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 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.

  • Episode 13: From RabbitMQ to GitOps with Alexis Richardson

    June 11th, 2021  |  42 mins 33 secs
    cncf, gitops, kubernetes, open source

    Our guest is Alexis Richardson, who is the co-founder and CEO of Weaveworks, the creator of GitOps that unlocks cloud native agility, reliability and scalability. Previously he was the TOC chairman at the CNCF, and co-founded RabbitMQ.

  • Episode 12: OpenShift, Communities, Culture, and Machetes with Flavio Percoco

    June 4th, 2021  |  37 mins 35 secs
    elastic, kubernetes, open source, openshift, red hat

    In this episode we have a special guest joining us from Italy, Flavio Percoco, who is Senior Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat. Flavio tells us about working at Red Hat, why he uses OpenShift, and how he stays relevant and chooses what projects he’s interested in. Flavio is also a contributor to Curiefense.

  • Episode 11: WebAssembly All The Things with Connor Hicks

    May 26th, 2021  |  44 mins 16 secs
    community, open source, wasm, webassembly

    Connor Hicks, Maintainer of Suborbital and previously Staff Software Developer, Product Discovery Lead at 1Password. We will learn all about Suborbital and how it’s going to make Cloud Native better, and the three projects that he refers to as the building blocks.

  • Episode 10: Kubernetes, (Almost) Love at First Sight with Chris Ferreira

    May 11th, 2021  |  35 mins 52 secs
    cisco, hybrid, kubernetes, linux, security

    Chris Ferreira, who is the Principal Engineer and Architect for the WebEx Platform, tells us how he started out in culinary school and ended up in the IT world, working in startups on the front end and the back end, working for Microsoft, and now Cisco.

  • Episode 9: Microservices are Interesting with Les Jackson

    May 6th, 2021  |  39 mins 53 secs
    .net, envoy, microservices, microsoft, open source

    Les Jackson, Developer Advocate, YouTuber, Author, explains what got him started creating Cloud Native content, and his interest in using Envoy to make microservices.

  • Episode 8: Learning in Public with Kelsey Hightower

    April 29th, 2021  |  45 mins 15 secs
    bash, coreos, google, kubernetes, linux, nasa, open source

    We are super excited to have as our awesome guest today, Kelsey Hightower, who is Principal Engineer and Principal Staff Advocate at Google in the Google Cloud Platform Division.

  • Episode 7: Building a Business Around Popular Open Source Tools for Kubernetes with Richard Li

    April 21st, 2021  |  36 mins 14 secs
    api, cncf, emissary-ingress, envoy, kubernetes, open source

    In this episode, we have on Richard Li, who is the Co-Founder and CEO of Ambassador Labs, which builds popular open source tools for Kubernetes. Today, Richard explains to us the story behind starting his company and the different projects that were built out of that, including Telepresence and Ambassador API Gateway.