The New Stack Makers

About the show

Technologists building and managing new stack architectures join us for short conversations at conferences out on the tech conference circuit. These are the people defining how applications are developed and managed at scale.

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  • Episode 677: How Kasten’s Ongoing Contribution to Open Source Bears Fruit for Stateful Storage

    April 15th, 2021  |  26 mins 52 secs
    kasten, open source, podcast, thenewstack

    This The New Stack Makers podcast explores the state of open source software today and features a case example of what is possible: Kasten by Veeam has created Kubestr to identify, validate and evaluate storage systems running in cloud native environments. As Michael Cade, a senior global technologist for Veeam, describes Kubestr, the open source tool provides information about what storage solutions are available for particular Kubernetes clusters and how well they are performing. The software project is also intended to offer DevOps teams an “easy button” to automate these processes.

  • Episode 676: How eBay Is Working for Developer Speed

    April 12th, 2021  |  34 mins 23 secs
    ebay, makers, pancakes, podcast, thenewstack

    The New Stack Makers’ recent “eBay Baby! How eBay Is Working for Developer Speed” livestream podcast covered a lot of ground about eBay’s five successive reengineers of its IT architecture. Recorded on April 1 and hosted by Alex Williams, founder and publisher of The New Stack, eBay’s challenges and achievements were certainly no joke. The eBay guests Randy Shoup, vice president, engineering and chief architect, Mark Weinberg, vice president, core product engineering and Lakshimi Duraivenkatesh, vice president, buyer experience engineering offered their insight and lessons learned over pancakes.

  • Episode 675: How Your Network Can Handle the Traffic Surge in a COVID-19 World

    April 8th, 2021  |  30 mins 51 secs
    makers, podcast, thenewstack

    In this The New Stack Makers podcast, hosted by Alex Williams, founder and publisher of The New Stack, Lad discusses ThousandEyes’ work as a network monitoring provider to meet the challenges of the day. Lad discussed his background in networking, the evolution of networking and software in general and the parallel growth of the Internet as it relates to ThousandEyes.

  • Episode 674: K3s Gets its Due and its Own Day at KubeCon EU

    April 5th, 2021  |  30 mins 50 secs
    cncf, makers, podcast, thenewstack

    In this episode of The New Stack Makers podcast, Alex Williams, founder and publisher of The New Stack, speaks with Mulligan and Ellis about K3s’ origin, why it has become so popular and how it is expected to support edge deployments in the future.

  • Episode 673: Advanced Threats in the Orchestrated Cloud

    March 30th, 2021  |  38 mins 52 secs
    live, podcast, tech

    The momentous growth of DevOps teams taking advantage of highly distributed containerized environments in their shift to cloud native environments has created enormous opportunities for a very large number of organizations. But while cloud infrastructures offer advantages in agility, resource savings and in other ways, attackers have also found new opportunities to exploit data and networks on public clouds.

  • Episode 672: OKTA Series - The Road to As-Needed Infrastructure Security

    March 24th, 2021  |  35 mins 29 secs
    makers, okta, podcast, thenewstack
  • Episode 671: Okta Series - How a Security-Minded Culture Can Change Bad Habits

    March 17th, 2021  |  32 mins 30 secs
    makers, podcast, tech, tns

    How to build a security-minded culture is the theme of the latest episode in our new series “Security @ Scale” on The New Stack Makers with Okta. The series explores security in modern environments with stories from the trenches including security horror stories and fantastic failures.

  • Episode 670: When Application Management Across the Net Requires ‘Google Maps’ Visibility

    March 11th, 2021  |  28 mins 46 secs
    data, network, podcast, tech, thenewstack

    In this, The New Stack Makers podcast, hosted by Alex Williams, founder, and publisher of The New Stack, Joe Vaccaro, head of products, ThousandEyes, discussed today’s digital supply chain for the modern app experience and managing backend interdependencies.

  • Episode 668: Okta Series - Mobile Security Dev, a Database and Authentication POV

    March 10th, 2021  |  34 mins 13 secs
    makers, okta, security

    Episode #4 in our Okta Series!!

  • Episode 669: Kim Crayton: Anti-Racist Economist and Future Nobel Prize for Economics

    March 8th, 2021  |  47 mins 37 secs
    makers, podcast, thenewstack

    “Black women are the moral compass of this country,” Kim Crayton said, referring to the United States in this episode of The New Stack Makers. But it’s exhausting work. And repetitive, to continue to offer the same basics to white people of what’s wrong with a country, an economy, and a tech industry that’s systemically built on anti-Blackness.

  • Episode 667: How to Secure Web Applications in a Static and Dynamic World w/ Dustin Rogers

    March 3rd, 2021  |  32 mins 48 secs
    makers, okta, podcast, series, thenewstack

    In this episode, co-hosts Alex Williams, founder and publisher of The New Stack, and Randall Degges, head of developer advocacy at security services provider Okta, speak with guest Dustin Rogers, staff application security engineer, Netlify, about all things related to static Web security management.

  • Episode 666: Vaibhav Kamra CTO of Kasten on Cloud Natives Lessons Learned During these Pandemic Days

    March 2nd, 2021  |  31 mins 7 secs
    kasten, tech

    The world has certainly changed during the past year. Among the paradigmatic shifts in how we live and work that have taken place since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been an even stronger push by numerous organizations to scale operations across cloud native and distributed environments. This has largely been in response to accommodate the surge in remote workers and developers whose distributed data and application needs have scaled accordingly.

  • Episode 665: Okta Series - APIs’ Evolution, Future and Vulnerabilities

    February 24th, 2021  |  40 mins 16 secs
    okta, podcast, talk, tech

    “Why can’t third parties actually innovate on the stuff that we are really good at?

  • Episode 664: Varun Badhwar - How to Tighten Security Across Complex and Cloud Native Environments

    February 23rd, 2021  |  15 mins 10 secs
    makers, podcast, prisma

    How to Tighten Security Across Complex and Cloud Native Environments

  • Episode 663: Security Horror Stories: Why Hackers are Influencers by Okta

    February 17th, 2021  |  36 mins 59 secs
    makers, okta, podcast, scale, security

    Welcome to our new series ‘Security @ Scale’ on The New Stack Makers with Okta exploring security in modern environments with stories from the trenches including security horror stories and fantastic failures.

  • Episode 662: Palo Alto Networks Virtual Event: Customers Share Their War Stories

    February 16th, 2021  |  30 mins 59 secs

    Real Cloud Security Advice from the Front Lines - Alex Williams & Tyler Warren, Prologis, Brian Cababe, Cognizant, Alex Jones, Cobalt Labs