2010's Decade in Review & Reader Mailbag Questions Dec. 19, 2019

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SHOW: 429 DESCRIPTION: Aaron and Brian discuss the biggest trends of the 2010s decade, and answer reader mailbag questions from 2019. SHOW SPONSOR LINKS: * MongoDB Homepage - The most popular database for modern applications * MongoDB Atlas - MongoDB-as-a-Service on AWS, Azure and GCP * Datadog Homepage - Modern Monitoring and Analytics * Try Datadog yourself by starting a free, 14-day trial today. Listeners of this podcast will also receive a free Datadog T-shirt * [DONUT RUN DONATIONS] * * * [FREE] *Try an IT Pro Challenge *TRENDS FROM THE DECADE (2010-2019): * Hype or Not?: OpenStack, …



SHOW: 429

DESCRIPTION: Aaron and Brian discuss the biggest trends of the 2010s decade, and answer reader mailbag questions from 2019.

SHOW SPONSOR LINKS:

  • MongoDB Homepage - The most popular database for modern applications
  • MongoDB Atlas - MongoDB-as-a-Service on AWS, Azure and GCP
  • Datadog Homepage - Modern Monitoring and Analytics
  • Try Datadog yourself by starting a free, 14-day trial today. Listeners of this podcast will also receive a free Datadog T-shirt
  • [DONUT RUN DONATIONS] * *
  • *[FREE] *Try an IT Pro Challenge

    TRENDS FROM THE DECADE (2010-2019):

  • Hype or Not?: OpenStack, HCI, Docker, Cloud Foundry (or any PaaS), Kubernetes, Blockchain, AI/ML, Serverless

  • The re-invention of Microsoft (Azure, GitHub, Open Source, dropping failed efforts (Nokia, Windows Mobile)
  • It’s hard to believe that Google is still only 3rd or 4th in public cloud (and it’s leadership is questioning its future)
  • The rise of open-source in the Enterprise, and all the challenges this created across the industry
  • The rise of developer-lead decision-making (shadow IT, mobile apps, decentralized decision-making, serverless as NoOps)
  • Everyone still sucks at security, but now it’s a headline problem
  • 10 years of DevOps discussions and most companies still haven’t figured out that it’s org-charts and culture.
  • The shift from Config-Mgmt (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt) to things like Immutable infrastructure, Declarative schedulers, GitOps, etc.)

    READER MAILBAG QUESTIONS:

    Question 1 - If you had to advise someone that’s 25, 35 and 45 about “career path” in IT, what tips might you give them? - Thomas T.

    Question 2 - You guys see a lot of different technologies through the interviews. Which new ones do you think have longevity and which ones are potentially overhyped? - Michael C.

    Question 3 - What “disruptive technology” is a more important skill to learn? - Erika B.

    Question 4 - What the most misunderstood concept in IT today? Seema J.

    Question 5 - Why do you think our industry is so obsessed with the idea that the new technology will completely eliminate the old technology? Has that ever really happened? - Jacob H.