Michael DeHaan on the new Vespene project and Open Source Licensing

Joining us this week is Michael DeHaan from Vespene.io, a modern, streamlined build and self-service automation platform.


  • Vespene Introduction ~ only 3 month old project
  • Open Source Licensing ~ is there a crisis?
  • How best to run an Open Source Project

Oliver Gould on Service Mesh, Containers, and Edge

Joining us this week is Oliver Gould, CTO Buoyant who provides a service mesh abstraction view to micro-services and Kubernetes. Oliver and Rob also take a look at how applications are managed at the edge and highlights the future roadmap for Conduit.

• Defining microservices and Kubernetes from Buoyant viewpoint
• Service mesh abstractions at a request level (load balance, get, put, …)
• Conduit overview – client-side load balancing
• Service mesh tool comparisons
• Edge Computing discussion from service mesh view

Haseeb Budhani on App Development for Edge and Cloud Best Fit

Joining us this week is Haseeb Budhani, Co-Founder and CEO, Rafay Systems.

• Building an application deployment platform as close to the Edge as possible
• Supporting containers, microservices (move latency sensitive parts of app to Edge) and availability of infrastructure
• Definition of Edge to Rafay Systems
• Issues of massive amount of data at the Edge to be handled – Use Cases
• Will Edge suffer from device specific infrastructure needs?
• Application bottlenecks and impact of cloud locations and end user
• Placement control of services is still an open issue based on user requirements
• IT infrastructure and ownership and performance issues (IT vs Operation Teams)
• Cloud and Edge are not competitive; they work together to offer applications best fit