The Hot Aisle – Opportunity Cost of Public Cloud with Josh Gwyther – Episode 64

Josh Gwyther (@joshuagwyther) Google Cloud Platform Agent of Innovation for Google (@google) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about hyperscale public clouds and how GCP’s technology is keenly positioned to support their customer’s line of business applications. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down the cost and opportunity cost of public cloud, the strategic initiatives Google Cloud Platforms is driving, and how data nerds and financial nerds alike are flocking to public clouds for these operational outcomes! Dust off your old Econ 101 book, because it’s about to get all OpEx up in here, up in here.

How Azure Stacks up in the On Prem World with Paul Galjan

Paul Galjan (@PaulGaljan) Sr. Director, Microsoft Hybrid Cloud at Dell EMC (@DellEMC) joins us live on Day 4 of Dell EMC World in Las Vegas for an extra immersive recording The Hot Aisle to talk about the latest announcement around the partnership between Microsoft and Dell EMC for a turnkey delivery of Azure Stack and to explain the natural use cases and outcomes we can expect to see. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down what Azure Stack is, why a Multi-Cloud approach is winning, and how  Microsoft is tackling unique use cases like edge and even slow / disconnected private clouds. Get your pilot license because we are flying through the cloud and getting ready to jump, Red Bull style, setting all new knowledge records!!!

The Hot Aisle – Saving State in a Container World with Stathy Touloumis – Episode 62

Stathy Touloumis (@stathyinc), Technology Director at Mesosphere (@mesosphere) joins us live on The Hot Aisle during Day 3 of Dell EMC World 2017 to talk Mesosphere DC/OS, REX-Ray from {code} by Dell EMC (@codeDellEMC), and Dell EMC ScaleIO Ready Nodes as a reference architecture for your next generation data center.  Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down the latest features of DC/OS 1.9, how customers are using DC/OS for IoT, and the partnership between Cloud Foundry and Mesosphere.  We’ve been persistent in our pursuit of experts who expose that there are consistent use cases for persistence in the data center today.

The Hot Aisle – New Kids on the Blockchain; Hangin’ Tough with John Bass – Episode 61

John Bass (@JohnGBass) Founder & CEO at Hashed Health (@HashedHealth) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about Blockchain in general and specifically how it applies in the healthcare world. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) dig into the differences of Bitcoin, blockchain, hyper-ledger, and Etherium; why John believes the healthcare demands immutable transactions, and how consumers can become arbiters of their own data using blockchain.  Join us on this step by step journey through the silk road for the right stuff.

The Hot Aisle – This title isn’t funny, and neither is cyber security. With Matt Mccormack – Episode 60

Matt Mccormack Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer for Virtustream (@Virtustream) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to demystify the subject of Cloud Security and the constantly changing role of the Chief Information Security Officer. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) discuss best practices for a modern data center and how to leverage security as an evolving process – and not a product.  We’d tell you more, but then we’d have to kill you. I love Keith Alexander. I’ve always respected Keith Alexander.

The Hot Aisle – You can NAS where you want to w/ Ron Bianchini – Episode 59

Ron Bianchini (@RonBianchini) CEO of Avere Systems (@AvereSystems) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about solving NAS problems at scale.  There are architectural implications to the way modern applications and data centers are being deployed – and your critical infrastructure services need to keep up. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down new ways of looking at solving File / NAS problems, how scale and distribution of workloads impact application performance, and more..  I hope you brought an apple and a #2 pencil, because this professor’s about to go all 401 level on you!

The Hot Aisle – Cache yo data ousside, howbou dah? with Bobby Johnson – Episode 58

Bobby Johnson (@InteranaBobby) CTO & Founder at Interana (@InteranaCorp) joins us this week on The Hot Aisle to talk about Interactive Analytics and how companies can break down barriers of putting valuable insights right into their employees’ hands. Your hosts Brent Piatti (@BrentPiatti) and Brian Carpenter (@intheDC) break down where Hadoop works & doesn’t and how to remove your high priest(ess) of data.  What it’s all about is empowering your organization to make the thousands of decisions it makes every day – easier.  Bring your chopsticks, but ditch the soy sauce – because you’re about to ingest some deliciously raw insights.

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!