Justin Garrison on Cloud Native Infrastructure, Immutability, Observability and Much More

In this week’s podcast, we speak with Justin Garrison, co-author of Cloud Native Infrastructure (CNI).

• Behind scenes for O’Reilly book and choice of cover animal
• Infrastructure and CNI approach
• State and Immutability / Immutable VM
• Terraform and Kubernetes
• Observability
• The Why of Immutability
• Infrastructure as Software (Netflix)
• Site Reliability Engineering and DevOps

Year of the Crawfish Recap and 2018 Predictions for Bare Metal, Virtualization, Edge and Serverless

Welcome to the final L8istSh9y Podcast for 2017 with a recap of Rob Hirschfeld’s predictions for 2017 (2016 Infrastructure Revolt makes 2017 the “year of the IT Escape Clause”) as well as a look ahead into 2018. Key topics covered in the podcast:

Hybrid is Reality; How do I Cope with it?
Site Reliability Engineering; People are Just Doing it
Bare Metal to Immutable Images
Virtualization Decline with Bare Metal Growth
2018 is not the Year of Serverless
Edge Computing Still Not Ready for Prime Time
OpenStack Foundation as Open Infrastructure Group