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Unplugged Vol. 9: Controller Architecture, Oracle Cloud World Preview, Tip of the Week
It's a quick turn for Unplugged as we quickly welcome back JD and Andrew to cover the usual segments including our next of the 15 architectural decisions. This time it's all about the Pure controller architecture and implications around stateless on IT operations and non-disruptive upgrades. We spend some time up front previewing the upcoming Oracle Cloud World show and the Ransomware + DevOps session our own Oracle ACE Ron Ekins will be delivering. JD has some cool career news and we hit tip of the week about snapshot sizing relative to SafeMode and Ransomware mitigation. All that and more on Volume 9 of Unplugged. To connect with the Pure Report crew, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Unplugged Vol. 8: SQL Server Special Guest, VMware Explore, and Why Code Paths Matter
Unplugged returns with Volume 8 and an exciting special guest diving into cool stuff with Microsoft SQL Server including snapshot, backup and virtualization best practices. Join fabulous co-hosts Andrew Miller and JD Wallace as we recap the recent VMware Explore event in San Francisco and hear key insights from attendees and anecdotes from the show. Are in-person events coming back strong? And get the next in the series of 15 Decision - this time the crew covers Streamlined Code Paths and impacts on availability and reliability. We close with our Special Guest's tip of the week (hint: more SQL goodness). For more info on Pure and Microsoft SQL Server: https://www.purestorage.com/solutions/applications/microsoft/sql.html.
What Can a Modern Infrastructure Stack Do for You?
IT departments continue to struggle with staffing, meeting datacenter environmental goals, and supply chain issues. Hear from Brian Ferrar, FlashStack Marketing Director, about the myriad of ways the innovative and modern FlashStack software-defined infrastructure can help. Jointly engineering by Cisco and Pure with UCS compute and networking plus Pure all-flash storage, FlashStack delivers rapid time to market and easy scaling for any use case - whether databases, virtualization, hybrid cloud, AI/Analytics or data protection. And now FlashStack benefits modern application development with validated designs for Portworx by Pure Storage. Tune in to find out why FlashStack should be the answer to solving your legacy IT challenges. For more information on FlashStack, go to: www.flashstack.com.
Empowering Sustainable Tech Infrastructure
Pure envisions a future in which all of our stakeholders can thrive in a sustainable environment. Listen as we caught up with the cerebral and thoughtful Jeff Pickett, FlashArray Marketing Manager and one of the leads for Pure's outbound ESG initiative. Jeff describes his circuitous journey to arriving at Pure, including a background in film studies and with environmental startups. After, we explore some of the ongoing planetary environmental trends and implications for IT staffs that maintain datacenters as well as for leaders looking to balance cost savings and new ESG corporate mandates. Finally, Jeff explains how ESG has always been a part of Pure's DNA and various facets that position us well to help users contend with these new demands. For more information on Pure's ESG initiatives, please check out the reports and content at: https://www.purestorage.com/company/corporate-social-responsibility.html
Evergreen: The Most Choice in Data Storage Consumption
Long time friend of the program Kevin Rickson, Director of CX Marketing, returns to chat about the continuing evolution of Pure's groundbreaking Evergreen portfolio. We first reset on how and why Evergreen is possible at Pure via architectural decisions that enable multiple years of non-disruptive upgrades. From there, learn about the recent Evergreen rebranding to bring multiple subscriptions under one umbrella, including the new Evergreen//Flex offering that combines asset ownership with a flexible subscription model to drive risk out of staffing and budgeting decisions. For more on Pure's Evergreen portfolio: https://www.purestorage.com/products/staas/evergreen.html
Unplugged Volume 7: Why Stateless Matters, The Meaning of Uncomplicate, and Tip of the Week
Unplugged is back for an exciting new episode featuring co-hosts Andrew Miller and JD Wallace with a quick recap of everything Pure Accelerate techfest 2022 and the ongoing roadshows around the world. From there, we take on yet another of the 15 core design principles - this time a dive into why stateless matters and what that means for innovation and an Evergreen program delivering multiple generations of seamless upgrades. Finally, we hash through the new Uncomplicate corporate messaging that was unleashed in June. Plus, the tip of the week on Workload planner in Pure1. Please send any feedback or episode suggestions to purereport @purestorage.com.
Easy and informative
Great company founded by brilliant minds with industry-leading storage technology. Very easy podcast to consume and worth listening if interested in IT.