In this episode, Chris chats to Anurag Gupta, co-founder at Calyptia about the requirements for system observability, specifically using Fluentd and Fluent Bit. Fluentd is a data collection tool, written in Ruby and C and used to collect data from multiple system types. Fluent Bit is a log collection tool written in C with an emphasis on efficiently collecting data from embedded Linux systems, including the IoT market. In this discussion Anurag explains the background to observability versus monitoring and how modern SaaS applications also need data to be collected and analysed. Data collection needs …
Hybrid Cloud 011 – Devising Strategies for Hybrid Cloud Adoption with Seagate
In this podcast recording, Chris talks to Manjusha Gangadharan (VP of Customer Engagement) and Kshitish Soman (Head of Product and Operations), both from the Lyve Cloud division of Seagate.
Hybrid Cloud 010 – Engineering the Private Cloud with SoftIron HyperCloud
In this Hybrid Cloud episode, Chris talks to Andrew Moloney, CMO at SoftIron. SoftIron recently announced HyperCloud, a bespoke hardware and software package for building scalable private clouds.
Hybrid Cloud 009 – The Hype of the Supercloud
This week, Chris chats with marketing expert Gina Minks to discuss whether superclouds really exist or are just another marketing term.
S02E03 – Hybrid Cloud Storage Choices – Rent or Buy?
On the face of it, public cloud seems like a great place for long-term retention of unstructured data. However, as volumes of data stored rise, the cost of exiting the cloud cloud become prohibitively expensive. What’s the right strategy to follow? In this discussion, Chris chats to Matt Starr from Spectralogic on how to build out a model of public/private cloud storage and the pitfalls to avoid in the process.
S02E02 – Hybrid Cloud Storage Adoption and Disruptive Business Models
The public cloud offers new ways to consume IT resources, but what does it mean for the way in which businesses look at the cost of IT? On-premises vendors need to get more flexible and creative in the way they offer services to their customers. In this podcast episode, Chris talks to Eran Brown, EMEA CTO at Infinidat about the challenges of aligning on-premises and public cloud consumption from a financial, business and technical perspective. Timeline 00:00 – Intros 02:00 – What does hybrid cloud storage mean? 03:00 – Cloud storage looks different in public …
S02E01 – Codefresh and CI/CD Pipeline Management
As developers move to a model of continuous integration and delivery, it’s easy for sprawl to occur and vulnerabilities introduced through poor management of CI/CD infrastructure. Codefresh offers a solution for efficient CI/CD pipeline management using containers. Chris talks to Dan Garfield, Chief Technology Evangelist at Codefresh to learn more about how the company helps organisations streamline and manage their CI/CD deployments. Timeline 00:00 – Intros 02:00 – How has software deployment changed over time? 05:05 – COBOL is seeing a resurgence! 07:00 – Environment sprawl is a big problem 08:40 – How is CodeFresh …
S01E05 – Cohesity and Application Mobility
Cohesity protects customer data through traditional backup, but also extends that model with file services and marketplace applications. In this episode, Chris talks to Rawlinson Rivera, Global Field CTO at Cohesity about what hybrid cloud really means and how customers are using the Cohesity technology to protect their data and deliver value-add services. Timeline 00:00 – intros 01:00 – What is hybrid cloud? 02:50 – Cohesity translates data protection to app mobility 05:45 – How often to customers move data around? 07:19 – Can analytics be run against protected data? 08:52 – Owning the metadata …
S01E04 – Datrium and Cloud Mobility
Datrium provides application and workload mobility through tools and solutions that protect and migrate data between public and private clouds. In this episode, Chris talks to CEO Tim Page and CTO Sazzala Reddy about the realities of implementing hybrid and multi-cloud strategies. Tim provides some details on customer use-cases and the potential cost savings that arise from simplifying primary storage, backup and DR into a single solution. Timeline 00:00 – Intros 01:05 – How real are hybrid & multi-clouds? 03:20 – It’s all about data, not infrastructure 04:00 – Are workloads really dynamic? 04:45 – …
S01E03 – Sumo Logic and PAF
Sumo Logic provides log management solutions based in the public cloud. PAF is a Finnish gaming company that uses Sumo Logic technology for log analysis. In this episode, Chris talks to Clive McDonald from Sumo Logic and Lars-Göran Hakamo from PAF about the choice to move to a cloud-based model for log management services. Timeline 00:00 – Intros 01:36 – Who are PAF? 02:10 – Why Sumo Logic? 04:25 – What is log analysis? 06:40 – Why use the cloud for log analysis? 09:20 – How does a 53 year old company move to the …
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