General Catalyst, Managing Director
March 25th, 2019 | 31 mins 29 secs
Site reliability engineers (SREs) are tightly woven into DevOps today. They also provide a changing and critical role in deployments on cloud native platforms and microservices deployments. But as a job description and function, an SRE position and role is often described incorrectly — in that way, the definition of an SRE can mean many different things, depending on whom you talk to.
February 14th, 2018 | 26 mins 58 secs
ai, application development, cloud, cloud computing, developers, edge computing, internet of things, iot, kubernetes, open source, programming, software, software development, tech, technology
For this episode of The New Stack Makers, Host TC Currie is joined by Steve Herrod, VC at General Catalyst where he focuses on infrastructure. He recently published an article on LinkedIn called Cloud vs. Edge – This is Not a Cage Match.
“It comes down to the use cases,” Herrod said about the difference between Cloud and Edge computing, "You don’t want your car’s IoT chip to have to go to the cloud before it decides to make the turn, but it’s faster to go to the cloud to crunch a bunch of sensor data from thousands of IoT devices."