    Forget LinkedIn—Your Next Job Offer Could Come via Slack
    Sheryl Sandberg will leave Meta after 14 years this fall
    This crypto startup believes 'sex-to-earn' is the future of web3
    ExpressVPN rejects CERT-In directives, removes its India servers
    MongoDB CTO on (no)SQL, Superapps, and Southeast Asia
    Google is combining Meet and Duo into a single app for voice and video calls
    This VR headset will measure a user's brain activity
    Tesla has to respond to increase in phantom braking complaints
    Amazon’s retail CEO is resigning after 23 years
    Zoom Hires Greg Tomb as President
    Peloton hires Amazon Web Services executive Liz Coddington as new CFO in latest shakeup
    Musk accuses Twitter of 'resisting and thwarting' his right to information on fake accounts
    ‘A new IBM’: How the tech giant simplified its marketing
    Coinbase extends hiring pause for 'foreseeable future' and plans to rescind some offers
    Evading the Big Blue Name Police
    IBM CEO explains why company offloaded Watson Health
    MongoDB fires up new cloud, on-premises releases
    In reversal, Twitter plans to comply with Musk’s demands for data
    OpenCost: Open Source Collaboration on Kubernetes Cost Standards
    Kubecost launches open-source OpenCost project
    Datadog’s 2022 State of Serverless report
    The IRS needs digital transformation
    Oracle quietly closes $28B deal to buy electronic health records company Cerner


    Nonsense


    The Cast of HBO's 'Silicon Valley' Cast Explains What Real Startups Do (NSFW)
    WSJ News Exclusive | Justin Timberlake

    • 1 hr 7 min
    This is Bonkers

    This is Bonkers

    This week Brandon is joined by special guest host JJ Ashgiar and they record a live episode at the THAT Conference. Brandon and JJ interview Clark Sell and Brett Slaski about the origins and purpose of the THAT Conference and then the group discusses Broadcom acquiring VMware.


    Relevant to your Interests


    THAT Conference
    Broadcom to Acquire VMware for Approximately $61 Billion in Cash and Stock


    Guests


    Clark Sell
    Brett Slaski


    Recommendations


    Brandon — The Bond King
    JJ — Between


    Photo Credit
    Special Guests: Brett Slaski, Clark Sell, and JJ Asghar.

    • 50 min
    Radical Transparency

    Radical Transparency

    This week we discuss “Radical Transparency,” State of Crypto, IBM’s Cloud Efforts and Zoom’s Earnings. Plus, paying at the pump abroad.


    Runner-up Titles


    I’m here for the sandwich talk
    I want to get back to the garbage chairs
    Paying for Petrol
    Paying at the Pump
    Anonymize your trash
    I don’t want to improve
    Making life hard for HR
    Radical transparency for you, not me
    Where’d this public cloud come from?
    Don’t ever fall into the trap of sucking
    That’s a Circle


    Rundown


    Coinbase Tests App for Employees to Grade Each Other During Meetings


    Bridgewater Principles & Culture
    You need meeting knobs like this

    Seth Green's Stolen NFT Puts His New Animated Bored Ape Series in Jeopardy
    Adam Neumann’s Web3 Startup Raises $70 Million From VCs, ‘Goddess Nature Token’
    How Committed Is Big Blue To The IBM Cloud?
    Zoom’s QTR


