Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Hot Aisle – Re-Architecting the Storage Stack with DSSD’s Mike Shapiro – Episode 35

Mike Shapiro, Vice President and Co-Founder of EMC’s DSSD (@EMCDSSD) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about a new twist on deploying Flash – Specifically NVMe – in new and different ways.  Block?  Sure Thing.  Object?  Yup.  Hadoop / HDFS?  Gots.  Oh, and don’t forget the Flood API.  What’s a flood you say?  Well, sit down with your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) to learn all about how DSSD thinks they’re impacting infrastructure and business results simultaneously with a new platform for storing your data of all shapes and sizes.  Grab a firehose and get ready for the throughput as Mike opens the floodgates and unleashes his inner nerd for you.


Thursday, April 21, 2016

The Hot Aisle – Cloud Native Starter Dough with James Watters – Episode 34

James Watters (@wattersjames) SVP, Products for Pivotal (@pivotal) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about SpringBoot, Pivotal Labs, Pair Programming “Starter Dough”, and what Pivotal Cloud Foundry is up to these days.  We learn a bit about how CloudFoundry came to where it is today and what Pivotal’s charter is as they go out and take on the business world. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) get an education on the evolution of java development, talk about cloud native applications and the issues around vendor-lock in, and the evolution of consumption and the needs to shift businesses to tightly align with these cultural shifts. Get out your bucket of frozen yogurt and your most comfy blanket – sit on the couch – and tune in as we get you through this trough of disillusionment and bring you out on the other side fully enlightened – and Cloud Native.


Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Hot Aisle – Fast Data and the Citizen Data Scientist with John Thompson – Episode 33

John K. Thompson (@johnkthompson60) General Manager of Advanced Analytics for Dell (@Dell) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about Analytics, Big Data, & IoT so that we can get our brains wrapped around these evolving topics. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down what the Analytics landscape looks like from Dell’s perspective, why Small Data is a thing, and the intersection of Analytics on the Edge and the Core … Go get your slide rules and your books on assembly code – because you’ll want some kindling for our fireside chat!

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

The Hot Aisle – Can You Smell What Chef Has Cooking? with Chris Webber – Episode 32

Chris Webber (@cwebber), Engineering Manager for Chef Software (@chef) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about Configuration Management & treating Infrastructure as Code.. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down what Chef is, how its working to change the game, and why the Chef Community is the best on the block…oh, and the fact that Brent and Chris have an affinity for 4-letter words 😉  So lower your sensitivities in order to heighten your sensibilities in the ever changing world of DevOps and Infrastructure as Code. 

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