DiscoPosse Podcast

DiscoPosse Podcast

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The DiscoPosse Podcast tackles news, current events, trends, and everything tech from every layer of the stack.
Ep 61 - Professional Podcasting and More with @PacketPushers co-founder Ethan Banks (@ecbanks)
Jan 14 • 57 min
What does it take to become a professional podcaster? What did the journey look like from part time to full time podcasting and consulting? Find out this and much more as Ethan Banks of the Packet Pushers joins me for a fun conversation that is a…
Ep 60 - Productivity and Virtual Assistants with James Green (@jdgreen) of @ActualTechMedia
Nov 11, 2018 • 62 min
This podcast shares amazing tips that will take your productivity to the next level. James Green shares productivity tips and explores how virtual assistants are already affordable for you, today. Hear about practical and real ways to bring yourself to…
Ep 59 - IBM Innovate and the Art of Telling the Customer Story
Oct 25, 2018 • 23 min
Fresh off of the IBM Innovate event, this episode shares some of the event highlights and also explores the value and power of the customer story. This the the “Why?” of any technology solution.
Ep 58 - vTrailMap, VMworld, and more with Yadin Porter de Leon (@porterdeleon)
Aug 3, 2018 • 39 min
Join Yadin Porter de Leon and Eric Wright for a discussion on VMworld, the vTrailMap initiative, how to get the most out of your VMworld visit and much more.
57 - Simon Law on Oracle Ravello, Community, and IT Career Growth
Jul 13, 2018 • 34 min
Join Simon Law of Oracle Ravello (@RavelloSystems) as we discuss the interesting ways in which IT evolution triggered the value of the Oracle Ravello platform plus a great discussion on progression and growth in IT careers thanks to learning and…
56 - Joy and Meaningful Work with Eric Wright (@DiscoPosse)
Jul 6, 2018 • 18 min
A personal podcast that asks you what brings you joy, and how I find joy with three very simple questions in my work and life. Big thanks to Alastair Cooke for his post on this subject http://demitasse.co.nz/2018/07/what-brings-you-joy-do-more-of-that/…
55 - Disrupting Ourselves, and the Next Generation of Startup Founders with Joe Emison (@JoeEmison)
May 21, 2018 • 40 min
Joe Emison, aptly named a serial technical co-founder, shares some great insights into the art of paying it forward, sharing knowledge, and much more. This one will leave you thinking and offers some solid foresight into what the next generation of…
54 - On Mentoring, with Eric Wright (@DiscoPosse)
Apr 24, 2018 • 26 min
GC On-Demand is back and we have a run of new content coming! Join host Eric Wright for a discussion on mentoring, and a new program being developed to advance the mentoring community through work at RapidMatter.io
53 - VMworld 2017 US Announcements Recap with Rene Van Den Bedem (@vcdx133)
Sep 5, 2017 • 44 min
Rene Van Den Bedem and I unpack the key announcements from VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas. Listen in as we explore very interesting industry and field experience around the private cloud and container ecosystem and our thoughts on the VMware Cloud on AWS…
52 - The Journey to becoming an IT Architect with @vmiss33
Aug 17, 2017 • 25 min
Join Melissa (@vmiss33), VCDX236, in a discussion about the journey to become an IT architect and exploring her new book available at http://itarchitectjourney.com geared towards helping IT practitioners make the leap to becoming IT architects.
51 - The Death of Configuration Management with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle)
Aug 1, 2017 • 45 min
Find out why we are calling for the death of configuration management in this very informative and important chat with Rob Hirschfeld. The shift in thinking about infrastructure at all layers is changing the way we do Ops…for good reason.
50 - SRE Revisited plus the Challenges of Ops and more with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle)
Jul 26, 2017 • 47 min
This fun chat expands on what we started talking about in episode 42 (http://podcast.discoposse.com/e/ep-42-spiraling-ops-debt-sre-solutions-and-rackn-chat-with-rob-hirschfeld-zehicle/) as we dive into the challenges and potential solutions for thinking…
49 - Open Source Enterprise Solutions as-a-Service with @madhuramaskasky of @platform9sys
Jul 18, 2017 • 33 min
Join this exciting chat with Madhura Maskasky as we discuss the recent news from Platform9 as well as the challenges that are solved by delivering open source solutions as a service and what the next challenges are for today’s evolving enterprise IT…
48 - Bad Travel, 10X performers, and the Technology Domestique
Jun 20, 2017 • 21 min
Join me for a bit of a personal story about a terrible travel day that gave me some good thoughts about the challenges of the 10X engineer. This also introduces something which i’ve called the Technology Domestique. Hope you enjoy the story!
