About the show

Join the Curiefense team — Justin Dorfman, Tzury Bar Yochay, and Richard Littauer as they explore the confluence of open source and cloud native. Our guests include members of CNCF projects, maintainers working on projects at scale at places like Google, Amazon, and NASA, and community members contributing back to awesome projects in the cloud native ecosystem. Explore with us!

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  • Episode 25: Maintaining OpenFaaS with CNCF Ambassador Alex Ellis

    October 25th, 2021  |  40 mins 52 secs
    ambassador, author, cncf, openfaas, serverless

    Our guest Alex Ellis, who is the Founder of OpenFaaS, which is one of the most popular open source serverless projects, as well as a CNCF Ambassador.

  • Episode 24: From Disney to AWS with Justin Garrison

    October 18th, 2021  |  38 mins 51 secs
    aws, book, cncf, devops, infrastructure, kubernetes

    Justin Garrison is a Developer Advocate at Amazon. He also worked at Disney Animation and Disney Streaming Services, and we found out what he did there before going to Amazon.

  • Episode 23: Kubernetes and Cloud Security with Andrew Martin

    October 10th, 2021  |  41 mins 28 secs
    book, cloud security, kubernetes, observability, open source, sigstore

    Andrew Martin is the CEO of Control Plane, a Cloud Native security consultancy training and pen test firm. We learn more about Andrew’s background, how he got involved in Kubernetes and Cloud security, and more about Cloud Plane.

  • Episode 22: Thoughts on Bash Becoming Interplanetary and More with Brian J. Fox

    August 23rd, 2021  |  38 mins 57 secs
    bash, crypto, fsf, gnu, infrastructure, mars, open source, protocol, vpn

    The legendary Brian J. Fox, who created the Bash Shell and he was the first employee of the Free Software Foundation. He is also the Co-Founder of Orchid, a blockchain company that started in 2017 joins us.

  • Episode 21: Maintaining Envoy Proxy with Snow Petterson

    August 18th, 2021  |  34 mins 9 secs
    code review, community, envoy, github, maintainer, open source, sidecars

    Snow Pettersen, is an Envoy Proxy Senior Maintainer working at Lyft on the Resilience team. Snow has done Cloud Native at Square, Netflix, Lyft, and he tells us how it’s changed over the years and a particular challenge he had recently.

  • Episode 20: Taking Open Source Supply Chain Security Seriously with Dan Lorenc

    August 9th, 2021  |  34 mins 59 secs
    bash, curl, minikube, open source, security, sigstore, skaffold, supply chain, tektoncd

    Our guest, Dan Lorenc, is a Staff Software Engineer and the lead for Google’s Open Source Security Team. Also, he founded projects like Minikube, Skaffold, TektonCD, and Sigstore. Dan will take us back to how he got into open source, Google, Cloud, and how he ended up being a lead for Google’s Open Source Security Team.

  • Episode 19: Telcos, Edge Clouds, Service Meshes, and more with Prajakta Joshi

    August 2nd, 2021  |  45 mins 27 secs
    envoy, gcp, google cloud, grpc, istio, kubernetes, service mesh, telco

    Our guest is Prajakta Joshi, who is a Group Product Manager at Google driving Edge Cloud for Enterprise and Telecom. She joined Google in 2015 and really knows all about the history of Cloud Native and how it really started.

  • Episode 18: The Best of CTCN: Volume 1

    July 19th, 2021  |  23 mins 25 secs
    cncf, envoy, gcp, kubernetes, linkerd, microservices, open source

    This episode is a little different than others because we decided after publishing seventeen episodes this year, we want to take a trip down memory lane and look back at our most popular ones.

  • Episode 17: 99.99999% Uptime with Anna Berenberg

    July 12th, 2021  |  34 mins 20 secs
    envoy, gcp, google cloud, grpc, service mesh

    Anna Berenberg, who is a Distinguished Engineer at Google. Anna goes in depth about her position at Google and what she does there. She tells us about the “Five nines” applications, how proxies are used on a day-to-day cloud basis at Google, and how security and reliability come together with what they’ve done at Google for Envoy.

  • Episode 16: On The Road to CNCF Incubation with Zbynek and Tom

    July 5th, 2021  |  35 mins 58 secs
    azure, cncf, community, keda, kubernetes, prometheus

    Zbynek and Tom are both Maintainers for KEDA. They are here to tell us more about KEDA, why it’s so cool, what they do as Maintainers for it, their challenges, and personal goals they have with helping them become better Cloud Native Engineers.

  • Episode 15: Analytics for Open Source Maintainers with Avi Press

    June 28th, 2021  |  35 mins 35 secs
    aws, docker, documentation, linkerd, open source

    In this episode, our guest is Avi Press, Co-Founder and CEO of Scarf. We learn all about Scarf, how it works, and what it has to do with Cloud Native. Also, Avi tells us about the newest product, The Scarf Gateway.

  • Episode 14: Managing SREs to 90+ Container Talks a Year with Jérôme Petazzoni

    June 18th, 2021  |  38 mins 17 secs
    docker, documentation, kubernetes, python

    Our guest is Jérôme Petazzoni, Founder of Tiny Shell Script, LLC, a long-time operator in the Cloud Native space, and was part of the team that built, scaled, and operated dotCloud PaaS before that company became Docker.