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 128: Meet the New Boss of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

    June 5th, 2020  |  42 mins 59 secs

    Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Priyanka Sharma, the new general manager for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, about her rich work history and her visions and strategies for moving CNCF forward. Also joining the convo is Chris Aniszczyk, CNCF chief technology officer.

    TNS editorial and marketing director Libby Clark hosted this episode, alongside TNS Senior Editor Richard MacManus, and TNS Managing Editor Joab Jackson.

  • Episode 125: The New Stack Context: Is Kubernetes the New App Server?

    May 15th, 2020  |  28 mins 18 secs

    Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Tina Nolte, vice president of product, for Kubernetes management service Spectro Cloud, about why we shouldn’t think of containers/Kubernetes as just another form of virtualization.

    TNS editorial and marketing director Libby Clark hosted this episode, alongside TNS managing editor Joab Jackson.

  • Episode 124: Amazon Bottlerocket and the Age of the Linux Cloud Distributions

    May 8th, 2020  |  37 mins 7 secs

    Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Deepak Singh, Amazon Web Services’ vice president for containers and open source, and Peder Ulander, AWS general manager for open source, about the company’s recently released Bottlerocket Linux distribution for the cloud.

  • Episode 123: The New Stack Context: Serverless Application Flows in the Cloud

    May 1st, 2020  |  42 mins 28 secs

    Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Sebastien Goasguen, co-founder and chief product officer, TriggerMesh, about how to build applications from serverless functions that span multiple clouds, using the company’s software.

  • Episode 122: Pulumi: Program the Infrastructure with an Actual Programming Language

    April 24th, 2020  |  42 mins 34 secs

    Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Joe Duffy, founder and CEO of Pulumi, and Sophia Parafina, Pulumi’s technical marketing manager. In this convo, we delve into the recent Pulumi 2.0 release, which allows teams to reuse code, apply policies and do integration testing of infrastructure the same way they do for application development, a concept known as “architecture as code.”

  • Episode 121: The New Stack Context: Stress, Resilience and the Network Effects of COVID-19

    April 17th, 2020  |  26 mins 48 secs

    Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with The New Stack correspondent Jennifer Riggins about all of the reporting she and others on the TNS team have been doing recently on the effects that the COVID-19 global pandemic is having on the tech industry.

  • Episode 120: The New Stack Context: The Secret of Successful DevSecOps Shops

    April 10th, 2020  |  46 mins 7 secs

    Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Derek Weeks, vice president at Sonatype, about the results of a new community survey the company just released on DevSecOps that provides some insights on how teams are incorporating automated security tools and how that shift affects company culture and developer happiness.

  • Episode 119: The New Stack Context: A Remedy for Outdated Vulnerability Management

    April 3rd, 2020  |  33 mins 5 secs

    Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with a couple of folks from cloud workload protection platform provider Rezilion: CEO Liran Tancman, and Chief Marketing Officer Tal Klein. We discuss how current best practices in security are actually outdated and how they think companies should be approaching security practices in the age of DevOps.

  • Episode 118: Kelsey Hightower and Ben Sigelman Debate Microservices vs. Monoliths

    March 27th, 2020  |  40 mins 8 secs

    Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Kelsey Hightower, a developer advocate at Google, and Ben Sigelman, CEO and co-founder of observability services provider LightStep, about whether or not teams should favor a monolith over a microservices approach when architecting cloud native applications.

  • Episode 117: The New Stack Context: Who Owns Security in the DevOps Process?

    March 20th, 2020  |  36 mins 58 secs

    Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. For this week’s episode, we spoke with Liran Tal, a developer advocate at container security platform provider Snyk and a member of the Node.js security working group, about who should own security in the DevOps process — the security team or the development?

  • Episode 116: The New Stack Context: NetApp’s Internal DevOps Platform

    March 13th, 2020  |  43 mins 59 secs

    Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. This week we spoke with Mohan Raj, IT senior manager of the CloudOne developer experience at NetApp. Over the past two years, he has been building a DevOps platform at NetApp that provides cloud services, automation, and CI/CD release models for the company’s application development teams that need to build cloud native applications — using NetApps own tools.

  • Episode 115: The New Stack Context: Chronosphere’s Next Generation Monitoring

    March 6th, 2020  |  36 mins 11 secs

    Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. This week we spoke with Rob Skillington, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Chronosphere, a monitoring company that came out of stealth late last year and is built around the open source metrics platform, M3, which Skillington and Chronosphere CEO Martin Mao helped develop at Uber.

  • Episode 114: The New Stack Context: State in Kubernetes — The Preferred Approaches

    February 28th, 2020  |  34 mins 47 secs

    Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing. This week we spoke with Ryan Staatz, head of DevOps at LogDNA, about running stateful services on Kubernetes, as part of our series of posts and podcasts on the challenges of running Kubernetes in 2020.

    TNS editorial and marketing director Libby Clark hosted this episode, alongside founder and TNS publisher Alex Williams and TNS managing editor Joab Jackson.