DevConf 2021: Virtual CZ: Building Smaller Container Images

DevConf 2021: Virtual CZ: Building Smaller Container Images

This presentation is a 16 slide introduction to what must be thought about when building a production cloud. Proper image management is critical engineering task.

DevConf 2021: Virtual CZ: Understanding Root Inside and Outside of a Container

DevConf 2021: Virtual CZ: Understanding Root Inside and Outside of a Container

This presentation is a 16 slide introduction to what must be thought about when building a production cloud. Proper image management is critical engineering task.

Snyk Webinar 2021: Virtual: Hack My Mis-Configured Kubernetes

Snyk Webinar 2021: Virtual: Hack My Mis-Configured Kubernetes

This presentation is a 16 slide introduction to what must be thought about when building a production cloud. Proper image management is critical engineering task.

Techzone 2020: Bolivia Virtual: Gerencia de Productos Con Una Cadena de Recursos de Código Abierto

Techzone 2020: Bolivia Virtual: Gerencia de Productos Con Una Cadena de Recursos de Código Abierto

This presentation is a 16 slide introduction to what must be thought about when building a production cloud. Proper image management is critical engineering task.

Before You Get Mad About The CentOS Stream Change, Think About…

Before You Get Mad About The CentOS Stream Change, Think About…

Change is hard. Explaining that change in a way that makes sense is hard. Not getting frustrated when someone is explaining change to you, or while explaining it is hard. We are all human, so please be patient. But, before you get angry, please read this. I’ve been surfing Twitter, Reddit, and HackerNews threads just

Open Source in Business 2020: Virtual: Live Panel: Open Source in Business: The Delicate Art of Open Source Product Management

Open Source in Business 2020: Virtual: Live Panel: Open Source in Business: The Delicate Art of Open Source Product Management

This presentation is a 16 slide introduction to what must be thought about when building a production cloud. Proper image management is critical engineering task.

A Comparison of Linux Container Images

A Comparison of Linux Container Images

  Updated 06/02/2020 Understanding Container Images To fully understand how to compare container base images, we must understand the bits inside of them. There are two major parts of an operating system – the kernel and the user space. The kernel is a special program executed directly on the hardware or virtual machine – it

Setting Up RHEL 8 on Linode

Background I have used Linode for about 10 years now because the service and price are great. They are one of the most automated cloud providers and they invest in tools to do things like resizing existing VMs. It’s super useful for lab environments and experiments.  As such, I wanted to use Linode for my

The Open Containers Initiative: Software Containers vs. Shipping Containers

The Open Containers Initiative: Software Containers vs. Shipping Containers

Like in the physical world of shipping containers, the OCI container image and runtime formats are critical because they allow for infrastructure and investment to happen among a bunch competing and collaborating entities. Vendors can invest in building an ecosystem of tools, orchestrators, registry servers, etc. Users can extract value from the ecosystem, move containers where

Who is Fatherlinux?

Who is Fatherlinux?

Over the years I have realized that there is a bit of confusion when I first tell people my Twitter handle is @fatherlinux. People ask things like, “what about mother Linux?” or “Perhaps you should change your name to Grandpa Linux now that you have been doing this for so long?” They often think the