Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #174 - Zilla

 

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we cover Intel, more Ashley Madison fallout, Hangouts, IPO’s and more. Our special guest this week is Mark Twomey (aka Storagezilla).

Here are the details…

(1:00) Eddie line dances

(4:15) VMworld prep

(4:50) Tech Reckoning

(6:09) Intel chips in on Mirantis

(9:30) Ashley Madison, by the numbers

(14:11) Google Hangouts get a face lift

(18:36) FLASHBACK: Radio Shack 8-track tape player

(19:06) Storagezilla returns

(20:15) Looking back at Windows 95… and Minesweeper 

(22:41) Searching Ashley Madison

(24:32) Intel plays defense

(30:15) Tech IPO’s get more challenges

(36:23) Big moves at VMware

(41:05) Renaming the Borg

(44:23) No big surprises at VMworld

Direct download: SiT174_-_Zilla.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:29 PM

Speaking in Tech #173 - Exposed

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week it's a full cast as we cover new gadgets, Android messaging, tough work and exposed cheaters.

Here are the details:

(1:50) Eddie checks in from LinuxCon: soda, sweets & sessions

(7:00) Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet smackdown

(12:14) LG G4 smack down

(14:02) The 3 most important mobile phone features

(15:10) Google is killing instant messaging on Android

(19:20) Apple manages expectations

(23:00) The Amazon torture chamber

(30:55) Martiz steps away as CEO of Pivotal

(33:50) The BIG bet

(36:33) Ashley Madison exposed

(40:20) Celebrity Exposure Pool

Direct download: SiT173.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:37 AM

Speaking in Tech #172 - Big Exit

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week it's Ed and Greg talking about big moves for Google, EMC and VMware and a bad move for Nutanix. Our special guest this week is Brad O'Neill, co-founder of TechValidate fresh from being acquired by Survey Monkey just last week to talk about his plans and lessons learned.

 

(2:02) Google's alphabet soup

(3:45) Shuffling the EMC and VMware deck chairs

(8:49) Nutanix tanks performance tests

(15:00) FLASHBACK: RCA personal TV from 1956

(16:00) Special guest Brad O'Neill of TechValidate and now part of Survey Monkey

(18:37) The acquisition prediction that wasn't

(20:45) How the TechValidate acquisition came together

(22:45) Survey Monkey in the enterprise

(25:00) The challenges of boot strapping a tech startup

(29:00) The reality of the valley VC bubble

(32:30) What's next 

Direct download: SiT172.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:14 AM

Speaking in Tech #171 - Thumbed

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, it's a full boat with Ed, Sarah and Greg talking about EMC decisions, fewer internet TV options and a Canadian hitchhiker. Our special guest this week is Rob Peglar from Micron.

 

This week we discuss...

 

(2:07) Spinning VMware

(9:10) Consequences for VMworld

(13:52) Matchstick burns down

(15:12) Dumping Sling TV

(19:11) hitchBOT decapitated, Canada outraged

(22:37) FLASHBACK: 1954 Univac commercial

(23:12) Catching up with Rob Peglar from Micron

(27:30) Flashy Micron storage  

(33:50) Going Hyperscale 

(40:44) Rob's home labs

(42:40) Intrest in Micron

 

Direct download: SiT171.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 6:21 AM

Speaking in Tech #170 - Whipped

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed, Sarah and Greg review how Google's going cloud native, Cisco shuts down Whiptail and dress codes at HP. Our special guest this week is Matt Brender from Basho to discuss OSCON and developer culture in the enterprise.

This week we discuss...

 

(1:00) OSCON recap

(4:15) Digging into Open Source with SAP, Citrix and StubHub

(11:40) Private cloud smack down

(14:36) Google announces Cloud Native Computing Foundation, WTF?

(21:35) Whiptail gets whipped

(27:20) Don't look cheap at HP

(34:12) FLASHBACK: You too can learn to code!

(36:00) Introducing Matt Brender of Basho

(41:00) Bitchy resting face

(43:45) The next generation of tech shows

(48:32) Austin bound for Riak

 

Direct download: SiT170.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:20 PM

Speaking in Tech #169 - Ludicrous

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed is back from Thailand while Sarah is out for tea. Ed and Greg discuss Thailand, OSCON, Kubernetes and OpenStack. Our special guest this week is Fred Nix from EMC.

