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Episode 22: “I Feel Berries Growing From My Chest”: Hyper-converged Disaster Recovery
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...
Episode 21: Prosiliency against Spectre/Meltdown
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:...
Episode 19: A Conversation With An Architect
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...
Episode 17: Equifax and the Prosiliency Architect
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 . ....
Episode 14: Power!
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...
Episode 13: When They Pay The Ransom
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...
Episode 12: The Tesco Outage or “When a Backup aint a Backup”
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...
Episode 6: An Industry Pivots
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...
Episode 5: No BS about Backup
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...
Episode 4: The SuperBowl, The Big Easy, and Disaster Scenarios in the Cloud
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...
Prosiliency Episode 3: A reboot, Snow, Ice, and Hackers
The Prosiliency Podcast is an irreverent, profane and always real look at life and technology from both inside and outside the data center. This, our third episode is a reboot of sorts. We change the name from DR in a Bar to The Prosiliency Podcast and introduce a co-host, Eddie Perez. This episode takes a look at the effects of weather on a data center, the effects of ransomware and what you can do to prevent it Your Hosts: Vince Vaughan, Eddie Perez The Bar: Ruins Pub, Kansas City...
Prosiliency Episode 2: The Future of the Data Center
DR in a Bar is an irreverent, profane and always real look at life and technology from both inside and outside the data center. This, our second episode takes a look at the Future of the Data Center and the present and future threats that makes all companies tremble in hopelessness and fear . . . so we revisit the Distributed Denial of Service attacks that have plagued the internet for the last month. Your Host: Vince Vaughan The Bar: Conrads, Liberty Mo The Beer: Urban Chestnut,...