September 20, 2022

VMblog 2022 Mega Series Video: StormForge Explores Kubernetes, Containers as a Technology, and DevOps as an IT Discipline

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Are you interested in learning more about topics like kubernetes, devops and containers?  Here's your chance to do just that.  The VMblog Mega Series is the perfect series for you!  As part of the Mega Series, you'll hear from a number of industry experts and leaders across multiple topics like these to help you make important decisions within your own organization.

In this episode, VMblog is joined by industry expert, Patrick Bergstrom, the Chief Technology Officer at StormForge.  StormForge brings together world-class data scientists and software engineers to enable businesses to drive breakthrough IT and operations efficiency. The StormForge Platform is set apart by its unwavering focus on building AI-powered software products that are designed to help people, not replace them. The StormForge Platform uses enterprise grade performance testing coupled with machine learning to drive major application performance gains and cost reductions in complex environments.

Watch and learn as Bergstrom provides a quick overview on StormForge and explores how they fit within the Kubernetes market, including containers as a technology and devops as an IT discipline. And find out what key focus areas the company is focused on as we head into 2023.

Thinking about Kubernetes management for DevOps and production workloads, Bergstrom explores how his company defines and approaches Kubernetes management.  And how his company differentiates itself in the market.

We also dig into some of the trends around Kubernetes automation and ML-based resource optimization.  And what the future of Kubernetes looks like.  

Stick around until the end to see a demo to learn even more.

Learn more about StormForge at their Website:

0:00​ - Intro
0:17​ - Introducing Patrick Bergstrom, the Chief Technology Officer at StormForge
0:35 - Background look at StormForge and how it fits within the Kubernetes market
4:47 - Key focus areas for StormForge in 2022 and beyond
5:46 - Defining Kubernetes management for DevOps and production workloads
10:16​ - Trends around Kubernetes automation and ML-based resource optimization
14:00 - StormForge differentiators, what sets them apart
17:40 - What does the future of Kubernetes environments look like?
20:59 - Demo
31:13 - Wrap up

Brian Ducharme

Brian is an event reporter for and an expert in virtualization/cloud techonlogies.  In his 15+ years of experience in the virtualization/cloud field he has interviewed hundreds of companies, users and executives.  Brian has been an active member of the NEVMUG (NEVTUG) since 2006 and attends both vmworld and Citrix Synergy every year.  Brian works full time as a Senior Software Engineer for Liquidware Labs.

Brian also spent 5 years as the managing editor of Virtual Strategy Magazine, an online magazine focused on the virtualization industry and has been with vmblog since 2011. He has a background in Computer Graphics, Marketing, Programming, Web Design, Mobile App Development, Linux Administration and is an active member of the NHJS group. 



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