SiT #116 – Chad 3.0

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Speaking in Tech #116 – Chad 3.0

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed is out so it’s just Sarah and Greg and we celebrate Canada Day with special guest and proud Canadien Chad Sakac, Sr. Vice President for Global Presales Technical Resources at EMC.

This week we discuss…

  • Greg, Sarah and Chad catch up… drinking maple syrup and Caesar’s (0:45)
  • Chad’s travel tips (5:20)
  • Software-defined everything (8:38)
  • OpenStack adoption spikes (11:23)
  • Debunking the myth of Open Source (13:50)
  • Flash fight (17:36)
  • Hyper-convergence breakdown (19:22)
  • FREAK OUT: Is VMware getting into hardware? (24:35)
  • Mysterious hardware appliances on commodity hardware (29:25)
  • Cramming a megalaunch (34:10)
  • Italians cracking on Canadiens (39:00)
  • Too many OpenStack distributions? (41:25)