Episode 109 - VMworld 2015 We have a winner!

July 31, 2015

In this episode Rick Vanover hosts Michael Hart (Twitter: @SSIT502) and Shawn Cannon (Twitter: @RollTideGA). Michael is based in Louisville, Kentucky and is involved in his local VMware User Group as well as the IT Hero at Single Source IT. Shawn is based in Atlanta, Georgia and is a blogger at vBrainstorm. Roger Lund (Twitter: @RogerLund) also co-blogs there at vBrainstorm as well! Michael is also one of our winners of a full pass to VMworld from a Veeam promotion.

Rick, Michael and Shawn talk at length about what is coming at VMworld 2015 in San Francisco. Apologies in advance as Rick outlines some of his favorite restaurants there! Everything from networking, sessions, hand-on labs and the social functions! Also Rick ran through some of the key Veeam points at the event including two breakout sessions: SDDC6281-SPO Veeam Availability Suite v9 Deep Dive with Doug Hazelman and Anton Gostev and SDDC6282-SPO Using vSphere tags for advanced policy-driven data protection with Rick Vanover and Luca Dell'Oca. We'll see you in San Francisco!
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Episode 108 User Groups 101

July 1, 2015

In this episode, Rick Vanover hosts Bryan Krausen. Bryan is a co-leader of the Louisville VMUG and works as an IT pro turned architect. Bryan also co-authors the ITDiversified blog. Rick and Bryan talk about what a User Group is and should be today as many IT communities need the User Group function to be an effective use of time. Additionally, Rick and Bryan discuss how involvement in User Groups can pave the way for positive career changes.

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Episode 107 Microsoft Ignite Recap

June 1, 2015

In this episode, Rick Vanover once again hosts Brien Posey (Twitter @BrienPosey). Brien is a multi-year Microsoft MVP and authors content at many areas on the web. Rick and Brien talk about key announcements and features at Microsoft Ignite:

  • The new Surface devices
  • Microsoft Azure features 
  • The next Windows Server release
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Episode 106 Doing the Community Thing while Staying Technical

April 27, 2015

In this episode, Rick Vanover hosts Angelo Luciani. Angelo has a community role at Nutanix, and him and I share tips on how to remain technical in a world where we may see the technology from a hands-on perspective less nowadays. Angelo writes the Virtuwize blog and also is a co-organizer of the Virtual Design Master (VDM) series. VDM is one of the coolest examples of a community resource helping people up their technical skills.

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Episode 106 Doing the Community Thing while Staying Technical

April 27, 2015

In this episode, Rick Vanover hosts Angelo Luciani. Angelo has a community role at Nutanix, and him and I share tips on how to remain technical in a world where we may see the technology from a hands-on perspective less nowadays. Angelo writes the Virtuwize blog and also is a co-organizer of the Virtual Design Master (VDM) series. VDM is one of the coolest examples of a community resource helping people up their technical skills.

Episode 105 Solid State of the Union 4

February 18, 2015

In this episode Rick Vanover (Twitter @RickVanover) brings back the popular "Solid State of the Union" discussion. Solid State of the Union 12 and 3 were quite a while ago, so the time is right! Rick hosts Doug Rollins from Micron Storage. In this episode, Rick and Doug talk at length about some of the current solid state drive tendencies and how it can provide practical performance behaviors in the modern data center today. Rick and Doug also speak briefly about the Steady State performance management best practice.

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Episode 104 Gadgets and their way to Enterprise IT

January 15, 2015

In this episode, Rick Vanover once again hosts Jason Perlow. Jason writes the Tech Broiler blog and shares his great insight on how gadgets (a broad device category) make their way to the enterprise. Use cases from the newest tablets, wearable technology, mobile platforms and even display devices. These all have changes in the enterprise though they may seem to have a consumer-first impact. 

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Special Episode 7 - Quick chat about Veeam and NetApp with Nick Howell

December 18, 2014

In this episode, Rick Vanover (@RickVanover) and Nick Howell (@DataCenterDude) from NetApp chat about specific features that Veeam can use on NetApp storage systems. Rick and Nick were at an event together and took the opportunity to chat about what's new, especially with Veeam Backup & Replication v8 and the support for NetApp snapshots. This quick chat is a cross-post of Nick's NetApp Communities Podcast Episode #60, which you can listen to here.

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Episode 103 vCloud Air – Explain it to me

November 24, 2014

In this episode, Rick Vanover hosts David Hill. David works in Technical Marketing at VMware and is one of the best when it comes to VMware technologies and vCloud Air is what he is focusing on nowadays. Rick and David speak about what vCloud Air is at the high level, how it is priced and how some of the specific storage features like SSD-accelerated storage are used in vCloud Air. David also blogs at DavidHill.co and you can follow him on Twitter at DaveHill99.

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Episode 102 – Everyone is unique, just not you!

September 8, 2014

In this episode, Rick Vanover hosts Mark Twomey from EMC Corporation. Mark is a great member of the IT community and has a lot of interests in data protection. Mark came up with this title, and it applies to the uniqueness of your data – or does it?

In this episode, Rick and Mark talk a lot about how deduplication and uniqueness of data comes into play with appliances. In particular, Rick and Mark talk about EMC Data Domain deduplicating storage systems. Rick also speaks how EMC Data Domain Boost, coming in Veeam Availability Suite v8, can save some serious time in meeting the overall deduplication goal.

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