The New Stack @ Scale

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

14 episodes of The New Stack @ Scale since the first episode, which aired on September 3rd, 2015.

  • Episode 14: Can an Open Source Foundation Fix Continuous Delivery Pipelines?

    May 16th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  26 mins 41 secs

    The choice of cloud native development tools and platform options have grown exponentially during the past couple of years. But with such a wide range of choices comes uncertainty, and sadly, confusion in many cases when deciding which option represents the best fit for software production pipelines.

  • ‘Fork and Commoditize’ — GitLab CEO on the Threat of the Hyper-Clouds

    April 17th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  14 mins 5 secs

    During this first podcast episode in the relaunched The New Stack @ Scale series, hosted by Alex Williams, founder and editor-in-chief of The New Stack and recorded during the Open Source Leadership Summit; Sid Sijbrandij, co-founder and CEO, of GitLab, discussed the state of development open source development today. He also discussed emerging threats, such as those posed by the hypercloud model and what many say is the menace of what Sijbrandij describes as Amazon AWS’s “fork and commoditize” strategy.

  • Episode 12: Has the Go Language Become Cloud Native?

    August 29th, 2016  |  31 mins 9 secs
    cloud platforms, cloud-native, developers, devops, dynamic programming languages, new relic, programming, red hat, static programming languages

    In this episode of The New Stack at Scale, we explore the ways in which today’s developers must think when working in the cloud, the differences in static and dynamic programming languages, and how Go has found its niche in today’s container-based infrastructures.

  • Episode 11: Implementing Best Practices for Agility at Scale

    July 25th, 2016  |  35 mins 53 secs
    agile development practices, developers, distributed teams, enterprise infrastructure, enterprises, rocana, scalability, scalable applications

    In this episode of The New Stack at Scale, we explore how HyperDev is lowering the barriers to building scalable applications, why Rocana prioritizes showing enterprises how to build a better infrastructure, balancing agility across distributed teams, and how today’s developers and operations teams are using agile practices to meet the needs of today’s high-scale applications. The New Stack Founder Alex Williams and co-host New Relic Editor-in-Chief Fredric Paul sat down with Rocana CTO Eric Sammer and HyperDev Lead at Fog Creek software Daniel X. Moore for an in-depth discussion on these topics and more.

  • Episode 10: Mobile Application Monitoring

    June 23rd, 2016  |  40 mins 20 secs
    apm, application monitoring, developers, devops, mobile platforms, new relic, parse

    In this episode of The New Stack at Scale is all about application monitoring. The New Stack Founder Alex Williams sat down with Charity Majors, one of the original developers of the Parse mobile platform, a technology that was acquired by Facebook. They are joined by Tori Wieldt, a developer advocated for New Relic and with Fredric Paul, Editor-in-Chief at New Relic.

  • Episode 9: Hybrid Architectures

    May 23rd, 2016  |  45 mins 24 secs
    application development, cloud, cloud-based architecture, new relic, openstack, scalability, scale, software development, web development

    In this episode of The New Stack at Scale, The New Stack Founder Alex Williams sat down with Fredric Paul, Editor-in-Chief at New Relic, Lee Atchison, Principal Cloud Architect at New Relic and Kyle MacDonald, one of the original board members of OpenStack, who also served as Senior Vice President of Cloud at Canonical, to discuss the past, present, and future of cloud-based architecture.

  • Episode 8: Scaling Demands and Inevitable Failures Along the Way

    April 29th, 2016  |  30 mins 40 secs
    hoteltonight, new relic, rails, ruby on rails, scalability, scale, scaling, sponsored, startups, technology startups

    HotelTonight is a five year old company that began like a lot of technology startups. It was originally built on Rails and quickly built into a monolithic application. But it didn’t take very long before the company was releasing new features and sitting them on top of its stack, supporting it all and the business as it grew organically. through that all, the business was scaling and the platform itself needed to keep pace.

  • Episode 7: ClusterHQ's Sandeepan Banerjee on the Culture of Scale

    March 28th, 2016  |  30 mins 38 secs
    application development, scalability, scale-out computing, scaling, software development, working at scale

    Sandeepan Banerjee, who joined ClusterHQ in January as senior vice president of engineering and operations, talks about the challenges of scale-out computing, based on his time at Data Head at Google.

  • Episode 6: Platform Management at Scale

    February 23rd, 2016  |  36 mins 44 secs
    api, apis, google, kelsey hightower, new relic, silos, system management

    Platform management is the focus of this sixth episode of The New Stack @ Scale, our monthly podcast, sponsored by New Relic, that examines the various issues accompanying dynamic services and systems.

    The New Stack’s Alex Williams, along with Fredric Paul, New Relic’s Editor-in-Chief, discussed DevOps and silos and APIs, and introducing containers into systems that are already complex, with Kelsey Hightower, Staff Developer Advocate, Google Cloud Platform.

  • Episode 5: DevOps and Managing Scale

    January 24th, 2016  |  39 mins 36 secs
    architecture management, elastic beanstalk, infrastructure, infrastructure management, scalability, scale, soa-based architecture

    The fifth episode of The New Stack @ Scale podcast, our monthly program sponsored by New Relic that examines the various issues that accompany dynamic services and systems, explored a scaling success story that is a case study in DevOps challenges and perseverance.

    The New Stack founder Alex Williams and co-host Fredric Paul, New Relic’s Editor-in-Chief, were joined by Tung Nguyen, VP of Engineering at Bleacher Report. In this wide-ranging and informative discussion, you’ll hear Nguyen describe B/R’s incredible journey from outgrowing “awful” blog software running on a single VM, to becoming a leading sports-oriented digital property that brings in more than 80 million uniques per month.

  • Episode 4: Container Security

    December 13th, 2015  |  44 mins 17 secs
    container security, containers, developers, dynamic services, dynamic systems, new relic, scalability, scaled-out architectures, scaling, security

    In this fourth episode of The New Stack @ Scale podcast, our monthly program sponsored by New Relic that explores the variety of issues that accompany dynamic services and systems, The New Stack founder Alex Williams and co-host Fredric Paul, New Relic’s Editor-in-Chief, were joined by two guests to discuss container security in the new frontier of scaled-out architectures.

  • Episode 3: Monitoring and Containers

    November 22nd, 2015  |  33 mins 36 secs
    containerization, containers, docker, dynamic services, dynamic systems, kubernetes, monitoring, new relic

    We proudly present the third episode of The New Stack @ Scale podcast, our monthly program sponsored by New Relic that explores the issues that come with dynamic services and systems. In this edition, recorded during New Relic’s FutureStack15 User Conference, The New Stack founder Alex Williams was joined by co-anchor Fredric Paul, New Relic’s Editor-in-Chief. They were joined by three guests to discuss the issues around scale and monitoring, with a focus on Docker and containers.

  • Episode 2: Managing Complexity

    October 14th, 2015  |  39 mins 7 secs
    complexity, complexity management, infrastructure, management, managing complexity, monitoring, new relic, scalability, scale, transparency

    The New Stack @ Scale explores cloud-native architectures, boldly discusses complexity in distributed, scaled-out environments, and ventures deep into monitoring, analytics and open source, all beckoning toward a future of transparency between platforms and the infrastructure itself.

  • Episode 1: Cloud-Native Architecture

    September 3rd, 2015  |  38 mins 34 secs
    application development, cloud native architecture, scalability, scaling, software development

    In this first episode of the show we discuss cloud-native architecture, what it means, the historical context, and how it impacts application development as traditional infrastructure becomes increasingly abstracted to the user, but far deeper in complexity for the operator.