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Sudo Show

60 EpisodesProduced by Destination Linux NetworkWebsite

The Sudo Show covers topics ranging from Open Source in business to Cloud Management, but we don't just talk about the technology. We discuss methodologies like DevOps and how to change your team and company cultures to build and grow your people! Need to get more done? Join us as we share our years… read more

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58: An Open Career

December 15th, 2022

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57: Open Source Contributions

November 29th, 2022


Bill, Brandon, and Neal get together to expand on why corporate contributions to open source matter and the unintended benefits or consequences. Make sure to check out Destination Linux 300!


54: Enterprise Linux Desktop

October 6th, 2022


Bill, Neal and Brandon get together to talk about "can you just drop linux in place of windows" on the business/enterprise desktop


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51: Giving What We Can

May 12th, 2022


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47: Putting Dev in DevOps

March 17th, 2022

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Neal comes back to to talk DevOps with Brandon. As usual when Neal and Brandon get together, they plan on a 20-30 minute discussion and it nearly goes on for an hour. I hope you enjoy, we weren't finished …

45: Back to School - Part 3

February 17th, 2022

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Brandon and Bill wrap up the series with our final thoughts and it is okay not to select the open source solution.


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44: Back to School Part 2

February 3rd, 2022


Brandon and Bill discuss open source in schools specifically around end point devices and some networking solutions, basically keep it simple!

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43: Back to School Part 1

January 20th, 2022

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Brandon and Bill have a conversation about the education space and the current state of technology in education. We get into the current …

41: This is just the Beginning

December 23rd, 2021


Brandon talks about plans and changes for Sudo Show in 2022

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39: Open Source Datacenter

November 25th, 2021


Eric and Brandon talk about RHEL 8.5 and RHEL 9 Beta and talk about some interesting tools for managing your datacenter and IT assets.

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38: On the Edge of IT

November 11th, 2021


Eric and Brandon look at Edge architecture, where it fits into a traditional infrastructure, what industries could take advantage of IT at the Edge, …

37: Data Integration with Michel Tricot of Airbyte

October 28th, 2021


Eric and Brandon chat with Michel Tricot, CEO and Co-Founder of Airbyte. Airbyte's mission is to create an open-source data integration platform.

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36: Kubos, Managing Your Hardware in Space

October 14th, 2021


Today we take you into a low orbit with Tyler Browder of the Kubos Corporation and how they utilize open source and cloud native to provide a smarter satellite management suite.

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35: Busting Open Source Security Myths

September 30th, 2021


Eric and Brandon sit down and look into some of the biggest security myths around Open Source software and one by one debunk them right on the show!

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34: Growing Your Remote Team with Jasmine Tsai of Mux

September 16th, 2021


In this episode of the Sudo Show, Eric and Brandon chat with Jasmine Tsai about her journey into technology. We discuss Mux where she is head of …

33: Cassandra Database with Patrick McFadin

September 2nd, 2021


On this episode, we chat with Patrick McFadin. He is a technologist, member of the CNCF, author, and Vice President of Developer Relations at …

32: Open Source Sustainability

August 19th, 2021


Eric and Brandon jump and their soap box this episode to address the critical issues surrounding open source development, ongoing lifecycle management, securing the supply chain, and monetizing developers time.

31: Data Analytics and Startups with Rick Hall

August 5th, 2021


Michael Tunnell from the Destination Linux Network joins Eric to talk to Rick Hall, a life-time entrepreneur and CEO of Aginity. We discuss data analytics and starting your own business.

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30: Loving Your Work with Dashaun Carter

July 22nd, 2021


DaShaun Carter is a passionate technologist and life-long learner. DaShaun has owned his own business, worked for companies like VMware and …

29: Open Source Virtualization

July 8th, 2021


In this episode, Eric and Brandon talk about open source virtualization for managing everything from your home lab to your enterprise data center. Plus, we got some feedback on our VDI episode that led to some pretty …

28: Security Intelligence with Steve Ginty of RiskIQ

June 24th, 2021


In this episode, Eric and Brandon talk to Steve Ginty, Director of Threat Intelligence at RiskIQ. They discuss how to collect relavant, actionable …

27: Open Source Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

June 10th, 2021


Eric and Brandon put on their System Administrator hats and dive into the world of open source virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). Stay tuned as we announce some upcoming new elements for the Sudo-verse!

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24: Data Quality with Soda

April 29th, 2021


On this episode, we will look at Soda, a data monitoring platform designed to ensure the integrity and fitness of your data right in your application stream.

