Episode 19: I want to build a world spanning search engine on top of GCP

July 19, 2018
Some companies that offer services expect you to do things their way or take the highway. However, Google expects people to simply adapt the tech company’s suggestions and best practices for their specific context. This is how things are done at Google, but this may not work in your environment. Today, we’re talking to Liz Fong-Jones, a Senior Staff Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) at Google. Liz works o...
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Episode 18: Sitting on the curb clapping as serverless superheroes go by

July 11, 2018
What’s serverless? Are you serverless now? Is going from enterprise to serverless a natural evolution? Or, is it a “that was fun, now let’s go ride our bikes” moment? Is serverless “just a toy?” Is it a wide and varied ecosystem, or is it Lambda plus some other randos? What's up with serverless vs. containers? Today, Forrest Brazeal is here to answer those questions and discuss p...
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Episode 17: Pouring Kubernetes on things with reckless abandon

July 04, 2018
DevOps as a service describes what Reactive Ops is trying to do, who it’s trying to help, and what problems it’s trying to solve. It’s passion to deliver service where human beings help other human beings is done through a group of engineers who are extremely good at solving problems. Sarah Zelechoski is the vice president of engineering at Reactive Ops, which defines the world’s problems and solves them by pouring Kubernetes...
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Episode 16: There are Still Servers, but We Don't Care About Them

June 27, 2018
Are you interested in going beyond basic monitoring and visibility? Need tools to build and operate serverless applications and extract business intelligence? IOpipe provides extended visibility and metrics around AWS Lambda, including profiling, core dumps, and incoming input events. Today, we’re talking to Erica Windisch, who is the founder and CTO of IOpipe. She brings her experience in building developer...
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Episode 15: Nagios was the Original Call of Duty

June 20, 2018
Let’s chat about the Cloud and everything in between. The people in this world are pretty comfortable with not running physical servers on their own, but trusting someone else to run them. Yet, people suffer from the psychological barrier of thinking they need to build, design, and run their own monitoring system. Fortunately, more companies are turning to Datadog. Today, we’re talking to Ilan Rabinovit...
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