The New Stack Context

About the show

Join The New Stack’s editorial team to review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies and at-scale application development. Editorial Director Libby Clark, Managing Editor Joab Jackson and TNS Founder and Publisher Alex Williams put more context around the stories we’re covering each week and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. Guests include TNS writers and correspondents who join us to discuss what they’re hearing from tech industry insiders.

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Episodes

  • Episode 144: Lightbend’s Cloudstate Builds on Akka to Offer Stateful Serverless

    October 2nd, 2020  |  Season 2  |  33 mins 5 secs
  • Episode 143: WebAssembly Could Be the Key for Cloud Native Extensibility

    September 25th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  37 mins 41 secs
  • Episode 141: Crossplane: A Kubernetes Control Plane to Roll Your Own PaaS

    September 11th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  31 mins 44 secs
  • Episode 140: The New Stack Context: Kubernetes Moves to the Edge

    September 4th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  30 mins 19 secs
  • Episode 139: The New Stack Context: In-Memory Computing Meets Cloud Native Computing

    August 28th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  32 mins 43 secs
  • Episode 138: The New Stack Context: KubeCon EU and the Zombie Workloads

    August 21st, 2020  |  Season 2  |  38 mins 6 secs
  • Episode 137: The New Stack Context: Kubernetes 2020, by the Numbers

    August 14th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  38 mins 45 secs
  • Episode 95: RPA with Tricentis, Automation at AnsibleFest

    October 4th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  27 mins 47 secs

    For this week's episode, we’re talking with Wayne Ariola, chief marketing officer at Tricentis. Tricentis develops DevOps tools for continuous software testing and is a sponsor of The New Stack. Ariola is a frequent contributor to The New Stack on the topics of software quality, agile and continuous testing, test automation and, most recently, robotic process automation (RPA).

  • Episode 94: Blockchain for IT, FutureStack New York

    September 27th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  36 mins 58 secs

    For this week's episode, we're conversed with Srinath Perera, software architect and vice president of research in the CTO Office of WSO2, about his research on the practical uses of blockchain.

    WSO2 is a sponsor of The New Stack and it offers an integrated platform for API management, integration, identity and access management, analytics and IoT. And its research is also on the cutting edge of cloud native technology. It is also the company behind the Ballerina cloud native programming language.

  • Episode 93: Tidelift Open Source Survey Results, GitLab Commit Brooklyn

    September 20th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  38 mins 43 secs

    This week we’re talking with Chris Grams, the head of marketing at open source subscription startup, Tidelift.

    Tidelift offers a managed open source subscription to help companies manage and maintain their dependencies on open source projects. They’re also a sponsor of The New Stack and our partner on a survey we did earlier this year about how developers use open source to build applications in the workplace.

  • Episode 92: New Versions of HashiCorp's TerraForm Cloud for Teams and for Governance

    September 13th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  26 mins 29 secs

    This year at its annual user conference –Seattle this year—HashiCorp introduced two new tiers to its Terraform Cloud service, a paid version that isn't the full enterprise version, but one for smaller teams, and another one that covers governance, and cost prediction. Terraform Cloud is like the GitHub to Terraform's git. Terraform, an infrastructure management tool, can be used from a laptop, and HashiCorp offers a free tier on Terraform Cloud, where the CLI commands are translated into API calls. The new Teams tier offers the ability to manage teams, with full RBAC control. and the Governance edition, also paid, has a code framework for enforcing granular rules against infrastructure, and even cost estimation, which provides a prediction of how much a proposed infrastructure will cost to run in the cloud.

  • Episode 91: The Golden Age of Enterprise

    September 6th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  36 mins 1 sec

    This week, we're recording from TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise event in San Francisco, held September 5. Our guest is Haley Daiber, a senior associate at Unusual Ventures, a seed-stage venture capital fund.

    The New Stack has been talking and writing a lot about TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise over the past few months, as a media partner and also a participant. We held a pancake breakfast and podcast panel in the  morning and TNS founder Alex Williams moderated a session in the afternoon. And we were excited about this event because it signals a new excitement and heat in the enterprise software space.

  • Episode 90: VMworld 2019 Wrapup with RackN's Rob Hirschfeld

    August 30th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  27 mins 15 secs

    This week we discuss all the news from VMware's annual VMworld conference, held this week in San Francisco, with special guest RackN founder/and CEO Rob Hirschfeld. RackN is  provider of next generation infrastructure automation software for provisioning bare metal, VMs, clouds, and edges.

  • Episode 89: Dynatrace Introduces AIOps to Kubernetes

    August 23rd, 2019  |  Season 2  |  33 mins 32 secs

    This week we spoke with Andreas Grabner, a DevOps Activist at Dynatrace, about why Kubernetes and artificial intelligence (AI) are made for each other.

    Grabner wrote a contributed post for us last week, “How AI Solves the Kubernetes Complexity Conundrum” in which he argues that integrating Kubernetes with artificial intelligence and an AIOps culture can make Kubernetes deployments more manageable for IT and DevOps teams. Dynatrace, a sponsor of The New Stack, builds AI-assisted, full stack and completely automated monitoring software for dynamic, web-scale, hybrid cloud ecosystem.

  • Episode 88: Reversing Conway's Law For Superior Service Management

    August 16th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  37 mins 54 secs

    This week we spoke with Chip Childers, technology chief of staff at the Cloud Foundry Foundation, about the technical and architectural decisions that help define the modern enterprise. Cloud Foundry Foundation is the independent organization that oversees the development and adoption of the Cloud Foundry platform, and it’s a sponsor of The New Stack.