We all know how traditional backup work, but SaaS is different. Since the software comes as a service, backup is just one of those services, right? The roundtable discusses this idea. Do current SaaS offering really provide backup? If they don’t, should that even be their responsibility? And should you always want to be doing your own backup anyway? This was a really great discussion to get you thinking on the topic.
As public cloud adoption has grown in the enterprise, we have seem multiple products emerge to help customers with their migration strategy. RiverMeadow seemed be be somewhere in between to me as a product that started out focused on migrations, but not necessarily for public cloud. With the additional features and services that the company has made however, it is clear that RiveMeadow not only has a product that is aimed squarely at cloud migrations, but that they are focused on ensuring the success of an entire migration project by including considerations such as design and testing where some products tend to fall short.
Ken Nalbone and Rich Stroffolino discuss configuration issues leading to privacy breaches with Jira, why the FCC set rules for new broadband coverage maps, Microsoft’s Azure Security Lab, and if Facebook’s Workplace redesign can spur adoption.
Sometimes life throws you a curveball. How you react determines how successful you will be. VMware’s presentation at Cloud Field Day 5 is a textbook example of this. Much of the day’s presentations were planned to be given by a single person. Jeremiah Megie, Senior Technical Marketing Architect at VMware was planning on presenting at his first ever Tech Field Day event but was stricken by the flu just the day before.
When the underlying infrastructure is no longer the province of operations teams, cloud-native application visibility becomes an issue. Sysdig is off to a solid start with Linux container monitoring and have Windows containers as well as monitoring of serverless application monitoring on their roadmap.
Morpheus Data is one of the most complete CMPs available. With their 4.0 release including new features such as Kubernetes management and enhanced Ansible integration, Morpheus Data seeks to gain a lead on the competition. Ken Nalbone digs into more details about the release in this piece, and is looking forward to a deep dive by the company at Cloud Field Day.
Scott Driver is coming to Tech Field Day 19 and is super stoked to be a part of the TFD family! Let’s get to know Scott a little bit better.
Matt Callaway is coming to Tech Field Day 19, so let’s get to know him!
Ken Nalbone and Rich Stroffolino discuss all the announcements from HPE Discover, Nvidia bringing CUDA to ARM, Huawei slashing revenue, and the League of Entropy.
The lack of an object storage service in vCloud director is one many service providers have been attempting to overcome with mixed results. By partnering with Cloudian and offering a native, S3 compatible object storage service, VMware is helping to level the playing field for service providers that are attempting to offer compelling cloud and managed services to their customers.