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Episode 325 – Public Cloud: a BAD idea?
Public cloud has been lauded for it's flexibility and potential cost savings, but recently some noteworthy companies have decided to say "good bye" to cloud... Do they have a point? This episode was inspired by this blog post: https://world.hey.com/dhh/why-we-re-leaving-the-cloud-654b47e0 Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
26:33 11/29/2022
Episode 324 – John Mertic’s Linux Foundation Update 2022! (Part 2/2)
It's our anniversary! Yes, a year has gone by and as is tradition, we are joined by our "honorary co-host" John Mertic who will regale us with news and stories from the various projects under the Linux Foundation umbrella. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
47:41 11/22/2022
Episode 323 – John Mertic’s Linux Foundation Update 2022! (Part 1/2)
It's our anniversary! Yes, a year has gone by and as is tradition, we are joined by our "honorary co-host" John Mertic who will regale us with news and stories from the various projects under the Linux Foundation umbrella. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
37:38 11/15/2022
Episode 322 – CI/CD Basics With Marco Anastasov (p2/2)
This week we are joined by Marco Anastasov from Semaphore and we talk about the basics of Continuous Integration and Development. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
39:04 11/08/2022
Episode 321 – CI/CD Basics With Marco Anastasov
This week we are joined by Marco Anastasov from Semaphore and we talk about the basics of Continuous Integration and Development. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
37:29 11/01/2022
Episode 320 – A.I.: Caught in the Act!
That some horrible things are being done with Artificial intelligence is without question. What is a question is how best to avoid that. The European Union has recently decided that there is a need to regulate certain types of Machine Learning Models. Good idea, or not at all? Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
29:51 10/25/2022
Episode 319 – AIOps: Fact or Fiction?
Everything gets a fresh new coat of AI these days and I.T. operations is no exception. Is AIOps real? Can it actually offer benefits when adopted today? Or is it just another snake-oil salesman doing the rounds? For this episode, we found inspiration in the following (rather bad) article: https://venturebeat.com/ai/what-the-growth-of-aiops-solutions-means-for-the-enterprise/ Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
31:43 10/18/2022
Episode 318 – Is Cloud Competition Still a Thing?
Is it a good question? Well, The UK government certainly thinks so since they are starting a competition probe in a bunch of digital services. Inspiration for this episode was found in: https://www.theregister.com/2022/09/22/hyperscale_cloud_probe_uk/ Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
34:09 10/11/2022
Episode 317 – The Ups and Downs of Open Source
It's happening again! Internet articles telling the world diametrically opposite stories! What do you say? That's normal? Well, never mind, we're still going to tackle this contradicting news about Open Source adoption. Inspiration for this episode was found in the following equally awful (for their own reasons) articles: https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2022/09/20/open-source-security-concerns/https://www.theregister.com/2022/03/02/red_hat_open_source/ Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
24:16 10/04/2022
Episode 316 – Machine Learning with Alexey Grigorev
For the next couple of episodes, we are joined by Alexey Grigorev, Principal Data Scientist at OLX Group. Founder of DataTalks.Club and author of the Machine Learning Bookcamp. Join Alexey and us when we take a fresh look at the state of Machine learning today. Machine Learning Bookcamp Time to flex your machine learning muscles! Take on the carefully designed challenges of the Machine Learning Bookcamp and master essential ML techniques through practical application. DataTalks.Club The place to talk about dataGlobal online community of data enthusiasts Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
23:58 09/27/2022
Episode 315 – Machine Learning with Alexey Grigorev
For the next couple of episodes, we are joined by Alexey Grigorev, Principal Data Scientist at OLX Group. Founder of DataTalks.Club and author of the Machine Learning Bookcamp. Join Alexey and us when we take a fresh look at the state of Machine learning today. Machine Learning Bookcamp Time to flex your machine learning muscles! Take on the carefully designed challenges of the Machine Learning Bookcamp and master essential ML techniques through practical application. DataTalks.Club The place to talk about dataGlobal online community of data enthusiasts Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
27:48 09/20/2022
Episode 314 – Machine Learning with Alexey Grigorev
For the next couple of episodes, we are joined by Alexey Grigorev, Principal Data Scientist at OLX Group. Founder of DataTalks.Club and author of the Machine Learning Bookcamp. Join Alexey and us when we take a fresh look at the state of Machine learning today. Machine Learning Bookcamp Time to flex your machine learning muscles! Take on the carefully designed challenges of the Machine Learning Bookcamp and master essential ML techniques through practical application. DataTalks.Club The place to talk about dataGlobal online community of data enthusiasts Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
25:21 09/13/2022
Episode 313 – Enteprise IT Buyer Remorse
After spending a lot of money for the next shiny thing that will solve all your problems, or at least that's what the salesperson told you, things are often not as rosy as you had expected them to be. Is the vendor at fault, or is some or all of the responsibility to avoid buyer remorse with the buyer? Inspiration for this episode came from: https://www.ciodive.com/news/enterprise-IT-buyer-remorse/627758/ Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
31:19 09/06/2022
Episode 312 – Stack Overflow Developers Survey 2022 (part 3)
The new Stack Overflow Dev Survey has been released and as usual, we're taking a look and using all our non-expert knowledge to add our opinions to the results. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
36:27 08/30/2022
Episode 311 – Stack Overflow Developers Survey 2022 (part 2)
The new Stack Overflow Dev Survey has been released and as usual, we're taking a look and using all our non-expert knowledge to add our opinions to the results. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
