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#75 – It’s ILM All Over Again with Chris Mellor

11/9/2018
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Data volumes have always increased over time as we store more information with the hope that one day some of it will be useful. Even 30 years ago on the mainframe, Information Lifecycle Management or ILM was a thing with tools like DFHSM used to move content around between disk and tape. This week Martin, […] The post #75 – It’s ILM All Over Again with Chris Mellor appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:37:26

#74 – All About Serial Attached SCSI with Rick Kutcipal

11/2/2018
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Most people probably don’t think about the protocol that connects their storage device to a PC or server. However, NVMe has changed that and become one of the storage buzzwords of 2018. But what about existing devices not using NVMe? SAS or Serial Attached SCSI has been a mainstay of storage connectivity for 20 years. […] The post #74 – All About Serial Attached SCSI with Rick Kutcipal appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:22:21

#73 – HYCU – Data Protection for Hyper-converged Infrastructure (Sponsored)

10/26/2018
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This week, Chris and Martin talk to Subbiah Sunderam, VP of Products at HYCU, Inc. HYCU is both the name of the company and the data protection product sold by HYCU Inc. The market already has many data protection solutions, so the unique differentiator for HYCU is focusing on the HCI market, specifically offering backup […] The post #73 – HYCU – Data Protection for Hyper-converged Infrastructure (Sponsored) appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:34:25

#72 – Hitachi Vantara Looking Forward with Shawn Rosemarin

10/19/2018
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This is the fourth and final podcast of four recorded at Hitachi NEXT 2018 in San Diego. Previous episodes are listed below. This conversation between Chris and Shawn Rosemarin, SVP and CTO of Global Field and Industry at Hitachi Vantara discusses how customer’s approach to managing their data has changed and how Hitachi will continue […] The post #72 – Hitachi Vantara Looking Forward with Shawn Rosemarin appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:21:28

#71 – IP EXPO 2018 – Scale Computing, StorMagic, Nasuni and Nephos

10/12/2018
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This is the second of two podcasts recorded live at IP EXPO 2018 in London. You can find the first here. In this episode, Chris and Martin speak to Scale Computing, StorMagic, Nasuni and Nephos Technologies. The guests are: Aad Dekkers, Marketing Director, EMEA at Scale Computing John Glendenning, SVP Sales and Business Development at […] The post #71 – IP EXPO 2018 – Scale Computing, StorMagic, Nasuni and Nephos appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:44:44

#70 – Pentaho Data Aggregation with Arik Pelkey

10/9/2018
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In this third podcast recorded live at Hitachi NEXT 2018, Chris talks to Arik Pelkey, Senior Director, Analytics Portfolio Product Marketing at Hitachi Vantara. Arik is responsible for the Pentaho platform, an acquisition made originally by Hitachi Data Systems in 2015. Pentaho is a data integration, visualisation and analytics platform used by data engineers to […] The post #70 – Pentaho Data Aggregation with Arik Pelkey appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:17:28

#69 – IP EXPO 2018 – Cloudian, E8 Storage, StorCentric and Zerto

10/5/2018
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This is one of two podcasts, recorded live at IP EXPO 2018 in London. The format is slightly different from what we’ve done in the past, in that we have four short 10-minute interviews with storage vendors. Each talks about their company, products and industry problem being solved. The four guests are: Steve Blow, Technology […] The post #69 – IP EXPO 2018 – Cloudian, E8 Storage, StorCentric and Zerto appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:44:15

#68 – Intelligent Object Storage with Scott Baker

10/1/2018
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This is the second in a series of podcasts recorded at Hitachi NEXT 2018. In this episode, Chris talks to Scott Baker, Senior Director of Product Marketing for Content and Data Intelligence at Hitachi Vantara. The topic of conversation is how intelligent processing can be applied to content stored in Hitachi’s object storage platform, HCP. […] The post #68 – Intelligent Object Storage with Scott Baker appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:14:24

#67 – Hitachi Vantara One Year On with John Magee

9/27/2018
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This week, Chris is in San Diego attending Hitachi NEXT 2018, the annual user conference for Hitachi Vantara customers. Hitachi Vantara was formed in 2017 from the merger of Hitachi Data Systems, Hitachi Insight Group and Pentaho. Last year we spoke to Greg Knieriemen about the new company and the reasons behind the decision to […] The post #67 – Hitachi Vantara One Year On with John Magee appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:13:19