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    Layoffs.fyi - Tech Layoff Tracker and Startup Layoff Lists
    Cloud Foundry Launches Korifi to Ease Kubernetes Development
    Get The Report: State of Observability 2022
    Lonestar plans to put datacenters in the Moon's lava tubes
    Alex Ellis, OpenFaaS | Kubecon + Cloudnativecon Europe 2022
    Broadcom in talks to acquire VMware
    Broadcom in Talks to Acquire Cloud Company VMware
    Dell Becomes Billionaire Kingmaker in Broadcom, VMware Deal
    Broadcom Discussing Paying Around $140 a Share for VMware, People Say
    DevOps inspiration from Toyota Production System and Lean considered harmful
    Artifice and Intelligence
    Klarna fires 10% of its team amid valuation crunch
    New – Amazon EC2 C7g Instances, Powered by AWS Graviton3 Processors
    Planview Acquiring Long-Time Partner Tasktop - Mike West
    Stepping Onto the AWS Commerce Platform with James Greenfield
    K8s (⁦@kubernetesio⁩) startups raised $500M ~ in funding over the last 30 months alone.
    The results are in, and the longlist of management books for 2022 is being revealed!
    Joining Docker
    LogDNA Unveils New Brand Identity Reflecting Vision for Observability Data
    SlashData: Cloud native continues to grow with more than 7 million developers worldwide
    We Sign Tomorrow? Inside A Tech Acquisition | Paddle Documentary


    Nonsense


    Resolution in Rackspace slide lawsuit
    Central Texas man takes on Elon Musk's Boring Company, unkept promises
    Spreadsheet The Game
    A message from the staff of Reply All:
    It’s the end of Superman.
    National bank hit by ransomware trolls hackers


    Conferences


    cdCon, June 7 – 8, 2022 Austin, Texas + Virtual


    40% Discount Code: CdCon22SDPod

    MongoDB World 2022, June 7-9th, 2022
    Splunk’s ,conf, June 13-16, 2022
    FinOps X, June 20-21, 2022, Matt’s there!
    DevOps Loop, June 22nd. Free! Coté put the agenda together.
    Open Source Summit North America, June 21-24, 2022, Matt’s there!
    THAT Conference Wisconsin, July 25, 2022
    VMware Explore 2022, August 29 – September 1, 2022
    SpringOne Platform, SF, December 6–8, 2022.


    SDT news & hype


    Join us in Slack.
    Get a SDT Sticker! 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.
    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: After Steve
    Matt: REI Anniversary Sales


    Screaming in the Cloud: AWS Commerce Platform
    Reply All: Flying the Coop

    Coté: The Baby on the Fire Escape: Creativity, Motherhood, and the Mind-Baby Problem.


    Photo Credits



    Banner
    CoverArt

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Sell the Slide

    Sell the Slide

    This week we discuss the "sum of the parts" of Rackspace, Rocky Linux recreates CentOS and thoughts on the economy. Plus, a debate: rental car vs. Uber.


    Rundown


    Rackspace Technology Reports First Quarter 2022 Results; Company Evaluating Strategic Alternatives
    Cloudflare gets serious about infrastructure services
    Rocky Linux developer CIQ raises $26M to recreate CentOS for enterprises
    Snowflake Stock: Finally, This Software Titan Is Worth A Nibble (NYSE:SNOW)
    Job vacancies outpace unemployment for first time


