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Episode 22: "I Feel Berries Growing From My Chest": Hyper-converged Disaster Recovery

3/18/2018
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Hyper-converged isn't just hype . . . It's a valid strategy to make IT more efficient and cost effective. Does it help with Disaster Recovery? Vince, Eddie and special guest, David Marksz, answer this question and, along the way, we find out how we spent Valentines Day weekend. But first . . . The Beer: Location, Ruins Pub, Kansas City Mo Vince: Abita Mardi Gras Bock: 6.435 Eddie: Odells brewing Company The Freak: 4.111 David: Sump Imperial Stout: 7.344 How to contact us: Eddie Perez:...

Duration:00:47:50

Episode 21: Prosiliency against Spectre/Meltdown

2/27/2018
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2018 kicked off with Data Centers in full panic because of Spectre and Meltdown. Eddie and Vince examine these hacks through the lens of Prosiliency and how to mitigate risks in your data center. Our Location: Ainsworth, a new restaurant in KC The Beer: Copperhead Pale Ale. Rating: 5.25 The Food: Macaroni and Cheese Fries. Rating: 7.1 How to contact us: Eddie Perez: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eperez507/ Vince Vaughan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vincevaughan/ Twitter:...

Duration:00:33:15

Episode 20: Looking Back and Looking Forward

12/30/2017
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In this, our 20th episode, Vince and Eddie look back at 2017 and predict what's ahead in 2018. Also, Anna the Prize Girl finally gives something away! We'll see you again in 2018! Location: Mission Taco Joint/Kansas City The Food: Eddie- Beef Brisket Birria Taco - (Non mexican) 8.1 (Mexican) 7.2 Steve the legend: Habanero Chicken 8.0 The Beer: Vince - Stockyards Cerveza Royale 9.086 How to contact us: Eddie Perez: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eperez507/ Vince Vaughan:...

Duration:00:24:36

Merry Xmas and Happy Holidays: It's Availability Story time with Eddie

12/23/2017
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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! This is an episode I have been saving since March when Eddie first told this story. IT IS AN AWESOME story about serendipity and availability. I hope you enjoy it! Stay safe and we'll be back next week with our 20th Podcast! Vince and Eddie

Duration:00:11:42

Episode 19: A Conversation With An Architect

12/18/2017
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Occasionally, Eddie and I want you to hear from others. What sets this podcast apart is that we value stories from people in the trenches as opposed to theorists or evangelists. As a result, this podcast is special because we interview Joe Houghes who supports a large infrastructure environment in one of my favorite place in the world, Austin Tx. Joseph Houghes: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joehoughes/ Location: Coopers BBQ, Austin Tx - The Llano room Vince's Beer: Independence Austin...

Duration:00:36:48

Episode 18: Why Do You Have Your Retention Policy?

12/1/2017
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As I mention at the beginning of the Podcast, Retention is a difficult topic for a podcast. I'm on the fence, actually, if I should have published this podcast. I want to know your thoughts. What did you think? The facts: Location: Rock and Run Brewery - Liberty Mo The Beer: Vince's Rating: Mother's Mr. Pumpkin, 9.357 The Food: Eddie's Rating: The White Pizza - 8.93 How to contact us: Eddie Perez: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eperez507/ Vince Vaughan:...

Duration:00:26:12

Episode 17: Equifax and the Prosiliency Architect

9/26/2017
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The Equifax hack captured the data from an estimated 143 Million people (myself included) and as of September 26th, it claimed the jobs of the CIO, CISO and the CEO of Equifax. It's unfathomable that the breach could have been enabled by the username password combination 'admin/admin' but it appears that may have been the case. Regardless, we talk about the event as well as ways you can mitigate the risk should it happen to you. And we have a little beer and food along the way . ....

Duration:00:31:59

Episode 16: #HoustonStrong, Prosiliency in the Midst of a True Disaster

9/4/2017
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Hurricane Harvey . . . Let's get some context on what Houston has to recover from: • 50 inches of rain over 5 days (Some major freeways or highways have water up to the signs (16 or 20ft tall)) • 30k to 40k homes are destroyed • 32k people in shelters • 1/2 million cars are potentially flooded • 75k without electricity It's unthinkable what has happened in Houston. But as technology professionas, we have to be vigilant in order to defend against disaster. But how can you prepare for...

Duration:00:33:06

Episode 15: The Night King and Security: The HBO Hack and Mitigating Issues in the Cloud

8/28/2017
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IT was the day after the eclipse, 2017, that we gathered to drink BBQ and eat beer (wait a minute . . . strike that . . . reverse it) at Burnt Ends BBQ in Overland Park KS. On this episode, we talk about the HBO hack and how, if it DOES happen, its not the end of the world. Additionally, we talk about the importance of doing security assessments and why hiring professionals to explore vulnerabilities is a great idea. And, btw . . . we are not JUST judging beer anymore. Eddie is now our...

Duration:00:28:41

Episode 14: Power!

8/20/2017
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Vegas baby! On the 14th episode of the Prosiliency Podcast we visit Ceasar's Palace on the Las Vegas Strip and talk about one of the most high profile power outages in recent history . . . the Paris Casino outage. Joining us is, friend of the show and Data Center Solution Architect, Mark Mason, AND he offers a pretty tasty recipe in return. Location: Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill, Ceasars Palace, Las Vegas Nevada Vince: Innis and Gunn, Original Scottish Ale. Rating:8.932 Eddie: Big Dog's...

