[Podcast] PodCTL #6 – What’s included with Kubernetes?

[Podcast] PodCTL #6 - What's included with Kubernetes?

This week we discuss a topic that often comes up with companies that want to build a DIY platform using Kubernetes. How much is included in the Kubernetes open source project, and how many other things have to be integrated to create a functional platform for deploying applications into production? We explore: What’s included? What’s […]

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DevOps Insights: 9 Lessons from our Customers

DevOps Insights: 9 Lessons from our Customers

As we wind down our Containers, Culture and DevOps roadshow with Gene Kim, I’ve had the opportunity to look back at some of the really valuable insight that we’ve learned from the speakers and customer panels. I wrote about a few of them in: Most Important DevOps Measurement and 7 Habits of Highly Effective DevOps, but […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL Basics – How to Containerize an Application

[Podcast] PodCTL Basics - How to Containerize an Application

Last week we created a Basics show focused on Linux containers. This week we’d created a companion Basics show to explain how to actually get applications into Linux containers. We discussed how to choose a base container image, how the layering of a container works, and how to think about the Operating System vs. Application […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #5 – Understanding the Cloud-Native Ecosystem

[Podcast] PodCTL #5 - Understanding the Cloud-Native Ecosystem

Up until now, we’ve focused the PodCTL show on the basic elements of Containers and Kubernetes. But as we know from building OpenShift platforms for customers, it takes many more elements to deploy, operate and manage a container platform. So this week we sat down with Chris Aniszczyk (@cra, CTO/COO of CNCF, Executive Director of […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL Basics – Linux Containers

[Podcast] PodCTL Basics - Linux Containers

One of the goals of this podcast was to create a mix of in-depth and basic content so that anyone interested in Containers and Kubernetes could learn. The weekly show (~ 30mins) go in-depth on various topics, and the “Basics” shows (10mins) are targeting the beginners. Last time we covered the basics of Kubernetes, and […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #4 – All the Tools in the Kubernetes Toolbox

[Podcast] PodCTL #4 - All the Tools in the Kubernetes Toolbox

This week’s show is all about tools, tools, and more tools. It builds upon this great post by our colleague Michael Hassenblas. We look at why there are so many options available to install, update, upgrade, manage and monitor your Kubernetes environment. The discussion looks at why Developers might choose certain tools, DevOps teams a […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #3 – Making Sense of Container Standards

[Podcast] PodCTL #3 - Making Sense of Container Standards

On this week’s show, we shifted gears and move away from discussing Kubernetes, and focused on containers. With the pace of adoption and the pace of change happening in the container ecosystem, it might be difficult to know the status of the latest container standards. To help us better understand this, we invited Vincent Batts […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #2 – Who has a Kubernetes problem?

[Podcast] PodCTL #2 - Who has a Kubernetes problem?

This week we’re publishing two shows: PodCTL #2 – Who has a Kubernetes Problem? PodCTL Basics – What is Kubernetes? The show will always be available on this blog (search: #PodCTL), as well as RSS Feeds, iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, Stitcher, TuneIn and all your favorite podcast players. The first show is focused on what types of businesses are using Kubernetes […]

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[New Podcast] PodCTL #1 – 3.6 Reasons to Love Kubernetes

[New Podcast] PodCTL #1 - 3.6 Reasons to Love Kubernetes

While there are many great technology podcasts to choose from, we felt like there wasn’t one that primarily focused on the rapidly evolving world of containers and Kubernetes. So to fill that gap, we’re starting the PodCTL (@podctl) podcast, a weekly show that focuses on the community, technology and people/companies making progress on this rapidly […]

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective DevOps

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective DevOps

As I wrote last week, we’ve recently had the opportunity to speak with 100s of Enterprise companies as part of the Culture, Containers and accelerating DevOps events with Gene Kim (@realgenekim). During those discussions, we’ve been able to learn about lessons since the Phoenix Project and the most important metrics for measuring DevOps success. We’ve also learned […]

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