On today’s episode of The New Stack Makers, TNS founder Alex Williams caught up with Kelsey Hightower, Google developer advocate, and Michelle Noorali, Deis software engineer, at CloudNativeCon/KubeCon EU. Hightower discussed the need to “Never stop learning,” adding that he is currently focused on learning how to empathize with people using the Kubernetes platform. In stark contrast to last year’s event, both Hightower and Noorali noted that the 2017 CloudNativeCon/KubeCon EU conference was less about the newness of running a Kubernetes cluster, but more about day-two issues, such as managing long-term cluster security, building one’s own toolkit for working with Kubernetes, and operators.
1:18: Balancing constantly learning while exploring customer needs.
2:47 Has that always been true?
5:33: Building distributed systems and tools from scratch.
10:02: Remembering that we are still in the early days of Kubernetes.
14:01: Exploring potential patterns that reflect the direction of the overall ecosystem.
16:11: Beyond the conference, what are some of the things you’re going away with and want to have discussions with people about?
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation sponsored this podcast.