Cloud Computing Weekly Podcast (technology news)

Our guest on the podcast this week is Ash Ashutosh, CEO of Actifio. We discuss the recent trend of buying extra cloud capacity at lower prices. Though we have moved away from physically shelved software we are moving into an era of virtual bookshelves of excess cloud capacity that we can turn on and off as we see fit.

Listen in to learn if buying excess capacity is beneficial for enterprises.

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_48-2.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 9:31am EDT

Our guest on the podcast this week is Bill Peldzus, VP and Senior Architect at Cloud Technology Partners. We discuss a botched patch on Microsoft’s cloud based Office 365 service. On July 12th a background support patch left Office 365 ProPlus users without access to their applications. Some discovered workarounds to recover usage however many were left helpless.

Listen in to learn what this means for automatic updates of cloud services.

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_47.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 9:44am EDT

Our guest on the podcast this week is Jason Bloomberg, president of Intellyx and author of The Agile Architecture Revolution. We discuss how modern enterprises should integrate new technology trends including cloud computing, big data, and DevOps, with their legacy tools and processes. Agile companies are putting their IT puzzles together to deliver value and ultimately create more successful organizations.

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_46.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 1:38am EDT

Our guest on the podcast this week is Mike Kavis, VP and Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners. We discuss how increased complexity within cloud, mobile, and big data technology is driving the need for managed service providers. Listen in to learn why IT should be embracing MSPs to deliver the greatest business value.

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_45.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

In 1957, Malcom McLean revolutionized global trade with the world's first dedicated container ship. Today, and especially in the last few months, there's buzz around how “containerization” may do the same for workload liberation and application mobility.

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_44.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 1:55pm EDT

Why should your database management infrastructure be in the cloud?

Our guest on the podcast this week is Mike Olson, Chief Strategy Officer at Cloudera. We discuss the evolution of data management and analytics from PostgreSQL to a recent development from UC Berkeley, Apache Spark. Spark is thought of as the more powerful and flexible successor to MapReduce. Just as cars shifted from manual to automatic transmissions, we are now shifting to an easier and more efficient way of managing our data.

Listen in to discover why Google is leaving MapReduce in the dust.

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_43.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 10:47am EDT

Our guest on the podcast this week is Craig McLuckie, a Product Manager at Google. He leads the product team responsible for the next wave of app hosting services including the new Kubernetes open source container scheduler. We discuss how Docker has cracked the problem of how to package applications in a way that is portable, and then run them in environments with isolated resources. 

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_42.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 2:24pm EDT

Docker One Point Oh!
Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_41.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 10:45am EDT