Joining us this week is Eric Wright, Director Technical Marketing/Evangelist at Turbonomic and podcaster/evangelist at Discoposse.com talking open source.

Highlights:

  • RANT on cloud terminology w/ new terms “DevOpsishFullStackishness” & “Woke IT”
  • Open source communities, vendors, and value of users
  • Edge Computing – definition, Turbonomic Role in cloud/edge
  • Edge and Cloud are Hybrid – embrace multiple paradigms including legacy
  • Discussion of Go language and RackN usage

Topic                                                                                  Time (Minutes.Seconds)

Introduction                                                                   0.0 – 2.30
Questioning in Open Source                                      2.30 – 3.38 (Rob’s Skill)
RANT on Cloud Terminology                                     3.38 – 14.30 (Hybrid IT is legitimate)
Software Defined Terminology                                 14.30 – 15.55 (Trademark Tech Terms)
Open Source Community & Vendors                       15.55 – 20.30
Using Open Source as Valuable as Contribute      20.30 – 24.30
Open Source Project Scope Creep                          24.30 – 26.13
Edge Computing                                                         26.13 – 28.57
Turbonomic Role in Edge                                           28.57 – 32.53 (Workload Automation)
Dynamic Mapping of Workloads at Edge                32.53 – 34.39
Sounds like Hybrid?                                                     34.39 – 42.31 (RackN does PXE in Go)
Ruby Containers into Go on a Switch                       42.31 – 46.35 (Language Snobs)
Wrap Up                                                                        46.35 – END

 

 

Podcast Guest: Eric Wright, Director Technical Marketing/Evangelist at Turbonomic

Before joining Turbonomic, Eric Wright served as a systems architect at Raymond James in Toronto. As a result of his work, Eric was named a VMware vExpert and Cisco Champion with a background in virtualization, OpenStack, business continuity, PowerShell scripting and systems automation. He’s worked in many industries, including financial services, health services and engineering firms. As the author behind DiscoPosse.com, a technology and virtualization blog, Eric is also a regular contributor to community-driven technology groups such as the Pluralsight Author, the leading provider of online training for tech and creative professionals. Eric’s latest course is “Introduction to OpenStack” you can check it out at pluralsight.com.

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