Private cloud rules, containers, IT still (mostly) blows - Coté Memo #25
I'm at DevOpsDays Austin this week. This must be the 4th or 5th one, and I've been to all of them. It's a good show, put on by good people. Next week I'll be at OSCON in Austin (find a discount code over in this week's show-notes).
There's mucho links this week, I even left some out! To find them all in real-time, go over to cote.io. It's a WEBLOG, so you can even subscribe to the RSS if one of my fellow olds.
Listen to my podcasts, or at least download them
Drunk & Retired: Oil and waffles — www.cote.show We hear about the days when Charles was drilling for oil. Also, waffles: "I suffered years of floppy-waffles."
Software Defined Talk Episode: Cloud Rules Everything Around Me - Red Hat, Moby, Docker CEO, and Halo Effect’ing The First Cloud Wars — www.softwaredefinedtalk.com Red Hat, Moby, Docker CEO, and Halo Effect’ing The First Cloud Wars. Plus, APAC business travel.
Pivotal Conversations: Debunking Cloud Foundry Myths
Our podcast this week: There’s a whole slurry of myths about Cloud Foundry. With the platform updating so quickly, many of the issues behind these myths have long been addressed, and many were just false from the get-go. Coté and Richard talk about a recent post dismissing common myths.
Pivotal Conversations: Container networking & storage with Usha Ramachandran — soundcloud.com
Container networking and storage is hella-complicated. Check out this conversation with Usha Ramachandran, Richard Seroter, and myself on the topic, including a discussion of why it's so complicated and how Cloud Foundry addresses the problems.
Pivotal Conversations: Blockchain in Cloud Foundry, with Gary P. White — soundcloud.com
Previewing his CF Summit talk, Gary White explains what blockchain is and how it's being integrated into Cloud Foundry as a service. We start talking about how blockchain works and what kinds of capabilities it provides, beyond just bitcoin. We use the example of a shoe supply-chain to go over an example of using a blockchain verified ledger. Gary then goes over some examples of blockchain could be used in Cloud Foundry and how folks he's working with are integrated it into the platform for easy, reliable use by product teams.
On-premise IT holding steady around 65% of enterprise workloads — cote.io
There's still plenty of private cloud out there, for a long time.
Think there aren't qualified women in tech? Here are 1,000 names. No more excuses.
A list of 1,000 tech-world women you can get to speak at your event.
Reactions to Cloudera’s IPO, prospects — cote.io
There’s lots of opinions on Cloudera’s IPO today. Here’s some that I’ve collected in my notebook.
Cloud-native at Comcast, working with Pivotal — cote.io
My collection of well Comcast has been doing in it's journey to improve how it does software.
Red Hat's a competitor of ours, but it's worth checking in on their OpenShift momentum, as Brian does here.
The coming licensing hassles with Dockerized enterprise software — cote.io
Good licensing freak-out think for the cloud-native future.
Containers in production survey, RedMonk/Anchore — cote.io
Some highlights from a recent survey on container usage among 338 respondents to a Anchore/DevOps.com survey.
IT’s usefulness is improving, but there’s plenty of room to fix the meatware, Surveys — cote.io
More surveys on the idea that The Business wants IT to do much better, is hungering for it...and the mismatch to reality.
Crafting the Cloud-Native Organization
Check out https://content.pivotal.io/ebooks/crafting-your-cloud-native-strategy.
Conference discounts &co.
OSCON, May 10th & 11th, Austin - Well, they're no full OSCON tickets. But, you can get something called an "Expo Hall Plus Pass" when you register with the code AUSTIN. It gets you into the booth floor and TensorFlow Day, InnerSource Day, and our Open Container Summit.
Spring Days, various - come get your fill, over two days, about Java and Spring. Normally just $200, but over the next week use the code SpringDays_HalfOff to get it down to $100. Location & dates: Chicago (May 30th to 21st), NYC (June 20th to 21st), Atlanta (July 18th to 19th).
CF Summit, June 13-15 - come hear about the latest success stories (and instructive failures) in cloud-native land, also plenty of nerd stuff. Use the code cfsv17cote for 20% off registration.