Just a few things today.
If you’re interested in marketshare, usage trends, and benefits/problems in Kubernetes-land, Torsten and crew at EMA has a new stack of analysis and charts about Kubernetes out. It’s a packed 84 pages that tries to get it’s hands around the Kubernetes world through many, many different methods: surveys, analyzing GitHub, and even things like finding as many detectable Kubernetes clusters on the public Internet as possible.
Here’s one slide estimating the Kubernetes services/distros in use:
Check out the rest, for free thanks to my work, VMware.
“Q: Female artists still have to sometimes use urinals backstage, because clubs weren’t built with women stars in mind. Joan Jett: Oh, I get very friendly with cups. I mean, [expletive] a urinal. That’s not clean. I’m just in my dressing room, with a cup. Quick, easy, you don’t have to go anywhere. Try it next time! Solo cup. Check that Solo cup before you drink. [Laughs]” Here.
“Stuffing the prompt.”
“Good morning, would you like a breakfast calzone?” On the DTW->AMS flight. (I said, “no, thank you.”)
“a group of vicious squirrels”
The Musk Algorithm - “Question every requirement. Each should come with the name of the person who made it. You should never accept that a requirement came from a department, such as from “the legal department” or “the safety department.” You need to know the name of the real person who made that requirement. Then you should question it, no matter how smart that person is. Requirements from smart people are the most dangerous, because people are less likely to question them. Always do so, even if the requirement came from me. Then make the requirements less dumb.”
Measuring Developer Productivity: Who’s Winning the Debate? - more from this weird nerd-fight about developer productivity metrics.
How Dell Claims Apex Smooths out ‘Ground-to-Cloud’ Azure HCI Connections - Dell has a private Azure box.
Talks I’ll be giving, places I’ll be, things I’ll be doing, etc.
Oct 10th, 17th, 24th talk series: Building a Path to Production: A Guide for Managers and Leaders in Platform Engineering Nov 6th to 9th VMware Explore in Barcelona, speaking (twice!).
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