059: Halloween Tech Mashup

October 29, 2015
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It's a Halloween special! MarcLauren, and Nigel spook their way through what's going down in the tech world this week. A short and sharp episode getting into OpenStack and Oracle Cloud.
@start  Intros and favourite Halloween tech.
@9:45   Lauren's at OpenStack Summit and gives the low down on some of the vibes there. Hint: HP are there and there's life in Helion private cloud
@14:00  That cloud thing that wasn't gonna affect Oracle..... well apparently within 10 years Oracle will be number one or number two in public cloud! Don't hold your breath though...

058: HP death by a million cuts

October 22, 2015
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This week GabrielMarc and Nigel are once again joined by Lauren Malhoit as they disect the troubles at HP.. and it aint pretty!

@start It's Back to the Future Day... at least it was when the show was recorded. What did you do for the occasion?
07:00 News rundown.
08:15 Troubling times at HP. The guys lay it bare.. and it's not great listening if you're an HP'er. Hopefully they can pull through though.
34:30 Western Digital intent to acquire Sandisk for $19BN... but it aint simple.
46:40 Docker acquires Tutum to broaden its own portfolio and increase its appeal.
53:00 VMware's stock is taking a beating - what's the impact on the Dell acquisition?

057: It’s Gonna Be Hell for Dell

October 15, 2015
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This week Nigel and Marc add some further thoughts on the Dell EMC merger now that a few days have passed since the announcement. They also discuss the state of Oracle, and mention Bracket Computing - a startup with over $130M from two rounds of funding.

@00:00 A few more thoughts on the Dell + EMC thing
@16:00 Are Oracle on the rocks?
@24:37 Bracket Computing lands $45M+ in a second round of funding
@32:40 Possible recording at DockerCon EU

056x: The Silent H in DELL

October 12, 2015
00:0000:00

NigelGabriel and Marc scramble together to push a special edition episode all about the announced Dell acquisition of EMC. Loads of stuff covered, all of it sheer speculation and uninformed commentary. But massively interesting!

056: The Pure IPO

October 8, 2015
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This week Marc Gabriel and Nigel are joined by Lauren Malhoit to discuss a cracking week of tech news and events!

@00:00 Now we know how to pronounce Tegile!
@04:00 Pure IPO, the VC scene and creating unicorns
@18:15 Tech news roundup
@20:45 DCIG Buyers Guides.... are they a shenanigans
@28:20 Apple plans to ditch VMware in favor of KVM and open source
@32:30 HP launches OpenSwitch - a community and a NOS
@40:00 Elliott hassling EMC again
@47:25 IBM to buy Cleversafe as it bolsters its cloud offerings

055: OpenStack or OpenSham

October 1, 2015
00:0000:00
This week GabrielRick and Nigel are joined by special guest Keith Townsend to discuss the state of OpenStack, the upcoming Pure Storage IPO, and why HP took 10 years trying to replace a Mainframe and failed....

@00:00 Intros
@08:00 Tech news roundup
@10:00 Apparently OpenStack has major issues with complexity, scalability, and availability. Not much then!

@22:00 Biz news roundup.
@23:10 All eyes are on Pure Storage as they plan to IPO next week.
@30:20 Are the days of architectures like the Symmetrix that will last for 20 years gone?
@37:45 10 years trying to replace a 1960's Mainframe....and... failed.

055: OpenStack or OpenSham

October 1, 2015
This week Gabriel, Rick and Nigel are joined by special gues Keith Townsend to discuss the state of OpenStack, the upcoming Pure Storage IPO, and why HP took 10 years trying to replace a Mainframe and failed....

@00:00 Intros
@08:00 Tech news roundup
@10:00 Apparently OpenStack has major issues with complexity, scalability, and availability. Not much then!

@22:00 Biz news roundup.
@23:10 All eyes are on Pure Storage as they plan to IPO next week.
@30:20 Are the days of architectures like the Symmetrix that will last for 20 years gone?
@37:45 10 years trying to replace a 1960's Mainframe....and... failed.