January 29, 2017
Have you ever wondered how a VCDX or a CCIE holds down a full time role and also an aggressive learning plan? This informative episode will share tips on how to learn tough topics quicky, and how to embrace a learning plan that will lead to personal and professional advancement. We each share our personal learning styles and tips which will give you ideas on how to map learning to your personality.
January 20, 2017
Join this exciting chat with Armon Dadgar, co-founder of HashiCorp, as we look at how to define DevOps in terms of where you and your organization are in the evolution. This is also where you learn key tips on how to approach evolving yourself and your team to be able to begin embracing a DevOps approach to IT. Also, some news about an important upcoming webinar!
January 16, 2017
Join us as we have a great chat with HashiCorp founder, Mitchell Hashimoto. This is a good opportunity to become familiar with the various products in the HashiCorp ecosystem and to learn the importance of composable infrastructure and how HashiCorp products have come to be as a result of this.
December 7, 2016
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.
October 21, 2016
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.
October 14, 2016
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.
October 8, 2016
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!
September 30, 2016
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.
Our conversation tackles the very important topic of measuring technology like containers in it's placement on the hype cycle, and where the adoption of next-generation technologies are working in real use-cases. Brian provides very specific and real examples of why cloud, containers and other technologies are beginning to really drive a lot of innovation in business.
September 23, 2016
With the OpenStack Summit coming up in Barcelona, and the Newton release of OpenStack coming in October, we take some time out to chat with Shamail Tahir (@ShamailXD). Shamail has had a lot of involvement at many levels with the OpenStack community, and is part of the team that has put together the new AUC (Active User Contributor) Recognition program.
We talk about some features that are exciting in the Newton release, the changing of the process for the design summit, and much more on the overall OpenStack technical and user community. Thanks to Shamail for a great chat!
AUC Program link: https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/AUCRecognition
September 16, 2016
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.
September 9, 2016
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.
August 14, 2016
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!
Listen as we discuss the value of open source, the wins and challenges of open communities, and much more. Thank you to Mark for a very interesting conversation!
August 7, 2016
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.
Thank you to David for a great chat, and make sure to visit the http://vBrisket.com to find out about the events for VMworld 2016 including the multi-city bus tour!
July 31, 2016
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.
How do you build a community inside the office? Jill Jubinski shares her insights into a widely respected style that she has brought to the industry after hiring and nurturing talented teams at some of the most well know technology firms.
This is a must listen for managers, technologists, and human resource professionals alike. Thank you to Jill for a really great conversation!
July 24, 2016
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.
We delve into how to build communities, the challenges of engagement, and how to support open source as an employer and as a contributor.
July 10, 2016
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.
July 5, 2016
In another dynamic chat with Michael Hauselblas (@mhausenblas), a self-described Distributed Systems Jester, who is also a Developer and Cloud Advocate for Mesosphere.
Michael brings a very interesting background to the field, and we are able to touch on some very interesting topics in the open source product development lifecycle as a result. I hope that you enjoy the chat as much as I did being a part of it.
June 28, 2016
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).
Amit also opens up some very interesting information to us about learning, the value of community, and how to elevate ourselves through easily available resources.
June 10, 2016
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.