[Podcast] PodCTL #45 – Container Registries

[Podcast] PodCTL #45 - Container Registries

This week is the One Year Anniversary of the PodCTL podcast! We’ve now got a few teeth coming in and we’re ready for the terrible twos. This week we dug into the role of Container Registries and how they interact with both Kubernetes, but also CI/CD pipelines and security systems (e.g. scanning, image signing, etc.). […]


OpenShift Commons Briefing: Istio 1.0 Release Update and Introduction with Brian “redbeard” Harrington (Red Hat)

OpenShift Commons Briefing Summary In this briefing, Red Hat’s Brian ‘redbeard’ Harrington gives an awesome introduction to Istio andt walk us thru what’s new in Istio 1.0 Release. Istio, an open source tool to connect and manage microservices, has become a category leading service mesh (essentially a configurable infrastructure layer for microservices) for Kubernetes. This […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #44 – Looking at 3yrs of Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL #44 - Looking at 3yrs of Kubernetes

With Kubernetes recently celebrating it’s 3rd anniversary, we thought it would be a good idea to look back at what has made the project successful, the growth of the ecosystem, the adoption by companies around the world, as well as areas where the market feels that there is still room for improvement. The show will […]


OpenShift Commons Briefing: OpenShift Origin 3.10 Release Update with Derek Carr and Mike Barrett (Red Hat)

OpenShift Commons Briefing Summary In this briefing, Red Hat’s Derek Carr and Mike Barrett walk us thru what’s new in OpenShift Origin Release 3.10 The over all theme for the 3.10 release was “The Efficient Cluster” and this briefing covered a wide range of topics including these highlights: Resource Management Descheduler (tech preview), CPU Manager, […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #43 – Istio, Knative, and GoogleNEXT announcements

[Podcast] PodCTL #43 - Istio, Knative, and GoogleNEXT announcements

There are four main events each year where Kubernetes is front and center – KubeCon, OpenShift Commons Gathering, Red Hat Summit and GoogleNEXT. This past week Google and the open source communities made a number of Kubernetes-related announcements, which we reviewed and discussed on this week’s show. Those announcements included the GA of Istio 1.0, […]


Crictl Vs Podman

As people continue to adopt CRI-O as a new container runtime for Kubernetes I am hearing questions from administrators who are confused whether they should use Crictl or Podman to diagnose and understand what is going on in a Kubernetes node. This is not one or the other — these tools are complementary, and this […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #42 – Kubernetes 1.11 Released

[Podcast] PodCTL #42 - Kubernetes 1.11 Released

Like clockwork, the Kubernetes community continues to release quarterly updates to the rapidly expanding project. With the 1.11 release, we see a number of new capabilities being added across a number of different domains – infrastructure services, scheduling services, routing services, storage services, and broader CRD versioning capabilities that will improve the ability to not […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #41 – Dissecting Kubernetes Surveys

[Podcast] PodCTL #41 - Dissecting Kubernetes Surveys

In a world of open source projects, privately funded companies, one-off cloud services and a mix of public companies, it can often be difficult to determine hype from trends from real usage. This week we took a look at several recent reports, both data-usage and user-surveys to better understand how information about containers and Kubernetes […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #40 – Scaling OpenShift Roadshows

[Podcast] PodCTL #40 - Scaling OpenShift Roadshows

Summertime is typically a slow news cycle for technology, so some people find time to relax, while others use it as an opportunity to learning something new. One activity that draws lots of people eager to learn are the OpenShift roadshow, where both Application Developers and IT Operations can get hands-on with OpenShift and related […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #38 – A Beginner’s Guide to Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL #38 - A Beginner's Guide to Kubernetes

Kubernetes community now has 10 releases (2.5yrs) of software and experience. We just finished KubeCon Copenhagen, OpenShift Commons Gathering and Red Hat Summit and we heard lots of companies talk about their deployments and journeys. But many of them took a while (12-18) months to get to where they are today. This feels like the […]