[Podcast] PodCTL #36 – VMs for Infrastructure or Isolation?

[Podcast] PodCTL #36 - VMs for Infrastructure or Isolation?

This week we asked ourselves a critical container question. What is the command that’s used to make containers completely? We’ve covered the many aspects of Container Security in previous shows, but over the last couple of weeks it seemed like the community was starting to believe that many VMs were the silver bullet for container security. […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #35 – Kubernetes News & Events

[Podcast] PodCTL #35 - Kubernetes News & Events

The end of April and early May is the heart of the Spring tradeshow season, and this year it was packed with Kubernetes events and news. We look back at the Kubernetes-related news and trends coming out of Cloud Foundry Summit, KubeCon/CloudNativeCon and Red Hat Summit. The show will always be available on this blog […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #34 – Unifying CoreOS and OpenShift

[Podcast] PodCTL #34 - Unifying CoreOS and OpenShift

It’s Red Hat Summit week, so of course we needed to have a show that was focused on the important Kubernetes announcements. This week we sat down withJoe Fernandes (@joefern1, Sr. Director Product Management @OpenShift) and Reza Shafii (@rezaloo, Sr. Director Product Management @OpenShift, formerly @CoreOS) to discuss the integration of the CoreOS technologies and […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #33 – Operators Framework

[Podcast] PodCTL #33 - Operators Framework

This week’s show is about a very important announcement in the Kubernetes community – the Operators Framework. Created about 18 months ago by the team at CoreOS, Operators will become the defacto way in which applications will be deployed and operated on Kubernetes. Operators bring human operational knowledge in software, to reliably manage an application. Think […]


[Podcast] PodCTL Basics – Windows Containers & Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL Basics - Windows Containers & Kubernetes

It’s been a while since we did a “PodCTL Basics” show (see: Kubernetes, Linux Containers, Containerizing an Application, Services Meshes), but we’ve heard a lot of questions about Windows Containers, so we thought it was time to review the basics. In this short show, we talk about the differences between Linux and Windows containers, the dependencies […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #31 – Reviewing Kubernetes 1.10

[Podcast] PodCTL #31 - Reviewing Kubernetes 1.10

Like clockwork, a new release of Kubernetes comes out every quarter. And with the arrival of Spring comes Kubernetes 1.10. Stability, Security, Networking and Storage are front of center of the new release. This week we dig into the 1.10 release and highlight some of the features that we believe will have the biggest impact […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #30 – 2018 Kubernetes Trends

[Podcast] PodCTL #30 - 2018 Kubernetes Trends

We all love the latest technologies. it’s as if our DNA is wired to constantly chase the next shiny thing. So this week we look ahead at what the trends will be in Kubernetes for CY2018. Some of these are the new shiny things – like Service Mesh (e.g. Istio) or Serverless. Others topics look […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #29 – Kubernetes Networking

[Podcast] PodCTL #29 - Kubernetes Networking

In any environment, networking can be a complex topic. In a Kubernetes environment, there are potentially many layers of networking machinery that are required to make sure that applications are properly addressed, routed and secured. So this week we decided to break down all of the components of a Kubernetes (and OpenShift) networking environment with […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #28 – Kubernetes Roles & Personas

[Podcast] PodCTL #28 - Kubernetes Roles & Personas

Depending on who you ask, you’re very likely to get many different answers to the question, “Who uses Kubernetes?”. In some cases, it’s the Operations team running the Kubernetes platform (e.g. OpenShift), managing scale, availability, security and deployments in multiple cloud environments. In some cases, it’s the Development team interacting with manifest files (e.g. Helm, […]