DOP 177: How to Modernize Legacy Applications

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022

Show Notes

#177: Imagine this. What if you could magically turn your 20 year old Java and .NET applications into modern, containerized applications without having to spend years doing it? Also, what if you could do this with the help of AI? Seems too good to be true?

In this episode, we speak with Bob Quillin, Chief Ecosystem Officer at vFunction, about the classical and painful ways we’ve tried to do application modernization in the past and how AI is helping to reduce a lot of those pain points in 2022.

Guests

Bob Quillin

Bob Quillin

Bob Quillin is the Chief Ecosystem Officer for vFunction, responsible for developer advocacy, marketing, and cloud ecosystem engagement. Bob was previously Vice President of Developer Relations for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). Bob joined Oracle as part of the StackEngine acquisition by Oracle in December 2015, where he was co-founder and CEO. StackEngine was an early cloud native pioneer with a platform for developers and devops teams to build, orchestrate, and scale enterprise-grade container apps. Bob is a serial entrepreneur and was previously CEO of Austin-based cloud monitoring SaaS startup CopperEgg (acquired by IDERA in 2013) and has held executive and startup leadership roles at Hyper9, nLayers, EMC, and VMware.

Hosts

Darin Pope

Darin Pope

Darin Pope is a developer advocate for CloudBees.

Viktor Farcic

Viktor Farcic

Viktor Farcic is a member of the Google Developer Experts and Docker Captains groups, and published author.

His big passions are DevOps, Containers, Kubernetes, Microservices, Continuous Integration, Delivery and Deployment (CI/CD) and Test-Driven Development (TDD).

He often speaks at community gatherings and conferences (latest can be found here).

He has published The DevOps Toolkit Series, DevOps Paradox and Test-Driven Java Development.

His random thoughts and tutorials can be found in his blog TechnologyConversations.com.

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