OpenStack’s many pieces and parts communicate using APIs, so running OpenStack in manageable containers becomes interesting. We explore this idea on today’s Datanauts episode with guest Robert Starmer.
The Datanauts dive into machine learning–how does it work, what will it do for us, and what are common use cases–with guest Ed Henry, Senior Machine Learning Engineer at Brocade.
This Datanauts episode is a deep-dive introduction to Kubernetes and container orchestration with guest Kelsey Hightower.
C-level executives tend to get the ire and irritation of engineers. And yet, they have a real job to do. What is it, and how to we bust that silo? Keith Townsend joins the Datanauts to explain the executive mind.
The latest Datanauts episode focuses on soft skills, building your career, and other fun stuff with industry guru John Troyer.
The Datanauts delve into the nitty-gritty of how scale-out works for servers, networking, and storage; what it means for application design and operations; and how vendors, open source projects, and cloud services are positioning themselves in a scale-out world.
The Datanauts talk with Bridget Kromhout about why containers, DevOps, and microservices aren’t magic wands; teams still need to communicate about requirements & expectations to make things work
Today on Datanauts we discuss reasons for automating, its impact on people and jobs, and why some things are better handled manually. Adam Jacob, CTO at Chef, joins us for the conversation.
Today’s Datanauts episode, recorded live at VMworld, looks at emerging technologies in the data center & their implications for professional development and career advancement.
This episode of Datanauts looks at the state of software defined infrastructure (SDI) with sponsor Intel. We explore what SDI means, what problems it’s trying to solve, and the role of OpenStack, telemetry, DPDK and more.
The Datanauts explore a new rack design proposed by LinkedIn’s Open19 project that could make life for data center operators easier, but competing designs exist, too.
This Datanauts episode is all about APIs. The Datanauts and guest Matt Oswalt explore what they are, how they work, and why you need to get familiar with them.
In this sponsored episode, the Datanauts talk with Turbonomic (formerly VMTurbo) about its application performance control platform for virtualization and cloud environments that lets you put application performance on auto-pilot
In this Datanauts episode, we return to the topic of Serverless Architecture to dig deeper and delve into what we got right, wrong, or sort of in between. Our guest is the infamous Brian Gracely.
Designing for business critical applications takes some special consideration. On today’s Datanauts, we define what a business critical application is, and then sort out how, exactly, to deal with them from an infrastructure perspective. Insert your earbuds to hear Michael Webster from Nutanix chat through this discussion with co-hosts Chris Wahl and Ethan Banks.
Today’s Datanauts episode is all about iSCSI. Guest Andy Banta gets into the nitty gritty of iSCSI and explores its good sides and bad sides, particularly in the context of highly virtualized environments.
Today’s Datanauts episode talks about why some organizations are moving away from the public cloud, including a lack of control over performance, and declining cost and complexity of running your own infrastructure.
The Datanauts talk with blogger, author, and tech guru Scott Lowe about open source software, the future of the data center, and what the notion of the full stack engineer means for the technology profession.
The idea of serverless anything makes infrastructure people giggle. Because serverless is made of servers. The Datanauts explore what serverless really means, and examine the implications for infrastructure engineers
The Datanauts talk about why and how operations folks can take advantage of Git and GitHub, share tips, and explore why they aren’t just for developers.
Today’s Datanauts show is all about learning new technologies. Ethan and Chris have each spent time digging into a technology that’s unfamiliar to them: building a DNS service using CoreOS for Ethan, and using AppVeyor to built a test environment for PowerShell scripts for Chris.
The Datanauts Silo Series explores how to determine how many resources to apply to a virtualized workload. We discuss how to properly size and configure tricky tier 1 applications and monster VMs.
An untested failover plan is a failover that won’t work when you need it. Therefore, test! The Datanauts talk about why, how, and what to do to get the most from a failover exercise.
Today’s Datanauts episode gets into the sticky details of integrating public cloud services, particularly AWS & Azure, with a production environment.
Yes, security people can be annoying and their requirements a pain, but security is also essential. Here’s how to build better, less adversarial relationships and rethink how you integrate security in the data center.