This week, we discuss Red Hat and its slow and steady nature. We also talk about RedMonk’s programming language ranking and the role of Go in infrastructure software, recent industry analyst ranking, calendars, and our recommendations — as always.
- If you like video, see this episode’s video recording.
- Purple bathrobe from DevOpsDays Amsterdam: front and back.
RedMonk Programming Language Index
- Go in infrastructure software.
- Ping pong and foosball — what’s the deal?
Thoughts on the Red Hat Summit?
- More coverage of Red Hat stuff converging into a “cloud platform.”
- A weak case for “open source” taking over enterprise IT.
- What are the Red Hat Summit people asking about? Compliance and other exciting topics.
Rating Analyst Firms Considered Dangerous?
- Check out the comments on this recent IIAR ranking of firms for the usual fighting about analysts …
- Including the analysts of analysts poking each other in the eye … IIAR, Duncan, and KCG. Keep it classy!
- DigitalOcean raises $83 million — “Today, DigitalOcean is ranked as the third largest hosting company in the world in terms of number of web sites hosted, behind Amazon Web Services and French company OVH, and has grown 14x in the last year, from 10,000 sites hosted to 140,000. … bringing its overall funding to $90.4 million.”
- Brandon: Neptune.io with their runbook SaaS application; “The Lego Movie.”
- Matt: “Mad Max: Fury Road,” and die historic with your own, edible silver spray paint!
- Coté: this 2013 microservices talk from James Lewis.
Michael Coté works for Pivotal, a sponsor of The New Stack. DigitalOcean and Red Hat are also sponsors of TNS.