With Matt and Brandon fresh back from IBM’s InterConnect 2016 conference, the Software Defined Talk podcast, episode 56, delves into the IBM announcements from the conference mostly cloud related. It looks like IBM is doing alright, well, aside from those quarters of revenue decline, but maybe that’s the just what has to be stomached to evolve. The SDT folks also discuss working with the corporate editorial desk and the concept of “serverless programming.”
- If you like video, see this episodes’ video recording.
- Thanks to the two folks who asked for an advanced copy of my booklet. You can now lead-gen yourself to a get a copy of how not to screw up your cloud strategy.
- Writing PDF and copy at companies, being friends with the copy desk. Stacey and Adam are awesome.
- Traveling to Las Vegas. Aria vs. Vdara.
- IBM InterConnect — announcement round-ups from TechCrunch and VentureBeat.
- IBM OpenWhisk, Lambda, Google’s Lambda etc. Serverless programming.
- IBM looking to move Swift to the backend, seems like a good, strategic chance to make a “unique” stack.
- Meanwhile, Microsoft buys Xamarin. Miguel wins!
- Where do the leads go?
- Brandon’s DevOpsDays Austin talk…we hope.
- DevOpsDays Austin Jumbotron offer.
- IBM is at the adult table of public cloud.
- Throwing a raccoon.
- That my little pony resume.
- Yahoo officially for sale? – “Put more plainly, Yahoo has hired bankers and lawyers to field offers that can be presented to the company’s board of directors.”
- “Containers in Development versus Production”.
- BlackStone CEO says go long term.
- Docker switching off Ubuntu as their standard — more opinion.
- While Red Hat throws FUD at containers.
- I kept expecting the robot to turn around and beat the dude.
- Brandon: come to RSA Conference next week, in SF, at the IBM booth. Apple Health app doesn’t stink.
- Matt: Nifty TED Talk on flying drones.
- Coté: CostCo clothes, Burma Biba shirts.
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