First there was the wheel, and you have to admit, the wheel was cool. After that, you had the boat and the hamburger, and technology was chugging right along with that whole evolution thing. Then there was the Web, and you had to wonder, after the wheel and the hamburger, how did things make such a sudden left turn and get so messed up so quickly? Displaying all the symptoms of having spent 30 years in the technology news business, Scott Fulton (often known as Scott M. Fulton, III, formerly known as D. F. Scott, sometimes known as that loud guy in the corner making the hand gestures) has taken it upon himself to move evolution back to a more sensible track. Stay in touch and see how far he gets.
September 7th, 2018 | Season 2 | 37 mins 17 secs
application development, programming, software, software development, virtual machines, vmware, vmworld, vmworld 2018
This week, we have a wrap-up discussion with TNS contributor Scott M. Fulton about the VMWorld 2018, in which the giant of virtual machine software is taking bold steps into Kubernetes and containers, through a managed Kubernetes offering and also with its sister company's Pivotal PKS managed container service. The company is pitching its NSX virtual networking software as the basis of container operations in the cloud. But the package's automation capabilities leaves some network administrators wondering if they will have jobs in the years to come. "When infrastructure becomes truly programmable, who — or what — will be responsible for it? More to the point, will it be someone other than the people in charge of it now?" Fulton writes.
May 18th, 2018 | Season 2 | 35 mins 43 secs
container orchestration, containers, developers, devops, k8s, kubernetes
Hacker News and the Twitterverse were alight this week with discussion of Datadog engineer Jason Moiron’s blog post titled “Is Kubernetes Too Complicated?” This article hints at a Kubernetes backlash afoot, with ongoing concerns about its complexity. We speak with TNS correspondent Scott Fulton, who has a TNS article summarizing these issues.
April 13th, 2018 | Season 2 | 28 mins 26 secs
anaconda, containerization, containers, data science, docker, enterprise software, juniper, kubernetes, machine learning, telcos
On this week's episode of The New Stack Context, TNS Managing Editor Joab Jackson was reporting live from AnacondaCon in Austin, Texas. He covered the annual data science conference for Anaconda users and came back with some insights on Anaconda and machine learning in the enterprise. We’ll hear more about that in the second half of the show.
February 9th, 2018 | Season 2 | 36 mins
application development, cloud, coreos, developers, devops, iot, kubernetes, open source, openshift, podcast, programming, software, software development, tech, technology
This week we are still talking about the CoreOS acquisition by Red Hat last week. TNS contributor Scott M. Fulton had the chance to talk with CoreOS CEO Alex Polvi and Red Hat’s vice president for OpenShift Ashesh Badani, for a story on TNS. He got the lowdown on what “may” happen to products like Tectonic and Container Linux now that they’re part of Red Hat’s portfolio. “May” being the keyword here.