Category: Podcast

More than object storage (W/ Laurent Denel, CEO of OpenIO)

In this episode I’m with Laurent Denel (CEO and co-founder, OpenIO) and we talk about his company and the technology behind their product. – Architecture of OpeIO – Grid for Apps (a way to run code directly into the storage system) – Customers and use cases Enjoy the show! [Disclaimer: OpenIO is a client of Juku consulting and I recently wrote a paper for them.] If you are interested in these topics, I’ll be presenting at next TECHunplugged conference in Chicago on 27/10/16. A one day event focused on cloud computing and IT infrastructure with an innovative formula combines...

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What’s new in Red Hat Ceph Storage 2.0?

In this episode I’m with Neil Levine (director of product management at Red Hat), and we talk about the most important improvements and new features introduced in Red Hat Ceph Storage 2.0. Enjoy the show! If you are interested in these topics, I’ll be presenting at next TECHunplugged conference in Amsterdam on 6/10/16 and in Chicago on 27/10/16. A one day event focused on cloud computing and IT infrastructure with an innovative formula combines a group of independent, insightful and well-recognized bloggers with disruptive technology vendors and end users who manage rich technology environments. Join...

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Enterprise storage for containers (w/ StorageOS founders Chris Brandon and Alex Chircop)

In this episode I’m with Chris Brandon and Alex Chircop, two of the three founders of StorageOS, and we talk about storage for containers, the story of their company and how StorageOS works. Containers are gaining a lot of traction and the need of persistent, enterprise-grade, storage is becoming very relevant. It is interesting to note that StorageOS is still one of the few which is offering a container-based storage for containers… a really interesting approach. The beta version of the product and more details on its architecture are available on StorageOS website. Enjoy the show! If you are...

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Servers are the new storage (w/ George Teixeira, CEO of DataCore)

In this episode I’m with George Teixeira (CEO of DataCore) and we talk about Parallel I/O, a feature introduced last year on SANSymphony products. We talk about how parallel I/O takes advantage of next generation multi-core CPUs, lab benchmarks, real world performance improvements and more. Datacore is proving again that it is still possibile to innovate in the storage space and they are doing that by adding features to an existing (software) product which is already in the hands of more than 12000 customers, enabling them to do more with the same hardware resources. Enjoy the show! If you...

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The high performance NAS with a cloud back-end (w/ Ron Bianchini, Avere Systems)

In this episode I’m with Ron Bianchini (Founder and CEO of Avere Systems) and we talks about his company and the latest evolution of its product, a high performance NAS gateway that can be deployed either locally or in the cloud leveraging Object and NFS backends. These characteristics make this product unique on the market and, in fact, it is getting a lot of attention from many end user who need performance, capacity and flexibility for large capacity and highly accessed storage repository. Enjoy the...

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