Today’s Full Stack Journey talks with Rishab Kumar, developer advocate at Twilio. He and Scott Lowe discuss three key things Rishab learned in public cloud, Infrastructure as Code, and creating content that helped his career transitions.
This Full Stack Journey podcast episode features host Scott Lowe and guest Frank Wiles of REVSYS discussing infrastructure management with GitOps and Flux.
On today’s Full Stack Journey podcast we examine pyATS, a Python testing framework typically used for network testing. Our guest to explain all things pyATS is John Capobianco. John is a Developer Advocate for Cisco Training Bootcamps and a proponent of Python and automation.
On today’s Full Stack Journey podcast, Scott Lowe talks with Alexandria Leary who left a career as a financial advisor to break into cybersecurity. Alexandria and Scott discuss the reasons why she changed careers, and provide some information and resources useful for others who are seeking to find a career in cybersecurity.
We all use certificates and certificate authorities every day, so in episode 76 Scott takes a deep dive on Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) with Linda Ikechuwku of Smallstep Labs. We discuss how PKI and certificates work, revocation options, pros and cons of DIY PKI, and more.
Authentication is a key technology that underpins large portions of the online world, and so it’s worth exploring in a bit more detail. In this episode of the Full Stack Journey podcast, Scott talks with Dan Moore of FusionAuth about all things authentication.
On today’s Full Stack Podcast, Scott is joined by Krithika Chandramouli, a software engineer at Meta, to discuss how the lessons she learned while preparing to run her first-ever half-marathon also apply to careers. They dive into the relationship between consistency and one’s progress toward a goal, and how understanding the “why” behind a goal can help motivate you.
Today’s Full Stack Journey podcast welcomes software engineer Kat Morgan to discuss finding and following passion projects—which for Kat include KubeVirt and UOR Framework. Scott and Kat have a technical and entertaining conversation about how pursuing passion projects can inform, shape, and create career opportunities.
On today’s Full Stack Journey podcast we climb the ivory tower to get a glimpse of academic life in the field of networking and computer science with guest Dave Levin. Dr. Levin is Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Maryland. His research focuses on networking and security, including measurement, cryptography, artificial intelligence, and economics.
Today on the Full Stack Journey podcast, host Scott Lowe tries something new with an audio version of his Technology Short Takes blog series. Scott takes three career-focused articles, shares a brief summary of the article, and then discusses the article in a little bit of depth.
On today’s Full Stack Journey podcast we welcome guest Eric Chou, an author, educator, and network engineer. From traditional network engineering to the birth of “cloud” at Amazon and now working to share his knowledge via blog posts, videos, books, and classes, Eric shares lessons learned on his career journey.
Today’s Full Stack Journey podcast explores the barriers to network automation that individuals and organizations face. We also discuss how network engineers can overcome the inertia of just getting started, skills development tips, and more. Our guests are Matt Oswalt and Christian Adell.
Today’s Full Stack Journey podcast is all about Pixie, an “open source observability tool for Kubernetes applications.” Pixie takes advantage of eBPF to capture telemetry data. Joining Scott to provide a beginner-level overview of Pixie is Fabian Ngala.
What, exactly, it GitOps? It seems like a new “Ops” word pops up every week! On today’s Full Stack Journey podcast, guest Christian Hernandez of Codefresh explains GitOps, what it is, and how you can get started using it.
Drew Conry-Murray and Du’An Lightfoot discuss essential skills for IT professionals in 2022. They include learning to code, learning Linux, and sharing your journey. This topic was inspired by a Tweet thread Du’An recently posted. We also talk about the role of content creation such as blogging and videos to enhance your own learning and advance your career. Du’An is a Sr. Cloud Networking Developer Advocate at AWS Cloud. You may know Du’An from his work as the creator behind LabEveryday, where he posts blogs and videos on technical topics and professional development. You can follow him on Twitter at @labeveryday.
Today’s Full Stack Journey asks: Are there tools, techniques, or practices common to software development that other IT disciplines should consider adopting? Can these tools and practices help other IT disciplines improve automation, operations, and daily tasks? Guests Adeel Ahmad and Kurt Seifried join host Scott Lowe to discuss.
Maybe you’ve heard of chaos engineering, and you’re curious about what it is. This episode will help you understand! Joining Scott for the Full Stack Journey is Cwen (Chengwen) Yin, a co-founder of the Chaos Mesh project. We define chaos engineering, discuss what it’s supposed to accomplish, cover the major components of Chaos Mesh, and more.
Today’s Full Stack Journey podcast explores an IT career journey with guest Tracy Holmes. Tracy shares lessons she’s learned on an IT voyage that includes engineering, data centers, and developer advocacy. Lessons include how to protect your time, why it’s useful to say no sometimes, and the importance of learning how to learn.
The Full Stack Journey is back for 2022, and kicking off the year Scott shares recommendations for learning new technologies based on his own career experiences and the technology transitions he’s lived through, including virtualization to networking and networking to containers. Scott also shares four key takeaways for learners in the tech industry.
eBPF has taken the Linux networking world by storm. But what is it, exactly? And how it is related to the open-source Cilium project? Duffie Cooley joins Scott Lowe on the Full Stack Journey podcast to discuss eBPF and Cilium. If you’re into Linux, networking, or Kubernetes—or any combination of these—this episode is for you!
Today’s Full Stack Journey podcast delves into the open-source Argo project, a collection of tools to help ops team use Kubernetes. Our guest is Hong Wang. He’s an Argo maintainer and co-founder and CEO of Akuity, a for-profit company built around Argo.
Today on the Full Stack Podcast we dive into TriggerMesh, an open-source platform for putting together event-driven applications. It’s built on Kubernetes. Scott Lowe speaks with co-founder and CEO Mark Hinkle.
In episode 58 of the Full Stack Podcast, Scott talks to Nick Korte about a change that happened with his own podcast, The Nerd Journey. What lessons did Nick learn from this change, and how can those lessons be applied to careers in general? Scott and Nick’s conversation uncovers some true gems of career advice.
What is Open Policy Agent (OPA)? And what can someone do with it? These are some of the questions that episode 57 of the Full Stack Journey podcast tackles. In this episode, Scott is joined by Diego Comas (@diegocomas on Twitter), a user/consumer of OPA, to discuss his direct experience in using OPA in real production environments.
What’s the latest with network automation? Where is the industry getting things right, and where is there more work to be done? How is public cloud influencing network automation? Scott Lowe welcomes Ethan Banks to the Full Stack Journey podcast for an update on the state of automation in networking.