The Hot Aisle – Source of Truthiness with Hitesh Patel – Episode 47

Hitesh Patel (@F5Hitesh) Solutions Architect for F5 (@F5Networks) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about how F5 is evolving for and fully embracing the new “Cloud” model. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) dig into  building a 250K+ person community with DevCentral, how Open Source & GitHub have driven innovation at F5, and the latest F5 Agility Conference.  It’s no Peanut Butter sandwich, but go ahead and grab your chicken and steak – because we’re about to provide you enough information to marinate in for days….

The Hot Aisle – Open Source for What? US Drone Nationals – Episode 46

Our guest list is strong this episode – in order of appearance: Joshua Bernstein (@quityourjoshing) VP of Technology for EMC Code (@emccode), Grant Martin (@grantkmartin) Product Manager for Avegant (@avegant) Glyph, and Nelson Aquino (@kruelx) FPV Racer, Race Organizer, and more – all join us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about Open Source Software, the business that is Drones, and what the sport of FPV Drone Racing looks like underneath the covers. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down how IT skills and background are a bridge to drone racing, the changing concept of personal wearable devices, and why this booming market is attracting ESPN, EMC Code, Earnst & Young, AIG, and more to get involved. Grab your transmitter, put on your fpv goggles, and tune into this frequency – because you don’t wanna miss this!

The Hot Aisle – Herd your pets and cattle with Rancher’s Shannon Williams & Sheng Liang – Episode 45

Shannon Williams (@smw355) & Sheng Liang (@shengliang), Co-Founders of Rancher Labs (@Rancher_Labs) join us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about some more of that hot hot hot container stuff and how Rancher integrates your Docker ecosystem with automated deployments of Swarm, Kubernetes, and Mesosphere. Public cloud? Private Cloud? Don’t care – they gots!  Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down why Rancher was created, how it enables ease of container / container manager deployment, and leveraging the Open Source ecosystem with your Containers. Let’s go all animal house on this one, because all animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others!

The Hot Aisle – Step into Kubernetes with Kelsey Hightower – Episode 44

Kelsey Hightower (@KelseyHightower) Software Engineer for Google’s (@google) Kubernetes (@kubernetesio) and the Samuel L. Jackson of Tech Conferences, joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about the 1 year old birthday kid, Kubernetes. We’ll learn how Kubernetes is ready for production use with your containerized applications; and your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down the how, why, and what, of Kubernetes to ensure your applications are treated as first class citizens…Grab your crayons and glue sticks, because we’re about to break this down all elementary like!

The Hot Aisle – What’s Your Storage Sign? I’m a Torus. with Barak Michener – Episode 43

Barak Michener (@barakmich) Software Engineer for CoreOS (@CoreOSlinux) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about Torus, their take on the modern distributed storage system. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down how Torus approaches software defined storage, why distributed storage is the right fit for containerized workloads, how Torus integrates with things like Kubernetes & VMware, and how GIFEE is the motto at CoreOS (Google Infrastructure for Everyone Else). So slip on those comfy running shoes because we’re about to do a mental marathon that you’ll want to see to the end.

The Hot Aisle – Deploying Containers in Production with Stephen Pope – Episode 42

Stephen Pope (@StephenGPope) Partner & Software Engineer for Project Ricochet (@ProjectRicochet) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about Application Development, platform rationalization, and why customers are leveraging Containers to deploy their new apps.  Fresh off a trip to the house that Starbucks built – or “Seattle” as it’s sometimes known – he also brings us a few DockerCon highlights and thoughts. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down how applications and content can be architected, managed,and deployed leveraging Drupal & Meteor with Docker Containers. So push up your glasses, drop in your pocket protector, and prepare to get a bit more nerdy on this episode of The Hot Aisle.

The Hot Aisle – Demystifying Serverless with Eric Windisch – Episode 41

Eric Windisch (@ewindisch) Founder and CEO of IOPipe (@iopipes) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about Serverless and help define what it is, and what it isn’t. What did we learn? Serverless != Server Less! Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) dig into subjects like Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS), how serverless scales and is utilized, the concept of never paying for idle time, the overall landscape of serverless. We’re not afraid to ask about how organizations can offer serverless on premises either. What we got you gotta get it put it in you… The Hot Aisle is here with some more Knowledge-as-a-Service (KaaS) on this week’s episode.

The Hot Aisle – Fibre Channel is Dead, Right? With Dr. J Metz – Episode 40

Dr. J Metz (@drjmetz) R&D Engineer for the Office of the CTO at Cisco (@cisco) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle and expertly educates us on a number of storage (and not-so-storage) related topics including but not limited to: Fibre Channel, FCoE, Ethernet, iSCSI, PCIe, NVMe, NVMf, iSCSI, RDMA over Ethernet, and More!  Our conclusion? Fibre Channel is NOT Dead – but you should listen and decide for yourself!  Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down the myth of “One Storage Protocol to Rule them All”, Why When you might choose FC or FCoE, and what “Deterministic” & “Non-deterministic” are (plus, why it absolutely matters to your storage architecture).  So pop in your ear-buds and crank to volume to 100 to ensure lossless transmission of this capsule of knowledge.

The Hot Aisle – Manage your Cloud Management with David Estes – Episode 39

David Estes (@davydotcom) VP of Engineering at Morpheus Data (@MorpheusData) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about Multi-Cloud Automation and Orchestration from your P2 (Traditional) and P3 (Cloud Native) Application Stacks.. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down how the Morpheus Platform enables companies to provision Bare Metal, VMs on VMware KVM & Hyper-V, all the way to AWS, Azure, & OpenStack with the click of a button, and also deploy Containers to give you a true Hybrid/Multi-Cloud experience. So be sure to take your heart medication and breathe deeply as you listen, because you’re gunna overheat your internal nerd engine – and we can’t be held liable.

The Hot Aisle – The Embedded World of IoT with Andy Rhodes – Episode 38

Andy Rhodes (@andrewmrhodes) Executive Director of IoT for Dell (@Dell) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about the Internet of Things (IoT). Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down what IoT is, why it’s become such a popular topic, and how companies are leveraging it.  We’re learn a bit about what we’re calling an IoT Burrito – Speed on the Outside, Trends in the Middle. Additionally, we wax poetic about the Internet of Bees, Digital Exhaust, and why networks crave a “SPAM Filter” for IoT!  Grab yourself a 5 Hour Energy, distill it down, and get 1 hr of crazy energy because you don’t want to miss a second of this info packed session.