47 - DevOps, Microservices, Processes, and People with Randy Shoup (@RandyShoup) Part 2 of 2
May 19, 2017 • 43 min
Join us as we continue our conversation with Randy Shoup with a focus on the people and process side of building out successful development and product teams. Randy shares tips and proven techniques that have helped him to build and support successfuly…
46 - DevOps, Microservices, Tools and Processes with Randy Shoup (@RandyShoup) Part 1 of 2
May 12, 2017 • 35 min
Randy Shoup joins the GCOD for a very informative and candid chat on development velocity, the DevOps goal, finding traction, and how he has led teams to success with a variety of products and platforms. Randy is working on some very intereseting things…
45 - Community Building - products, platforms, and challenges with Angelo Luciani (@AngeloLuciani)
May 4, 2017 • 33 min
We bring back Angelo Luciani to talk about the product and process approach to building out IT communities and influencer programs. With all of the ways available to host an IT community, what should community leaders be looking at to help bring their…
44 - 128 Technology and the SDN Challenge with Patrick Melampy (@pmelampy)
Apr 27, 2017 • 33 min
Patrick Melampy of 128 Technology joins us for a chat to discuss the challenges in the world of traditional networking. We go over the 128 Technology solution and why it is an interesting method to solve SDN challenges. Thanks to Patrick for taking the…
43 - Re-platforming your blog and lessons in personal brand with Richard Arnold (@d8tadude)
Mar 3, 2017 • 32 min
Richard Arnold joins us for this informative chat on the process he recently went through with replatforming his personal blog and rebranding across social media platforms. You won’t want to miss a bit of htis one as it really helps to pull together the…
42 - Spiraling Ops Debt, SRE Solutions and @RackN chat with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle))
Feb 13, 2017 • 43 min
If you only read one blog this week, this is the one you should start with: https://robhirschfeld.com/2017/01/17/spiraling-ops-debt-the-sre-coding-imperative/ We chat with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle) on the subject of spiraling operations debt and the SRE…
41 - Tools and Strategies for Advanced and Rapid IT Learning with @vcdx133 and @byronschaller
Jan 29, 2017 • 34 min
Have you ever wondered how a VCDX or a CCIE holds down a full time role and also an aggressive learning plan? This informative episode will share tips on how to learn tough topics quicky, and how to embrace a learning plan that will lead to personal and…
40 - HashiCorp and DevOps Defined with @armon of @HashiCorp
Jan 20, 2017 • 30 min
Join this exciting chat with Armon Dadgar, co-founder of HashiCorp, as we look at how to define DevOps in terms of where you and your organization are in the evolution. This is also where you learn key tips on how to approach evolving yourself and your…
39 - HashiCorp and the Value of Composable Infrastructure with @mitchellh of @HashiCorp
Jan 16, 2017 • 33 min
Join us as we have a great chat with HashiCorp founder, Mitchell Hashimoto. This is a good opportunity to become familiar with the various products in the HashiCorp ecosystem and to learn the importance of composable infrastructure and how HashiCorp…
38 - AWS re:Invent Thoughts and Evolving from Virtualization to Cloud with @DiscoPosse
Dec 7, 2016 • 27 min
As we shift our focus in the industry to what’s next, the decision for us as techologists is to finding our footing in both the past and the future. My thoughts on some of the AWS re:Invent conference and our evolution as architects should plant some…
37 - All about Containers with Phil Estes (@estesp)
Oct 21, 2016 • 40 min
This dynamic chat takes us through the rise of containers, some big things happening in the ecosystem around containers, and also the reasons why this shift is occurring. Phil Estes joins us to talk about his experiences in the container community and…
36 - The rise of the Generalist and Community Skill Building with Craig Waters (@cswaters1)
Oct 14, 2016 • 50 min