#66 – Amazon RDS – Coming to a vSphere Cluster Near You

9/14/2018
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) and VMware recently announced that RDS, the Relational Database Service was in tech preview as an on-premises deployment on vSphere. Running a service outside of Amazon’s data centre represents a big change for the company. The only non-core offering to date has been Snowball, the edge data appliance. In this week’s […] The post #66 – Amazon RDS – Coming to a vSphere Cluster Near You appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:30:37

#65 – Challenges in Managing Unstructured Data with Shirish Phatak

9/7/2018
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In this week’s podcast we focus on the issues of managing unstructured data in a distributed world. Chris and Martin are joined by Shirish Phatak, CEO at Talon Storage. It’s interesting that “unstructured” proves to have a moveable definition, depending on what you want to include. While we traditionally think of files and objects as […] The post #65 – Challenges in Managing Unstructured Data with Shirish Phatak appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:31:51

#64 – Success & Failure in Storage Startup Land

8/31/2018
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This week’s conversation follows up on Chris’ recent visit to Flash Memory Summit in the US. Chris and Martin discuss the storage startup landscape and the range of companies appearing at the event. What makes a company successful? Is IPO or acquisition the right route? The discussion starts with a simple, yet tricky question – […] The post #64 – Success & Failure in Storage Startup Land appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:31:33

#63 – Datrium CloudShift

8/24/2018
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In this episode, Chris and Martin catch up with the Datrium team to discuss CloudShift, Datrium’s new SaaS DR offering. CloudShift provides the capability to use backups that have been written to Cloud DVX and fire up a VMware Cloud on AWS instance, recovering the backups into the vSphere cluster. CloudShift can also be used […] The post #63 – Datrium CloudShift appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:23:06

#62 – The Future of Data Infrastructure with Scott Hamilton

8/17/2018
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This is the third of a series of three podcasts recorded at Flash Memory Summit 2018. In this conversation, Chris talks to Scott Hamilton, Senior Director of Product Management, DCS group at Western Digital Corporation. WDC are working on a new architecture that will deliver a composable data infrastructure for the enterprise. This podcast discussed […] The post #62 – The Future of Data Infrastructure with Scott Hamilton appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:21:56

#61 – Introduction to NVM Express with Amber Huffman

8/14/2018
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This is the second of a series of podcasts recorded at Flash Memory Summit 2018 in Santa Clara. In this episode, Chris talks to Amber Huffman, Intel Fellow and President and founder of NVM Express Inc. NVM Express is the standards body that governs the development of the NVMe base standard, NVMe-MI (Management Interface) and […] The post #61 – Introduction to NVM Express with Amber Huffman appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:13:26

#60 – New Data Economy with Derek Dicker

8/10/2018
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This week Chris is attending the Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara. This is the first of three podcast recordings from the event and is a conversation with Derek Dicker CVP and GM of the Storage Business Unit at Micron. Derek participated in a keynote session at the event and talked about the challenges of […] The post #60 – New Data Economy with Derek Dicker appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:22:13

#59 – Ethernet vs Fibre Channel

7/27/2018
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This week’s podcast looks at storage networking and in particular the choice of using Ethernet vs Fibre Channel as the network protocol. Traditionally, enterprise storage platforms have been Fibre Channel connected, with only a small amount of iSCSI usage. However, the world isn’t just block storage and in fact, as guest Marty Lans (General Manager, […] The post #59 – Ethernet vs Fibre Channel appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:27:56

#58 – Storage Vendor Hero Numbers

7/20/2018
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This week, Chris Mellor is back and the team take a dive into the subject of storage vendor hero numbers. What are hero numbers? We’ve all seen them, they’re the huge performance figures quoted by all-flash storage vendors aimed at putting their products forward in the best light possible. Are hero numbers believable or should […] The post #58 – Storage Vendor Hero Numbers appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:20:47

#57 – Storage on the Edge with Scott Shadley

7/13/2018
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What is computational storage and how do we manage storage on the edge of the network? This week’s conversation is a discussion on how storage and data is managed within IoT devices and partially covers the new segment of computational storage. Martin and Chris talk to Scott Shadley, VP of Marketing for NGD Systems. Edge […] The post #57 – Storage on the Edge with Scott Shadley appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:28:57

#56 – Defining Scale-out Storage

7/6/2018
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This week’s podcast is a conversation between Martin and Chris, talking about how we define scale-up and scale-out storage. A recent discussion on Twitter about Pure1 and the idea of federated scale-out generated some interesting feedback, so we thought it might be good to get some definitions in place. The opening discussion talks about how […] The post #56 – Defining Scale-out Storage appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:19:37