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13 Podcast Episodes

Latest 3 Dec 2022 | Updated Daily

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From Open Source Project to Commercial Product with Webb Brown of Kubecost

The Business of Open Source

Today I sit down with Webb Brown, CEO and cofounder of Kubecost. Kubecost provides real-time cost visibility and insights for teams using Kubernetes. Webb tells the story of building Kubecost, starting with the pain points that inspired the open source tool. He talks about the transition from an open source project to becoming a commercial company, and explains the decision to build a company with the same name and branding as the open source tool. Webb talks about Kubecost’s newest initiative, OpenCost, and concludes by offering some lessons and advice for anyone in the early days of an open source startup. Highlights: Webb explains what Kubernetes cost is (1:27) How the pain points addressed by Kubecost usually manifest (3:04) What the impetus was for building the Kubecost open source tool (5:30) The transition from open source to commercial (6:54) The relationship between a cost-cutting tool and open source (10:48) Kubecost’s new initiative, OpenCost (13:40) The decision to have a company with the same name as the open source project (18:55) Pros and cons that are unique to building an open source company (22:08) Advice for anyone in the early stages of an open source startup (25:22) Links:Webb Email: webb@kubecost.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/webbbrown/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/webb_brown Company: https://www.kubecost.com/

28mins

10 Aug 2022

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Kubernetes Spend with Webb Brown

Cloud Engineering – Software Engineering Daily

This episode is hosted by Lee Atchison. Lee Atchison is a software architect, author, and thought leader on cloud computing and application modernization. His most recent book, Architecting for Scale (O’Reilly Media) is an essential resource for technical teams looking to maintain high availability and manage risk in their cloud environments.Lee is the host of his podcast, Modern Digital Business, an engaging and informative podcast produced for people looking to build and grow their digital business with the help of modern applications and processes developed for today’s fast-moving business environment. Subscribe at mdb.fm.Follow Lee, at leeatchison.com.As companies move more and more workloads to the cloud, cost management in the cloud is becoming critically important. Modern application development methodology increasingly involves moving to service and microservice architectures enabled by the cloud and kubernetes is the backbone of this modern infrastructure trend. Managing costs of kubernetes clusters is therefore becoming increasingly important. Kubecost is the company focused on giving visibility into kubernetes resources, allowing you to reduce your overall kubernetes based infrastructure spend. Webb Brown is the founder of Kubecost and joins us today.             Sponsorship inquiries: sponsor@softwareengineeringdaily.com. The post Kubernetes Spend with Webb Brown appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

48mins

17 Jun 2022

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Kubernetes Spend with Webb Brown

Podcast – Software Engineering Daily

This episode is hosted by Lee Atchison. Lee Atchison is a software architect, author, and thought leader on cloud computing and application modernization. His most recent book, Architecting for Scale (O’Reilly Media) is an essential resource for technical teams looking to maintain high availability and manage risk in their cloud environments.Lee is the host of his podcast, Modern Digital Business, an engaging and informative podcast produced for people looking to build and grow their digital business with the help of modern applications and processes developed for today’s fast-moving business environment. Subscribe at mdb.fm.Follow Lee, at leeatchison.com.As companies move more and more workloads to the cloud, cost management in the cloud is becoming critically important. Modern application development methodology increasingly involves moving to service and microservice architectures enabled by the cloud and kubernetes is the backbone of this modern infrastructure trend. Managing costs of kubernetes clusters is therefore becoming increasingly important. Kubecost is the company focused on giving visibility into kubernetes resources, allowing you to reduce your overall kubernetes based infrastructure spend. Webb Brown is the founder of Kubecost and joins us today.             Sponsorship inquiries: sponsor@softwareengineeringdaily.com. The post Kubernetes Spend with Webb Brown appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

48mins

17 Jun 2022

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Kubernetes Spend with Webb Brown