In a fun and informative chat with Craig Waters (@cswaters1), we talk about the value of community as a learning platform, the rise of the generalist, and much more on how you can take your career to the next level with some simple steps that Craig, and…
35 - Unikernels: The what, why, and when chat with Ian Eyberg of @deferpanic
Oct 8, 2016 • 43 min
What’s the deal with unikernels?! We had Ian Eyberg of Defer Panic join us to talk about what a unikernel is, why it’s an important part of the overall IT strategy, and when you should or should not use them. A great end-to-end discussion that will also…
34 - Containers, IT Evolution and more with Brian Gracely (@bgracely)
Sep 30, 2016 • 48 min
In a great conversation with Brian Gracely (@bgracely), we talk about moving up the stack, the Cloudcast podcast, the evolution of IT, and much more. Our conversation tackles the very important topic of measuring technology like containers in it’s…
33 - @OpenStack Newton, AUC, and Community with Shamail Tahir (@ShamailXD)
Sep 23, 2016 • 40 min
With the OpenStack Summit coming up in Barcelona, and the Newton release of OpenStack coming in October, we take some time out to chat with Shamail Tahir (@ShamailXD). Shamail has had a lot of involvement at many levels with the OpenStack community, and…
32 - Wordpress rebranding, plugins, and security with Edward Haletky (@texiwill) Part 2 of 2
Sep 16, 2016 • 39 min
Following on our rebranding chat with Edward Haletky, this episode covers some very powerful tips on Wordpress with regards to rebranding, site speed, plugins, security, and much more. Thank you to Edward for a dynamic chat with some key tips that every…
31 - @TVPStrategy rebrand, and more with Edward Haletky (@texiwill) Part 1 of 2
Sep 9, 2016 • 32 min
Having just completed the rebrand of TVP Strategy, we sat down with Edward Haletky (@Texiwill) to talk about being an analyst versus being a blogger, the rebrand of TVP Strategy, and much more. This is the first of a two-part chat which will lead us to…
30 - @OpenStack, Community, and more with Mark Collier (@SparkyCollier)
Aug 14, 2016 • 46 min
As OpenStack celebrates the 6th birthday of the open cloud ecosystem, we chat with OpenStack Foundation COO, Mark Collier. Mark has been in the industry and has helped to lead out the work on OpenStack from its inception to now, and this is just the…
29 - DataGravity, Data Security and @vBrisket VMworld Events with David Siles (@dsiles)
Aug 7, 2016 • 34 min
We had a chance to sit down with David Siles (@dsiles), CTO of DataGravity to chat on a few very interesting items. The conversation spans everything from the recent important announcements from DataGravity, the upcoming VMworld community events, and a…
28 - Talent Sourcing for Today’s High Tech Roles, Community Style with Jill Jubinski (@jilljubs)
Jul 31, 2016 • 43 min
There is a shift in how we source talent in a world where remote work and the two-pizza team has become something that changed a lot of the world of high tech. How do you build a community inside the office? Jill Jubinski shares her insights into a widely…
27 - The Art and Challenges of Community Building with @JonoBacon
Jul 24, 2016 • 52 min
Join us for a great conversation with Jono Bacon (@jonobacon), who has been a part of some of the largest IT and open source communities over recent years. We delve into how to build communities, the challenges of engagement, and how to support open…
26 - The Art of Learning with David Davis (@davidmdavis)
Jul 10, 2016 • 39 min
The old saying “nobody said it was easy” holds true in most things, but with the resources we have today, learning about IT is well within reach. In a great conversation with David Davis (@davidmdavis) of Actual Tech Media, we talk about his early journey…
25 - Mesosphere DCOS and Open Source Innovation with Michael Hausenblas (@mhausenblas)
Jul 5, 2016 • 40 min
In another dynamic chat with Michael Hauselblas (@mhausenblas), a self-described Distributed Systems Jester, who is also a Developer and Cloud Advocate for Mesosphere. Michael brings a very interesting background to the field, and we are able to touch on…
24 - HCI, Learning, and Community Goodness with Amit Panchal (@amitpanchal76)
Jun 28, 2016 • 33 min