30:54 08/23/2022
Episode 310 – Stack Overflow Developers Survey 2022 (part 1)
The new Stack Overflow Dev Survey has been released and as usual, we're taking a look and using all our non-expert knowledge to add our opinions to the results. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
25:10 08/16/2022
Episode 309 – Infra as Code: People and Learnings with Rosemary Wang
Today we are joined by our special guest Rosemary Wang, Developer Advocate at HashiCorp and author of the book "Infrastructure as Code: Patterns and practices" and the topic is, quite obviously: Infrastructure as Code. In this last episode with Rosemary, we end with the required people skills and some lessons learned! Head over to the Manning Publications website for more information about Rosemary's book: "Infrastructure as Code: Patterns and Practices" Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
23:59 08/09/2022
Episode 308 – Infra as Code: Building Blocks with Rosemary Wang
Today we are joined by our special guest Rosemary Wang, Developer Advocate at HashiCorp and author of the book "Infrastructure as Code: Patterns and practices" and the topic is, quite obviously: Infrastructure as Code. In this second episode with Rosemary, we continue with move information on the components you'll likely need. Head over to the Manning Publications website for more information about Rosemary's book: "Infrastructure as Code: Patterns and Practices" Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
25:59 08/02/2022
Episode 307 – Infra as Code: Introduction with Rosemary Wang
Today we are joined by our special guest Rosemary Wang, Developer Advocate at HashiCorp and author of the book "Infrastructure as Code: Patterns and practices" and the topic is, quite obviously: Infrastructure as Code. In this first episode with Rosemary, we start with an introduction on the topic. Head over to the Manning Publications website for more information about Rosemary's book: "Infrastructure as Code: Patterns and Practices" Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
25:17 07/26/2022
Episode 306 – Personal Branding
As a final episode in our recent coverage of Career advice, we're tackling the concept of Personal branding and why it is important for your career. And we finish off with potential sources of help and inspiration when you are indeed thinking of making a switch. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
44:23 07/19/2022
Episode 305 – Our Own Careers – Present Day
After a couple of episodes (trying) to give career advise, we figured it made sense to talk about our own career paths. Now both Dave and Jhon have been "around", so this will be a mini series inside the careers track, and here is the final installment bringing it to the present day. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
31:41 07/12/2022
Episode 304 – Our Own Careers – The Middle Years
After a couple of episodes (trying) to give career advise, we figured it made sense to talk about our own career paths. Now both Dave and Jhon have been "around", so this will be a mini series inside the careers track, and here is the second installment covering our middle years. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
33:50 07/05/2022
Episode 303 – Our Own Careers – The Early Days
After a couple of episodes (trying) to give career advise, we figured it made sense to talk about our own career paths. Now both Dave and Jhon have been "around", so this will be a mini series inside the careers track, and here is the first installment covering our early days. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
40:01 06/28/2022
Episode 302 – To be or not to be… a Manager
Continuing our series on career choices, today we go deep on the age old question: does career equal a manager position or is that a misconception? With your co-hosts having very different goals, this is sure to be a god one! Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
22:47 06/21/2022
Episode 301 – The (Career) Niche Trap
After the small pause, looking back at 300 episodes of Roaring Elephant goodness, we're back this week dispensing career advice. This time we focus on the risks of allowing yourself to become stuck in a niche role that could hinder your career chances. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
30:52 06/14/2022
Episode 300 – The Road to 300…
Three centuries of Roaring Elephant podcasts! Well, in number of episodes then... We don't actually believe the universe would be able to survive actual 300 years of our content! :) Why don't you join us on this relaxing episode where we take a slow meandering walk down memory lane... Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
34:34 06/07/2022
Episode 299 – (Career) Change is Good!
Following on form last weeks discussion about career choices, we now discuss why, in our opinion at least, fear of change is rarely necessary and more often than not a cause for career stagnation! Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
25:22 05/31/2022
Episode 298 – The winding (career) path
As we have been active in the amazing world of IT for a while now and both of us are involved with the process of hiring people, Dave as a hiring manager and Jhon as a mentor and frequent candidate interviewer, we are going to try to share some of our experience and (let's be brave) maybe even some wisdom! Unrelated to this episode, you may have caught a glimpse of Dave in the wild recently when he talked about The key tennents of successful presales leadership at demofest. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
22:59 05/24/2022
Episode 297 – Open Source Misunderstandings: OSS Vendors aren’t Different.
As a conclusion to our continuing series about misunderstandings that (still) surround Open Source, today we are covering the misconception that Open Source vendors are just the same as regular vendors of proprietary software. This may come as a bit of a shock to some, but since good OSS vendors are well embedded in the open source community and culture, should it really come as a surprise that this also influences the interactions and sales cycles? Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
27:28 05/17/2022
Episode 296 – Open Source Misunderstandings: Community Doesn’t Matter!
In our continuing series about misunderstandings that (still) surround Open Source, today we are covering the misconception that it does not matter if your enterprise open source vendor is part of, and contributing a healthy amount, to the open source community. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.
29:28 05/10/2022