Podcasts

I currently take part in two podcasts, find more details and subscription information for each below.

Chinchilla Squeaks

A weekly round of articles and other items that captured my attention, often with an interview. Episodes are posted below and you can find more subscription options on the podcast website.

Write the Docs

Covering the latest in tech writing, with a guest and discussion topic every episode. Episodes are posted below, and find more subscription options on the podcast website.

Relaunch announcement

Relaunch announcement

I’ve been quiet for a while, here’s why. I’m relaunching the show soon and here’s what I have planned.

Real-Time Analytics with Venkat Venkataramani of Rockset

Real-Time Analytics with Venkat Venkataramani of Rockset

Rockset promises The real-time indexing database for modern data applications. How does it compare to the competition? I speak with Venkat Venkataramani to find out.

Chinchilla Squeaks - Full Stack Automation with Consul and Nomad of HashiCorp

Chinchilla Squeaks - Full Stack Automation with Consul and Nomad of HashiCorp

Many of us in software development know of, and have used HashiCorp projects. How do they stay innovative in a rapidly changing ecosystem? I speak with Ray (Consul) and Chang (Nomad) to find out more.

WTD Episode 34 - Adding personality to documentation, with Fabrizio Ferri

WTD Episode 34 - Adding personality to documentation, with Fabrizio Ferri

In this podcast, Fabrizio Ferri joins us for a discussion about adding both personal identity and personality to documentation. Why are the docs we write so often anonymous, and does that anonymity work against progress in our careers? Are tech writers, who are typically introverts, averse to publicity, or does our industry not allow for it? And if you want to be a “personality” in the tech communications world, what do you do? How do you add personality constructively to your work without disrupting corporate brand and consistency?

Chinchilla Squeaks - Modern Application Connectivity with Idit Levine of Solo.io

Chinchilla Squeaks - Modern Application Connectivity with Idit Levine of Solo.io

I have Idit Levine back on the show to discuss how solo.io use Istio and Envoy Proxy to provide API Infrastructure from the Edge to Service Mesh.

Monitor everything with Robin Schumacher of Netdata

Monitor everything with Robin Schumacher of Netdata

Netdata helps you troubleshoot slowdowns and anomalies in your infrastructure with thousands of per-second metrics, meaningful visualizations, and insightful health alarms with zero configuration. Observability is a busy space, how do they compare? I speak with Robin Schumacher to find out.

Percona and the future of data with Matt Yonkovit

Percona and the future of data with Matt Yonkovit

I speak with Percona’s Chief Experience Officer to discuss their recent Percona live event, the future of data and how we store and collaborate with it, and what open source means to the company.

Chinchilla Squeaks - Creating Production-ready containers with John Amaral of Slim.ai

Chinchilla Squeaks - Creating Production-ready containers with John Amaral of Slim.ai

How can slim.ai help you create production-ready containers quickly? I speak with CEO, John Amaral to find out how.

Chinchilla Squeaks - Ransomware in Kubernetes with Veeam

Chinchilla Squeaks - Ransomware in Kubernetes with Veeam

Infrastructure as code offers many possibilities, but introduces a large amount of potential security vulnerabilities. How can Veeam help? I speak with Michael Cade to find out.

Building and sharing data with Streamlit

Building and sharing data with Streamlit

Streamlit turns data scripts into shareable web apps in minutes. All in Python. All for free. No front‑end experience required. I speak with Adrien Treuille and Amanda Kelly to find out more about the company and how it fits into data pipelines.

Chinchilla Squeaks - Percona and the future of data with Matt Yonkovit

Chinchilla Squeaks - Percona and the future of data with Matt Yonkovit

I speak with Percona’s Chief Experience Officer to discuss their recent Percona live event, the future of data and how we store and collaborate with it, and what open source means to the company.

Chinchilla Squeaks - Building and sharing data with Streamlit

Chinchilla Squeaks - Building and sharing data with Streamlit

Streamlit turns data scripts into shareable web apps in minutes. All in Python. All for free. No front‑end experience required. I speak with Sammy Kauser to find out more about the company and how it fits into data pipelines.

