Is there Buc-ee’s bubble? Fighting a bad network connection, we discuss cloud-native vs. cloud-immigrant applications and the platforms that support them. We also briefly touch on AWS and HP seeming to exit the public cloud.
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- No video this week.
Wither “datacenter operating systems”
Everyone has got a container-based platform for stateless app madness, including Microsoft.
“Tectonic is a commercial product, and with this release, we have decided to launch our commercial products under a new brand, separate from the CoreOS name.”
HP public cloud re-positioning
Twitter thread on HP with analysts like Lydia weighing in.
Microsoft’s Nano Server and Hyper-V Containers (Matt)
- Nano servers
TPM on the Windows Server foot-print: “With Microsoft trying to get an installed base of more than 8 million Windows Server 2003 machines upgraded before the middle of summer, when tech support ends, this year was not a good time to muddle the market message with a new server version of Windows.” But does this apply to “legacy” workloads, or is it the same “only cloud native apps need apply story” as for most container platforms?
- Get some popcorn! “Amazon is planning to break out AWS financial in its next earnings report, which drops April 23.” What will we want to see?
- [New stuff](http://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-web-services-summit-improved-workspaces-and-more-2015-4
- NFS for AWS
- Machine Learning?
- Workspace Application Manager?
- Container Service out of beta (Docker, Docker, Docker
- Lambda Out of Beta
Bonus links we missed this week
Weekly OpenStack Check-in
“The worst thing for OpenStack right now is Red Hat,” McKenty says.
- As I’ve said before and I’ll say it again, with the entire software industry working on 1 project (minus Amazon and Google), how could politics and in-fighting possibly derail it?
- Oh wait, OpenStack’s fine but boring
- “OpenStack, ultimately, is a feature not a product. And that’s not a bad thing.”
New Sputniks are out
- Brandon:talk about 4 horsemen of the Internet.
- Matt: shelled pistachios (Coté stood in for Matt).
- Coté: most recent Critical Path podcast on jobs to be done.