Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #152 - 3 Year Anniversary Show

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we are celebrating our 3rd anniversary with some of our favorite guests including Mark Twomey (aka "Storagezilla") from EMC, Amy Lewis from SolidFire and Geek Whisperers and Marc Farley from Quaddra Software.

This week we discuss...

(0:45) Diving into the 3rd year of the podcast

(3:30) Yoko Lewis brake cutting

(4:30) Recapping the worst moments of the podcast

(13:40) Ray Lane and the Kleiner Perkins lawsuit

(16:50) VC money boom

(25:05) Enterprise storage eats itself

(27:03) NetApp's Mr. FlashRay goes to Pure

(34:20) The Ginger Mafia

(38:00) Tense politics

(42:00) Team Cloud Bunny

(47:00) Podcast praise

Direct download: SiT152.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:10 PM

Speaking in Tech #151 - Kayaking

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we jump into Facebook's posting rules, Google's "Nearline" storage, Blackberry tablets and Gold Apple watches. Our special guest this week is tech guru Stephen Foskett from Tech Field Day.

This week we discuss...

(0:50) Ed's backup crashes

(3:30) El Reg's sister pub "The Platform" launches

(5:20) Kicking GigaOM some more

(6:52) Facebook: no nipples and butts

(9:25) The gray area of online rules

(13:50) Google's "Nearline" storage

(19:55) Blackberry busts out a tablet

(24:05) Flashback: AOL commercial from 1995

(26:05) Introducing tech guru Stephen Foskett

(28:15) Fireballed with Apple Gold Watch

(30:48) Stephen's Grail Watch

(35:45) Tech Field Day

(41:30) Qumulo comes out of stealth

(45:45) Legacy vendor transitions

 

Direct download: SiT151.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:07 AM

Speaking in Tech #150 - Popping Bubbles

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we dig into the Apple Watch, the death of GigaOm and Microsoft kills backup software. This week’s special guest is Marc Farley of Quaddra Software.

This week we discuss...

 

(1:00) - Yet another flying story

(5:50) - Apple announces the Apple Watch… again

(7:00) - Foskett Fireballed 

(8:10) - Apple TV and HBO

(9:30) - Gold watch bling

(11:20) - Celebrity watch appeal

(13:00) - The "App-centric" watch

(15:02) - The death of GigaOm

(21:00) - The tech graveyard: Backup is dead

(25:17) - Flashback: 80’s Motorola mobile phone commercial

(26:17) - Special guest, Marc Farley of Quaddra Software

(28:06) - Farley killed backup

(30:40) - Quaddra Software hits the funding trail

(36:00) - Funding infrastructure startups

(42:19) - Tech bubble and size of the IPO market

(44:45) - Background on Quaddra

(46:00) - Another Farley podcast

 

Direct download: SiT150.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 6:23 AM

Speaking in Tech #149 – Performance Review

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we dig into HP's acquisition of Aruba, Tinder pricing for elders and the prospects for Google+. This week’s special guest is Jared Wray, Chief Technology Officer for CenturyLink Cloud.

This week we discuss…

(1:00) The middle seat dilemma

(2:05) Big Aussie invite

(5:20) HP snags Aruba for 3 bills

(8:22) Tinder Plus surge ricing

(11:30) Sarah's online dating profile

(15:30) Is Google+ breaking up?

(22:10) Sony Walkman commercial

(24:10) Jared Wray, CTO for CenturyLink Cloud

(26:00) The Tier 3 acquisition

(30:55) Ed's performance review

(35:30) Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Ed

Direct download: SiT149.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:36 PM

Speaking in Tech #148 - Magic

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week the three amigos jump on HP, Exploding Kittens and Magic. This week's special guest is Bryan Beal, VP, Global Alliances at Brocade.

This week we discuss...

 

(1:00) Crying baby backlash

(1:55) Shakeup at HP Hellion 

(7:17) Exploding Kittens makes it rain

(10:44) Magic explodes overnight

(15:30) Glitter bombs

(17:37) Tech Classic: The IBM Selectric

(19:35) Special guest Bryan Beal - VP, Brocade

(21:16) Making Mensa

(24:17) Mobile wallet patents

(27:50) Defending patent trolls

(33:50) Brocade ramping up for Mobile World Congress

(37:35) Online privacy… for a price

 

Direct download: SiT148.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:52 PM

Speaking in Tech #147 - 99 Problems but Private Clouds ain't one

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week the crew tackles Private Cloud deniers, Amazon's drone problem and bit rot. This week's special guest is Jody Tyrus, Sr. Technical Architect, Security at E. & J. Gallo Winery.