Join us for a chat about the growing landscape of HCI and converged solutions in the IT ecosystem as we dive into some of the EMC platforms and much more with Amit Panchal (@amitpanchal76). Amit also opens up some very interesting information to us about…
23 - NetApp ONTAP 9, Community and Blogging with Justin Parisi (@NFSDudeAbides)
Jun 10, 2016 • 43 min
We enjoy a fun conversation with Justin Parisi (@NFSDudeAbides) who is the author behind http://whytheinternetisbroken.wordpress.com and also the voice of the Tech ONTAP Podcast. The chat covers the recent launch of NetApp ONTAP 9, the role of Technical…
22 - An Open Letter to IT Community Organizers and Vendors featuring Angelo Luciani (@AngeloLuciani)
Jun 3, 2016 • 38 min
Support your local Sheriff used to the common phrase at one point. Today, we need to nurture our IT communities through providing mentoring and coaching to elevate all of the community. In an open discussion, we tackle the challenge of providing content…
21 - Thinking like an Architect and Mentoring Community with Rene Van Den Bedem (@vcdx133)
May 31, 2016 • 36 min
Join the conversation as we discuss how to think like an architect with Rene Van Den Bedem (@vcdx133). Having achieved his VCDX and NPX certifications, Rene is a phenomenal example of elevating ourselves through community and learning. The chat touches on…
20 - OpenStack Ecosystem and Summit Catch Up with Ken Hui (@kenhuiny) of @Rackspace
May 20, 2016 • 40 min
Join us for a great chat with Ken Hui (@kenhuiny) of Rackspace as we delve into the overall OpenStack community, the results from the Summit, and a little look back over the history of the Summits. Ken brings some great insight into the challenges of the…
19 - OpenStack Interop, RackN and more with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle)
May 15, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode, we chat with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle) about the evolution of OpenStack, interoperability, abstractions and APIs, and more. We also talk a little about RackN and we even find out the origin of the Twitter handle Zehicle. Episode was…
18 - The Importance of Company Culture and Building Trust with Ben Nye
May 6, 2016 • 35 min
We chat with Ben Nye, Managing Director of Bain Capital and CEO of VMTurbo, as we discuss the importance of company culture, the art of growing a product into a business, the state of the venture capital environment in IT and much more. Ben is a dynamic…
17 - Developer Advocacy with Matthew Brender (@mjbrender)
Apr 29, 2016 • 41 min
We chat with Matthew Brender (@mjbrender) on his role at Intel as a Developer Advocate as well as the overall concept of developer advocacy and supporting open source communities. This was an enlightening chat which will really open up some eyes as to the…
16 - 2 Ninjas 1 Blog - Private cloud with Nick Colyer (@vNickC) and Amy Manley (@WyrdGirl)
Apr 22, 2016 • 39 min
In an exciting chat about the rebirth of private cloud, we talk with Nick Colyer (@vNickC) and Amy Manley (@WyrdGirl) on their 2Ninjas1Blog project, succeeding in private cloud, and also the challenges of thinking cloud in a virtualized environment. We…
15 - OpenStack Mitaka Updates, Nova goodness and more with Stephen Gordon (@xsgordon)
Apr 17, 2016 • 35 min
With the OpenStack Summit in Austin, the timing is perfect to catch up on the OpenStack Nova project with Stephen Gordon (@xsgordon). We had a great chat with Stephen on Nova updates in Mitaka, the overall OpenStack ecosystem, real-time KVM and much more.…
14 - Intel SDI-x, snap, and more with Matthew Brender (@mjbrender)
Apr 12, 2016 • 32 min
In this episode, we talk with Matthew Brender (@mjbrender) about some of the work happening in the Intel SDI-x team. We talk about project snap, the announcement on March 31st and more about open source goodness. Full show notes available here:…
13 - IOpipe, Leading the Curve in Tech, Containers and more with Eric Windisch (@ewindisch)
Apr 4, 2016 • 48 min
In this episode, we talk with Eric Windisch (@ewindisch) about his new venture, IOpipe.com and about his very interesting history in technology. Having been involved in PaaS building, OpenStack, Docker, and much more, Eric continues to lead the curve with…