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    Observability Engineering - O'Reilly Book 2022 Download
    Observe raises $70M to grow its data-fueled observability platform
    Apple discontinues its last iPod
    Ploopy. Open-source hardware.
    [DigitalBridge to Buy Switch for $11 Billion as Data Center M&A Binge Continues](http://)
    Aiven Raises $210M to Invest in Sustainable Open Source Cloud
    Workforce management startup Rippling raises $250M at $11.25B valuation
    Google finally announces the Pixel Watch
    IBM's massive 'Kookaburra' quantum processor might land in 2025
    Google Cloud launches AlloyDB, a new fully managed PostgreSQL database service
    Komodor provides a Kubernetes troubleshooting platform
    Nvidia Does the Unexpected: Open Sources GPU Drivers for Linux
    Hands-Free Voice Control | Sonos
    Appeals court unleashes Texas's anti-content-moderation law
    Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment acquires Redbox
    Hasura raises $100M to create GraphQL APIs for databases
    Jeffrey Snover claims Microsoft demoted him for PowerShell
    Amazon CEO Andy Jassy's $214 million pay package is 'excessive' and should be vetoed by shareholders, say advisory firms
    Netflix tells employees they can quit if they don't want to work on content they disagree with, according to new company culture guidelines
    Not all open-source leaders are jerks
    Intel Poaches Open Source Execs from Netflix, Apple to Boost Linux Efforts
    Jeff Bezos turns up heat on Joe Biden over US inflation
    Satya Nadella details Microsoft plan for ‘significant additional investment’ in employee compensation
    Musk: Twitter deal at lower price "not out of the question"
    Google Lets Personal Users Stay On 'No-Cost Legacy G Suite' With Custom Gmail Domain
    Apple slows return to office, will let employees stay remote and require masks in common spaces
    For Tech Startups, the Party Is Over
    The State of Kubernetes Security in 2022
    Facebook’s hiring crisis: Engineers are turning down offers
    Twitter bleeds more top talent in the midst of Musk acquisition
    Sisters doing it for themselves: this nun built her own power plant
    Google Cloud launches new software supply chain and zero trust security services
    Orbit + Hoopy: Writing the Future of DevRel - Orbit
    A beef over NFTs is shaking the sneaker industry - The Hustle
    Introducing the 2022 State of Crypto Report
    Apple has shown its mixed reality headset to its board of directors: report (NASDAQ:AAPL)
    Why Did Heroku Fail?
    Docker Launches Docker Extensions and Docker Desktop for Linux


    Nonsense


    Mailin’ It! - The Official USPS Podcast
    Dad's take on Peloton from 2019
    A solar power plant in space? The UK wants to build one by 2035.
    Elon discovers Lawyers
    More Cables
    Computer powered by colony of blue-green algae has run for six months
    Southwest introduces transferable credits


    Listener Feedback


    Relyance AI is looking for a VP of Product


    Conferences


    THAT Conference comes to Texas, May 23-26, 2022


    Discount Codes:
    Everything Ticket ($75 off): SDTFriends75
    3 Day Camper Ticket ($50 off): SDTFriends50
    Virtual Ticket ($75 off): SDTFriendsON75

    cdCon, June 7 – 8, 2022 Austin, Texas + Virtual


    Get a 40% disocunt with this code: CdCon22SDPod

    MongoDB World 2022, June 7-9th, 2022
    Splunk’s ,conf, June 13-16, 2022
    FinOps X, June 20-21, 2022, Matt’s there!
    DevOps Loop, June 22nd. Free! Coté helps put the agenda together.
    Open Source Summit North America, June 21-24, 2022, Matt’s there!
    THAT Conference Wisconsin, July 25, 2022
    VMware Explore 2022, August 29 – Septemb

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
60 Ratings

60 Ratings

Jonathan at Connection ,

Will make you laugh, advance your career, and

There are few shows that rise to the potential of potentially being able to change your personal income statement. This is one of them, and especially true for enterprise IT sales professionals.

Be sure to request, and then, attach a sticker to yourself or your effects. In fact, i’ll take more and anyone listening out there I’d be thrilled to receive some random swag or stickers from your own businesses! Jonathan Greenlee, Connection Enterprise, 7100 Oak, Arvada, CO.

Keep up the great work guys!

PS - Other shows that can have a real impact: No Agenda, Lex Friedman, and Manager Tools.

ASobering ,

A New Favorite! 🎧

Such a tremendous wealth of knowledge paired with awesome interviews AND the amazing dynamic between Brandon, Matt, and Coté - what more could you want!? I’ve enjoyed every episode that I’ve listened to so far and come away every time having learned something new. Highly recommend checking this show out - you won’t be disappointed!

where is my t-shirt ,

Witty, insightful, and relevant

Always an insightful, witty, and fun. Great at delivering hot takes on industry trends and happenings. Having done my own podcast for some time, it’s hard to deliver weekly content that is consistently strong, but this show seems to be consistently good. Also BBQ.

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