Speaking in Tech

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

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