July 2nd, 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.
June 18th, 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.
May 1st, 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.
April 11th, 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!
February 18th, 2014
In this episode, Rick Vanover (Twitter: @RickVanover) welcomes back Jason Perlow (Twitter: @JPerlow), who writes the Tech Broiler blog. Rick and Jason talk about the risks of specific "free" software that can cause issues on computer systems through adding pop-ups, sending information or proxy serving other traffic. This is a real risk not only on endpoint computers, but also data center systems that run with service accounts and more permissions.
Jason recently also shared a video example of where this can all go wrong, in this example on Windows XP.
January 21st, 2014
In this episode, Rick Vanover hosts Duncan Epping. Duncan needs little introduction, and is the author of the Yellow-Bricks blog and author of numerous books, including VMware vSphere 5 Clustering Technical Deepdive and the vSphere 5.1 Clustering Deepdive. In this episode, Rick and Duncan explore the upcoming VSAN storage technology. Topics include how it works, what it needs to be successful and how to find more information about this upcoming vSphere feature.
January 6th, 2014
In this episode, Rick Vanover hosts Mike Resseler (Twitter
@MikeResseler and @HyperVBear). Mike works alongside Rick on the Product
Strategy Team at Veeam. Mike is an MVP based in Belgium and blogs at the System
Center Belgium User Group as well as the Veeam blog. Rick and Mike talk about
the new Windows Server 2012 R2 features and their usability. Mike also recently
produced a great Windows Server 2012 R2 track at Backup Academy (see blog post).
This is Mike’s first appearance on the podcast, and he is in
the hot seat for “Three Views from You.”
December 4th, 2013
In this episode, Rick Vanover hosts Jose Mendoza. Jose works with Rick at Veeam, but is materially interested in the virtualization community. Rick and Jose discuss some of the ways someone can get involved with the virtualization community, as well as how that will benefit you in your own career.
October 14th, 2013
In this episode, Rick Vanover once again hosts Jason Perlow, who writes the Tech Broiler blog. Rick and Jason discuss many topics associated with staying connected when
travelling. Everything from power management via battery packs (Rick and Jason
both like the iCarrier), mobile phone data plans, voice call management and
even planning for Wi-Fi.
September 25th, 2013
In this episode, Rick welcomes John Nicholson from Houston.
John is a vExpert, on twitter at @Lost_Signal and also writes the Virtual
Ramblings blog. John is a consultant that specializes in storage, virtualization
and has a lot of experience in many data center topics. One area in which he
has experience is migrating data centers, which John and Rick talk about in