The Hot Aisle – Monitoring Elastic Infrastructures with SignalFX – Episode 57

Patrick Lin, VP of Products & Marketing at SignalFX (@SignalFX), joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about monitoring the Billions and Trillions of streaming events that happen in a modern Cloud Native application architecture. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down why capturing these real-time events is necessary and what you can do with them once you do.  You might want to apply additional resources to your brain, because we’re about to exceed all your thresholds!

The Hot Aisle – Falling out of the Cloud with Tom Lyon – Episode 56

Tom Lyon (@aka_pugs) Chief Scientist and Founder at DriveScale (@DriveScale_Inc) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about making a Private Cloud for Big Data using composable rack-scale infrastructure. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) dive into how a UNIX kernel developer goes on to create a cool startup for Hadoopers and more.  So grab your umbrellas because it’s raining workloads vacating from the cloud!

The Hot Aisle – Building the Real World Web with Alex Hertel – Episode 55

Alex Hertel, CEO for Xperiel (@xperiel), joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about Experiential Marketing and how any organization can leverage Augmented Reality and Internet of Things to interact with consumers. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down complexity theory, pebbling, and using modern technology to trigger interactive events. Dust off your google glass and hop on that sideways skateboard you call a ‘hoverboard’ and get ready for the future!

The Hot Aisle – Open Source as a Service with Madhura Maskasky – Episode 54

Madhura Maskasky (@madhuramaskasky) Co-Founder and VP of Product at Platform9 Systems (@Platform9sys) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about Cloud Managed Infrastructure, overcoming risk, and providing the trust enterprises need to adopt agile infrastructure. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down the value propositions of well managed infrastructure, and uncover some hidden truths about openstack and kubernetes cloud orchestration. Grab a 5 hour energy and create a reduction Alton Brown style because you’re going to need 1 hour of super concentrated focus for this episode!

The Hot Aisle – Secure Infrastructure Containers with Steven Silva – Episode 53

Steven Silva, Chief Technology Officer for Cypherpath (@cypherpath), joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about Secure Infrastructure Containers and how the market is demanding security driven architectures. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down what exactly Cypherpath means by Infrastructure-as-a-File, how Infrastructure containers differentiate, and explore the persistent threat landscape organizations of any type operate in today.  Grab your bug-out bag and copy of Catcher in the Rye because we’re about to upload an encrypted message into your noggin.

The Hot Aisle – Stories of Advanced Analytics with Mike Gualtieri – Episode 52

Mike Gualtieri (@mgualtieri) VP & Principal Analyst at Forrester Research (@forrester) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about evolving and emerging analytics technologies. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down topics like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, IoT, and Advanced Analytics.  Grab your friend Sarah Connor and get to your bunker because SkyNet is on the horizon! Come with us if you want to learn. Hasta la vista, baby!

The Hot Aisle – Keeping the Innovation Engine Running with Ray O’Farrell – Episode 51

Ray O’Farrell (@ray_ofarrell) CTO & Chief Development Officer at VMware (@VMware) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about VMware announcements form VMworld. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) have Ray break down Cross-Cloud Architecture, the new VMware Cloud Foundation with IBM & AWS, integrations with Virtustream, how NSX enhances cross-cloud, and a vSAN breakdown!  Get out and nab your favorite leprechaun and follow us to the pot ‘o gold at the end of this rainbow.

The Hot Aisle – The Rising Frequency of Configuration Management with Gareth Rushgrove – Episode 50

Gareth Rushgrove (@garethr) Senior Software Engineer at Puppet (@puppetize) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about leveraging a thriving community to drive incremental value in Open Source. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down Project Blueshift and how Puppet is using it to build better code and community in the Enterprise IT automation space.  So grab your dusty / dented cans of of 8 year old green beans and corn out of the pantry and get ready to donate your time to this episode of The Hot Aisle!

The Hot Aisle – Storage Virtualization in a Container World with Sandeepan Banerjee – Episode 49

Sandeepan Banerjee SVP Engineering and Operations for ClusterHQ (@ClusterHQ) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about storage persistence in an ephemeral world and what he thinks the challenges and how his teams plan to solve them. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down the container persistence market and volume management at scale.  Grab your #2 pencil and your favorite eraser, because we’re about to take you to school.

The Hot Aisle – Marketing a New Dawn with Jeremy Burton – Episode 48

Jeremy Burton (@jburton) CMO for Dell Technologies (@Dell) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about the largest merger in tech history between Dell & EMC (now Dell EMC) – and what it means for the future of both companies and the industry as a whole. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) dig into why Jeremy took the job, what excites him about the potential, and what tricks he has in his bag as he works on the combined and updated marketing strategy.  Grab your coffee, look over the horizon, and get ready for the New Dawn of Dell Technologies.