OS@Scale

Instaclustr

OS@Scale is a podcast for those who was to explore the world of open source solutions. Each episode takes our listeners on a journey of discovery around the various adoptions of open source, the overall direction of the market, and first-hand stories from industry experts practitioners, and investors. Subscribe to join us as we dive into these pressing topics one episode at a time.

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As businesses come to understand application and service requirements, their original database selection may no longer be right for them. Knowing this, it is becoming more common for applications and services to be deployed on multiple databases that will change during its lifecycle. In this episode, Ben Bromhead, CTO of Instaclustr talks with Shelby Carpenter, Director of Product Marketing about a solution to this problem with Shotover, an open source data layer proxy that allows teams to separate infrastructure and application changes in order to increase developer velocity.

Dec 1

13 min 53 sec

The recent licensing changes to Elasticseach moved it further away from true open source and which has lead to the emergence of the OpenSearch project. In this episode Paul Aubrey, VP of Product Management of Instaclustr talks with Kyle Davis, Senior Developer Advocate of AWS about the developmental process of OpenSearch, it's latest features and some of the recent developments within the open source community

Oct 28

24 min 3 sec

Open Source is not all about the software, how it is applied within an organization is what makes it valuable. In this episode Pete Lilley, CEO of Instaclustr talks with David Kirk, Co-Founder of Bailador Technology Investments about how the perception of open source has changed over the years and why companies are beginning to see it's investment potential.

Oct 12

27 min 47 sec

The decision to migrate to open source is a significant choice for organizations to make. In this episode Nick McGrath, CTO of Evergen discusses the challenges of managing data within the energy sector and the decision factors that were considered when his team adopted Apache Kafka which allowed them to scale through message driven architecture.

Sep 13

20 min 17 sec

A common misconception about open source is if it's free, can it be any good? In this episode we talk with Michael Meskes, CIO of Instaclustr to discuss the benefits of open source software and address concerns about the nature of it's openness.

Jul 7

21 min 17 sec

Marc Andreessen famously said that “software is eating the world,” but now the question has arrived: is open source eating its way up the software stack? This episode breaks down the reasons behind the increased adoption of open source and the changing IT landscape with guest host Robert Brennan, Director of Open Source Software at Fairwinds.

May 10

13 min 12 sec

Over 33,000 hospitality businesses rely on SiteMinder's platform for connecting with their guests. Mike Rogers, Co-founder & CTO at SiteMinder joins us to share how and why they selected open source technologies to build their platform from the ground up.

Apr 5

14 min 37 sec

Open source technologies have helped Bigmate transform into a market-leading IoT and vision analytics company with capabilities stretching across connected fleets, fixed and mobile equipment, and most importantly people. Tune in to hear from Brett Orr, General Manager @ Bigmate, on how they made this shift.

Mar 1

13 min 11 sec

Open source adoption is the driving new wave of digital transformation. In this episode, we sit down with Ben Levin, Partner at Level Equity, to breakdown their investing strategy into the open source space and how those investments are performing.

Feb 1

19 min 52 sec

FinTech companies are shifting towards full open source adoption. In this episode, we sit down with Larry Robinson, CTO at Clear Capital, on how he planned their adoption roadmap.

Nov 2020

20 min 28 sec