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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Special Episode 6 - GreyBeards talk backup!

August 12, 2014

In this episode, Rick Vanover was a guest on the GreyBeards on Storage Podcast with Ray Lucches and Howard Marks. The Greybeards posted their podcast and with permission, it's also redistributed here on the Veeam Community Podcast. In this episode we talk backups for the modern data center from the storage analyst perspective. You can follow additional Greybeards on Storage podcasts here by Ray and Howard.


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Episode 101 VTL for you and me!

July 2, 2014

In this episode, Rick Vanover hosts Ralph Wynn. Ralph is a technical director for FalconStor product marketing, based in Orlando. Ralph and Rick discuss how Virtual Tape Libraries (VTLs) fit in today's modern data centers. Specifically, how are VTLs different than tape? Also, how are VTLs different than traditional disk backup systems? Ralph shares his insight on VTL and how it can be used today.


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Episode 100 VeeamON - It’s ON!

June 18, 2014

In this episode, it's ON - #VeeamON! We will discuss the inaugural Veeam ON event being held this year in Las Vegas. Rick Vanover welcomes Courtnie Luetke and Peter Ruchatz from Veeam. Courtnie is in our marketing team where she is in charge of a number of logistical topics for the event and Peter is our Chief Marketing Officer. Topics discussed in this episode include:

  • Event logistics
  • Content overview
  • Training options
  • Lab Warz and more!

Additionally, Peter delivers the executive vision for Veeam ON. An important part of the strategy behind the event and the benefits our customers and partners can have by participating.


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Episode 99 Deduplication Any Way!

May 1, 2014

In this episode, Rick Vanover (Twitter: @RickVanover) hosts Howard Marks (Twitter: @DeepStorageNet). Howard is an industry veteran, specializing in storage and other related technologies. He writes for Network Computing and runs the Deep Storage Hands-On Testing Lab.


Rick and Howard talk about the different types of deduplication and how they work. Further, Howard points out a number of caveats and things to look out for when using deduplication. This includes the difference between compression and deduplication, how appliances handle similar hashing and performance considerations.

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Special Episode 5 - vSphere Land Top Blog Results Show

April 11, 2014

In this special episode, this is a podcast redistribution of Eric Siebert's vSphere Land Top Blog results show for 2014! Eric Siebert hosts John Troyer, David Davis and Rick Vanover showcasing the awards from the virtualization community blog that Eric maintains. You can find the video of the Top Blog 2014 show here as well as Eric's blogpost on the results!

Thank you Eric for your contribution to the virtualization community!

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