Thursday, April 01, 2021

Metrics with Martin Mao of Chronosphere

Martin Mao is co-founder and CEO of Chronosphere, a company that offers a hosted SaaS monitoring service. 

In this podcast, he discusses:

  • The observability landscape
  • The rise of Prometheus
  • The role of open source
  • What happens when instrumentation is built into everything cloud-native in a standardized way

In an earlier podcast, I spoke with Martin about the challenges of open sourcing an internal company project,

Listen to podcast [MP3 - 21:19]

Monday, March 22, 2021

Render, PaaS, and open source with Anurag Goel

Anurag Goel, an early Stripe employee, co-founded Render which puts a PaaS layer on top of Kubernetes. In this interview, we talk about: 

  • How things are different for PaaS than in its v1 days
  • How he thinks about what being "opinionated" means in the context of PaaSs
  • The importance of user experience
  • The benefits for everyone of open sourcing software components

Listen to the MP3 [25:56]