Having just completed the rebrand of TVP Strategy, we sat down with Edward Haletky (@Texiwill) to talk about being an analyst versus being a blogger, the rebrand of TVP Strategy, and much more. This is the first of a two-part chat which will lead us to another session where we talk about the website changes and challenges that go along with a rebranding effort.
As OpenStack celebrates the 6th birthday of the open cloud ecosystem, we chat with OpenStack Foundation COO, Mark Collier. Mark has been in the industry and has helped to lead out the work on OpenStack from its inception to now, and this is just the beginning of the story!
We had a chance to sit down with David Siles (@dsiles), CTO of DataGravity to chat on a few very interesting items. The conversation spans everything from the recent important announcements from DataGravity, the upcoming VMworld community events, and a very informative end-to-end view of data security practices and the current trends in the industry.
Ep. 28 - Talent Sourcing for Today’s High Tech Roles, Community Style with Jill Jubinski (@jilljubs)
There is a shift in how we source talent in a world where remote work and the two-pizza team has become something that changed a lot of the world of high tech.
Join us for a great conversation with Jono Bacon (@jonobacon), who has been a part of some of the largest IT and open source communities over recent years.
The old saying "nobody said it was easy" holds true in most things, but with the resources we have today, learning about IT is well within reach. In a great conversation with David Davis (@davidmdavis) of Actual Tech Media, we talk about his early journey to becoming a CCIE, the plethora of amazing content that David has published for Pluralsight and the art of learning with the community.
In another dynamic chat with Michael Hauselblas (@mhausenblas), a self-described Distributed Systems Jester, who is also a Developer and Cloud Advocate for Mesosphere.
Join us for a chat about the growing landscape of HCI and converged solutions in the IT ecosystem as we dive into some of the EMC platforms and much more with Amit Panchal (@amitpanchal76).
We enjoy a fun conversation with Justin Parisi (@NFSDudeAbides) who is the author behind http://whytheinternetisbroken.wordpress.com and also the voice of the Tech ONTAP Podcast. The chat covers the recent launch of NetApp ONTAP 9, the role of Technical Marketing and community, and much more. Plus, another fun choice of books that you'll hear about that Justin will suggest for our listeners.
Ep. 22 - An Open Letter to IT Community Organizers and Vendors featuring Angelo Luciani (@AngeloLuciani)
Support your local Sheriff used to the common phrase at one point. Today, we need to nurture our IT communities through providing mentoring and coaching to elevate all of the community. In an open discussion, we tackle the challenge of providing content as vendors while avoiding the "pitch". Angelo Luciani is a co-leader of the Toronto VMUG, who also launched the Silicon Valley VMUG and runs the Nutanix .NEXT community.
Join the conversation as we discuss how to think like an architect with Rene Van Den Bedem (@vcdx133). Having achieved his VCDX and NPX certifications, Rene is a phenomenal example of elevating ourselves through community and learning. The chat touches on the key points to progress from admin to architect and how community opens the doors to a broad group of peers and mentors. Learn about Virtual Design Master and how Rene thinks we can all make the jump to architectural thinking in IT.
Join us for a great chat with Ken Hui (@kenhuiny) of Rackspace as we delve into the overall OpenStack community, the results from the Summit, and a little look back over the history of the Summits. Ken brings some great insight into the challenges of the OpenStack ecosystem while highlighting the very important advances we've made. Also, we talk about some of the Rackspace updates from the Summit and in their Developer advocacy area with a few very cool projects.
In this episode, we chat with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle) about the evolution of OpenStack, interoperability, abstractions and APIs, and more. We also talk a little about RackN and we even find out the origin of the Twitter handle Zehicle. Episode was recorded while at the OpenStack Summit in Austin which gave a perfect background for us to really dig into where the evolution of OpenStack and the big tent approach has brought us, and what may be next in the open cloud ecosystem.
We chat with Ben Nye, Managing Director of Bain Capital and CEO of VMTurbo, as we discuss the importance of company culture, the art of growing a product into a business, the state of the venture capital environment in IT and much more.
We chat with Matthew Brender (@mjbrender) on his role at Intel as a Developer Advocate as well as the overall concept of developer advocacy and supporting open source communities. This was an enlightening chat which will really open up some eyes as to the importance of our participation as advocates for every aspect of open source projects.
In an exciting chat about the rebirth of private cloud, we talk with Nick Colyer (@vNickC) and Amy Manley (@WyrdGirl) on their 2Ninjas1Blog project, succeeding in private cloud, and also the challenges of thinking cloud in a virtualized environment.
With the OpenStack Summit in Austin, the timing is perfect to catch up on the OpenStack Nova project with Stephen Gordon (@xsgordon). We had a great chat with Stephen on Nova updates in Mitaka, the overall OpenStack ecosystem, real-time KVM and much more.
In this episode, we talk with Eric Windisch (@ewindisch) about his new venture, IOpipe.com and about his very interesting history in technology. Having been involved in PaaS building, OpenStack, Docker, and much more, Eric continues to lead the curve with startups taking a very interesting direction to solve today's and tomorrow's problems with technology.