Episode Followup – Certified Kubernetes Administrator: Cluster Installation presented by Nathan Bennett

Nathan Bennett (https://twitter.com/vNathanBennett) continues our series covering the Certified @Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam. Nathan covered cluster installation methods, demoed an actual installation on a Raspberry Pi, and chatted about the latest Ted Lasso episode. Resources: Nate’s blog on this stuff: https://nerdynate.life/2021/03/14/learning-k8s-on-pi-kubeadm/ Kubernetes.io kubeadm installation: https://kubernetes.io/docs/setup/production-environment/tools/kubeadm/install-kubeadm/ vRA stuff: https://vmguru.com/2020/06/kubernetes-as-a-service/ https://vmwarelab.org/2020/02/14/vsphere-customization-with-cloud-init-while-using-vrealize-automation-8-or-cloud/ https://gitlab.com/NathanBennett/k8s Udemy course that will definitely[…]

Episode Followup – Why (stateful) server-less matters for server admins with Leon Stigter

Leon Stigter (https://twitter.com/retgits) walks through the “why” of serverless and shares a demo of using Knative and use cases with tools like VMware’s Event Broker Appliance for automation. Resources: https://flings.vmware.com/vmware-event-broker-appliance https://knative.dev/

Episode Followup – Pydantic: Modern Python Data Validation and Settings by Michael Kennedy

Michael Kennedy (@mkennedy) returns to the show to talk about Pydantic, a Python library that works with data validation and settings management using Python type annotations. Michael joined us previously to discuss Python’s async and await implementations and we are excited to have him back to dive more into all things Python. Michael is a[…]

Episode Followup – Accelerate Your Journey to Cloud with Azure VMware Solution with Shannon Kuehn

Shannon Kuehn presents “Accelerate Your Journey to Cloud with Azure VMware Solution” Shannon Kuehn is a Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft. In this talk Shannon talks about cloud migrations, Azure VMware Solution, and the who-what-when-where-why of using AVS in your cloud migration strategy! Resources: AVS Overview – https://azure.microsoft.com/services/azure-vmware/ AVS Documentation – https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-vmware/ Azure VMware Solution[…]

Episode Followup – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Terraform (But Were Afraid To Ask) by Ned Bellavance

Ned Bellavance (@Ned1313) sits down with us for an discussion about Terraform, the latest from Hashiconf, tips and tricks for using Terraform for automating your infrastructure, and more. Ned is a Hashicorp Ambassador, a Microsoft MVP, and a Pluralsight author. He currently hosts and cohosts podasts such as Day Two Cloud, Buffer Overflow, and The[…]

Episode Followup – Cisco Intersight Service for HashiCorp Terraform with Vinnie Ramirez

Vinnie Ramirez presents “Cisco Intersight Service for HashiCorp Terraform” Vinnie Ramirez is a Solutions Architect at Hashicorp. In this talk, Vinnie walks us through the Terraform OSS and Enterprise product and how they are different. Then he goes into the architecture of the Cisco Intersight Service and how it can integrate with Terraform to streamline[…]

Episode Followup – Fun with AWS Step Functions Sean Doyle

Sean Doyle (@cloudosmotic) presents “Fun with AWS Step Functions”.Sean Doyle is a Principal Cloud Architect with over 20 years in the IT industry ranging from Systems Engineering to Automation and DevOps. Sean also held the titles of AWS Partner Ambassador and AWS Partner AI/ML Blackbelt. In this episode, Sean provides an overview of the AWS[…]

Episode Followup – All I need to know about cybersecurity and digital citizenship I learned in middle school with Sean Tibor

Sean discusses lessons he’s learned from his middle school students and how parallels can be drawn to the IT Security world. Resources: https://www.teachingpython.fm/ https://barbaraoakley.com/ https://thenextweb.com/news/weather-apps-are-secretly-selling-your-location-data-to-the-highest-bidder https://www.amazon.com/Soul-New-Machine-Tracy-Kidder-ebook/dp/B005HG4W9W https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0083DJXCM/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/html/rfc1925

Episode Followup – How To Get Into The Video Game Industry with Denis Dyack

Denis Dyack (@Denis_Dyack) presents “How To Get Into The Video Game Industry” Denis Dyack is the Founder and CEO of Apocalypse Studios. He has been making video games for decades and has an extensive list of fantastic games to his credit. His studio evangelizes using a cloud-first approach in game development and partners with AWS[…]