Kubernetes is an open-source container orchestration system. It makes managing container clusters possible as well as deploying code changes to these containers. Microservice architecture is widely used today in large part because of Kubernetes. However, using it can require a large time commitment due to its learning curve. The company Okteto empowers developers to innovate
Published 08/04/21
Blockchain protocols like Bitcoin and Ethereum have changed the cyber world dramatically in the last decade. They’ve created communities of like-minded developers, generated new financial markets, and popularized “decentralization” in computer networks. However, they require large resources to operate which makes scaling difficult and transactions expensive. Hedera is a decentralized public network that takes the
Published 08/03/21
Enterprise data warehouses store all company data in a single place to be accessed, queried, and analyzed. They’re essential for business operations because they support managing data from multiple sources, providing context, and have built-in analytics tools. While keeping a single source of truth is important, easily moving data from the warehouse to other applications
Published 08/02/21
In this episode we discuss venture capital and more with Preface Ventures Founder and General Partner Farooq Abbasi. This interview was also recorded as a video podcast. Check out the video on the Software Daily YouTube channel. Sponsorship inquiries: [email protected]
Published 07/30/21
In today’s containerized world, it’s common to encounter similar issues with known solutions across multiple pods. For most people there are 2 solutions: go pod-by-pod finding and fixing the problem, or do that while also spending months trying to automate that process. This is significant time and manual labor. The company Shoreline orchestrates real-time debugging
Published 07/29/21
Prophecy is a complete Low-Code Data Engineering Platform for the Enterprise. Prophecy enables all your teams on Apache Spark with a unique low-code designer. While you visually build your Dataflows – Prophecy generates high-quality Spark code on Git. Then, you can schedule Spark workflows with Prophecy’s low-code Airflow. Not only that, Prophecy provides end-to-end visibility
Published 07/28/21
We’ve been running Software Daily for 6 years.  When we started it back in 2015, the goal was to create a software engineering podcast that was 60% as good as Software Engineering Radio, but aired with 5x the frequency.  5 shows per week, 50 weeks per year, 5 ads per show, means 1,250 advertising spots.
Published 07/27/21
In the previous episode, Pulsar Revisited, we discussed how the company DataStax has added to their product stack Astra Streaming, their cloud-native messaging and event streaming service that’s built on top of Apache Pulsar. We discussed Apache Pulsar and the added features DataStax offers like injecting machine learning into your data streams and viewing real-time
Published 07/26/21
Apache Pulsar is a cloud-native, distributed messaging and streaming platform originally created at Yahoo! and now a top-level Apache Software Foundation project (pulsar.apache.org). Pulsar is used by many large companies like Yahoo!, Verizon media, Tencent, and Splunk. The company DataStax, an open, multi-cloud stack for modern data apps, has added to their product stack Astra
Published 07/23/21
If you’ve ever googled a CS or programming question, you likely found an answer (or many) on Stack Overflow. Founded in 2008 and named after a common computing error, Stack Overflow empowers the world to develop technology through collective knowledge. More than 100 million people visit Stack Overflow every month making it one of the
Published 07/22/21
In 2003, Google developed a robust cluster management system called Borg. This enabled them to manage clusters with tens of thousands of machines, moving them away from virtual machines and firmly into container management. Then, in 2014, they open sourced a version of Borg called Kubernetes, or K8s.  Now, in 2021, CockroachDB is a distributed
Published 07/21/21
Governments, consumers, and companies across the world are becoming more aware and attentive to the risks and causes of climate change. From recycling to using solar power, people are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint. Markets like the financial sector, governments, and consulting are looking for ways to understand climate data to make
Published 07/20/21
Big data analytics is the process of collecting data, processing and cleaning it, then analyzing it with techniques like data mining, predictive analytics, and deep learning. This process requires a suite of tools to operate efficiently. Data analytics can save companies money, drive product development, and give insight into the market and customers. The company
Published 07/19/21
Ashmeet Sidana is the founder of Engineering Capital.
Published 07/18/21
DevOps has shortened the development life cycle for countless applications and is embraced by companies around the world. But managing and monitoring multiple environments is still a major pain point, particularly when companies need to mix cloud and legacy systems. Knowing when services go down and quickly pinpointing the cause is essential for continuous development. 
Published 07/15/21
Data science is an interdisciplinary field that combines strong technical skills with industry knowledge to perform a large range of jobs. Data scientists solve business questions with hands-on work cleaning and analyzing data, building machine learning models and applying algorithms, and generating dynamic visuals and tools to understand the world from the data it generates.
Published 07/14/21
In this episode we discuss the new Move Fast book, as well as many aspects of the current state of software engineering. Daliana Liu interviews Jeff Meyerson, host of Software Daily and author of Move Fast. This interview was also recorded as a video podcast. Check out the video on the Software Daily YouTube channel.
Published 07/13/21
Big Data has exploded the past decade as cloud computing and more efficient hardware made scaling essentially limitless. Products like Uber revolve entirely around analyzing data to provide rides. According to an EMC/IDC study, there was approximately 5.2TB of data for every person in 2020. That estimate was made before the transition to remote work,
Published 07/12/21
Here is the full audiobook for “Move Fast: How Facebook Builds Software”. Continue listening to the end to hear my most recent album “Simulation”.
Published 07/11/21
We talk to a lot of exciting startups from all over the world about their tech products. Recently we’ve heard from people innovating in the blockchain space, cloud infrastructure, databases, and automation tools. However, in today’s episode, we’re going to talk about how these tech startups get investments to build their great products in the
Published 07/09/21
The company Dynatrace provides intelligent observability, continuous automation, and causation-based AI to help Cloud Ops, DevOps, and SRE teams transform faster, innovate more, and deliver better business outcomes. They offer application performance monitoring, infrastructure monitoring, cloud automation, application security, and much more. While being an industry leader in simplifying complex cloud applications, Dynatrace is continuously
Published 07/08/21
In this episode we discuss coding bootcamps, fear, fitness, and more with Ruben Harris, CEO of Career Karma. This interview was also recorded as a video podcast. Check out the video on the Software Daily YouTube channel. Sponsorship inquiries: [email protected]
Published 07/07/21
SOC 2 is a security audit to prove that SaaS companies have secured their company and customer data. It’s often considered the minimum audit necessary to sell software. HIPAA is a federal law regulating how sensitive medical information about patients must be handled. ISO 27001 is the global benchmark for demonstrating your information security management
Published 07/06/21
When I worked as an engineer at Amazon, I would arrive at the office every day before 6:30am. Amazon’s enormous campus is in downtown Seattle. The company expands across the city like a massive, growing organism composed of towering buildings and ecospheres. The constant wet mist of Seattle always seems lighter within Amazon campus, perhaps
Published 07/04/21
There are over 4 billion people using email. Many people using email for business communicate quick questions to colleagues, send repetitive, template-based information to potential customers and freshly hired employees, and repeat a lot of the same phrases. We actually repeat phrases in a lot of written formats. How often do you copy and paste
Published 07/03/21