Software Engineering Daily

This episode is hosted by Lee Atchison. Lee Atchison is a software architect, author, and thought leader on cloud computing and application modernization. His most recent book, Architecting for Scale (O’Reilly Media) is an essential resource for technical teams looking to maintain high availability and manage risk in their cloud environments.Lee is the host of his podcast, Modern Digital Business, an engaging and informative podcast produced for people looking to build and grow their digital business with the help of modern applications and processes developed for today’s fast-moving business environment. Subscribe at mdb.fm.Follow Lee, at leeatchison.com.As companies move more and more workloads to the cloud, cost management in the cloud is becoming critically important. Modern application development methodology increasingly involves moving to service and microservice architectures enabled by the cloud and kubernetes is the backbone of this modern infrastructure trend. Managing costs of kubernetes clusters is therefore becoming increasingly important. Kubecost is the company focused on giving visibility into kubernetes resources, allowing you to reduce your overall kubernetes based infrastructure spend. Webb Brown is the founder of Kubecost and joins us today.             Sponsorship inquiries: sponsor@softwareengineeringdaily.com. The post Kubernetes Spend with Webb Brown appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

48mins

17 Jun 2022

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Discussing Cloud FinOps with Kubecost Co-founder, Webb Brown

What's new in Cloud FinOps?

In this episode, Steve and Frank sit down and talk to the founder of Kubecost, Web Brown to discuss cloud FinOps. Webb explains how Kubecost provides real-time cost visibility and insights for teams using Kubernetes, helping you continuously reduce your cloud costs. Webb answers all of Steve and Frank’s questions on how Kubecost’s solution could be beneficial for our listeners.To find out more about Cloud FinOps, visit our website here.

32mins

9 Jun 2022

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Ep. #27, Kubecost with Webb Brown of Stackwatch

Podcasts – Heavybit

In episode 27 of The Kubelist Podcast, Marc Campbell and Benjie De Groot are joined by Webb Brown of Stackwatch. Managing costs and performance-related tradeoffs has always been a difficult problem for users of Kubernetes, especially at scale. This talk spotlights Kubecost, a project offering real-time cost visibility and insights for teams using Kubernetes.The post appeared first on Heavybit.

1hr 5mins

1 Jun 2022

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Ep. #27, Kubecost with Webb Brown of Stackwatch

The Kubelist Podcast

In episode 27 of The Kubelist Podcast, Marc and Benjie are joined by Webb Brown of Stackwatch. This talk spotlights Kubecost, a project offering real-time cost visibility and insights for teams using Kubernetes.The post appeared first on Heavybit.

1hr 5mins

1 Jun 2022

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DoK Community #43 Kubecost: open source cost monitoring for Kubernetes // Webb Brown

Data on Kubernetes Community

Abstract of the talk… Measuring costs in Kubernetes environments is complex. Applications and their resources needs are often dynamic. Teams share resources without transparent prices attached to workloads while organizations are increasingly running resources on a range of machine types and even cloud providers. Kubecost provides an approach built on open source for ensuring consistent and accurate visibility across all your workloads. This discussion will talk about practical examples for implementing cost monitoring & optimization and managing the data that is generated from these efforts. Bio… Webb Brown is a Co-founder and CEO at Kubecost. He is based in San Francisco and was previously a Product Manager at Google working on infrastructure monitoring.

1hr 2mins

25 Apr 2021

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Kubecost with Webb Brown

Software Daily

Cost management is growing in importance for companies that want to manage their significant cloud bill. Kubernetes plays an increasing role in modern infrastructure, so managing cost of Kubernetes clusters becomes important as well. Kubecost is a company focused on giving visibility into Kubernetes resources and reducing spend. Webb Brown is a founder of Kubecost

12 Jan 2021

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Kubecost with Webb Brown

Podcast – Software Engineering Daily

Cost management is growing in importance for companies that want to manage their significant cloud bill. Kubernetes plays an increasing role in modern infrastructure, so managing cost of Kubernetes clusters becomes important as well. Kubecost is a company focused on giving visibility into Kubernetes resources and reducing spend. Webb Brown is a founder of Kubecost and joins the show to talk about Kubernetes cost optimization and what he is building with Kubecost. Sponsorship inquiries: sponsor@softwareengineeringdaily.com The post Kubecost with Webb Brown appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

48mins

12 Jan 2021

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