Data Unpacked 003 – Protecting the Cloud for Free with HYCU Protégé

Chris Evans Cloud, Data Protection, Data Unpacked Podcast, Guest Speakers, HYCU Inc

In this episode of Data Unpacked, we talk to Subbiah Sundaram (Senior VP of Products) and Andy Fernandez (Director of Product Marketing) from HYCU. The company recently announced a free tier of the HYCU Protégé service for developers working in Amazon Web Services. Users can quickly get started and protect data, with the option to upgrade later to paid features.

#214 – Can CloudFlare R2 Disrupt AWS S3?

#214 – Can CloudFlare R2 Disrupt AWS S3?

Chris Evans AWS, Cloud, CloudFlare, Garbage Collection, Object Storage, Storage Unpacked Podcast

This week, Chris and Martin discuss the announcement from CloudFlare of R2, a new object storage solution. With such a widely dispersed CDN network, could CloudFlare become a real competitor for S3, considering that the R2 platform will have no egress fees? This episode digs into the details, to look at what additional features object storage vendors need in their arsenal and whether there’s any other vendor likely to come close to competing with AWS. At the outset of the podcast, Chris mentions Dark Star, which did indeed have a tiny budget of only $60,000. …

#210 – Building SANs in the Cloud

#210 – Building SANs in the Cloud

Chris Evans Cloud, Software-Defined Storage, Storage Unpacked Podcast

This week, Chris and Martin discuss the merits of building virtual SANs in the public cloud. Vendors including Silk and Pure Storage now offer virtual storage “appliances” built from virtual instances and cloud storage. Why are these solutions necessary, when the public cloud providers have plenty of high-performance block and file storage offerings? The discussion looks at the why and how of these types of solutions as well as the implications and the lock-in they could represent. Elapsed Time: 00:33:53 Timeline 00:00:00 – Intros 00:04:00 – Silk and Pure Storage are two examples of cloud …