Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Hot Aisle – Shipping Around Blobs of Clojure with Rob Zuber of Circle CI – Episode 71

Rob Zuber (@z00b) Chief Technology Officer for CircleCI (@CircleCI) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about Continuous Integration & Continuous Development (CI/CD) and fundamental ideas about how to break down monoliths and improve development processes through tools. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down how CircleCI is getting organizations out of the business of undifferentiated heavy lifting, and into finding and delivering patterns of services that others can leverage.  Even Jabba the Hut would bow to these blobs of Clojure we’re about to ship to you!

The Hot Aisle – Reality of Growth at Scale w/ Greg Warden of DigitalOcean – Episode 70

Greg Warden (@usmile1) VP of Engineering at DigitalOcean (@DigialOcean) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about delivering a reliable massively scalable service. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down how Greg and the team at DigitalOcean are managing the complexities of being one of the largest hyperscalers in the world – while continuously adding new features that offer to remove complexity from their customers’ lives. We’re going to dig into how they work to continuously software define their infrastructure as they pave new roads with their technology.  What do a16z and the hot aisle have in common? Besides wildly successful podcasts – we also both know that if you invest some time in this episode we guarantee you’ll see amazing returns.