This week we discuss...

(1:00) Ed returns from Thailand

(4:00) Live from OSCON

(4:35) HDS gear for Kubernetes

(9:05) Google jumps into OpenStack

(15:00) Tesla goes ludicrous

(17:40) FLASHBACK: GE clocks from 1955

(18:45) Special guest: Fred Nix from EMC

(21:45) Digging around OSCON

(23:40) VMworld plans

(26:10) Big personnel moves in the industry

Direct download: SiT169.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 10:47 PM

Speaking in Tech #168 - True Blue

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed is flying back from Thailand while Sarah and Greg dish on Micron, Adobe Flash and Reddit. Our special guest this week is Jesse Proudman, CTO and co-founder of Blue Box, now an IBM company.

(1:00) Fancy planes 

(2:45) Micron attracts Chinese interest

(6:45) Security expert: Please kill Adobe Flash, now

(9:56) The big private cloud debate

(11:38) Reddit train wreck plods on

(19:08) Flashback: IBM voice recognition, 1986

(20:25) Introducing Jesse Proudman, CTO and co-founder of Blue Box

(21:38) Fastest acquisition in IBM history

(27:40) Private cloud backlash

(29:54) Leveraging IBM 

(31:00) The future for OpenStack

Direct download: SiT168.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:52 AM

Speaking in Tech #167 - Rocket Man

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed is in Thailand while Sarah and Greg talk cloud taxes, hackers, hitching a ride with Google and deep space. Our special guest this week is Jason Crusan, Director of Advanced Exploration Systems Division at NASA.

(1:00) Sarah bounces back from vacation

(3:00) Chicago taxes the cloud

(8:05) The hacker gets hacked

(12:50) Google testing ride sharing app

(18:00) FLASHBACK: 1966 Tang

(19:00) Introducing Jason Crusan, Director of Advanced Exploration Systems Division at NASA

(22:55) The BIG missions NASA is planning

(24:10) Playing with fire in space

(30:22) Heading to Mars

(32:14) Tapping the moon

(34:00) Open Innovation and TCIP in space

(36:40) Lessons for the enterprise from NASA

(38:40) Risk management when things go bad

(40:22) International relations in space

(44:11) Reality in space movies

Direct download: SiT167.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:31 PM

Speaking in Tech #166 - Chad Contained

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah is on vacation while Eddie and Greg slack it off on Sheryl Sandberg, API copyrights and containers. Our special guest this week is Chad Sakac, President, Global Systems Engineering at EMC.

This week we discuss...

(1:00) Ed's getting hitched

(3:05) Slacking with Slack

(8:42) Sheryl Sandberg's words of wisdom

(12:35) Supremes decline to rule on API copyrights

(17:10) FLASHBACK: Intel Pentium I

(18:20) Special guest Chad Sakac

(24:23) DockerCon, containers and buzzwords

(27:53) Containers vs Virtual Machines

(31:05) Containers vs PaaS

(36:25) Flocker fans

(39:00) Facts on refactoring apps

(42:10) Building object stores

(51:00) VMworld plans

 

Direct download: SiT166.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:48 PM

Speaking in Tech #165 - Packet Passionate 

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, the crew talk about the Open Container Project, Google get censored and Taylor Swift. Our special guest this week is Jim Mcniel, former VC and CMO of NetScout.

Here are the details:

(1:00) Eddie goes duck boating

(4:55) Open Container Project is not a drinking game

(9:00) Container acquisition game

(9:20) BlueBox Jesse buys a pad

(12:30) Google gagged on Wikileaks

(22:12) Taylor Swift takes a bite out of Apple

(28:24) FLASHBACK: Tecmo Bowl

(30:10) Introducing Jim Mcniel, former VC and CMO of NetScout

(32:08) NetScout suing Gartner over Magic Quadrant 

(36:10) Big acquisitions for NetScout

(43:35) Invisible girlfriend

(44:20) "Connected World" movie with Werner Herzog

(49:50) Guardians of the Connected World

Direct download: SiT165.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:14 PM