As we shift our focus in the industry to what's next, the decision for us as techologists is to finding our footing in both the past and the future. My thoughts on some of the AWS re:Invent conference and our evolution as architects should plant some seeds on how to build your path towards embracing public cloud in your IT portfolio.
This dynamic chat takes us through the rise of containers, some big things happening in the ecosystem around containers, and also the reasons why this shift is occurring. Phil Estes joins us to talk about his experiences in the container community and brings some very interesting insight into why we should all be digging into Docker and the like.
In a fun and informative chat with Craig Waters (@cswaters1), we talk about the value of community as a learning platform, the rise of the generalist, and much more on how you can take your career to the next level with some simple steps that Craig, and others, have proven out.
What's the deal with unikernels?! We had Ian Eyberg of Defer Panic join us to talk about what a unikernel is, why it's an important part of the overall IT strategy, and when you should or should not use them. A great end-to-end discussion that will also open your eyes to new ways of doing some interesting things!
In a great conversation with Brian Gracely (@bgracely), we talk about moving up the stack, the Cloudcast podcast, the evolution of IT, and much more.
Following on our rebranding chat with Edward Haletky, this episode covers some very powerful tips on Wordpress with regards to rebranding, site speed, plugins, security, and much more. Thank you to Edward for a dynamic chat with some key tips that every Wordpress site owner should know.
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.