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23: Positioning with Emily Omier

April 15th, 2021


On this episode, Eric has a chat with Emily Omier, a startup consultant and public speaker. Hear Emily's thoughts positioning, open source, and what …

22: Meet Tidelift

April 1st, 2021


Eric and Brandon are joined by a team from Tidelift, a complete solution for managing open source. We discuss open source, securing code, and …

21: Peter Zaitsev, Percona

March 18th, 2021


Eric and Brandon sit down for an exciting interview with Peter Zaistev, Found and CEO of Percona. We discuss Open Source, software licensing, and databases in the enterprise.

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20: Into the Cloud with Dustin Krysak

March 4th, 2021


Brandon and Eric sit down with Dustin Krysak and talk about his journey from warehouse worker to cloud engineer. Plus, Dustin shares his thoughts on …

19: Sunburst and Securing Your Supply Chain

February 18th, 2021


Today, Brandon and Eric take a look Solarburst, the Solar Winds vulnerability that led to one of the biggest breaches in years. You'll get their take …

18: Managing Multi-Cloud with Chris Psaltis

February 4th, 2021


Join Brandon and Eric as they chat with Chris Psaltis, the CEO and co-founder of Mist.IO. They talk about the Mist Multi-Cloud Manager, Cloud Native, …

17: Multi-Hybrid Cloud What

January 21st, 2021


We will look past all the marketing jargon and to the heart of infrastructure architecture. We'll cover multi-cloud, hybrid-cloud, and stop by the …

16: Starting a Home Lab

January 7th, 2021


In our first episode of 2021, we'll dive straight into our home labs, how to plan your lab, buy or build your own servers, some cool projects to get …

15: Future of Operations with Charity Majors

December 17th, 2020


We are excited to bring on Charity Majors, CTO of Honeycomb.IO. Charity and our hosts discuss company culture, application observability, engineering …

14: Looking at CrowdSec with Philippe Humeau

December 3rd, 2020


For this episode, we brought in Philippe Humeau, founder of CrowdSec. We discuss community-driven security, reputation-based IP engines, fail2ban, and how together we can achieve digital herd-immunity.

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13: Cloud Native Spring in Action

November 19th, 2020


Eric and Brandon are joined by author and developer, Thomas Vitale. We discuss his new book, Cloud Native Spring in Action and talk about the future of Spring in a cloud native world.

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12: Git to the Ops

November 12th, 2020


In this episode, we look at an operations methodology called GitOps. How can you use git, automation, and a development mindset to build a more …

11: Managing Linux Desktops At Scale with Noah Chelliah

October 29th, 2020


In this episode, we bring in a special guest, Noah Chelliah, of the Ask Noah Show. The three of us pick up where last week's episode left off. The three of us take a look at managing Linux desktops at scale. Why choose …

10: Open Source Workstations

October 15th, 2020


This week, Brandon sits down on the therapy couch as we take a look back at organizations that we've been apart of over the course of our careers. We look at how they have migrated their entire workflows to Open Source. …

9: Introduction to Storage Technologies

October 8th, 2020


After our AMA was done, a small group of intrepid technologists stuck around to discuss storage! It was such a great conversation, we decided to …

8: Ask Me Anything

October 1st, 2020


Once upon a time, Brandon and Eric sat down with a live audience via video conference and hosted our first ever Ask Me Anything meetup. Catch up on …

7: Looking at GitLab

September 17th, 2020


Brandon and Eric are joined by Greg Myers, a Support Engineer at GitLab. In this interivew, our hosts discuss what it means to be an application for the entire DevOps pipeline and what its like to work for a company …

6: Elements of Cloud Native

September 3rd, 2020


We continue our discussion around Cloud Native Architecture. We will cover how applications have evolved in a cloud native world, a bit of history, …

4: Careers in Technology

August 6th, 2020


For this week's episode, Brandon and Eric wrap up our Getting Started series. Join in their conversation about tips to better learning tools and how …

3: DevOps and Automation

July 23rd, 2020


Now that Eric has finished his big move. He and Brandon sit down to discuss one of the most misunderstood concepts in all of IT, DevOps. What does it mean? How do you use it? And can you actually achieve a state of …

2: Getting Started with Open Source

July 9th, 2020


This week, Eric and Brandon review some audience feedback, discuss the value of the open source community, how to get connected, and tips to start contributing to your favorite projects.

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1: What is Enterprise Open Source

June 25th, 2020

  • Meet the hosts:
    Eric The IT Guy @itguyeric
    Brandon Johnson @dbrandonjohnson

  • Plans for the show

  • Enterprise Open Source Defined

Get in Touch!

0: Sudo Show - New DLN Podcast Coming June 25th!

June 18th, 2020


Hey there, and welcome to the Sudo Show and all new podcast from the Destination Linux Network. I'm Eric the IT Guy. and I'm Brandon Johnson over the course of this show, we'll cover topics ranging from Enterprise Open …

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