This week, we catch up with The New Stack founder and Publisher Alex Williams to learn about his trip to Shanghai, China, to attend the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon + Open Source Summit China 2019.
In this chat, we discussed the ongoing trade issues between China and the U.S., and how they effect Asian companies such as Huawei, and well as efforts of the Linux Foundation to unify the efforts to build an open source community that spans the globe. We also discuss two keynote talks that were given, by Linux founder Linus Torvalds, and the chief maintainer of the older Linux kernels Greg Kroah-Hartman, about open source communities and the need for better vulnerability management, respectively.
Then later, in the show, we discuss with TNS Managing Editor Joab Jackson a conference that he attended last week, Redis Day New York. There the company unveiled its new timeseries database configuration, as well as some exciting new benchmarks, showing the database as capable of executing 200 million operations per second.