[Podcast] PodCTL #16 – Day to Day Kubernetes Operations

[Podcast] PodCTL #16 - Day to Day Kubernetes Operations

This week we focused on two things: The CNCF’s Kubernetes Conformance program. Some common questions we hear about managing and maintaining Kubernetes environments. Essentially, day-to-day operational questions. We’re able to draw from the experiences of OpenShift customers running Kubernetes, as well as from the operational experiences of the OpenShift Online / Dedicated teams. The show […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #12 – Introduction to CRI-O

[Podcast] PodCTL #12 - Introduction to CRI-O

While the industry has standardized on Kubernetes as the container orchestration standard, there is still quite a bit of choice and innovation that is happening around container standards. In this week’s episode, we talk with Dan Walsh (@rhatdan, Consulting Engineer at Red Hat, container team lead) and Mrunal Patel (@mrunalp, Principal Engineer at Red Hat, OCI/runc […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #11 – Introduction to Prometheus Monitoring

[Podcast] PodCTL #11 - Introduction to Prometheus Monitoring

Once your Kubernetes or OpenShift cluster is up and running, having containerized important business applications into production, it’s important to understand how those applications are working. Monitoring containers can be challenging, especially in frequently changing environments. One of the most popular monitoring frameworks for Kubernetes environment is Prometheus. We sat down with Julius Volz (@juliusvolz), […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #10 – Service Catalog all the Things

[Podcast] PodCTL #10 - Service Catalog all the Things

One of the most frequently discussed topics that we’ve had on the show is how Kubernetes has expanded the breadth of applications that can be containerized. This allows companies to run both existing applications and new (cloud-native, microservices) applications in containers, on Kubernetes. This week, we sat down with Paul Morie (@cheddarmint, Principal Software Engineer @RedHat, […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #8 – Managing High Performance Workloads

[Podcast] PodCTL #8 - Managing High Performance Workloads

Go bigger and go faster! That’s the theme of this week’s show with Jeremy Eder (@jeremyeder, Senior Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat), as we discuss the newly formed Kubernetes Resource Management Working Group. The show focuses on how this cross-functional group is working on these core strategies: Support for performance sensitive workloads (exclusive cores, cpu […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #7 – Digging into Kubernetes 1.8

With the announcement of Kubernetes 1.8 expected this week, we decided to sit down with two of the project’s leaders, Clayton Coleman (@smarterclayton) and Derek Carr (@derekwaynecarr). We discussed the early days of Kubernetes, how the Kubernetes SIGs are organized and prioritize new capabilities, as well as some of their favorite features in Kubernetes 1.8. […]


[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 […]