You can access the recording here or see the slides below.
It can be a challenge to stay ahead of trends. These days, you are empowered to pick the best tool for the job, whether it’s PostgreSQL, Node.js, Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, or whichever project is garnering the most buzz on Hacker News.
We moved from large monolithic companies who own the entire stack to large monolithic companies who offer open source services. We also moved from hairy and difficult to manage physical and software infrastructures to hairy and difficult to manage virtualized infrastructures. What’s old is new again.
One piece of advice that Peter shares to thrive in this new world are:
- Don’t cargo cult
- Don’t chase trends, be pragmatic and focus on your business needs
- Buy, don’t build (unless you HAVE to)
Some great questions came out of the webinar and we’re looking forward to future webinars with CloudFoundry!