Kubernetes Matures: On Operator Experience, industry updates from Docker, Pivotal and Mesosphere.

Kubernetes Matures: On Operator Experience, industry updates from Docker, Pivotal and Mesosphere.

Kubernetes has firmly established itself as the industry standard for container orchestration. There is basically no other game in town at this point. But when it comes to user experience there is plenty to play for – we’re still early in a secular shift. So far a lot of the Kubernetes build-out has been very […]

Thomas Kurian and Google Cloud: convenience is the killer app

Thomas Kurian and Google Cloud: convenience is the killer app

  Pretty much the first words from Thomas Kurian to analysts at Google Cloud Next 2019 were: “Customer empathy – you have to understand where they are, how you can help them. Every legacy system exists for a reason. Meet customers where they are and be deeply sympathetic.” Empathy, sympathy, legacy. All of those words […]

Sympathy for the DevRel

Sympathy for the DevRel

I recently gave the closing keynote at DevRelCon in London, run by Matt Revell and Tamao Nakahara. The conference is building momentum nicely – the first was held above a shop in Shoreditch in 2015, but this year it was held at the QEII center in Westminster. I really wanted to do a good job, […]