December 30, 2015
This week the conversation is all about NetApp acquiring SolidFire, Nutanix intending to IPO, and Star Wars The Force Awakens.
@04:20 Is NetApp's acquisition of SolidFire a good thing and can it change their fortunes. Plus a perspective from within SolidFire from Gabriel
@26:40 Why is Nutanix intending to IPO without any forecast of being profitable? Will this IPO impact the future of tech startups?
@48:40 Hot or Not: Star Wars The Force Awakens
December 17, 2015
Bare metal in the cloud, NetApp bidding for SolidFire and more....
@02:00 We revisit the question over whether or not bare metal in the public cloud is hot or not
@08:00 News Roundup
@10:10 Rumour has it that NetApp are attempting to acquire all-flash startup SoldFire (no comment from Gabriel)
@14:50 According to some AWS has the potential to go from an $8BN business to $38BN in just 4-5 years
@18:30 VMware pull out of VirtuStream joint venture with EMC
@24:20 HP sinks $10M into Scality.... and what's the impact
December 11, 2015
This week sees the full stack of hosts on the show, talking about everything from clouds and bare metal... through to Obama Fried Chicken.
@06:50 Tech News Roundup
@09:15 Will Google Cloud Platform become the default big data and data analytics platform. Also.... is IBM ahead of Google as the number 3 player in the public cloud space
@18:30 Is now the time for cloud apps to be spread across multiple cloud platforms for better availability
@27:50 EMC Isilon is heading towards a software defined future
@32:40 Cisco ACI beefs up its bare metal game
@35:45 Hot or not
@42:20 Biz News Roundup
@43:55 Hyperconverged stuff - Are Springpath about to be acquired, and is the Lenovo+Nutanix deal a big deal
December 4, 2015
This week it's just Gabriel and Marc.
@04:30 Tech news roundup
@05:00 SSD pricing chinwag @5:00
@06:00 Biz news roundup
@06:30 MS and HPE cozy up on Azure deal.... but who wants the deal the most
@10:40 Object storage space is hotting up.... and OpenIO has a whapping PB under management!
@18:00 EMC VNX system outage in NZ and sheep reproduction
@20:40 Missed flash drives
@25:10 What's the deal with the HPE Synergy composable infrastructure
@41:33 The EMC+Dell deal and Virtustream.... does anybody get it
@45:50 Balmer doesn't like microsofts new way of reporting earnings
@51:20 Hot or not hot