Month: November 2017

Podcast with The CTO Advisor on Edge vs Cloud, Compute vs Data Gravity, and Impact of Massive Scale

Joining us this week is Keith Townsend, The CTO Advisor, for a joint podcast of the L8ist Sh9y and CTO Advisor Podcast. Keith and Rob discuss the Edge Computing concept and several issues facing enterprise companies looking to move beyond the current cloud offerings.

Krishnan Subramanian on Edge, the Kubernetes Ecosystem & the Composable Enterprise

In this week’s L8ist Sh9y podcast Krishnan Subramanian, Founder and Chief Research Advisor of Rishidot Research talks about Edge Computing, the Kubernetes Ecosystem and the Composable Enterprise. Key highlights:
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• “Multi-Cloud is the foundation of Modern Enterprise” – Krishnan
• Kubernetes ecosystem and the possibility that Serverless could replace it
• IT innovation requires a composalbe and layered approach, without this approach IT will find themselves trapped in a hard-wired infrastructure unable to move forward

Peter Miron talking NATS Service, Edge and Cloud Native Foundation

Joining this week’s L8ist Sh9y Podcast is Peter Miron, General Manager for NATS project sponsored by Apcera provides details on this open source project how it integrates with modern application architecture as well as their participation in Cloud Native Foundation.

Yves Boudreau talking Heterogeneity in the Edge

Joining this week’s L8ist Sh9y Podcast is Yves Boudreau, VP or Partnerships and Ecosystem Strategy at Ericsson. Rob Hirschfeld and Yves discuss the Ericsson Unified Delivery Network platform and the concept of a global content provider service built on heterogeneous infrastructure. Yves also provides insight into want webscale customers are looking for in the Edge as they give thought around balancing their applications from public cloud services to future edge clouds. Finally, Rob and Yves talk about the coming fundamental change in how software is created and run “independent” of hardware.”

Bernard Golden talking Edge Computing and the Container Hotel

Joining this week’s L8ist Sh9y Podcast is Bernard Golden, a long-time tech innovator and visionary and one of the ten most influential people in cloud computing according to Wired.com. Bernard and Rob Hirschfeld discuss the latest blog (bernardgolden.com/2017/10/edge-com…-cloud-nonsense/) from Bernard and the impact of Edge Computing and the reality of implementing this concept. We are also introduced to the Container Hotel.

Will Dennis talking Crowbar to Digital Rebar and BarClamps

Joining this week’s L8ist Sh9y Podcast is Will Dennis long-time member of the Crowbar community who continues to engage in helping drive Digital Rebar forward. Will is an excellent resource who takes us through the history from Crowbar to Digital Rebar Provision in a way that highlights how the project has changed and why the community scaled back from V2 to the new V3.1.

David Linthicum on State of Cloud Computing

Rob Hirschfeld talks with David Linthiucm, SVP Cloud Technology Partners on a variety of Cloud related topics including DevOps, Containers, Edge Computing, etc.

Mark Thiele Talks Cloud, IT, and Jevons Paradox

Rob Hirschfeld, CEO/Co-Founder of RackN speaks with Mark Thiele, Chief Strategy and CIO of Apcera on a variety of cloud and DevOps related topics including Mark’s recent blog post, Why Adoption of Public Cloud Likely Won’t Exceed 17 Percent of Total IT Demand by 2022.

Gartner Symposium and IT Disruption

Rob Hirschfeld reviews last week’s Gartner Symposium event and his thoughts on IT disruption based on several presentations at the event.