Scott McCarty

Contributor

At Red Hat, Scott McCarty is senior principal product manager for RHEL Server, arguably the largest open source software business in the world. Focus areas include cloud, containers, workload expansion, and automation. Working closely with customers, partners, engineering teams, sales, marketing, other product teams, and even in the community, Scott combines personal experience with customer and partner feedback to enhance and tailor strategic capabilities in Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Scott is a social media startup veteran, an e-commerce old timer, and a weathered government research technologist, with experience across a variety of companies and organizations, from seven person startups to 12,000 employee technology companies. This has culminated in a unique perspective on open source software development, delivery, and maintenance.

How we should think about cloud lock-in

2022: The year of software supply chain security

2022: The year of software supply chain security

Strengthening the software supply chain must be priority No. 1 in the new year. Here are three areas to focus on.

Docker really did change the world

Docker really did change the world

Developers quickly understood the value of containers for building cloud-native applications, and that the Docker command-line tool was better than all of the bells and whistles they got with PaaS.

What to look for (and look out for) in container registries

What to look for (and look out for) in container registries

Pulling from container registries is key to ensuring the health and resilience of the CI/CD pipeline. Choose your registry with care.

Containers need standard operating environments too

Containers need standard operating environments too

A standard operating environment can reduce the time it takes to deploy, configure, maintain, support, and manage containerized applications. Let’s get SOEs and containers back together.

Your Linux container and Kubernetes forecast for 2021

Your Linux container and Kubernetes forecast for 2021

Developments in containers and virtualization, container tooling, containers for edge computing, and Kubernetes you should have on your radar in the coming year and beyond.

3 ways containers shine in a crisis

3 ways containers shine in a crisis

Linux containers provide the kind of flexible, agile, and secure development environment needed during times of change

Why containers are like Google Docs

Why containers are like Google Docs

Each generation of technology has made collaboration easier, containers are just the latest iteration in managing the content on a server, and their strikingly similar to the business value in online document collaboration

When it comes to code, be a consumer

When it comes to code, be a consumer

The business of software has finally matured to a point where we need to tackle it like a traditional supply chain

Deep container inspection: What the Docker Hub Minor virus and XcodeGhost breach can teach about containers

Deep container inspection: What the Docker Hub Minor virus and XcodeGhost breach can teach about containers

Trust and security are two separate concepts. This is especially true with container tools and images

The operating system is dead. Long live the operating system?

The operating system is dead. Long live the operating system?

Is the operating system really being replaced by containers, serverless computing, and unikernels?

Linux containers: the whys, wherefors, and what’s next

Linux containers: the whys, wherefors, and what’s next

The new container and container image paradigm seems to be just right as companies struggle to meet demand for applications that expand business processes across all digital platforms

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