 

0:30 The return of Ed

2:00 Banter: Explaining time difference 

6:55 99 Problems but Private Clouds ain't one

14:25 FAA sets drone rules, Amazon is pissed off 

20:20 Wiping bit rot

25:00 Apple Lisa - There Are Two Kinds of People (1983) 

26:35 Jody Tyrus, Sr. Technical Architect, Security at E. & J. Gallo Winery

30:14 The biggest security risk today

38:45 Change of security philosophy

43:14 No such thing as 100% secure

 

 

Direct download: SiT147.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:30 AM

Speaking in Tech #146 - Coté

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Ed is replaced by Amy Lewis and joins Sarah and Greg to talk about Sling, the death of enterprise computing and Apple's Swift programming language. Our special guest this week is Michael Coté of Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

This week we discuss:

  • 1:20 - Organizing digital photos
  • 3:30 - Hitachi acquires Pentaho
  • 6:05 - Sling: Internet cable TV comes to U.S.
  • 11:50 - Adrian Cockroft: Enterprise Computing is dead
  • 17:10 - Apple's Swift catching fire
  • 21:05 - The Vic 20 - "A real computer for the price of a toy"
  • 21:35 - Special guest Michael Coté of Pivotal Cloud Foundry
  • 23:15 - High school sweat shop programming
  • 26:38 - Analyst work on the back end of a career
  • 29:50 - Excel, the database for MBA's
  • 34:10 - The evolution of Middleware 
  • 37:20 - Unicorn and donkey theory explained
  • 41:35 - Mayonnaise on fries
Direct download: SiT146.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:00 AM

Speaking in Tech #145 - Drive

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week it's just Sarah and Greg talk about Uber and Google stepping on each other's toes, robots learning to cook and more broadband internet access across the US. Our special guest this week is Brian Gracely, Sr.Director, Cloud and Developer Enablement at EMC to chew on the challenges of Open Source in the enterprise.

This week we discuss...

  • (1:00) Sarah live tweets the Super Bowl
  • (1:45) The worst Super Bowl commercial
  • (5:30) Funny Europeans tweeting about the Super Bowl
  • (6:42) Uber researching self driving cars
  • (9:25) …And now Google wants to Uber
  • (13:00) Robots learning to cook from YouTube
  • (16:30) US FCC to loosen rules for municipal broadband
  • (21:10) The Tandy 1000
  • (22:30) First computers
  • (23:40) Gracely goes deep on Open Source at EMC
  • (30:55) Open Source and the enterprise 
  • (34:30) Docker hack days
  • (39:30) Podcast collusion 

 

Direct download: SiT145.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 10:08 PM

Speaking in Tech #144 - Feeling Blue

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week the crew tackles Big Blue, free Windows and the police chasing Waze with special guest Scott Hanson from Cisco.

This week we discuss...

  • 1:00 Dodging snow
  • 2:00 Big changes at Big Blue?
  • 6:35 Doubts about Z-Series and storage
  • 12:40 Free Windows upgrade
  • 20:40 Cops vs Waze
  • 29:19 Scott Hanson from Cisco
  • 31:00 Blue veins
  • 36:23 UCS success
  • 39:50 ACI

 

Direct download: SiT144.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:15 AM

Speaking in Tech #143 - Solid Delp

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week the team is back beating up Google, David Cameron and bad passwords. Special guest Aaron Delp from SolidFire comes off of his podcast suspension to join the crew this week.

This week we discuss...

  • 1:30 - Dumping Google Nexus
  • 4:15 - Android Lollipop less than .1 % adoption rate
  • 4:40 - Sarah jumps on a new iPhone
  • 6:55 - Google takes Glass out to the wood shed
  • 14:25 - Cameron wants to kill encryption
  • 21:15 - Happy hackers
  • 24:18 - Worst passwords of 2014
  • 29:20 - Aaron Delp comes off suspension
  • 30:40 - Training for Krispy Kreme Challenge
  • 32:55 - SolidFire hiring everyone
  • 41:35 - Cloudcast update
  • 44:30 - Cloud acquisitions
Direct download: SiT143.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:10 AM