We figure out our Wal-mart greeter job for our never-retirement. After a discussion of a new type of expert witness we cover Chef’s funding, VMworld and Photon, and what’s left to do in SSO and identity management.
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- If you like video, see this episodes’ video recording.
- The meme expert. The Reply All podcast.
- Chef funding – they get $40m, now with total funding over round A-E of $137m.
- DevOps for VMware Administrators.
- Speaking in Tech episodes 175 and 176 have some good VMworld commentary.
- Wut’s Photon?
- New DevOpsDays talks – I need some new talks, my current one only has so much steam left. What are good topics? No good ideas, but maybe security.
- Okta Funding – why is SSO still a growth market?
- Decadent strategy, pretty well sums up my “software nihilist” view on tech strategy. See also [“When Marketing Is Strategy”](
https://hbr.org/2013/12/when-marketing-is-strategy), which I’ve skimmed but looks pragmatic.
- vCloud Air on the way out? (we hardly knew ya)
- IBM buys StrongLoop.
- FAA chooses Amazon & Microsoft, not IBM (or Google for that matter)
- Forget iPhone news, how about the Fire phone?
- Oracle Laying off Java Evangelists – Pivotal hired one them.
I guess their work is done, everyone’s heard of it.
Matt: Rube Waddell episode of The Dollop is a Hilarious discussion of the life of one of the greatest & craziest baseball players to have every lived. Strikeout leader, perfect inning, chasing fire trucks, multiple wives, learning to throw at birds.
Brandon: woot.com. Getcheraself a TV there.