Kelsey Hightower currently works as a Developer Advocate at Google and enjoys finding simple solutions to complex problems.
In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Daniel Goleman and Richard J. Davidson about the current scientific understanding of meditation practice. They speak about the original stigma associated with meditation, the history of introspection in eastern and western cultures, the recent collaboration between Buddhism and western science, the difference between altered states and altered traits, an alternate conception of mental health, “meta-awareness,” the relationship between mindfulness and “flow,” the difference between pain and suffering, mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), and other topics. You can support the Waking Up podcast at SamHarris.org/support.
Last week, at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s Kubecon 2017, much of the buzz seemed to be around service meshes, with everyone curious as to why they needed one now that they’ve installed the Kubernetes open source container orchestration engine. The topic brought a SRO audience to our pancake podcast panel discussion on the topic at the event, which we captured for your listening please on this latest episode of The New Stack Analysts podcast.
The event proved to be a popular one, as people packed the room in order to hear more about the technology from our panel, which was moderated by TNS founder Alex Williams:
Borys Pierov, National Center for Biotechnology Information, DevOps tech lead William Morgan, Buoyant, CEO. Kris Nova, Heptio, advocacy boss Joab Jackson, The New Stack, news editor
On this very morning, Buoyant launched Conduit, its next generation service mesh developed specifically for Kubernetes. It instantly joined the list of emerging service mesh contenders for this nascent market, alongside of Lyft’s Envoy, Istio and Buoyant’s own Linkerd.
Should developers need to interact with the Kubernetes open source container orchestration engine at all? That was one of the many intriguing questions we got from the audience during our second pancake podcast, held Thursday, at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s Kubecon 2017. We caught it all here on this latest edition of The Stack Analysts podcast.
Sponsored by Alcide and Chef, this panel discussion set out to explore the "Evolving Patterns in Kubernetes." Leading the discussion, moderated by TNS founder Alex Williams, were the following panelists:
Erica von Buelow, CoreOS software engineer Tasha Drew, Chef product manager for Habitat Jeyappragash "JJ" Jeyakeerthi, Technologist Gadi Naor, Alcide co-founder and chief technology officer
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Want to get organized? Joshua Zerkel reveals the hidden source of organizational frustration and suggests an easy way to gain control over clutter.
Joshua Zerkel, Evernote’s Director of Global Customer Education and Community, explains how he structures his day and his notes for maximum productivity.
Eberhard Wolff, a systems architect and author of "Microservices: Flexible Software Architecture," discusses his book with Booz Allen’s own Dan Tucker. As the person who literally wrote the book on microservices, Eberhard expertly discusses the security, scaling, and robustness of this service oriented architecture. Hear why microservices are ideal to scale agile processes and why they are a good tool to deal with legacy applications.
Original video: https://m.soundcloud.com/boozallen/microservices-podcast-eberhard-wolff-and-dan-tucker
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A new programmer learns to build applications using data structures like a queue, a cache, or a database. Modern cloud applications are built using more sophisticated tools like Redis, Kafka, or Amazon S3. These tools do multiple things well, and often have overlapping functionality. Application architecture becomes less straightforward.
The applications we are building today are data-intensive rather than compute-intensive. Netflix needs to know how to store and cache large video files, and stream them to users quickly. Twitter needs to update user news feeds with a fanout of the president’s latest tweet. These operations are simple with small amounts of data, but become complicated with a high volume of users.
Martin Kleppmann is the author of Data Intensive Applications, an O’Reilly book about how to use modern data tools to solve modern data problems. His book includes high-level discussions about architectural strategy, and lower level discussions like how leader election algorithms can create problems for a data intensive application.
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It seems as if the whole world of software development is jumping on the bandwagon to move to a microservices architecture. There are many good aspects to architecting a system in this fashion, but what about the downsides?
In a knockdown debate, Rachel Laycock and Cassandra Shum take opposing sides on whether to implement services in a micro fashion and deliver zings and gotchas about the pros and cons of microservices.
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