The CTO Advisor show

The CTO Advisor

Summary: A conversation geared toward the CTO or Infrastructure Architect. Shows topics focus on future technologies and keeping today's infrastructure in-line with business requirements.

Podcasts:

 Hybrid Cloud is Fools Gold - CTO044 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:34:41

Tyler Britten and we discuss the fallacy of the Hybrid Cloud concept. We discuss the idea of hybrid cloud and how it differs from hybrid-infrastructure. What exactly should infrastructure team focus their efforts if hybrid cloud isn't a thing?

 Dell Technologies - Wood IT Work | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:20:21

Julian Wood of WoodITWork joins me in a conversation discussing what Dell Technologies needs to do to support the enterprise. Is VMware's Cross-Cloud offering coupled with Cloud Foundation enough to carry Dell to a point that Pivotal Labs picks up the slack?

 VMworld 2016 Preview CTO043 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:19:07

VMworld 2016 is right around the corner. I get to do some co-hosting of TheCube and with that I'm joined by SiliconAngle's Stu Miniman. I and Stu discuss some of the more notable guests and predictions for the show. We sneak in some commentary regarding VMware's decision to move Open vSwitch (OVS) government to the Linux Foundation.

 Australian Census Fail - CTO042 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:24:18

Understanding the Australian Census issues and the enterprise lessons

 The Software Defined Data Center isn't a Monolith - CTO041 | File Type: Unknown | Duration: 00:19:30

Is the SDDC a single solution or even a single set of API's

 EMC's DSSD D5 - CTO40 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:18:27

An interview with DSSD D5 Product Manager Matt McDonough during EMCWorld 2015

 What exactly is software-defined - CTO039 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:19:26

Every vendor is claiming their solution is software-defined. Does just having software enough to make something software defined As engineers focused on building software-defined infrastructures, myself, Josh Atwell and Mark May, we debate what's software-defined. What are the characteristics of software-defined and the benefits. Honorable mention goes out to Rawlinson Rivera and Jack Poller for having the original conversation during dinner at Interop. The Jalapeno Octopus was excellent!

 Return on Investment of Hyperconverged - CTO038 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:24:04

Does Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) save money? I've been quoted as saying HCI doesn't save money over traditional 3-tier architectures. I'm joined my Nutanix' Steve Kaplan (@ROIDude) and discuss in further nuance where HCI is used for cost avoidance or optimization over 3-tier architectures.

 EMC VirtuStream Interview - CTO037 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:25:37

I sat down with EMC’s President of Cloud Platform, Brian Gallagher for this special one-on-one interview during EMCWorld. Brian leads the Virtrustream team within EMC. Brian helped shed light on the following topics.

 Interview with Vaughn Stewart - CTO36 | File Type: Unknown | Duration: 00:35:00

I didn't perform much editing of video because when you get an guest like Vaughn you let him talk and get gems from the verbage. Vaughn is a VP and Evangelist for Pure Storage. Wide open conversation from the origins NFS and VMware integration and new infrastructure architectures.

 Behind the scenes of #vBrownBag - CTO035 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:21:33

The vBrownbag series of webcasts gets over 100K downloads a year. What is the series, who makes it tick and how can you get involved as a speaker or sponsor? Jonathan Frappier answer these questions and more in the latest CTO Advisor Podcast.

 Built.IO eliminating API Lock-in - CTO034 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:25:45

I'm joined by Built.IO director of evangelism Kurt Collins. I and Kurt have been meaning to connect for a few months. Built.IO is looking to simplify using API's across multiple services and reduce or eliminate API lock-in. We discuss the risk of API lock-in and how Built solution helps to limit the risk. As a bonus we discuss Facebook bots and the future of connected cities.

 Serverless & IBM Cloud - CTO033 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:21:00

In this episode I'm joined by the person I have some of the most interesting Twitter discussion. I've known Tyler Brittin for a few years now. We've had some epic conversations about how we both agree that infrastructure doesn't offer value to the business. However, infrastructure is needed. We discuss the value prop of Bluebox and how it fits into IBM's cloud strategy. We spend the bulk of our time talking about serverless computing and go a little deep into how the sausage is made for serverless computing interacts with solutions such as Openstack.

 Continuous integration networking - CTO032 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:24:32

Developer turned network engineer turned developer, Matt Oswalt discusses the goal of continuous integration networking. The goal of making changes to the network at peak and ensuring the change achieves the desired result. Matt introduces the concept of his open source project ToDD and how continuous integration is a achievable long term goal.

 Crypto to Cosmo - CTO031 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:27

How many enterprise tech podcast can checkoff having woman who can code in Python, takes Assembler during maternity leave to brush up on programing and got featured in Cosmo? To boot my guest Christina Morrillo is also a VP of Risk & Security for a leading financial services and is a community leader for Women of Color in Tech Chat (#WOCinTECH).

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