Greybeards on storage are two (older) gentlemen that have been around the industry to many years to count and have a good, in-depth understanding of today’s storage, server and networking trends and developments. In our podcasts we interview leading technology executives and get them to talk about their products, the industry and where the IT world is going.
137: GreyBeards talk VMware Explore 2022 Wrap-up
Jason Collier Principle Member of Technical Staff, AMD (@bocanuts), a current GreyBeardsOnStorage co-host and I both attended VMware Explore 2022 this past week and we recorded a podcast discussing VMware’s announcements on the show floor. It turns out that Keith Townsend, TheCTOAdvisor (@thectoadvisor) had brought his Airstream &studio and was exhibiting on the show floor. … Continue reading "137: GreyBeards talk VMware Explore 2022 Wrap-up"
136: Flash Memory Summit 2022 wrap-up with Tom Coughlin, President, Coughlin Assoc.
We have known Tom Coughlin (@thomascoughlin), President, Coughlin Associates for a very long time now. He’s been an industry heavyweight almost as long as Ray (maybe even longer). Tom has always been very active in storage media, storage drives, storage systems and memory as well as active in the semiconductor space. All this made him … Continue reading "136: Flash Memory Summit 2022 wrap-up with Tom Coughlin, President, Coughlin Assoc."
135: Greybeard(s) talk file and object challenges with Theresa Miller & David Jayanathan, Cohesity
Sponsored By: I’ve known Theresa Miller, Director of Technology Advocacy Group at Cohesity, for many years now and just met David Jayanathan (DJ), Cohesity Solutions Architect during the podcast. Theresa could easily qualify as an old timer, if she wished and DJ was very knowledgeable about traditional file and object storage. We had a wide … Continue reading "135: Greybeard(s) talk file and object challenges with Theresa Miller & David Jayanathan, Cohesity"
134: GreyBeards talk (storage) standards with Dr. J Metz, SNIA Chair & Technical Director AMD
We have known Dr. J Metz (@drjmetz, blog), Chair of SNIA (Storage Networking Industry Association) BoD, for over a decade now and he has always been an intelligent industry evangelist. DrJ was elected Chair of SNIA BoD in 2020. SNIA has been instrumental in the evolution of storage over the years working to help define … Continue reading "134: GreyBeards talk (storage) standards with Dr. J Metz, SNIA Chair & Technical Director AMD"
133: GreyBeards talk trillion row databases/data lakes with Ocient CEO & Co-founder, Chris Gladwin
We saw a recent article in Blocks and Files (Storage facing trillion-row db apocalypse), about a couple of companies which were trying to deal with trillion row database queries without taking weeks to respond. One of those companies was Ocient (@Ocient), a Chicago startup, whose CEO and Co-Founder, Chris Gladwin, was an old friend from … Continue reading "133: GreyBeards talk trillion row databases/data lakes with Ocient CEO & Co-founder, Chris Gladwin"
132: GreyBeards talk fast embedded k-v stores with Speedb’s Co-Founder&CEO Adi Gelvan
We’ve been talking a lot about K8s of late so we thought it was time to get back down to earth and spend some time with Adi Gelvan (@speedb_io), Co-founder and CEO of Speedb, an embedded key-value store, drop-in/replacement for RocksDB, that significantly improves on its IO performance for large metadata databases. At Adi’s last … Continue reading "132: GreyBeards talk fast embedded k-v stores with Speedb’s Co-Founder&CEO Adi Gelvan"