[Podcast] PodCTL #26 – Kubernetes Myths & Misperceptions – Part II

[Podcast] PodCTL #26 - Kubernetes Myths & Misperceptions - Part II

Last week we highlighted some common Kubernetes myths and misperceptions (Part I), and this week we looked at another batch. We dug into various approaches for delivering multi-tenancy with Kubernetes, as well as some perspectives on what “compatibility” really means (and caveats). We also looked at how to rationalize “Enterprise deployments” and staying as close […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #23 – Microservices with Istio

[Podcast] PodCTL #23 - Microservices with Istio

One of the hottest topics coming out of KubeCon 2017 Austin was “service meshes”, with a focus on the Istio and Envoy projects. We’ve covered the basics of service meshes on a Basics show a few weeks ago, but given the interest in the topic, we wanted to go into more details. This week we […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #22 – Highway to Helm

[Podcast] PodCTL #22 - Highway to Helm

One of the reasons that Kubernetes has gained so much traction in the marketplace is because it is flexible enough to allow innovation to happen all around the core APIs. One area where that has happened is in application package management, specifically with the Helm project. We sat down this week with Taylor Thomas,¬†Software Engineer […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #21 – Effective RBAC for Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL #21 - Effective RBAC for Kubernetes

One of the strongest signals we heard coming out of KubeCon was the breadth of “Enterprise” companies deploying Kubernetes into production. As more containerized applications are placed in secure, often regulated, environments, having proper authorization is a critical element of providing defense-in-depth. In this week’s show, we looked at the “Effective RBAC” talk from KubeCon […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #20 – Gathering Kubernetes Communities

[Podcast] PodCTL #20 - Gathering Kubernetes Communities

As we enter 2018, we know a few things about the Kubernetes community: It continues to grow larger each year, as evidenced by the growth of KubeCon. More companies are trying to run Kubernetes in production. More technology vendors are making Kubernetes a priority, and providing various levels of integration. More and more companies are […]


[Podcast] PodCTL Basics – Understanding Service Meshes

As we get back into 2018, we decided to get back to basic, “PodCTL Basics”. These are our shorter, 10-15 minute shows which cover introductory-level knowledge about various topics related to Containers, Kubernetes or Cloud-native applications. We’re done some “Basics” shows in the past: What is Kubernetes Linux Containers How to Containerize an Application We […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #19 – Kubernetes Year in Review

[Podcast] PodCTL #19 - Kubernetes Year in Review

As the year comes to a close, this will be our final PodCTL of 2017. We’ll be back on January 2nd, 2018 with plenty of new shows and exciting Kubernetes discussions. This week we decided to look back at how the Kubernetes community and technology evolved throughout 2017. It was pretty amazing how much the […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #18 – Microsoft in the Kubernetes Ecosystem

[Podcast] PodCTL #18 - Microsoft in the Kubernetes Ecosystem

This past week was the KubeCon / CloudNativeCon event in Austin, TX, the premier Kubernetes even in the industry. We had the opportunity to sit down withGabe Monroy (@gabrtv, Lead Product Manager Containers @ Azure, CNCF Board Member) to discuss the various areas where Microsoft is working with the Kubernetes ecosystem to create tools and […]