Speaking in Tech

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

Speaking in Tech #164 - Hacked

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah is out while Ed and Greg talk about the LastPass hack, OpenStack training certifications and Facebook privacy concerns in the EU. Our special guest this week is Ashley McNamara, Developer Advocate at Rackspace.

Here are the details:

(1:00) Ed cleans it up

(2:37) Cisco Live recap, Aerosmith and the Royal Machines

(5:48) Private clouds are not dead

(7:45) LastPass Hack means a new password jack

(12:53) Red Hat: OpenStack training certifications eclipse Linux

(18:00) Belgians go after Facebook privacy

(21:50) FLASHBACK: How to use a rotary phone

(22:58) Guest Ashley McNamara, Developer Advocate at Rackspace

(25:05) The tech conference circuit

(30:00) Boutique vs Enterprise developers

(30:45) Rackspace acquisitions

(34:10) Rumor: Microsoft eyeballs Docker

Direct download: SiT164.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 6:06 PM

Speaking in Tech #163 - Hans

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Greg is at Cisco Live while Sarah and Ed drive the podcast this week. This week they review the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference, the Apple Watch, Software-defined noise, Cisco and more. Special guest is Hans De Leenheer from TrendMiner.

This week we discuss...

(1:30) WWDC: Where's the code?

(6:14) Ed's Apple Watch review

(9:15) Software-defined storage gets roughed up

(15:35) Cisco secures the internet of everything

(21:55) Ebola scares reality

(28:40) Flashback: RCA Movie discs from the 80's

(29:10) Special guest Hans De Leenheer from TrendMiner

(33:50) Difference in Belgium and U.S. startups

(40:45) Belgium barbecue

Direct download: SiT163.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:39 PM

Speaking in Tech #162 - Changes

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Ed, Greg and Sarah get together to pick smart watches, debate clouds, review some big changes in IT and finally we get to Sarah's performance review at Dell with her boss.

Here are the details:

 

(1:20) The next smart watches: ASUS ZenWatch and Apple Watch

(3:35) Idiotic Private vs Public Cloud fight

(10:00) EMC snags Virtustream

(15:28) Executive shake up at NetApp and Cisco

(19:30) Cisco loses a Warrior

(21:04) Re/code sells out to Vox

(26:57) Flashback: CDi commercial with Phil Hartman

(27:27) Introducing Jim Hahn, Dell

(29:27) Sarah's performance review

(34:40) Inside the Dell transition 

(42:50) Rebooting the Dell machine

 

 

Direct download: SiT162.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:50 PM

Speaking in Tech #161 - Brillo

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Ed, Greg and Sarah get together to digest Google's IoT operating system, creepy teddy bears and security extortion. 

Here are the details:

(1:15) Ed rants on Kansas City, cloud and the Internet of Things

(4:45) OpenStack Summit reflections

(11:50) Google's new Brillo OS for the Internet of Things

(14:00) Brillo should be open sourced for success

(18:18) Google patents creepy teddy bear

(21:55) Security extortion 

(25:55) Managing and communicating security risks

(30:00) Hitting the road

Direct download: SiT161.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:38 PM

Speaking in Tech #160 - OpenStacked

 

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Ed and Greg are in Vancouver, BC for the OpenStack Summit with Amy Lewis filling in for Sarah. This week we talk about the Apple TV, hacked planes, barista DJ's, OpenStack and containers. Our special guest this week is Mark Twomey, better know as "Storagezilla".

This week we discuss...

 

(1:14) Yoko returns

(2:02) OpenStack social update from Eddie

(4:00) SolidFire rockets

(8:12) Flipping the OpenStack demo

(10:50) Apple dumped Apple TV

(14:23) FBI says hacker controlled plane

(17:58) Baristas become DJ's

(22:20) Special guest Mark Twomey (AKA Storagezilla)

(25:10) Open Stack and the Private Cloud

(28:15) "Control of Data" drives private cloud adoption

(32:25) The Year of Containers 

(37:25) Amy's "Pop Up Tech Talks"

Direct download: SiT160.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:53 PM

Speaking in Tech #159 - Solid State

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we talk Cloud Foundry, the problems with Solid State storage, Microsoft investing in undersea cable. Our special guest this week is Val Bercovici, Cloud Czar at NetApp.

 

(1:15) Ed checks in from Cloud Foundry Summit

(6:00) Head butting a cloud guru

(9:06) Flight attendants hate your gadgets

(12:40) Don't forget to reboot your 787

(13:45) SSD's can lose data without power

(15:17) Microsoft plants underwater cables, outspending AWS

(20:29) Flashback: Vintage Timex Watch commercial

(23:00) Introducing Val Bercovici, NetApp Cloud Czar

(23:50) SSD power issues and data corruption problems

(28:00) Solid state isn't solid

(33:36) The post-SSD world

(37:24) "The state of NAND flash is not healthy"

(38:41) Catching up with NetApp

Direct download: SiT159b.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:41 AM

Speaking in Tech #158 - Tribes

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we tackle the challenge of group think and tribes as well as Periscope winning the fight, Chambers stepping down as CEO and the potential for an EMC - HP mega merger. 

This week we discuss...

 

(1:30) Back from Vegas

(3:30) Dell plus 4

(4:00) Big losses in tech this week: Jeff Omstead and David Goldberg

(9:00) 5 brainwashing tips… and the danger of tribes

(18:00) Twitter steals the big Mayweather fight

(22:30) Doubts about Twitter persist

(26:40) Chambers steps down as Cisco CEO

(29:00) HP and EMC mega-merger inevitable

(32:49) Carly running for President on tech cred

(34:55) What tech leader would make a good President?

 

Direct download: SiT158.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:06 PM

Speaking in Tech #156 - More Clouds of Caroline 

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Greg has escaped to another tech conference while Sarah and Ed are left to defend themselves to talk about AWS and Microsoft earnings, Comcast dumps big merger and ServiceMesh gets in hot water.

This week we discuss...

(1:10) Vegas Selfies and morehome automation

(3:15) AWS and Microsoft nail earnings

(8:50) Comcast bails on the merger with TWC

(14:07) Service-mooshed

(19:36) Flashback: 1980s Sears electronics ad

(20:06) Introducing Caroline McCrory of Cloudsoft

(21:10) The inside scoop of GigaOm's demise

(29:40) Jumping into Cloudsoft

(33:05) The challenge for application-centric clouds 

(36:35) AWS vs Microsoft

(44:10) AMPing up applicationing management platforms

 

Direct download: SiT157.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:28 AM