12 - SMB, Food Truck IT, and more with Trevor Pott (@cakeis_not_alie)
Mar 25, 2016 • 43 min
In this episode, we chat with Trevor Pott (@cakeis_not_alie) about a wide array of content. We tackle the challenges of SMB and mid-market IT, why public cloud and SaaS just doesn’t work for many, what’s coming in IT, and very valuable insight into what…
11 - Talking Business, Technology, and Pure Storage with Vaughn Stewart (@vStewed)
Mar 20, 2016 • 50 min
In this episode, we talk with Vaughn Stewart (@vStewed). We cover the all important topic of understanding business needs as a technologist, being a public voice in the tech industry, disruption, and the Pure Accelerate conference that just happened in…
10 - Talking DevOps, Transformative Thinking, and much more with @AndiMann! Part 2 of 2
Mar 11, 2016 • 35 min
In this episode, we continue a dynamic chat with Andi Mann (@AndiMann). Andi brings a wealth of knowledge to the chat on DevOps, the culture of driving change in business and technology. The second part of our chat covers the heart of DevOps, specifically…
9 - Talking DevOps, Transformative Thinking, and much more with @AndiMann! Part 1 of 2
Feb 29, 2016 • 29 min
In this episode, we chat with Andi Mann (@AndiMann) in the first of a two part conversation. Andi brings a wealth of knowledge to the chat on DevOps, the culture of driving change in business and technology. This first part covers the disintegration of…
8 - Talking DevOps and Code Quality with @GrabnerAndi and @brett_solarch
Feb 21, 2016 • 43 min
In this episode, we chat with Andi Grabner (@GrabnerAndi) and Brett Hofer (@Brett_solarch) who bring some excellent insight into elevating development to a more DevOps methodology. Understanding the challenges of embracing the culture, and what relatively…
7 - Chargeback with Amy Manley (@wyrdgirl)
Feb 17, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode, we welcome Amy Manley (@wyrdgirl) to talk about chargeback, embracing a pricing model for IT, and building out the amplified feedback loop to the business. These are all critical to building an effective private cloud IMHO. Full details…
6 - Automation and Ansible with Jonathan Frappier (@jfrappier)
Feb 7, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode, we welcome Jonathan Frappier (@jfrappier) to talk about using Ansible as an automation and configuration management platform. Jonathan gives is great details on how to get started with Ansible, ways to learn to up your Ansible game, and…
5 - Open Source goodness and All Things CoreOS with Alex Polvi (@polvi)
Feb 4, 2016 • 40 min
In this episode, we welcome CoreOS founder and CEO, Alex Polvi. We talk about what 2015 at CoreOS was like, and what is upcoming in 2016. We touch on the strengths and challenges of open source, and Alex offers some excellent insight into his vision, that…
4 - Tech Evangelism, Corporate and Personal with Chris Wahl (@ChrisWahl)
Jan 31, 2016 • 41 min
In this episode, we are joined by Chris Wahl (@ChrisWahl) and our host Eric Wright (@DiscoPosse) as they discuss technology evangelism, learning, personal and corporate growth as a technologist and much more!Full details and show links available here:…
3 - Blogging, Community, and Intrapraneur skills with Dwayne Lessner (@dlink7)
Jan 23, 2016 • 35 min
In this episode, we are joined by Dwayne Lessner (@dlink7) and our host Eric Wright (@DiscoPosse) as they discuss blogging, learning tools, and being an Intrapraneur for your own skills. Dwayne’s background in IT and his blogging led to becoming an early…
2 - Community and Growing Outside your Comfort Zone with James Green (@jdgreen)
Jan 16, 2016 • 35 min
In our second episode we chat with James Green (@jdgreen) about the value of community and extending beyond your comfort zone to grow your skills and career. Full details and show notes available at…
1 - Automation with Rob Nelson (@rnelson0)
Jan 9, 2016 • 40 min
In our premiere episode we chat with Rob Nelson (@rnelson0) about automation. Everything from the why to the how, including some great info on Puppet, and how the community works together to drive great configuration management ecosystems like Puppet and…