IT isn’t isolated from the impact of automation. As computers get better at doing things humans can do, where will the value-add of human capability be within IT infrastructure. Episode 13 is the first in a series of conversations about adding business value through IT. Show Notes: Inspired by a series of Planet Money PodcastsContinue reading “TT 13: Robots are taking IT jobs”
Talking to technology executives can be one of the most frustrating experiences with an engineer’s career. Over the course of the podcast, I’ll have segments in which I talk about strategies in communicating with enterprise technology executives. Show notes Tech Reckoning Conference
On the latest TechTalk, I interview Marcus Ramsey. Marcus is a CS major at the great DePaul University. Marcus recently landed an internship with a financial services organization downtown Chicago. Marcus shares what parts of his DePaul experience was most helpful in his job search and continued development.
One of the insights I have from switching roles back to a enterprise IT customer is that I look at open source in a different light. In this TechTalk I discuss my challenges with OpenStack as a potential solution for future data center cloud management.
I ran into the first vendor providing a copy data solution back at VMWorld 2013. It was Actifio and the solution intrigued me. By 2015 and Storage Field Day 7 when Catalogic software presented their solution, I become dismissive of the category. The concept has potential for infrastructure specific such as backup and non-real timeContinue reading “TechTalk 9: Copy data solutions”
I’m not a fan of enterprise online backup. I constantly get requests from PR people asking me to review online backup solutions. I share why I’m hesitant to embrace the category.
I’m here today to spread some Fear Uncertainty and Doubt (FUD) about containers. While Venom has made some headlines about a vulnerability within some open source hypervisors, I’m more interested in the disucsion around container security. Download and listen to the podcast to hear my concerns.
Nutanix announced their Community Edition (CE) which allows prospective customers or practitioners to get their hands on the platform without an expensive POC. CE has been in the works for a long time. I thought it had already been in beta. In this podcast I contrast CE with EMC ScaleIO which is now free.
I attended my first Interop last week and I was surprised by the conference in comparison to a vendor specific conference such VMworld.
During EMCWorld 2015, EMC announced the open source of ViPR. The reactions have been mixed and the question has been asked if EMC or for that matter general enterprises get open source. Show Notes Juku.IT post on failed open source approaches Matt Assay’s InformationWeek post on enterprise open source contribution