Kubernetes Podcast from Google presents
Kubernetes Podcast from Google
A weekly podcast focused on what's happening in the Kubernetes community covering Kubernetes, cloud-native applications, and other developments in the Kubernetes community. Co-hosts Adam Glick and Craig Box can be reached on Twitter at @KubernetesPod or by email at [email protected]
June 11, 2021
Multi-Instance GPUs, with Kevin Klues and Pradeep Venkatachalam
NVIDIA and Google have teamed up to bring the new Multi-Instance GPU feature, launched with the NVIDIA A100, to GKE. We speak to Kevin Klues from NVIDIA and Pradeep Venkatachalam from Google Cloud on how and why people use GPUs, optimising instance shapes for machine learning, and why less is often more.
May 13, 2021
Pixie, with Zain Asgar and Ishan Mukherjee
Pixie Labs built an observabiity platform for Kubernetes, which uses eBPF to get telemetry without user intervention. They were recently acquired by New Relic, who open sourced the Pixie software. Co-founders Zain Asgar and Ishan Mukherjee join Craig Box to tell the story and talk about what’s next. Guest host Alex Ellis tends his garden.
May 6, 2021
Putting on a KubeCon, with Colleen Mickey
A small army of community volunteers is necessary to host a KubeCon, but behind them is a professional events team. Colleen Mickey is Director of Event Services at the Linux Foundation and is responsible for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon, as well as other events like Hyperledger Global Forum and cdCon. She talks to us about hosting, feeding and watering 10,000 people, as well as the change to virtual events. We also bring the round-up of the KubeCon news, including our famous Lightning Round.
April 23, 2021
Service Level Objectives and Nobl9, with Brian Singer and Kit Merker
Brian Singer co-founded Orbitera, which was acquired by Google in 2016. During that process he met Kit Merker, who was a PM on GKE and the GCP Marketplace, and the two are now working togther on relability engineering startup Nobl9. We talk about migrating Orbitera to GKE and Google’s SRE platform, and how many 9s are too many.
April 15, 2021
Kubernetes 1.21, with Nabarun Pal
Celebrate the release of Kubernetes 1.21 with release team lead Nabarun Pal from VMware. Nabarun talks about choosing between “hardware” and software, additions and removals from Kubernetes 1.21, and how the Kubernetes project has become more welcoming to people outside the USA.
April 8, 2021
Weaveworks (part 2), with Alexis Richardson
We conclude our two-part conversation with Weaveworks co-founder Alexis Richardson, picking up when the company received Series A investment in December 2014. Since then, they built projects like Scope, Cortex and Flux as well as SaaS offerings based on them. We also look at Alexis’s role in the founding of the CNCF. Please be sure to listen to the first part before this one!
March 31, 2021
Weaveworks (part 1), with Alexis Richardson
We’re trying something new! In Part 1 of a two-part conversation with Weaveworks co-founder Alexis Richardson, we have a wide ranging conversation about career choices, finance, founding and selling tech companies, and the dangers of being pigeon-holed based on the first project your company releases. Next week we’ll finish the conversation by talking about Weave projects like Flux and Cortex, as well as their SaaS offerings, the founding of the CNCF, and whether Weave built the platform they set out to build when they started 7 years ago.
March 24, 2021
Replicated, with Grant Miller
Grant Miller is the co-founder and CEO of Replicated, which helps operationalize and scale the delivery of Kubernetes-based apps into the enterprise. We look at what it means to be enterprise software in a SaaS world, and we also get some 2021 predictions from guest host Liz Rice.
March 17, 2021
Tinkerbell, with Gianluca Arbezzano
If you’d like something more tangible than a virtual cloud instance, there’s always (still!) bare metal. Tinkerbell is a project from Equinix Metal to manage bare metal servers at scale, and Gianluca Arbezzano is one of its maintainers. We talk stacks, racks and MACs.
March 10, 2021
Crossplane, with Daniel Mangum
Crossplane lets you automate creation of infrastructure using Kubernetes APIs. Daniel Mangum is a Crossplane maintainer working at its creator Upbound, a TL of Kubernetes SIG Release, and a YouTube streaming star. He chats about tech with host Craig Box, who is helped this week by returning guest Ken Massada from GKE’s Support team.
March 3, 2021
Security and Snyk, with Kamil Potrec
Kamil Potrec is a Senior Security Engineer at Snyk, working on security around Kubernetes and cloud platforms. He joins the show to discuss how to think about securing your infrastructure, the different arts (and colors) of offensive and defensive security, and what not to lose sleep over.
February 9, 2021
Datadog and the Container Report, with Michael Gerstenhaber
Michael Gerstenhaber is a Director of Product Management at Datadog, and the curator of their annual Container Report. He joins Craig to discuss why they release it, some recent trends, and how it helps people validate their assumptions about technology.
February 2, 2021
Backstage, with Lee Mills and Matt Clarke
Backstage is a platform for building developer portals, powered by a centralized service catalog. It was built at Spotify and both open sourced and donated to the CNCF in 2020. A Kubernetes plugin was recently added. We talk to maintainers Lee Mills and Matt Clarke from Spotify.
January 26, 2021
Siri, Storage and Solutions, with Josh Bernstein
Josh Bernstein has worked at a number of infrastructure roles before recently landing at Google. He talks about migrating Siri from AWS (pre-acqusition) to VMware to Mesos, and Dell EMC’s work building what would become the Container Storage Interface. Guest host Jasmine Jaksic talks with Craig about snowcreatures.
January 19, 2021
CNCF and the Linux Foundation, with Chris Aniszcyzk
After building the Eclipse IDE and Twitter’s Open Source office, Chris Aniszcyzk bootstrapped the CNCF, joining its parent the Linux Foundation in 2015. He’s now a VP of DevRel there, as well as CTO at the CNCF and Executive Director of the Open Container Initiative. Chris joins us to share his technology journey and Cloud Native predictions for 2021.
December 16, 2020
Akri, with Kate Goldenring
Akri is a recent open source project launched by Microsoft to manage edge devices. Kate Goldenring is a software engineer in Microsoft’s Edge OS team and an Akri maintainer. She joins our final show of 2020 to talk about how to use Kubernetes to manage devices that can’t run Kubernetes.