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Episode #17 - Why Everyone is Excited About Containers Our guest on the podcast this week is Jon Baier, container expert and Senior Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners. We discuss why containers have risen in popularity and what advantages they bring to cloud computing. Platforms, like Docker and Kubernetes, maximize resource usage, and increase flexibility for development teams. Listen in to learn how containers will continue to gain support and which companies are leading the charge. Check out this episode! Software Is Eating the World Download slides ▸ Here Companies that were not previously in the technology space now find themselves competing with Google and Amazon on the speed of innovation. As the innovation cycle accelerates, companies must embrace rapid and constant change to both applications and their infrastructure, and find a way to deliver s... (more)

Mitchell Hashimoto of @HashiCorp with @MadGreek65 | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Mitchell Hashimoto Talking Vagrant, Atlas, and Automation Our guest on the podcast this week is Mitchell Hashimoto, Founder of HashiCorp. We discuss golden images which ensure that every copy of a replicated environment is identical. Image creation has historically caused organizational problems, however, new technologies utilize configuration management tools that are DevOps friendly creating an easy and valuable process that enables teams to iterate often and deliver a consistent product to end users. Listen in to learn more. Check out this episode! Software Is Eating the W... (more)

An Interview with Mark Thiele By @MadGreek65 | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Episode #8: Should You Avoid DIY Private Clouds? Our guest on the podcast this week is Mark Thiele, EVP of Data Center Technology at Switch. We discuss the idea that private clouds are often equated with do-it-yourself and why that should be changed. Taking sure you are receiving the private environment you need at a cost that can support your business. Listen in to learn the different ways to own and manage a private cloud. Check out this episode! Software Is Eating the World Download slides ▸ Here Companies that were not previously in the technology space now find themselves... (more)

How Can Security Keep Pace with DevOps? By @MadGreek64 | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Episode #9: How Can Security Keep Pace with DevOps? Our guest on the podcast this week is Tim Prendergast, Founder and CEO of Evident.io. We discuss the concept of “continuous security” and other ways to keep up with the dynamically changing environments created by the cloud. Listen in to learn why it is essential that your security solutions match the speed of your release cycle, even becoming integrated into your DevOps initiatives. Check out this episode! Software Is Eating the World Download slides ▸ Here Companies that were not previously in the technology space now find ... (more)

The Internet of Things Is Cybercriminal's Dream Come True | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

The Internet Of Things Is A Cybercriminals Dream Come True Connected technologies will have access to a huge repository of information about us and our families enabling devices to tailor themselves to our interests and needs. Read my latest post on Forbes that discusses the security challenges that IoT presents. Mike Kavis Joins @ThingsExpo New York Faculty To many people, IoT is a buzzword whose value is not understood. Many people think IoT is all about wearables and home automation. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Clo... (more)