Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Hot Aisle – How REX-Ray Delivers Persistence for Containers with Clint Kitson – Episode 25

Clint Kitson (@clintonskitson) from EMC{code} (@EMCcode) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to continue our education on containers and infrastructure portability.  Specifically your hosts Brent Piatti (@brentpiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) look to peel back the onion on the subject of container persistence vs. ephemerality and why this is becoming a large issue to solve. As a solution to the problem, we learn how Project REX-Ray provides persistence along with a vendor agnostic storage orchestration engine, and the continuing roadmap for EMC’s foray into the world of Open Source Software. Join in as we learn about Clint, delivering and consuming EMC’s Infrastructure as Code, and much more – grab a seat, you don’t want to miss our 25th Episode!

The Hot Aisle – Open Source Your Holidays with Matt Brender – Episode 24

Matthew Brender (@mjbrender) operating in his new capacity as Developer Advocate at Intel joins us this week on The Hot Aisle!  Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) get into the holiday spirit and talk about building open source communities and how to get people to engage, interact, and more.  We also cover Matt’s fun program on helping drive community by engaging on GitHub with the 30 days @Commitmas. In the context of his role as a Developer Advocate – we talk about what Advocacy means as we also work to define telemetry as it pertains to Intel’s newly open sourced Snap project designed to help organizations gain better visibility into and drive efficiencies in their cloud infrastructure.  Grab a seat, settle in with your favorite holiday beverage, and join us!

The Hot Aisle – The New Stack Demands a New Type of Flash with Rob Peglar – Episode 23

Rob Peglar, (@peglarr) VP of Advanced Storage at Micron joins us this week on The Hot Aisle! Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) get Rob to take a quick breath in his busy schedule to educate us on all things flash (SSD, NAND, NOR, 3DNAND, 3DXPoint, NVDIMM, PCIe, NVMe, OH MY!), the applications for each technology, and how the Data Center of the future will look as flash densities rise and prices plummet.  What if Rob told you traditional spinning HDD’s are slowly going the way of Tape?  What if Rob then told you that traditional SSD’s could also possibly get that same fate?  Let’s see what he can teach us about the New Stack, and the impact of Flash technology on the Memory Centric Architectures of the future as well.  Grab a seat, let’s do this!