Fredric Paul (aka The Freditor) is Editor in Chief for New Relic. He's an award-winning writer, editor, and content strategist who has held senior editorial positions at ReadWrite, AllBusiness.com, InformationWeek, CNET, Electronic Entertainment, PC World, and PC|Computing. His writing has appeared in MIT Technology Review, Omni, Conde Nast Traveler, and Newsweek, among other places.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.