Talking Secondary Storage with Chris Wahl

Talking Secondary Storage with Chris Wahl

Chris EvansGuest Speakers

In this podcast, the team talk to Chris Wahl, Chief Technologist at Rubrik, a start-up offering data protection and archive solutions.  The conversation covers a definition of what secondary storage means and how it moves on from traditional data protection and secondary application usages. You can find Rubrik online at https://www.rubrik.com/ and stalk Chris on Twitter at @ChrisWahl. Elapsed time: 00:35:16 00:00:00 – Introductions 00:02:00 – Secondary storage – a definition (or not) 00:05:00 – Why secondary storage now? 00:07:00 – Copan – remember them? 00:07:30 – Virtual APIs – differentiating today’s market 00:09:00 – Rubrik’s …

Talking Cloud Data Protection with Jaspreet Singh

Talking Cloud Data Protection with Jaspreet Singh

Chris EvansGuest Speakers

In this podcast, recorded in December 2016, Chris talks to Jaspreet Singh, founder and CEO of Druva Inc, a cloud-focused data protection company.  The conversation covers the issues of how cloud-based backup differs from typical on-premises operations, the considerations that have to be thought of and how cloud backup can be used for more than just recovery. You can find Druva online at https://www.druva.com/ and information on the TCO calculator, discussed on the podcast at https://www.druva.com/partners/cdw_tco/. Elapsed Time: 00:39:22 Timeline 00:00:00 – Introduction 00:00:46 – Background information, why Cloud? 00:03:40 – the changing face of backup 00:05:00 …

Talking NAND Flash With Jim Handy – Part Two

Talking NAND Flash With Jim Handy – Part Two

Chris EvansGuest Speakers

The following podcast was recorded with Jim Handy, from Objective Analysis on 12th December 2016.  This is the second of two parts, talking about persistent memory.  The first part is available here. You can reach Jim on Twitter at The SSD Guy, or via his blog(s) at http://thessdguy.com/and http://thememoryguy.com/. Feel free to provide feedback as comments on our blog or on our Linkedin group.  If you like this podcast, like us on iTunes! Elapsed Time:  00:24:21 SFW: Yes Timeline 00:00:00 – Intro 00:00:17 – Other types of persistent media – Phase Change Memory (PCM) 00:02:30 – 3D-Xpoint …

Talking NAND Flash With Jim Handy – Part One

Talking NAND Flash With Jim Handy – Part One

Chris EvansGuest Speakers

The following podcast was recorded with Jim Handy, from Objective Analysis on 12th December 2016.  The discussion is all about NAND Flash, what it is, where it came from and what we can expect in the future.  Martin and Chris talked to Jim for a little over an hour, so we’ve split the content into two parts. You can reach Jim on Twitter at The SSD Guy, or via his blog(s) at http://thessdguy.com/ and http://thememoryguy.com/. Feel free to provide feedback as comments on our blog or on our Linkedin group.  If you like this podcast, like …

All-Flash – Does it Justify a Market Segment?

All-Flash – Does it Justify a Market Segment?

Chris EvansAll-Flash, Guest Speakers

All-Flash has been highlighted as a specific market segment within the storage industry.  Initially this was probably justified because of the number of new start-ups that were developing for the market.  With all of the major storage vendors either amending or acquiring technology, is there really a justification for having a separate market segment for all-flash or should we flip this on its head and say all-flash is the norm and the rest are legacy arrays? In this podcast, recorded on 24 October 2016, we talk with Bob Madaio, VP Infrastructure Solutions at Hitachi Data …