Chinchilla Squeaks - Open Source Service Mesh with William and Jason Morgan of Linkerd

Chinchilla Squeaks - Open Source Service Mesh with William and Jason Morgan of Linkerd

How does Linkerd set itself apart from other service meshes such as Istio, and how does it maintain its aims for simplicity in an ecosystem full of complexity? I speak with Jason and William Morgan to find out more.

Hybrid cloud object storage with AB Periasamy of MinIO

Hybrid cloud object storage with AB Periasamy of MinIO

This episode I speak Hybrid cloud object storage with AB Periasamy of MinIO.

The Weekly Squeak - Hybrid cloud object storage with AB Periasamy of MinIO

The Weekly Squeak - Hybrid cloud object storage with AB Periasamy of MinIO

My next Weekly Squeak topic is Hybrid cloud object storage with AB Periasamy of MinIO, let me know if you have any questions you want asked, or join us live at 2021-04-09T21:30:00+02:00 to ask yourself.

Security in the Age of Microservices with Tzury Bar Yochay, CTO and co-founder of Reblaze

Security in the Age of Microservices with Tzury Bar Yochay, CTO and co-founder of Reblaze

Service mesh is one of the keys to securing bleeding-edge microservices , and how can companies continue to capitalize on the containerization trends, without sacrificing security?

The Weekly Squeak - Security in the Age of Microservices with Tzury Bar Yochay

The Weekly Squeak - Security in the Age of Microservices with Tzury Bar Yochay

Service mesh is one of the keys to securing bleeding-edge microservices , and how can companies continue to capitalize on the containerization trends, without sacrificing security? Let me know if you have any questions you want asked, or join us live at 2021-04-06T18:30:00+02:00 to ask yourself.

The Weekly Squeak - Kubernetes native GitOps with Cornelia Davis of Flux

The Weekly Squeak - Kubernetes native GitOps with Cornelia Davis of Flux

I speak with Cornelia Davis, CTO of Weaveworks about GitOps, Flux and simplifying the creation of Kubernetes clusters.

The Weekly Squeak - Grafana with Anthony Woods

The Weekly Squeak - Grafana with Anthony Woods

My guest this week is CTO and co-founder of Grafana Labs. We talk about the history of the company, their new cloud offering, and observability in general. Let me know if you have any questions you want asked, or join us live to ask yourself. Subscribe & listen later - https://anchor.fm/theweeklysqueak

Episode 105 - Making Games about Making Games, and Robots Deceiving Us All

Episode 105 - Making Games about Making Games, and Robots Deceiving Us All

Rebecca, Chris, and Jason are joined by Ben Maddox (Five Games For Doomsday podcast) to consider meta gaming taken to the extreme, and a cast of characters battling against robots deceiving us all. Will the games we create be total nonsense, or race to the top of the hotness lists?

The Weekly Squeak - The Jamstack Book with Raymond Camden and Brian Rinaldi

The Weekly Squeak - The Jamstack Book with Raymond Camden and Brian Rinaldi

I speak with Raymond Camden and Brian Rinaldi about the book they are working on for Manning publications covering everything Jamstack. I also cover Vivaldi, dependency hell, crazy laptops, and more.

The Weekly Squeak - eBPF Cloud Native computing with Neela Jacques of Isovalant

The Weekly Squeak - eBPF Cloud Native computing with Neela Jacques of Isovalant

I speak with Neela Jacque about eBPF and what does Cilium and Isovalent offer to cloud-native networking and security.

Stories about people episode 4

Stories about people episode 4

This episode has the following 2 stories:

The Weekly Squaek - Cloud Native automation with Jon Edvald of Garden

The Weekly Squaek - Cloud Native automation with Jon Edvald of Garden

This episode I speak with Jon Edvald of Garden about their cloud native automation platform. I also cover Linux on the M1, Google Chrome, Web extensions on Safari, and more!

The Weekly Squeak - Apollo GraphQL with Geoff Schmidt

The Weekly Squeak - Apollo GraphQL with Geoff Schmidt

This issue I speak with Geoff Schmidt of Apollo about their GraphQL offerings. I also cover general AI, decades old technology bets, is it wise to remove WhatsApp, and much more.