Duration:00:23:09

Episode 13: When They Pay The Ransom

8/1/2017
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The Prosiliency Podcast goes on the road, once again, to Tampa/St. Petersburg for the AOS Executive Exchange. Right before arriving, it was announced that Nayana, a South Korean Web Hosting company paid One Million Dollars to restore their data from a Linux Ransomware takeover. Vince and Eddie talk at length about the ramifications of this draw upon their own Disaster Recovery War Stories to talk about the "4" in their Prosiliency Strategy . . . Replicating Mission critical data to save your...

Duration:00:22:23

Episode 12: The Tesco Outage or "When a Backup aint a Backup"

7/17/2017
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The Prosiliency Podcast goes "Home Sweet Home" to Overland Park Kansas for the Kansas City VMUG and right before recording, the Nationwide Tesco Outage occurs. Eddie and Vince draw upon their own Disaster Recovery War Stories to talk about the most fundamental part of Disaster Recovery . . . When a Backup aint a Backup. Location: Buffalo Wild Wings, Overland Park KS Eddie: Henry's Hard Soda (We forgot to get the rating!) Vince: Pabst Blue Ribbon (brewed in Milwaukee WI and Los Angeles CA)...

Duration:00:17:25

Episode 11: Data Center Superheroes: Managing the Global Data Center and Owning your Challenges

7/4/2017
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The Prosiliency Podcast heads to Wichita KS to talk with Monty Yingling, Data Center and Intrastructure Manager for a Global firm. Monty has all the same challenges with modernizing his Data Center against threats of cyber-terrorism and disaster but what sets him apart is that his challenges exist all over the world. Whether its Brazil, Canada, London, Australia or, even, Wichita, Monty and his team are the foundation of a business doing commerce on a global scale. This means having VERY...

Duration:00:27:40

Episode 10: WannaCry, WannaCrypt, and the New Reality of Ransomware

5/29/2017
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The Prosiliency Podcast heads back to Bourbon Street in the Big Easy to talk BC/DR with Veeam's own Tom Sightler at VeeamOn! In this episode, we drink beer (of course) and talk about the most recent ransomware scares with WannaCry and WannaCrypt and, as a result, we come to some conclusions about this New Reality of Ransomware in which we all live. Location: World of Beers, New Orleans Lousiana, VeeamOn Vince's Beer: Abita Strawberry Harvest - 7.98 Eddie's Beer: Yuengling Traditional...

Duration:00:26:39

Episode 9: Endpoint Protection and the Flying Car

5/10/2017
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The Prosiliency Podcast, aka DR in a Bar, is an irreverent, profane and always real look at life and technology from both inside and outside the data center. The Prosiliency Strategy is a Proactive Strategy to enable your Data Center to be the most resilient in case of Disaster. Prosiliency is the interesection between art and science where your data is never lost . . . and your business is never down. In this, our 9th episode, we look at automation trends that affect our daily lives...

Duration:00:25:51

Episode 8: Building a Prosiliency Business Case, The Future of Offline Media, and Charlie Murphy

4/23/2017
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The Prosiliency Podcast, aka DR in a Bar, is an irreverent, profane and always real look at life and technology from both inside and outside the data center. In this our 8th episode, we examine how to build a business case for executing a Prosiliency strategy in your data center and we welcome our first guest to the Podcast, Darren King. Darren King is a Disaster Recovery professional specilizing in tape/offline media. We talk about the the future of tape, where you should consider using...

Duration:00:40:38

Episode 7: Ransomware - Strategies from the Trenches

4/9/2017
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The Prosiliency Podcast, aka DR in a Bar, is an irreverent, profane and always real look at life and technology from both inside and outside the data center. In this our 7th episode, we explore different strategies to combat one of the most dreaded of disaster scenarios, Ransomware. According to CSO Magazine, Ransomware cases increased 35% in 2016 and, with the advent of Ransomware as a service, it is set to further explode in 2017. How is this dreaded debacle is accounted for in our...

Duration:00:31:25

Episode 6: An Industry Pivots

3/17/2017
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The Prosiliency Podcast, aka DR in a Bar, is an irreverent, profane and always real look at life and technology from both inside and outside the data center. In our 6th episode, we visit Leinenkugels Bar located in the heart of Kansas City Missouri during the Big 12 Basketball Tournament. In this episode, we talk about the recent Amazon S3 outage and what you must do to prepare for an outage in the cloud. Additionally, Vince talks about the recent HPE acquisition of Nimble Storage and the...

Duration:00:09:25

Episode 5: No BS about Backup

3/1/2017
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The Prosiliency Podcast, aka DR in a Bar, is an irreverent, profane and always real look at life and technology from both inside and outside the data center. In this, our fifth episode, we check out the newest bar in town, a speakeasy called P.S. located in the heart of Kansas City. Based on recent conversations, we also talk how two different companies approach availability and why backup is still the linchpin to having a robust disaster recovery strategy. The Beer We sample the...

Duration:00:11:54

Episode 4: The SuperBowl, The Big Easy, and Disaster Scenarios in the Cloud

2/9/2017
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The Prosiliency Podcast, aka DR in a Bar, is an irreverent, profane and always real look at life and technology from both inside and outside the data center. In this, our fourth episode, we take a trip down south to The Big Easy in New Orleans on SuperBowl Sunday. There, we visit the American Sports Saloon near the French Market, and experience the best crawfish the Crescent City has to offer. When you consider doing business on the cloud (aka moving your data there), we recommend you...

Duration:00:09:28