Scott

Author Archives: Scott

Full Stack Journey 063: Protecting Your Time And Other Career Advice With Tracy Holmes

Today's Full Stack Journey podcast explores an IT career journey with guest Tracy Holmes. Tracy shares lessons she's learned on an IT voyage that includes engineering, data centers, and developer advocacy. Lessons include how to protect your time, why it's useful to say no sometimes, and the importance of learning how to learn.

The post Full Stack Journey 063: Protecting Your Time And Other Career Advice With Tracy Holmes appeared first on Packet Pushers.

Full Stack Journey 062: Advice And Recommendations For Tech Learners

The Full Stack Journey is back for 2022, and kicking off the year Scott shares recommendations for learning new technologies based on his own career experiences and the technology transitions he's lived through, including virtualization to networking and networking to containers. Scott also shares four key takeaways for learners in the tech industry.

The post Full Stack Journey 062: Advice And Recommendations For Tech Learners appeared first on Packet Pushers.

Full Stack Journey 061: Linux Networking And Observability With eBPF And Cilium

eBPF has taken the Linux networking world by storm. But what is it, exactly? And how it is related to the open-source Cilium project? Duffie Cooley joins Scott Lowe on the Full Stack Journey podcast to discuss eBPF and Cilium. If you're into Linux, networking, or Kubernetes---or any combination of these---this episode is for you!

The post Full Stack Journey 061: Linux Networking And Observability With eBPF And Cilium appeared first on Packet Pushers.

Full Stack Journey 060: The Argo Project – Tools To Help You Run Kubernetes

Today's Full Stack Journey podcast delves into the open-source Argo project, a collection of tools to help ops team use Kubernetes. Our guest is Hong Wang. He's an Argo maintainer and co-founder and CEO of Akuity, a for-profit company built around Argo.

The post Full Stack Journey 060: The Argo Project – Tools To Help You Run Kubernetes appeared first on Packet Pushers.

Full Stack Journey 058: New Challenges And Embracing Change

In episode 58 of the Full Stack Podcast, Scott talks to Nick Korte about a change that happened with his own podcast, The Nerd Journey. What lessons did Nick learn from this change, and how can those lessons be applied to careers in general? Scott and Nick's conversation uncovers some true gems of career advice.

The post Full Stack Journey 058: New Challenges And Embracing Change appeared first on Packet Pushers.

Full Stack Journey 056: Network Automation Progress And Problems

What's the latest with network automation? Where is the industry getting things right, and where is there more work to be done? How is public cloud influencing network automation? Scott Lowe welcomes Ethan Banks to the Full Stack Journey podcast for an update on the state of automation in networking.

The post Full Stack Journey 056: Network Automation Progress And Problems appeared first on Packet Pushers.

Full Stack Journey 053: Exploring Developer Advocacy And Developer Relations

Today's Full Stack Journey delves into developer advocacy: what is it, why do organizations have this role, and what makes a good developer advocate? Host Scott Lowe has invited four practitioners to tackle these questions. He speaks with Jacquie Grindrod, Jeremy Meiss, Josh Wulf, and Ted Neward.

The post Full Stack Journey 053: Exploring Developer Advocacy And Developer Relations appeared first on Packet Pushers.

Full Stack Journey 052: Scaling Infrastructure As Code Beyond A Single Engineer

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) can work great for a single user, but what happens when lots of people are pushing changes? Scott Lowe and guest Tim Davis talk about the challenges of scaling IaC beyond a single engineer and provide practical insight into ways to address these challenges. Tim is Developer Advocate at Env0.

The post Full Stack Journey 052: Scaling Infrastructure As Code Beyond A Single Engineer appeared first on Packet Pushers.

Full Stack Journey 051: Knowing When It’s Time For A Career Transition

Career changes and transitions seem inevitable in technology. When is the right time? How do you know you're ready? Is it a smart move? How do you deal with imposter syndrome? Full Stack Journey Scott Lowe and guest Massimo Re Ferre discuss these and other IT career questions.

The post Full Stack Journey 051: Knowing When It’s Time For A Career Transition appeared first on Packet Pushers.

Full Stack Journey 049: Kubernetes Backup And Data Protection With Open-Source Velero

Have you developed a backup/restore strategy for your Kubernetes clusters? In this Full Stack Journey episode, we discuss why Kubernetes operators should be planning for backup/restore functionality, and debunk some myths that say you don't need it in Kubernetes. We also dive into the open-source Velero project, a tool for backup/restore and data protection of Kubernetes cluster resources. Our guests are Carlisia Thompson and Nolan Brubaker.

The post Full Stack Journey 049: Kubernetes Backup And Data Protection With Open-Source Velero appeared first on Packet Pushers.

Full Stack Journey 048: Where Is IT Headed In 2021?

On today's episode of the Full Stack Journey podcast, host Scott Lowe is joined by fellow Packet Pusher podcast host Drew Conry-Murray for a lively discussion on the trends they see on the horizon in the industry, and how IT professionals can prepare themselves for those trends, including network automation and orchestration, emerging tools, and more.

The post Full Stack Journey 048: Where Is IT Headed In 2021? appeared first on Packet Pushers.

Full Stack Journey 047: Using Kubernetes And Crossplane To Provision Cloud Infrastructure

Today's Full Stack Journey episode explores the Crossplane project, which uses APIs in Kubernetes and public cloud providers to allow you to provision and manage cloud services and infrastructure from Kubernetes. Crossplane maintainer Daniel Mangum is our guide.

The post Full Stack Journey 047: Using Kubernetes And Crossplane To Provision Cloud Infrastructure appeared first on Packet Pushers.

Full Stack Journey 046: Understanding AWS Controllers For Kubernetes (ACK)

Today's Full Stack Journey podcast explores AWS Controllers for Kubernetes (ACK). Currently available as a developer preview, the ACK project lets customers manage their AWS services directly from Kubernetes. Our guide to ACK is Justin Garrison, a container advocate at AWS and author.

The post Full Stack Journey 046: Understanding AWS Controllers For Kubernetes (ACK) appeared first on Packet Pushers.

Full Stack Journey 043: Lighting Up The Firecracker Project For Serverless Computing

Firecracker is an open-source project, launched by AWS, for serverless computing. On today's Full Stack Journey podcast, Michael Hausenblas of AWS joins host Scott Lowe to talk about Firecracker, how it works, its adoption, and more. They also touch on EKS, Fargate, and Lambda.

The post Full Stack Journey 043: Lighting Up The Firecracker Project For Serverless Computing appeared first on Packet Pushers.

1 2 3