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A weekly podcast on deploying and managing enterprise storage and data
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A weekly podcast on deploying and managing enterprise storage and data

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#83 – Introduction to NetApp MAX Data

1/18/2019
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On this week’s podcast, recorded live at NetApp Insight 2018, Chris talks to Greg Knieriemen and Rob McDonald about the introduction of Memory Accelerated Data, commonly called MAX Data. The MAX Data solution is a software product that implements a local file system on a server using local persistent memory such as Intel Optane. Of […] The post #83 – Introduction to NetApp MAX Data appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:25:03

#82 – Storage Predictions for 2019

1/11/2019
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The idea of this episode was to put some structure around a set of enterprise storage predictions for 2019. As you will hear from the dialog, that’s not quite what we achieved! However, Chris Evans, Chris Mellor and Martin Glassborow do raise some interesting points on the direction of the industry in 2019. The conversation […] The post #82 – Storage Predictions for 2019 appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:35:55

#81 – Storage or Data Asset Management?

1/4/2019
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This week Chris and Martin talk about the evolution from storage management to data management. This follows from recent vendor events where data management featured highly, but still seemed to focus on infrastructure products. Is there a definition that can bridge the gap – something like Data Asset Management? The team start by trying to […] The post #81 – Storage or Data Asset Management? appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:23:16

#80 – Discussing NetApp’s AI Strategy with Santosh Rao

12/19/2018
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In this podcast recorded at NetApp Insight 2018, Chris talks to Santosh Rao, Senior Technical Director at NetApp. Santosh leads NetApp’s AI and Data Engineering efforts and has a 10-year history at the company, working on initiatives including Clustered ONTAP. This conversation covers how NetApp is developing an Edge-to-Core-to-Cloud strategy that includes collecting and processing […] The post #80 – Discussing NetApp’s AI Strategy with Santosh Rao appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:24:01

#79 – Learning More About QLC Storage with Steve Hanna

12/14/2018
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This week Chris and Martin talk to Steve Hanna, Senior Product Manager for Enterprise SSDs at Micron. Steve looks after the 5210 ION QLC SSD product line, which was introduced earlier this year. As an evolution of existing flash technology, QLC offers greater capacities at lower cost. But what are the issues? The conversation covers […] The post #79 – Learning More About QLC Storage with Steve Hanna appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:30:05

#78 – Thoughts on NetApp with Greg Knieriemen

12/11/2018
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Last week Chris attended NetApp Insight in Barcelona and had a chance to chat to Greg Knieriemen, Chief Technologist in the Storage Systems & Software business at NetApp. Greg was formerly at Hitachi Vantara where he held a similar role. This conversation touches on Greg’s reasons for choosing NetApp and exactly what he will be […] The post #78 – Thoughts on NetApp with Greg Knieriemen appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:17:07

#77 – HPE Performance Insights with Ivan Iannaccone

11/28/2018
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This week HPE announced Performance Insights, an extension to the InfoSight platform that provides storage customers with greater detail on their 3PAR array storage performance. Performance Insights takes the knowledge of years of HPE 3PAR data and combines it with genuine machine learning and AI to give HPE 3PAR customers actionable insights on the performance […] The post #77 – HPE Performance Insights with Ivan Iannaccone appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:35:58

#76 – Fibre Channel and NVMe with Mark Jones

11/23/2018
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In this week’s podcast, Chris and Martin talk to Mark Jones from the Fibre Channel Industry Association. This recording is an introduction to running NVMe over Fibre Channel, setting the scene on how Fibre Channel has evolved and will continue to be a storage protocol for many years. Fibre Channel reached an important milestone in […] The post #76 – Fibre Channel and NVMe with Mark Jones appeared first on Storage Unpacked Podcast.

Duration:00:28:58

#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 Sundaram, 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