Amazon Kubernetes with Abby Fuller
Amazon’s container offerings include ECS (Elastic Container Service), EKS (Elastic Kubernetes Service), and Fargate. Through these different offerings, Amazon provides a variety of ways that a user can manage Kubernetes clusters and standalone container instances. The choice of which containerization system to choose depends on the needs of the user, and the tradeoffs they want to make on control and portability.
Amazon’s container products have been designed in the context of a shifting competitive landscape. Kubernetes presents a potential long-term threat to Amazon’s status as the most popular cloud provider. Properly responding to this threat has required Amazon to extend itself into the world of open source, contributing to Kubernetes and having more conversations with customers who want their products to have the high quality user experience of AWS along with the open characteristics of Kubernetes.
Abby Fuller is a principal technologist with Amazon who works on containers and Linux. Abby joins the show to describe Amazon’s perspective on containers and Kubernetes.
We are hiring a software engineer who can work across both mobile and web. This role will work on SoftwareDaily.com, our iOS app, and our Android application. We are looking for someone who learns very quickly and can produce high quality code at a fast pace. If you are interested in working with us, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transcript provided by We Edit Podcasts. Software Engineering Daily listeners can go to weeditpodcasts.com/sed to get 20% off the first two months of audio editing and transcription services. Thanks to We Edit Podcasts for partnering with SE Daily. Please click here to view this show’s transcript.
If you’re a SaaS or Software vendor looking to modernize your application distribution to gain more enterprise adoption, check out Replicated.com. Replicated provides tools to deliver your Kubernetes-based application to enterprise customers as a modern on-prem, private instance.
DataStax provides DataStax Enterprise, a powerful distribution of Cassandra, created by the team that has contributed the most to Cassandra. DataStax Enterprise enables teams to develop faster, scale further, achieve operational simplicity, ensure enterprise security, and run mixed workloads that work with latest Graph, Search, and Analytics technology—all running across the hybrid and multi-cloud. To learn more about Apache Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise, go to datastax.com/sedaily
G2i is a hiring platform run by engineers that matches you with React, React Native, GraphQL, and mobile engineers who you can trust. Whether you are a new company building your first product or an established company that wants additional engineering help, G2i has the talent you need to accomplish your goals. Go to softwareengineeringdaily.com/g2i
VictorOps is a collaborative incident response tool. VictorOps brings your monitoring data and your collaboration tools into one place–so that you can fix issues more quickly, and reduce the pain of on-call. If you want to hear about how VictorOps works, you can listen to our episode with Chris Riley. Learn more about it as well as get a free t-shirt when you check it out at victorops.com/sedaily.