Cloud Unfiltered, Episode 38: Kata, Kata, Kata!
Hey Kata! Where did you come from, and why are you suddenly such a hot topic? I swear I had never heard of you prior to this past OpenStack Summit,...
Cloud Unfiltered, Episode 46: Succeeding with Cloud, DevOps, and Big Data Initiatives
Do you ever wish you could just bring someone in that would tell you how to do this whole cloud thing right? A person with the expertise to explain where...
Cloud Unfiltered: The Automation Episode, feat. Alex Peay and Mike Place
Are you automating the right things and using the right tools in your company? This week on Cloud Unfiltered, Alex Peay and Mike Place of SaltStack talk about automation.
Cloud Unfiltered Episode 44: Adventures in Application Integration with the Italian Data Center Dream Team
Are you clear on the difference between Cisco’s Tetration and AppDynamics offerings? Yes, they are both extraordinarily powerful monitoring tools. But do you know what they actually monitor? And would...
The Southern California Linux Expo is Not Just About Linux
SoCal Linux Expo (“SCaLE”) founder Ilan Rabinovitch joins this week’s Cloud Unfiltered podcast to discuss how Linux is still evolving like crazy, from containers and automation to security and monitoring.
If You’re Not Taking Advantage of Cisco DevNet You’re Out of Your Mind
A newfound understanding of just what it is that Cisco offers through DevNet, where they offer it, and how you can get your hands on it.
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 39: OpenStack Update from VMware’s Mark Voelker
OK, I’ll cop to this right up front: I called my most recent guest “Vekler.” On tape. The problem with that is that his name is not Vekler. It’s Voelker....
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 38: Dan Kohn Explains What CNCF is Up To
What do you know about CNCF? You probably hear people in the industry mention the acronym fairly often—generally in connection with Kubernetes—but do you know what it is, when it...
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 37: Roger Dickinson on Customer Experiences with Multicloud Optimization
Do you ever wonder how other companies are dealing with cloud implementation? Are they struggling with the same things you are, or have they figured it out? Do they all...
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 36: Pete Johnson Explains the Cisco/Google Cloud Partnership
Do you feel like you “get” the Cisco/Google hybrid cloud partnership? The announcement went out in late October, and it seemed to generate a lot of excitement on a very...
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 35: Talking Cloud Native with Justin Garrison
What first comes to mind when you hear the term “cloud native”? Do you think software? Software that was developed in the cloud? Software that didn’t have to be rewritten...
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 33: Shannon McFarland
Are we all comfortable with the term “multicloud” yet? Used to be that we just had “the cloud,” then “public and private clouds,” then “hybrid cloud,” and now it seems...
Cloud Unfiltered Episode 32: Steve Dake
In this episode of Cloud Unfiltered, Steve Dake discusses the importance of “adjacent community work,” why Zuul should break off from OpenStack, and the future of Istio.
Cloud Unfiltered Episode 31: Talking Kubernetes with Tony Campbell
Tony Campbell has a long history with OpenStack and Rackspace, so his cloud credentials are solid. Now he works at CoreOS, so we talk to him about containers and Kubernetes.
Cloud Unfiltered, Episode 30: Lax Sakalkale on the Cisco Multicloud Portfolio
If you’re wondering what Cisco’s Multicloud Portfolio is and what it has to do with our recent Google announcement, you’re not alone. At least I suspect you’re not. I mean, as transparent as we try to be with our many announcements about new products and solutions, sometimes we’re just…not. And other times we are, but […]
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 29: The State of OpenStack, and a Few Other Things, with Ben Kepes
He’s an ultra-marathoner, a highly respected tech industry reporter, and an angel investor (he’s not at all fond of that last label for its sheer pretentiousness, but I can’t think of any other way to describe what he does). He works a lot, but doesn’t really work for anyone—except himself. All of which makes Ben […]
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 28: VPP, Kubernetes, and FD.io with Ed Warnicke
I know what you’re going to say when I reveal that this week’s guest is going to talk about Vector Packet Processing (VPP): “Why do we—the Cloud Unfiltered audience—care about VPP?! I mean, it’s a networking technology, right? And this is a cloud show. We’re here to talk cloud technology and share cloud strategies…not muck […]
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 27: Cloud Storage with Joe Arnold
Are you a lover of data storage technology? Do your ears perk up when you hear terms like “data gravity” and “erasure coding”? Do you enjoy a good debate about the proper uses of deterministic data placement versus algorithmic placement? Then this is the podcast for you. In this episode, SwiftStack founder and CEO Joe […]
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 26: A Venture Capitalist’s POV on What is Coming in Tech
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 26: A Venture Capitalist’s POV on What is Coming in Tech.
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 25: What is Cisco CloudCenter?
You already know that Cisco CloudCenter is CliQr, right? Right? OK, maybe not. If you follow technology news, you probably heard a lot about CliQr a few years ago. It was a hot cloud management startup. You also probably heard that Cisco acquired it back in April of 2016. But you probably didn’t hear much […]
Cloud Unfiltered, Ep24: Chatting with the Organizers of DevOpsDays Nashville
Joel Parks, Alicia Davis, and Nick Wallace were all involved in putting together DevOpsDays Nashville this year—which makes them interesting to us right out of the gate—but they’re also the kind of people you just really enjoy sitting down and chatting with if you work in the tech industry. DevOpsDays just happened last week, (October […]
Cloud Unfiltered Ep23: Moving Legacy Applications to the Cloud, with Sinclair Schuller
Let’s say you are totally on board for private cloud. You (well, really your developers) love the public cloud, but you know you could save a whole lot of money if you moved that big data workload over to the private side. Or maybe you need to keep your data on-premises in order to meet […]
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Ep 22: Security Matters, with Bryan Doerr
You are officially forgiven if data breach headlines don’t surprise you anymore. I mean honestly, can there be anything scarier than a hacker having access to all the data we each have stored with Equifax? Equifax?! They’ve got my SSN, my address, my driver’s license, and all my credit card numbers. They know where I’ve […]
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 21: Women in Tech, with Anne McCormick
Has anything really changed for women in tech over the past 20 years? It’s definitely a question worth asking if you’re a woman, and hopefully one you’re at least mildly...
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 20: Joshua McKenty, Pivotal Cloud Foundry
Chew on this: Joshua McKenty started OpenStack at NASA. That’s right—started OpenStack at NASA. Then he started Piston, a company that sold an OpenStack distribution, which Cisco eventually bought. Now he works as the Field CTO at Pivotal Cloud Foundry, and boy does he have a lot of interesting things to say about the current […]
Cloud Unfiltered, Episode 19: Adapting to the New World of IT, with Rand Morimoto
When Rand Morimoto was 11 years old, he did some sweeping and other cleanup tasks at a local business in exchange for the privilege of playing their computer games. One day, the mainframe that the company depended on broke down. IBM techs came out and tried to fix it, but they were all too large […]